Peak® (formerly PeakColo) has announced that FusionStorm is boosting its cloud computing service by integrating Peak’s secure cloud infrastructure and NetApp storage platform. FusionStorm is leveraging Peak’s cloud nodes located in Chicago, and Santa Clara, CA.

With clients in more than 30 countries, FusionStorm has a long history of solving business issues for clients by providing expertise in core data center technologies, networking, communication and collaboration. FusionStorm offers logistical capabilities and customs knowledge to enable the delivery of multivendor technology solutions around the world. Its global engineering team provides a full suite of professional services, coordinating the efforts of local engineering resources for onsite implementation and 24x7 support.

As a global IT solution provider and Avnet Technology Solutions’ partner, FusionStorm was introduced to Peak through Avnet, one of the largest global distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology. Avnet's cloud service powered by Peak was announced in 2013 and is based on NetApp® Private Storage for Amazon Web Services (AWS).

“FusionStorm specializes in helping our clients connect their employees, partners and customers by building solid foundations for their IT infrastructure,” states Mike Souza, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing for FusionStorm. “We know that the cloud has become a key component in delivering resources, increased capabilities and flexibility to our clients, and Peak’s cloud is unmatched in terms of technology and their hands-on expert support at all levels. Peak’s cloud also allows us to easily integrate a NetApp storage component, which is key for our customers.”

“Partnerships with value-added resellers such as FusionStorm are a testament to the success of Peak’s 100% channel-centric model,” states Luke Norris, CEO and Founder of Peak. “Peak works very closely with our channel partners to understand their business goals in order to design a solid cloud and storage infrastructure to extend to their clients. It’s exciting to see our partners enhance their core offerings and leverage cloud technology to solve business issues.”

Peak’s dedicated private cloud is based on a flexible, pay-as-you-go model, allowing partners on-demand scalability and high performance backed by a 100% performance SLA. As a Platinum-level NetApp Service Provider, Peak’s storage environment is one of the most robust nationally in terms of size, scale and volume.


This article was originally posted “Fusionstorm Integrates Peak’s Enterprise Cloud And Netapp Storage Platform” from Cloud Strategy Magazine.