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Soft Dreams Gains Competitive Edge in Cloud with Flexiant

London, UK, 06 February 2014 - Global cloud orchestration provider, Flexiant, has today announced its selection by Romanian IT service provider, Soft Dreams SRL to offer Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) in the cloud for its customers. Serving organizations in Eastern and Central Europe, Soft Dreams will use Flexiant to empower its customers with the flexibility and visibility to manage their cloud infrastructure affordably, themselves. The appointment continues Flexiant's global expansion with customers now located in Romania, throughout Europe, Africa, North and South America.

Using Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator, Soft Dreams will provide bespoke cloud services, while exploiting new revenue opportunities gained through this differentiation. Leveraging the solution's patented Bento Box feature which delivers pre-configured applications, Soft Dreams will offer customers pre-packaged, and sophisticated application stacks that are ready to use.

Alexandru Bucur, Project Manager, Soft Dreams says: "Cloud-related services are fast becoming popular in this region as organizations realize the possible return on investment with this type of delivery model. With Flexiant, we will offer our customers a unique proposition that allows us to be competitive, to prosper at scale, and at speed.

"After reviewing a number of different cloud orchestration management solutions, we chose to work with Flexiant as it allows us the flexibility to deliver IaaS with a complete solution that gives our customers the control they want. It is the natural choice that meets all our requirements and within budget. Furthermore, unlike services such as AWS, Flexiant gives us the confidence that help is at hand locally, by providing a dedicated account manager."

George Knox, CEO, Flexiant says: "Differentiation is at the heart of what we enable services providers, such as Soft Dreams, to do. We help them give their customers the edge they need to be successful. Soft Dreams, like others who are up against the likes of AWS, are under increased pressure to deliver on specific customer needs quickly. With Flexiant, Soft Dreams has the flexibility to commercialize the cloud by offering rapid deployment of differentiated cloud services that meet these customer needs. Above all, these are met with speed and at scale, so that it can compete more effectively."

About Soft Dreams
Soft Dreams offers hosting and web development solutions for organizations of all sizes. With more than 7 years of experience in high traffic environments, Soft Dreams has created an innovative control panel, Cluster Control System (ClusterCS), which lowers the barrier of setting up and maintaining Web clusters by automating the process. ClusterCS turns management of large server clusters into an easy and affordable solution to regular end users. With the introduction of cloud services, Soft Dreams makes it possible to use the same technology to create load balanced high availability solutions by using virtualized environments to improve on demand scaling and lower the costs.

About Flexiant
Flexiant provides cloud orchestration software focused solely to the global service provider market. Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator is a cloud management software suite that arms service providers with a customizable platform to help them turn innovative ideas into revenue generating services quickly and easily. With Flexiant, service providers can generate more revenue and accelerate growth, compete more effectively and lead the market through innovation. Vendor agnostic and supporting multiple hypervisors, Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator offers a customizable platform, a flexible interface, integrated metering and billing, reseller capabilities and application management. Flexiant gives service providers the ability to develop, launch and bill for new cloud services quickly.

Flexiant has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Cloud Management, received the Info-Tech Research Group Trendsetter Award and called an industry double threat by 451 Group. Flexiant is now a Dell certified technology partner. Customers include Computerlinks, ISONNET, FailProof Technologies, ITEX and NetGroup. Flexiant is also a key participant in the FP7 Consortium. For more information visit www.flexiant.com.

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