Chilean hosting company selects Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator to extend its cloud services to resellers across the continent
London, UK and Santiago de Chile – January 30, 2014 – Intercity Networks, a managed service provider offering integrated hosting services, today announces it has selected Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator as its cloud management platform. Chosen for its rapid deployment options and flexibility, Intercity will use Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator to resell cloud services across South America and to offer self-service, a la carte cloud services to customers.
Based in Santiago de Chile, Intercity is a boutique datacenter for medium-sized companies that require IT services globally, as well as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) partners for its accounting applications and invoicing packages. Awarded Hosting Partner of the year for Latin America and Caribbean in 2011, Intercity wanted to penetrate a broader customer base. To do this, it needed resellers to sell its services across the entire region, moving away from its traditional boutique, customer-by-customer approach. With this in mind, the company started looking at ways it could produce a virtual datacenter.
Director of Intercity, Claudio Stifel said, “When we first began looking at ways to deliver this we evaluated several tools from main manufactures, however Flexiant offered us an excellent alternative. We are now able to integrate the platform with our existing invoicing system as well as track up to the minute data consumption. The Flexiant service delivery team also helped us deploy the software remotely, rapidly and very efficiently.”
Stifel continued, “Using the Control Panel in Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator, we can have resellers all along the South American continent using our infrastructure and selling our cloud services. We can also now offer self-service cloud services off the shelf as well as continuing to develop a la carte services according to a particular customer’s specifications.”
George Knox, CEO, Flexiant said, “Service providers continue to face challenges when accommodating and adapting their propositions to meet customer needs in different regions. Speed is critical for this type of business to remain ahead of competitors. Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator allows service providers to scale up their propositions rapidly and with ease. With Flexiant, Intercity now has the capability to expand their bespoke service to new customers and we are excited to be part of the company’s journey.”
Intercity will launch Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator to customers in the coming weeks.