BOXBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwired - Nov 14, 2016) - Egenera, a leading provider of wholesale cloud services to the channel, today announced that CRN,® a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized the company with a 2016 CRN Tech Innovator Award, honoring Xterity Cloud Console as a finalist in the cloud category. These annual awards honor standout hardware, software or services that have helped to move the IT industry forward. In compiling the 2016 Tech Innovator Award list, CRN editors evaluated 230 products across 27 technology categories using several criteria, including technological advancements, uniqueness of features and potential to help solution providers solve end users' IT challenges.
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Egenera's Xterity Cloud Console, a new interface for the company's Xterity wholesale managed cloud service, was honored by CRN in the cloud category. Announced in September, Xterity Cloud Console features drag and drop simplicity and a streamlined approach to managing cloud workflow processes. It includes customized design, environment deployment, scalability, cloud management, pricing, margin analysis, and billing to accelerate the deployment of cloud services and recurring revenue.
Xterity Cloud Services combine the security and reliability of Tier 3 and Tier 3+ datacenters worldwide with enterprise-class hardware and software to deliver wholesale managed private and public cloud IaaS including bare metal, disaster recovery, backup and migration, along with 24x7x365 partner support and assigned account management.
"Each year, CRN recognizes vendor offerings that excel in increasing worker productivity, reducing cost, and minimizing complexity for solution providers, IT departments and end users through innovation and technical advancement," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. "From cloud to data storage to the Internet of Things, the products on this year's list solve a wide range of difficult IT problems, truly enabling solution providers to better serve their customers."
"2016 was a banner year for Egenera. We've seen the rapid adoption of Xterity worldwide," said Pete Manca, CEO. "Partners and end users are seeing the clear value of our wholesale managed cloud model."
The Tech Innovator Awards will be featured in the December issue of CRN and can be viewed online at crn.com/techinnovators.
Egenera is a leading provider of wholesale cloud services to the channel. Xterity, the company' wholesale managed cloud service, offers revenue generating Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS),Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) and cloud migration to managed service providers (MSPs) and independent software vendors (ISVs) seeking to deliver cloud services with no upfront costs and with higher margins than competing solutions. Headquartered in Boxborough, Mass., Egenera hosts Xterity in Tier 3 and Tier 3+ datacenters in Ashburn, VA, San Jose, CA, London, Dublin and Tokyo. For more information on the company, please visit egenera.com. Follow Egenera on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
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