LONDON, October 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Brings 170 new locations to Italian businesses for low-latency application and content hosting
OnApp has announced that SeFlow has become the latest cloud provider to join the OnApp Federation, the world's biggest public cloud. SeFlow is an Italian cloud provider and data protection specialist, and hosts more than 16,000 business customers on its OnApp cloud platform. By joining the OnApp Federation, SeFlow can now extend its cloud with more than 170 global locations, without having to invest in new datacenters, and offer local businesses low-latency hosting for applications and content in 43 countries on demand.
With the OnApp Federation, SeFlow is extending its existing OnApp-based cloud service, and selling capacity at its datacenters in Milan.
"We've seen growth of more than 200% since we started using OnApp," said Matteo Berlonghi, CTO of SeFlow. "To continue that growth we need to offer a wide range of cloud products and easy access to new regions because customers are looking for is an easy way to host applications and content in close proximity to end users to minimize latency and maximize performance. We can do it on demand with the OnApp Federation, and add scale and reach without the risk of those capital investments not paying off."
"The beauty of OnApp is that it enables us to compete globally," said Marco Bramè, SeFlow Sales Director. "We can offer a wide range of cloud hosting products to local businesses, including virtual datacenter services, flexible virtual private servers, CDN, load balancing, DDoS protection and more. And we can extend our cloud to new locations, on demand, to help Italian businesses reach customers and users in new geographies."
Ditlev Bredahl, CEO of OnApp, said: "Federated cloud is undeniably the future of the hosting industry, and we're delighted to welcome SeFlow to our global network of clouds. OnApp is all about helping service providers to grow - firstly by providing a cloud management platform that makes it easy to sell hosting for a wide range of workloads; and secondly, by providing access to the global scale and geographic reach that smaller providers need to compete with the megahosts of the world - companies like Amazon, Microsoft and Google."
SeFlow also contributes capacity from its Milan datacenters to the global network of OnApp clouds, which gives other service providers access to high performance cloud infrastructure in Italy. SeFlow can now sell capacity at these highly resilient and high performance cloud locations to other OnApp cloud providers, via the OnApp Federation marketplace.
OnApp software enables hosts, telcos and other service providers to sell the complete range of Infrastructure-as-a-Service products, from bare-bones virtual servers to the fully-automated cloud, dedicated servers, CDN, storage and more. The OnApp platform also gives service providers on-demand access to the OnApp Federation, a global network of cloud providers connected to a wholesale marketplace, where they can buy and sell compute and CDN capacity on demand.
OnApp launched in July 2010. Today more than 3,000 service providers in 93 countries run on OnApp software. OnApp has 140 staff across the EU, U.S. and Asia-Pacific and is headquartered in London, UK. For more information, visit http://onapp.com .
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