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Appcore Expands Offering for Service Providers

Data centers, telcos and hosting companies alike continue to see the value in automating their cloud environments

Appcore has released its latest product, Appcore AMP Service Manager, a hosted private cloud solution for service providers.

Based on customer demand, Appcore is releasing Appcore AMP Service Manager, allowing service providers to now sell hosted private cloud. "It is paramount for service providers to differentiate their product offering to compete in today's environment. Our hosted private cloud solution now allows service providers to further leverage their existing network and infrastructure to provide a secure environment for their enterprise customers," said Jeff Tegethoff, Appcore CEO.

With the successful rollout of Appcore AMP in early 2013, data centers, telcos and hosting companies alike continue to see the value in automating their cloud environments. In addition to StratITsphere, Cohere Communications and other service providers, Xand chose Appcore AMP to power their new cloud offering, Xcloud 2.0. "We chose Appcore over VMWare because of advanced administration and customer automation features. Their ability to deliver in a timely fashion was critical to our success," stated Denoid Tucker, Senior Vice President of Technology at Xand.

After closing a $6MM Series B funding round in early 2013, Appcore has maintained a singular focus: become the software based cloud automation management platform of choice for service providers. Based on the feedback of prospects and customers, Appcore broke from its legacy deployment method of converged infrastructure and released Appcore AMP as a "software-only" solution. The decoupling of software from hardware allows service providers the flexibility to deliver cloud on the hardware of their choice.

On the heels of the success of transitioning to a software deployment model from a converged infrastructure model with Appcore AMP, Appcore refocused its operational and organizational efforts to strictly North America. Appcore now has all employees under one roof at its headquarters in Des Moines, IA. "Appcore's ability to listen to the service provider market and respond with business critical cloud automation software is the reason they remain a leader in this space," said Sean Charnock, Co-founder of SoftLayer, Managing Director of DH Capital and Appcore board member.

About Appcore
Appcore® automates the business of cloud computing® by enabling service providers to sell public and private cloud environments utilizing cloud automation management software. Appcore AMP™ is a cloud automation platform designed to simplify cloud environments through a single management and monitoring interface; deployed in under 90 days.

For more information and to learn about the Appcore AMP system, visit www.appcore.com.

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