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Layered Tech Joins the Mezeo Premier Hosting Partner Program

Layered Technologies, Inc. has selected the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform for their implementation of cloud storage services.

LAS VEGAS, September 15, 2009 – Mezeo Software Corp. (www.mezeo.com), the leading provider of a deployable platform for cloud storage, announces that Layered Technologies, Inc. (www.layeredtech.com), a leading worldwide provider of on-demand IT infrastructure, has selected the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform for their implementation of cloud storage services.

The Mezeo team is announcing the partnership at the Tier 1 Hosting Transformation Summit North America, which runs September 14 to 16 at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Mezeo is a Gold Sponsor and will be exhibiting at the event in booth #4.

“We are excited about the business opportunities in the cloud storage space, and being a Mezeo Premier Hosting Partner will allow us to quickly enter this market,” said Terrance Bush, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer of Layered Tech. “With the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform, we can offer both RESTful APIs for application developers who want programmatic access to storage as well as traditional protocol access for existing application use cases.  With the Mezeo provisioning APIs, we will be able to easily integrate our Mezeo-based cloud storage services into Astro, our automated platform, to provide immediate provisioning of cloud storage services.  Mezeo’s experience in the hosting provider world is clearly demonstrated in both their approach to technology and their business terms. We are looking forward to a mutually beneficial partnership.”

“As one of the nation’s fastest growing private companies and a top hosting provider, Layered Tech clearly has the ability to successfully deliver cloud storage services as a Mezeo Premier Hosting Partner,” said Steve Lesem, President and CEO of Mezeo Software. “We appreciate the selection of the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform as the basis for their cloud storage offering.  Layered Tech’s customers and partners will benefit from the scalability, performance and advanced functionality that the Mezeo-based cloud storage service will offer.  With Mezeo, the Layered Tech cloud storage solution will include advanced features such as secure file sharing, collaboration, notifications, publishing via URLs, hierarchical and tagged file organization and end-to-end file security.” 

The Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform gives service providers, including IT Hosters, SaaS providers, VARs and Managed Services Providers, Telcos and ISPs, the opportunity to provide their own hosted and branded cloud storage offerings to their customers and resellers. The Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform is a software-only, deployable solution with RESTful Web Services APIs for programmatic access to storage. Files stored in a Mezeo-based cloud storage offering can be securely accessed via pre-built, brandable access clients including: the Web, smartphones (BlackBerry,® iPhone and Windows Mobile®) and desktop, using the Mezeo Native client for Windows and WebDAV based connectivity for Linux and Mac. The Mezeo business model includes a Cloud Storage Readiness team to ensure a rapid and successful cloud storage service launch and a revenue model that is driven by shared success.

About Layered Tech

Layered Technologies is a leading global provider of managed dedicated hosting, on-demand virtualization/cloud computing and Web services.  By providing high-quality technology, infrastructure and support, Layered Tech enables customers to eliminate capital expenses and save on operating costs while focusing on core business issues.  Layered Tech’s scalable infrastructure powers millions of sites and Internet-enabled applications, including e-commerce, software as a service (SaaS), content distribution, and more.  Our clients range from leading-edge Web 2.0 startups, successful mid-sized enterprises and some the world’s largest consultancy and integration firms.  For more information about Layered Technologies, please visit www.LayeredTech.com or call 1-866-584-6784.

 

About Mezeo Software

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Mezeo is the industry’s leading provider of a deployable platform for cloud storage that enables IT Hosting providers, Managed Service Providers, SaaS Providers, and converged Telcos to immediately monetize Storage as a Service. Our Cloud Storage Platform Solutions include Cloud Storage with Web services APIs, Access Cloud, SaaS Cloud and Personal Cloud Storage.  These solutions feature secure file storage, advanced file sharing and collaboration, content tagging and true anywhere access from an integrated Windows desktop, rich Web 2.0 browsers and iPhone, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile native client access. Mezeo is easy to deploy, highly scalable and highly secure, with well-designed APIs for platform extensibility. Mezeo was named in CRN’s list of the Top 25 Coolest Emerging Vendors of 2009.  For more information, go to www.mezeo.com.

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