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Press Release -- March 31st, 2011
Source: Sonus Networks
Tags: Colocation

Savvis Announces Launch of Cloud-Focused Global Alliances Program

Program Provides Channel Partners with Growth Opportunities

ST. LOUIS, March 31, 2011 — Savvis, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVS), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced details about its cloud-focused global Savvis Alliances Program for channel partners.

Through the flexible, multi-level program, Savvis alliance partners are able to offer Savvis cloud services, as well as managed hosting, colocation, network services and managed security services, to their clients. By registering as an alliance partner, participants receive access to Savvis’ assets and intellectual property through the partner portal at

“We are investing in the growth and successes of our partners globally,” said Jaywant Rao, vice president of global alliances for Savvis. “Our goal is to deliver an agile, streamlined and highly beneficial experience to our partners based on collaboration and the sharing of expertise.”

The Savvis Alliances Program is customized to meet the unique, individual needs of system integrators, managed service providers, telecommunications companies, application providers, and technology vendors. Several companies have already joined the program at launch.

  • “We partnered with Savvis to make our UCS offerings available to the market based on the company’s advanced technology and services expertise and the ease of working with Savvis as a partner. We look forward to tremendous growth together,” said Bob Gault, vice president of worldwide service provider channels at Cisco Systems.
  • “Savvis is well-positioned in this marketplace, and we’re proud to offer Savvis solutions to our clients,” said Patrick Zelten, vice president of cloud services for Forsythe Technologies, Inc.
  • “We chose Savvis as a cloud infrastructure partner and their self-service portal-based [Savvis Symphony] VPDC with its enterprise-class, SLA-driven, ‘flexible service’ and value-based cloud model,” said Mohammed Farooq, chief executive officer and chairman of Gravitant, Inc.

The Savvis Alliances Program offers tiered membership levels – Strategic, Preferred and Affiliate – with varying benefits and requirements based on the channel partner’s level of commitment and investment. Partners can also choose between two business engagement models: resell or refer.

For more information about the Savvis Alliances Program, visit In addition to providing details about the program, the site includes a portal through which channel partners can access marketing, sales and technical materials.

About Savvis
Savvis, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVS) is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises. Nearly 2,500 unique clients, including 32 of the top 100 companies in the Fortune 500, use Savvis to reduce capital expense, improve service levels and harness the latest advances in cloud computing. For more information, please visit

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