Channel News Briefs: Week of Aug. 10By Gina Roos | Print
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
This week's briefs include a number of partnership announcements and more channel news.
Vantage Launches Cloud Direct Connect
Vantage Data Centers has announced a partnership with Level 3 that gives enterprise customers access to the Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions ecosystem. The agreement enables customers in Vantage's Santa Clara, Calif., data center to privately connect to Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and other cloud service providers.
"The benefits of a private connection include reduced latency for mission-critical apps and lower bandwidth costs when moving large workloads in and out of the cloud," said Vantage.
Datalink Bundles Cloud Services in Single Package
SilverSky Partners With CTC to Expand Operations
SilverSky, an independent provider of cloud-based managed security services, has partnered with ITOCHU Techno-Solutions, an IT solutions provider in Japan, to expand operations in Asia Pacific. CTC will leverage SilverSky's advanced technology and information security expertise to deliver managed security services to its customers. CTC will officially launch its managed security business unit (CTC-MSS) and open its first Security Operations Center (SOC) on Oct. 1. CTC’s SOC infrastructure will be based on SilverSky’s Network Security Platform.