This statement came in about two months after the web hosting provider aquired the web hosting company Paetec Holding Corp.
As stated in the press release, this new platform will enable According to the press release, this platform will enhance the technology of its exisiting cloud services offering, including solutions from VMware, NetApp, EMC and more.
The web hosting company claims that the platform is a blend of technology enhancements including VMware vCloud Director, custom RTO/RPO capabilities utilizing NetApp SnapMirror, EMC RecoverPoint, all working together with VCE Vblock compute.
According to the press release, Windstream introduced cloud capacity at its Charlotte facility in response to the increased demand from clients. Windstream opened its third data center in Charlotte in April. The company plans several more deployments across the country in early 2012.
Clients of Windstream’s cloud services are able to leverage MPLS networking to help ensure uptime and reduce operating costs. Customers are also able to access Windstream’s Hi-Touch methodology to allow clients to work directly with consultants who can customize solutions to fit specific requirements.
In December 2010, Windstream acquired the web hosting company, Hosted Solutions, for $310 million in cash. This acquisition helped Windstream grow in the business enterprise and cloud computing industry.