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Datapipe Launches Datapipe Managed Cloud for Amazon Web Services

Datapipe helps simplify the migration to and management of applications on Amazon Web Services for IT cloud solutions

"As cloud computing adoption increases, many customers are looking for a comprehensive managed cloud service," said Robb Allen, CEO of Datapipe. "We are pleased to add Datapipe Managed Cloud to our portfolio of services and to provide customers with practical solutions that meet both advanced cloud computing and traditional hosted infrastructure environment needs."  

Datapipe, a provider of managed services and infrastructure for IT and cloud computing, on Wednesday announced Datapipe Managed Cloud, a complete managed services offering designed for Amazon Web Services (AWS). With Datapipe Managed Cloud, organizations have a partner to plan, migrate and manage all of its mission-critical IT applications running on one of the most widely used cloud infrastructure web services platforms in the world.

Datapipe Managed Cloud allows business executives and IT managers to successfully deploy applications and services to AWS knowing it is fully supported and delivered through a delivery model based on world-class service, simple pricing and the ability to scale resources up and down based on need. Datapipe has designed a comprehensive managed services offering for AWS, as well as a suite of Datapipe Cloud Accelerators designed to help customers fully leverage the scalability, elasticity and pay as you go pricing model of AWS.

Datapipe Managed Cloud is an all-inclusive suite of managed services featuring architecture and design, forklifting, 24x7x365 technician-based monitoring and management, patching and OS maintenance, and change management. Datapipe offers customers a simple billing model that eases the transition to and scaling of cloud computing programs. Datapipe Managed Cloud also includes a suite of Cloud Accelerators for enhanced cloud infrastructure design. The modules include a Server Access Manager for LDAP, an Email Relay, a Global Load Balancer for multi-site DNS based load balancing, and a Web Application Accelerator for dynamic content caching.

"By migrating to the Datapipe Managed Cloud, we were able to implement a hosting solution that offered tremendous value without sacrificing performance or security," explained Bob Gibson, CEO of VillasCaribe, a top-rated vacation rental company. "As a new Datapipe client, I must admit, it took me a bit to understand the dynamics of the cloud computing environment, but we could not be happier. Our migration was certainly complex, but with the support of Datapipe's team they were able to move us to our new environment seamlessly."

"We are pleased to be working with Datapipe to help more enterprises leverage the cloud with managed services," said Terry Wise, Director of Business Development, Amazon Web Services LLC. "Datapipe's managed services, along with the scalability, elasticity and pay as you go pricing of Amazon Web Services, are helping customers satisfy business demands for launching applications and IT infrastructure in the cloud."

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