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Press Release -- May 9th, 2011
Source: CoreSite
Tags: Colocation, Construction, Ethernet, Exchange

Next generation industry leaders band together to deliver the most efficient and fault-tolerant cloud infrastructure

Manhattan Beach, Calif. – May 9, 2011 – Morphlabs, the efficient computing company powering many of the world’s largest public and private clouds, today announced the Company has engaged with Arista Networks, Broadband Tower Inc., Citrix Systems Inc. (NYSE: CTXS), CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR) and Nexenta Systems to deliver its mCloud Data Center Unit (DCU). mCloud DCU is a cloud infrastructure blueprint bound together by mCloud software, designed to deliver mission critical capabilities at the lowest total cost of ownership.

Stefan Ried, Ph.D., writes, “Dynamic infrastructure services, which are the virtual private cloud counterpart of IaaS in the public cloud, are combining pure infrastructure with high-level services and close integration into existing on-premises landscapes. This segment is just about to see real growth and will outperform IaaS in the public cloud in the long run.” [Sizing The Cloud, Forrester Research, Inc., April 21, 2011]

The mCloud DCU addresses the complexity of cloud computing by tightly pre-integrating, best-of-breed, innovative cloud building blocks including Arista Networks’ 10Gb switches, Nexenta Systems’ enterprise-class open source storage and Citrix® NetScaler®, a powerful, all-in-one application delivery solution. The mCloud DCU features end-to-end fault tolerance, scalable infrastructure and highly-flexible cloud compute, storage and network services that rival other leading industry offerings at a fraction of the price.

“Morphlabs’ mCloud DCU is a proven scalable solution,” said Doug Gourlay, vice president of marketing at Arista Networks. “Arista and Morphlabs have both been innovators in delivering scalable and performant cloud infrastructure, and the integrated solution provides groundbreaking value.”

mCloud DCUs are optimized for data center deployments requiring minimal power per VM delivered. Morphlabs selected CoreSite (U.S.) and BroadBand Tower (Japan) as the initial DCU data center hubs, leveraging CoreSite’s CloudCommunity project as well as BroadBand Tower’s expansive data centers. Both CoreSite and BroadBand Tower offer the scalability and fault tolerance of a massively scalable public cloud, with the control and ownership of a hosted private cloud in their state-of-the-art facilities. Upon successful implementation, CoreSite and BroadBand Tower customers will have hands-on, trial period access to private and hybrid cloud environments facilitated by mCloud.

“The mCloud DCU is a transformative offering. As data centers transition into the cloud, the performance and simplicity of a solution like mCloud DCU is an unprecedented option,” saidExecutive President Toshihiko Yamato, of Broadband Tower. Chuck Price, senior vice president, Information Technology, at CoreSite added: “CoreSite’s CloudCommunity is the ideal environment to deploy the mCloud DCU. We are excited to support mCloud’s availability to our 200+ data center customers in the Los Angeles area through this low-barrier to entry program, enabling significant value-add in a no-cost, no-obligation trial environment.”

mCloud DCU Systems Integrators like Cirrhus9 and ZeroLag Communications make it easy for service providers and enterprises to deliver a real cloud offering that is fully-managed and tailored for their specific needs. “We are extremely excited to have deployed the mCloud DCU for our customers,” said Greg Strelzoff, CEO of ZeroLag Communications. “It allowed us to quickly gain entry to this nascent market with an offering that is competitive now and for years to come.”

Cloud computing provides great promise and pragmatic solutions to manage the cost of IT while spurring innovation. The mCloud DCU solution delivers on this great promise by minimizing deployment risks and empowering development teams and deployment engineers to become more productive. “In this young and burgeoning market, we are very excited with the acceptance of our solutions by a robust ecosystem,” says Winston Damarillo, founder and CEO of Morphlabs.

To learn more about the mCloud DCU, please visit our website. For additional information, contact Morphlabs at 310-725-0998 or info@morphlabs.com.

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About Morphlabs:

Morphlabs, Inc. delivers efficient computing based on optimized cloud architecture. Our mCloud solutions enable us to provide the most cost effective platform for delivering cloud infrastructure and maximizing productivity for network administrators and software developers – empowering everyone to join the cloud revolution. As passionate members of the evolving cloud ecosystem, we combine open-source software, commodity hardware and our years of experience in disruptive technology innovation to ensure that businesses of all sizes can innovate and compete. Founded in 2007 by industry pioneers, Morphlabs, Inc. is headquartered in Los Angeles, with operations in the Philippines, Japan and Australia. For more information, visit www.morphlabs.com.

About Arista Networks:

Arista Networks was founded to deliver Cloud Networking Solutions for large data center and computing environments. Arista’s award-winning best-of-breed 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches redefine scalability, robustness, and price–performance. For more information, visit www.aristanetworks.com.

About BroadBand Tower:

BroadBand Tower, Inc. engages in computing platforms and e-commerce businesses. The company offers space services, Internet services, operation and monitoring services, hosting services, application services, product sales services, and consulting services. It also provides EC construction support system management services, TV shopping support services, content distribution services, content planning and production services, and site construction support services. The company was formerly known as Global Center Japan Co., Ltd. and changed its name to BroadBand Tower, Inc. in April 2002. BroadBand Tower, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. For more information, visit www.bbtower.co.jp.

About Cirrhus9:

Cirrhus9 is a privately-held Cloud Computing and Consulting firm based in San Diego , CA . The company provides cloud computing system integration and managed infrastructure services along with open source and commercial software business solution consulting. For more information, visit www.cirrhus9.com.

About CoreSite Realty Corporation:

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR) delivers powerful, network-rich data centers that optimize, secure and interconnect the mission-critical IT assets of the world’s top organizations. 600+ customers, including Global 1000 enterprises, cloud providers, financial firms, and Government agencies, choose CoreSite for reliability, service and expertise in delivering customized, flexible data center solutions. CoreSite offers private data centers and suites, cage-to-cabinet colocation, and interconnection services, such as Any2, CoreSite’s Internet exchange. The company’s portfolio comprises more than two million square feet, including space held for redevelopment and development, and provides access to over 200 network service providers via 11 data centers in seven key U.S. economic centers. Obtain more information at www.CoreSite.com.

About Nexenta Systems:

Founded in 2005 and privately held, Nexenta Systems, Inc., (Mountain View, Calif.) is the world’s leading provider of OpenStorage solutions for the enterprise. The company’s flagship software-only platform, NexentaStor™, delivers high-performance, ultra-scalable, cloud and virtualization-optimized storage management. For more information, visit www.nexenta.com.

About ZeroLag Communications:

ZeroLag Communications offers a wide range of Internet services, including web hosting and server colocation, web development and e-commerce, security and general consulting, and internet access. Customers include CBS, General Motors, Microsoft, ABC and CBS Radio. For more information, visit www.ZeroLag.com.

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