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Atlantic Metro Communications

June 12, 2014 10:00 ET

Atlantic Metro Attains Enterprise-Level Partnership in the VMware Partner Network and VMware vCloud® Powered Validation

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 12, 2014) -  Atlantic Metro Communications, a nationwide Managed Infrastructure as a Service Provider, today announced that it has become a member of the VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP) as an Enterprise level member. Also, Atlantic Metro's amCloud cloud service has achieved VMware vCloud® Powered status, illustrating to customers that the company's cloud services are underpinned by VMware's leading virtualization and cloud computing technology, namely VMware vSphere® and VMware vCloud® Director.

Further, Atlantic Metro has taken the steps to ensure that both pre-sales and delivery technical engineers have met the level of expertise required to be an Enterprise-level partner. "We are very proud of these achievements. Atlantic Metro is dedicated to providing our clients with expert levels of service and enabling business growth and success via our VMware vCloud Powered amCloud services," said Stephen Klenert, Chief Strategy Officer.

"VMware is pleased to recognize Atlantic Metro with Enterprise partner and VMware vCloud Powered status. Achieving one of the highest partnership levels within the VMware Partner Network and vCloud Powered validation enables Atlantic Metro to differentiate itself and help them bring their enterprise-class cloud services to market in this competitive landscape," said Jim Aluotto, Director, Service Provider Business, Americas Region, VMware. "We value our relationship with Atlantic Metro and look forward to even greater success in the future."

As an Enterprise-level partner and member of the VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP), Atlantic Metro is recognized as a service provider that can deliver comprehensive VMware solutions with enhanced responsiveness and reduced IT costs through increased consolidation, task automation and simplified management. Customers of Atlantic Metro have the ability to move workloads from their VMware vSphere-based virtualized or private cloud environment to the VMware vCloud Powered service and back again. This application portability is a key differentiator allowing customers to achieve the flexibility and security they need while enabling increased IT agility.

The VMware Partner Network is a comprehensive program that provides a common infrastructure, extensive sales and services tools, margin opportunities and industry-recognized training for the entire VMware partner ecosystem, including solution providers, technology partners, service providers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The VMware Partner Network is designed to help ensure a more consistent and successful user experience as well as help partners increase their business potential by increasing their skills in VMware solutions. The program helps partners maximize their investments in VMware virtualization to provide customers with the best end-to-end virtualization solutions available.

Read more about VMware Partner Network and Atlantic Metro's VMware powered amCloud service.

About Atlantic Metro Communications

Atlantic Metro Communications specializes in delivering high-performance VMware-based Cloud Hosting solutions to serve the mission critical IT application needs of SMBs, startups, Enterprise, Software as a Service, and New Media customers. Our next-generation public and private cloud services, backed by a nationwide IPv4/v6 Dual-Stack MPLS network footprint allow Atlantic Metro to leverage the best in hybrid hosting solutions. Atlantic Metro offers VMware vCloud® Hosting, Internet Data Center Colocation, Business Internet Access, Metro Ethernet Transport, Dark Fiber, and custom infrastructure services nationwide with core concentration in New York, New Jersey, Ashburn, Chicago, and Los Angeles.

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