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Press Release -- August 21st, 2013
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NaviSite Launches NaviCloud Director Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Platform

New Platform allows industries to more effectively leverage cloud-based applications

08.21.2013
Andover, MASS

NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable Company, today announced the launch of NaviCloud Director – a VMware vCloud® Powered IaaS platform that uses VMware vCloud Director® 5.1, and is designed to provide cloud-based businesses a more flexible, customizable, enterprise class, production-oriented hybrid cloud environment.

NaviCloud Director further enhances NaviSite’s public cloud portfolio by offering businesses an IaaS platform designed for truly virtualized applications. To build the new platform, NaviSite took into account its extensive experience in cloud services in addition to industry needs, upcoming trends and feedback from its customers and partners.

NaviCloud Director will give customers access to VMware APIs and developer community. In addition, customers will be able to customize their networking architecture to map specifically to their technology philosophy. Advanced users, such as those with in-house vCloud Director experience, will have the ability to access the native vCloud Director user interface for further user flexibility. Additional key features include:

  • Easy access through AppCenter, vCloud Director, and APIs
  • Mix & match billing models for fixed costs or pay as you go
  • Flexible network architectures allowing for optimal application configuration or regulatory compliance
  • Ability to access and integrate with other NaviCloud and NaviSite Managed Services to accommodate complex applications and business needs

“VMware has partnered with NaviSite to integrate NaviCloud solutions on vCloud Director®,” said Geoff Waters, senior director, Cloud Service Provider Programs, VMware. “We are proud to partner with NaviSite as they continue to deliver innovative cloud solutions for its enterprise customers, powered by vCloud Director.”

“NaviSite has always designed its solutions to meet customer needs, and introducing NaviCloud in 2010 was the first step to taking our customers to the cloud,” said David Grimes, Chief Technology Officer, NaviSite. “Today we recognize that customers are more savvy about cloud computing, so we’re excited to offer them a solution that will give them a truly user-defined cloud environment, but with the support of NaviSite’s Army of Experts should they need it.”

About NaviSite

NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable Company, is a leading international provider of enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services. NaviSite provides a full suite of reliable and scalable managed services, including Application Services, industry-leading Enterprise Hosting, and Managed Cloud Services for organizations looking to outsource IT infrastructures and helps lower their capital and operational costs. Enterprise customers depend on NaviSite for customized solutions, delivered through a global footprint of state-of-the-art data centers. For more information about NaviSite’s services, please visit www.navisite.com.

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