SOURCE: ViaWest

ViaWest

May 07, 2013 08:02 ET

ViaWest and Wayin Join Forces to Promote Colorado-Based Business Leadership in Cloud Computing and Social Engagement

Wayin Leverages ViaWest's KINECTed Cloud™ Service to Fuel Global Social Media Platform

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - May 7, 2013) - ViaWest, the leading colocation services provider in North America, announces its partnership with Wayin, the online social engagement company. The partnership allows both companies to utilize each other's IT services and join forces to promote and support the thriving Colorado business community and technology expertise. 

As part of this partnership, Wayin will implement ViaWest's KINECTed Cloud™ service to host its employee and social engagement platforms, Wayin Enterprise and Wayin Hub, thereby connecting users globally in real time. In addition, ViaWest is launching Wayin's enterprise engagement solution, which enables the human resource department to gather employee feedback and sentiments on various questions, surveys and company initiatives.

Migrating from a global mass-market cloud provider, Wayin selected ViaWest's cloud platform because of its customizable solutions and personalized support. ViaWest's industry leading colocation and managed hosting services can be combined with pay-as-you-go and reserved resources public and private cloud services to form hybrid solutions, providing the right balance of cost, reliability and security.

"With ViaWest's long history in this region, we know we have a dependable partner to pool resources," states Tom Jessiman, CEO of Wayin. "ViaWest's best-in-breed infrastructure powers our applications and we have immediate access to live technical experts when needed. As both companies are Colorado-based, ViaWest shares our commitment to serving the Colorado business community, making the partnership a truly collaborative effort."

"Utilizing Wayin's innovative platform inside our company speaks to the very essence of ViaWest's service-centric culture and commitment to employee engagement," comments Margie Sims, General Manager of Colorado for ViaWest. "Our strategic relationship with Wayin bolsters Colorado's reputation as a leading technology hub."

In addition, as part of the partnership, both companies will contribute to key events throughout Colorado, assisting the Denver executive community to create more technological awareness, strengthen customer relationships and promote the state's business community on a national stage.

With 24 enterprise-class data centers, ViaWest's services include a comprehensive suite of fully compliant environments, premium wholesale and retail colocation, private and public clouds, and managed services. ViaWest's KINECTed Cloud™ service leverages best-of-breed technology leaders Cisco and VMware, offering a reliable cloud platform that maximizes performance and availability.

About ViaWest
ViaWest is the leading colocation services provider in North America. They offer a comprehensive suite of fully compliant environments, hybrid hosting, private and community clouds, and managed services to businesses of all sizes nationwide. ViaWest owns and operates 24 enterprise-class data center facilities in Colorado, Texas, Oregon, Utah, and Nevada, delivering high-quality, flexible solutions designed to support customers' unique business needs. For additional information on ViaWest, please visit www.viawest.com or call 1-877-448-9378. Follow ViaWest on LinkedIn, Twitter or visit their YouTube channel.

About Wayin
Wayin, based in Denver, is a leading mobile and web engagement platform that enables conversations between individuals, brands and enterprises with their fans, customers and employees. Founded in 2011 by Silicon Valley's Scott McNealy and a team of industry veterans, Wayin's suite of conversation tools can be integrated across the enterprise, embedded within a brand's existing mobile app, website, Facebook or Twitter identity, and deployed in real time at live events. Clients include the nation's largest corporations, sports and entertainment enterprises and agencies. For additional information on Wayin, please visit www.wayin.com and follow us @Wayin and @WayinHub.

Contact Information

  • For ViaWest media inquiries, please contact:
    Jaymie Scotto & Associates
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    For Wayin media inquiries, please contact:
    Dani Siemon
    Zeno Group for Wayin
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    650-801-7956