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UnitedLayer honored with the 2015 Channel Partners Cloudys Innovators Award

SAN FRANSISCO – Sept. 15, 2015 – UnitedLayer, a Hybrid Hosting expert and leading Cloud, disaster recovery and colocation services provider, today announced that it has been selected by Channel Partners magazine, as a winner of the 2015 Cloudys Cloud Channel Innovation Awards. The award honors partners who have had a major impact on their customers’ businesses through deployment of Cloud-based solutions.

In addition to the Cloudy Award, UnitedLayer was selected to speak to the audience attending the Cloudy Award presentation on Tuesday evening at the opening of the Cloud Partner Expo in Boston.

“UnitedLayer develops highly customized Hybrid Clouds built from technologies from VMware, Cisco, Oracle, Juniper, F5 and others to deploy secure and high-performance Private Clouds, managed by their team of experts, with on-demand bursting into industry leading Public Clouds. UnitedLayer’s fully managed Hybrid Cloud infrastructure as enabled its customers to focus on other parts of the business that needed attention”, said Lorna Garey, Editor-in-Chief of Channel Partners.

“We are honored to be recognized for our contribution by Channel Partners,” said Abhijit Phanse, CEO of UnitedLayer. “As leaders in Hybrid Cloud hosting, our mission is to enable our customers success by architecting and delivering a “best fit” Hybrid Cloud for their comprehensive IT infrastructure requirements; whether it be a highly secure Private Cloud in one of our six data centers across North America, Tier3 colocation in our datacenters, business continuity solutions to mitigate the risk in their business, or seamless expansion into public cloud infrastructure, we make it all work together in a tightly integrated Hybrid Cloud.”

As an ongoing commitment to innovation, UnitedLayer has heavily invested in its Channel Partner Program over the past year. The company launched Cloud SMART Academy, a program to help partners incorporate managed Cloud services into their customers’ product and service offerings. The plan included the addition of channel chief, Jim Tennant, to the leadership team as well as rolling out enhanced training, marketing, technical support, and resources to help UnitedLayer’s partners generate greater sales opportunities.

“We strive to provide optimized Hybrid Cloud solutions, the highest quality customer service, and help our partners sell Cloud by taking advantage of the UnitedLayer Cloud Advantage Partner Program”, notes Tennant. “Our Efficient Frontier DiscoveryTM Process enables our customers to benefit from an architecture specifically targeted to meet their needs, while getting an optimal price-performance trade-off. Through our Cloud SMART Academy, we have enabled partners to become proficient at selling Cloud and to generate attractive residual commission streams.”

About UnitedLayer

UnitedLayer is the Hybrid Cloud hosting expert and leader in enterprise-grade cloud, disaster recovery, and colocation solutions. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, UnitedLayer operates six Tier 3 data centers in North America – in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Ashburn, Toronto and Vancouver, Canada – with numerous additional networking POPs.

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