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Mezeo Announces VISI Cloud Storage Solution Powered by the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2010As a Mezeo Ready Premier Hosting Provider, VISI Offers Customers Scalable and Secure Cloud Storage (November 01, 2010)
ORLANDO, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 10/19/10 -- GARTNER SYMPOSIUM/ITxpo -- Mezeo Software (www.mezeo.com), the leading provider of a deployable cloud storage platform for enterprises and service providers, today announced VISI (www.visi.com) as a Mezeo Premier Hosting Partner at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2010. VISI is Minnesota's premier cloud computing, data center services and managed hosting provider.
The VISI Cloud Storage solution is enabled by the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform, a multi-tenant software-only cloud storage solution with Web Services APIs that enable customization and full interoperability with other platforms. Mezeo enables trusted service providers like VISI to provide their own hosted and branded cloud storage offerings to their end users.
"We replaced our existing solution with the Mezeo cloud storage solution because Mezeo offers an industry leading technology that is flexible, reliable and programmable and will enable us to adapt to customer needs in the future," said Jason Baker, CTO of VISI. "Our customers recognize the cost savings, flexibility and scalability made possible by the cloud, and are looking for ways to integrate cloud storage into their overall cloud computing strategy. Mezeo provides an adaptable platform to allow VISI to provide advanced cloud storage services, backup and archive of files, and access from their smartphone or web browser. These are the types of services for which our customers are asking."
"We are proud that VISI selected the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform to launch their cloud storage service offering," said Steve Lesem, President and CEO of Mezeo Software. "Businesses around the globe are looking to the cloud for a cost-effective, flexible, secure way to access, share and backup information, and Mezeo is service-enabled to help service providers quickly and easily deploy a wide range of cloud storage services to meet those needs. The Mezeo solution offers service providers a branded, multi-tenant solution with billing and provisioning support that integrates with a complete portfolio of Mezeo Ready partner solutions."
The VISI Cloud Storage solution, enabled by Mezeo, offers end-to-end security with SSL encryption of data in transfer and 256-bit AES encryption for files when stored on the server. To evaluate or purchase VISI cloud storage, go to www.visi.com/cloud. VISI is working to add cloud services in the coming months, including backup and archive, as well as access from the Web. Applications would include integration with smartphones.
The Mezeo Ready community is made up of service providers, customers, developers, cloud gateway providers and technology partners all focused on delivering cloud storage solutions with Mezeo technology. The depth and breadth of capabilities available through the Mezeo Ready community makes it fast and easy to tailor a Mezeo-enabled storage cloud for the unique needs of an enterprise or service provider.
Mezeo will demonstrate the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform that powers the VISI solution in booth 1029 at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2010, continuing through October 21st in Orlando, Fla.
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About Gartner Symposium/ITxpo
Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the IT industry's largest and most strategic conference, providing business leaders with a look at the future of IT. For more than 10,000 IT professionals from the world's leading enterprises, Gartner's annual Symposium/ITxpo events are key components of their annual planning efforts. Attendees rely on Gartner Symposium/ITxpo to gain insight into how their organizations can use technology to address business challenges and improve operational efficiency.
Founded in 1994 and recently acquired by Fortune 500® telecom leader Telephone and Data Systems Inc., VISI Incorporated (VISI) is one of the upper Midwest's fastest growing data center services and managed hosting providers. The company offers cloud computing, colocation, and managed hosting services. VISI serves more than 10,000 customers with products and services provided through its world-class SAS 70 Type II data centers, in St. Paul and Eden Prairie, Minnesota. The company provides a full range of Web and application hosting services, first-rate Internet services and support, and personal, expert advice. To learn more about VISI, follow us on Twitter or Facebook, call +1.612.395.9000 or visit www.visi.com.
About Mezeo Software
Mezeo is the industry's leading provider of a deployable cloud storage platform. Service-enabled, the Mezeo platform is easy to deploy, multi-tenant, highly scalable and secure, with REST Web Services APIs for platform extensibility. With Mezeo, IT Service Providers can rapidly monetize Storage as a Service with a branded offering, and large enterprises can implement a secure, private cloud with clients for BlackBerry®, iPhone, Windows desktop and the Web. For more information about Mezeo, call +1.713.244.0850 or visit www.mezeo.com.
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