Radiant Communications Attains VMware vCloud® Powered Validation
VANCOUVER, Dec. 13, 2012, 2012 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) --
Radiant Communications Corp. ("Radiant") (TSX-V:RCN), a leading provider of managed network
and cloud hosting solutions for medium-size enterprises, today
announced that its AlwaysThere(TM) Virtual Data Centre cloud service has achieved VMware vCloud(®) Powered status, illustrating to customers that the company's cloud services
are underpinned by VMware's leading virtualization and cloud computing
technology, namely VMware vSphere(®) and VMware vCloud Director. A member of the VMware Service Provider
Program (VSPP), Radiant Communications provides its VMware vCloud
Powered service as a set of cloud computing services across a common
platform, supporting the largest set of existing applications and
offering distinctive application mobility uniquely available from
"Achieving VMware vCloud(®) Powered designation highlights the expansion of Radiant's
enterprise-class cloud solutions," said Radiant President and CEO Paul
Healey. "By partnering with VMware, we continue to expand our cloud
infrastructure services providing the security and agility our
customers require in their cloud solutions."
"The VMware vCloud(®) Powered program was developed to enable our service provider partners
to differentiate themselves and help them bring their enterprise-class
cloud services to market in this competitive landscape," said Michael
McDonough, Leader, North America Service Provider Program, VMware. "We
look forward to supporting Radiant Communications further as it
delivers on the agility and performance customers are looking for in
the cloud computing landscape."
Customers of Radiant Communications have the ability to move workloads
from their VMware vSphere-based virtualized or private cloud
environment to the VMware vCloud Powered service and back again. This
application portability is a key differentiator allowing customers to
achieve the flexibility and security they need while enabling increased
Radiant Communications sought VMware vCloud(®) Powered validation in order to extend our full suite of IT offerings
including enterprise cloud hosting and managed network solutions. As a
validated provider, Radiant Communications can now provide users with
enhanced responsiveness and agility, and reduced IT costs through
increased consolidation, task automation and simplified management. For
more information about Radiant Cloud solutions visit, www.radiant.net.
Radiant Communications is a leading provider of managed network and
cloud hosting solutions for medium-size enterprises. Leveraging one of
the largest Internet footprints across Canada, Radiant offers a
comprehensive portfolio of reliable, secure and scalable IT
infrastructure services, simplified under a single point of contact.
For over 15 years, many of Canada's most recognized brand names have
been relying on Radiant to support their mission-critical business
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This press release may contain forward-looking statements, including
statements regarding the business and anticipated financial performance
of Radiant, which involve risks and uncertainties. These risks and
uncertainties may cause Radiant's actual results to differ materially
from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Factors that
might cause or contribute to such differences include, among others,
competitive pressures, the growth rate of the Internet and
telecommunications concerns, constantly changing technology and market
acceptance of Radiant's products and services. Investors are also
directed to consider the other risks and uncertainties discussed in
Radiant's required financial statements and filings. All other
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SOURCE: Radiant Communications Corp.
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