SOURCE: ZyXEL Communications

ZyXEL Communications

ZyXEL Communications

May 04, 2011 08:00 ET

PowerCloud Systems Announces Strategic Agreement With ZyXEL to Bring Cloud-Managed Networking Solutions to Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - May 4, 2011) - PowerCloud™ Systems, creator of the world's first cloud-based management platform for networking OEM companies, today announced an agreement with ZyXEL Communications, a leading provider of networking equipment for service providers and SMBs. Under this agreement, the companies will jointly develop feature-rich and affordable networking solutions that enable SMBs to leverage the power of cloud computing.

ZyXEL will initially integrate PowerCloud's patented CloudCommand™ technology into its new line of enterprise-grade wireless access points for SMBs. The joint solution will deliver businesses, solution providers and managed service providers with best-in-class features, performance and price. The CloudCommand online platform makes networking equipment and resources dramatically easier to deploy, configure, secure and manage -- all at a very low cost.

"We're pleased to work with ZyXEL to deliver this innovative Wi-Fi networking solution and are excited that they chose CloudCommand," said Jeff Abramowitz, president and CEO at PowerCloud Systems. "ZyXEL understands how the cloud will change the networking paradigm for SMBs. Their customer knowledge, strong roadmap and international capabilities all point to success for their CloudCommand-based solutions."

"ZyXEL is invested in leveraging the power of cloud computing to make new technology affordable for SMBs," said Steven Joe, executive vice president of channel business at ZyXEL Communications. "ZyXEL is proud to partner with PowerCloud Systems, as they share our dedication in creating solutions from the ground up that specifically meet the needs of SMBs. In doing so, we're able to provide solutions that offer the right features at the right price point."

About PowerCloud Systems
PowerCloud Systems delivers cloud-based software that OEMs integrate with their business networking products. The CloudCommand online platform makes networking equipment and resources economical and dramatically easier to deploy, configure, secure and manage. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., PowerCloud Systems is a spin-out from PARC that is funded by PARC, Walden Venture Capital and Javelin Venture Partners. For more information, visit

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL offers a high-performance, carrier-grade suite of access and security solutions. Through our partner alliances, we provide businesses with complete solutions and seamless support. With expertise in diverse technologies including wireless, security, Powerline, Ethernet and xDSL, ZyXEL offers integrated, secure network solutions to SMB, SOHO, residential and service provider markets.

In addition, ZyXEL's North American Channel Program offers industry-leading incentives with its full line of products. ZyXEL's North American headquarters are located in Anaheim, California.

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