Bluelock Named one of the Best Cloud Computing Services for 2010 by HostReview
Bluelock’s VMware vCloud® Datacenter Service Sets Offering Apart from Others
(Indianapolis, Indiana – January 25, 2011) – Bluelock, an experienced provider of cloud hosting and managed IT services, today announces that the company has been named to HostReview’s 2010 Web Host Awards’ Best Cloud Computing Service list. HostReview’s annual Best Web Hosting Awards recognize innovators and market leaders, rewarding outstanding contributions within the web hosting industry.
The Best Web Hosting Awards are based on the overall product offering, value, customer service and users’ reviews of the selected companies. Winners are at the forefront of technological innovation and deliver exemplary customer service. Bluelock was named to the Best Cloud Service list in part due to its VMware vCloud Datacenter Service, which provides the business agility and cost effectiveness of public clouds without compromising on portability, compatibility, security and control demanded by enterprise IT organizations. For the full HostReview Top 10 Web Host Awards list, please visit http://www.hostreview.com/awards/2010_annual_awards/cloud-service.
“We chose Bluelock as one of our 2010 Best Cloud Computing Services award winners because its cloud service continues to have a tremendous impact on the hosting industry,” said Darren Tabor, CEO, DevStart, network owner of HostReview. “A monthly winner of our Web Host Awards, Bluelock’s cloud computing service has proven to consistently provide outstanding performance and value, while enabling companies to more quickly get started on projects, grow and shrink their environments according to current needs and tap into the full benefits of hybrid cloud computing.”
“We are honored to be recognized by HostReview as one of the world’s best cloud computing service providers,” said Christopher Clapp, CEO, Bluelock. “We believe our selection not only validates the dynamic combination of the industry-leading VMware platform and Bluelock’s secure and reliable cloud hosting and infrastructure expertise, but also our vast experience in enabling internal IT to quickly respond to heightened requests and demands while providing the ability to move computing workloads from internal virtualized infrastructure to an external cloud and back if needs change.”
As a VMware vCloud Datacenter Services provider, Bluelock’s public cloud is an enterprise-class service delivering consistent and auditable security and performance features including layer 2 isolation, role-based access control and LDAP integration in a SAS 70 type II certified data center. Bluelock’s use of the same VMware technology used by enterprise IT provides a common management and security model that enables application portability across internal data centers and all VMware vCloud Datacenter Services.
Bluelock, a certified VMware vCloud Datacenter Services provider, delivers enterprise-class cloud computing and managed IT services, offering the people, expertise and IT infrastructure in world-class, SAS-70 Type II certified data centers. By leveraging VMware technology, Bluelock is able to provide hosted virtual data centers to the enterprise that are fully compatible with their existing VMware investments, enabling their hybrid cloud strategy. This approach provides a common management and security model that enables complete workload portability between internal data centers and the Bluelock public cloud. Named Americas’ Service Provider Program Partner of the Year by VMware, Bluelock’s public, private and hybrid cloud computing solutions enable clients to utilize cloud resources based on their specific needs to optimize deployment, management, and investment. Bluelock, a Collina Ventures company, is privately-held. For more information, visit www.bluelock.com.
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