SOURCE: Webair

Webair

February 24, 2015 08:01 ET

Webair Simplifies and Accelerates Cloud Deployment for Enterprises and Service Providers With New Range of OnApp CloudPODs

CloudPOD Combines Cloud Management Platform, Hardware Capabilities and Customer Service, Offering the Complete Cloud in One Simple Solution

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2015) - Webair, a leading provider of Cloud Hosting, Colocation and Managed solutions, today announced the addition of CloudPOD to its expansive hosting services portfolio. CloudPOD is a new range of all-in-one cloud packages from OnApp, which combine OnApp cloud management software with best-of-breed hardware, hosting and connectivity to simplify and accelerate cloud deployment. Webair's new CloudPOD packages enable service providers to deploy their own OnApp clouds, running on pre-configured enterprise-class hardware from Dell, in Webair's high-performance, enterprise-grade network and compute infrastructure. The new Webair CloudPOD packages provide customers with a comprehensive solution for simple, accelerated deployment and hosting of starter, mid-sized and large clouds.

With a Webair CloudPOD, enterprise and service provider customers can deploy pre-configured clouds in New York, Los Angeles, Montreal and Amsterdam data centers, backed by Webair's 100% network uptime SLA. These carrier-neutral facilities offer direct connectivity to thousands of transit and transport providers via private and secure cross-connects. Customers can quickly and seamlessly deploy their CloudPOD solution, benefitting from Webair's Hybrid Cloud capabilities, which combine the security of dedicated physical infrastructure with the scalability and cost-effectiveness of a public cloud. 

Webair CloudPOD users are able to easily and mix and match their solution with Webair's expansive portfolio of value-added services such as Physical Dedicated Servers, iSCSI SAN Storage, DRaaS, and more. Customers also benefit from a simple, pay-as-you-go pricing model, easily accessible, on-site hardware assets, fully managed cloud infrastructure and 24x7x365 support. Furthermore, as an OnApp-based Cloud Hosting provider, Webair and its world-class, in-house technical team maintain in-depth OnApp hardware knowledge and expertise ensuring reliable, consistent performance and uptime of customer cloud environments. 

"Working with OnApp, Webair is making it easier and quicker than ever for customers to reap the benefits of the cloud by removing entry barriers to standing up a private cloud environment," says Michael Christopher Orza, CEO of Webair. "Webair eliminates the need for customers to invest in costly hardware, network solutions, DDoS protection, backups, and more. CloudPOD users leverage our world-class infrastructure and support to get their clouds deployed and operating at maximum performance quickly, reliably and cost-effectively." 

"CloudPOD is all about removing barriers to cloud deployment by simplifying the hardware choices and hosting decisions that can impact time-to-production, time-to-market and time-to-revenue," remarks Kosten Metreweli, Chief Commercial Officer, OnApp. "Webair has extensive experience hosting XEN and KVM clouds, and with its focus on infrastructure quality and customer service, is a great choice for any company looking for a fast, proven way to stand up a new public or private cloud."

To learn more about CloudPOD, visit www.webair.com/private-cloud or email sales@webair.com.

About Webair
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in New York, Webair is a leader in managed hosting solutions, including Managed & Secure Cloud Infrastructure. Webair's expansive ecosystem of state-of-the-art technology solutions includes fully managed Public, Private and Hybrid Clouds, Dedicated Servers, Colocation, CDN, Security and DRaaS. Combining industry-leading innovation, expert support and high-touch customer service, Webair serves as a true technology partner to a vast variety of customers including enterprises and SMBs, healthcare organizations, Information Technology firms, eCommerce companies and VoIP providers. Webair also operates an international network of data centers located in New York, Los Angeles, Montreal and Amsterdam.

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About OnApp
OnApp software enables hosts, telcos and other service providers to sell the complete range of Infrastructure-as-a-Service products, from bare-bones virtual servers to fully-automated cloud, dedicated servers, CDN, storage and more. The OnApp platform also gives service providers on-demand access to the OnApp Federation, a global network of cloud providers in 170+ locations, across 43 countries, connected to a real-time wholesale marketplace where they can buy and sell compute and CDN capacity.

OnApp launched in July 2010. Today more than 3,000 service providers in 87 countries run on OnApp software. OnApp has 140 staff across the EU, U.S. and Asia-Pacific and is headquartered in London, UK. For more information visit http://onapp.com.