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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ --, the leading provider of global managed hosting, cloud hosting and colocation solutions, today announced that it is delivering a VMware vCloud Express solution.'s vCloud Express solution will provide instant provisioning, consumption-based pricing (pay by the hour) and unlimited, dynamic compute resources. will be among the first to offer this new class of VMware Virtualized service that that can be purchased, consumed and adjusted in a pay-as-you-go model. vCloud Express will be available as a beta service beginning September 1, 2009.

This solution introduces true cross-platform functionality to the marketplace that is compatible with technology the industry embraces and utilizes. vCloud Express is an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution that will run on's Cloud Enterprise infrastructure and is the latest announcement on's portfolio of cloud hosting solutions. Consumers currently utilizing VMware internally will have compatibility between their internal infrastructure and external infrastructure resources used for application development and testing, capacity on demand, and general outsourced infrastructure needs.

"vCloud Express delivers control directly to customers. They can setup new accounts, adjust virtual machine resources, turn additional machines on or off and deploy and execute virtual machine commands with no human interaction - if so desired," noted Craig McLellan, CTO. "We will continue to innovate to deliver on the promises of capacity and infrastructure on-demand, utility-based pricing, and cloud interconnectivity."

Dan Chu, VP of Emerging Markets, VMware added, " continues to provide cloud solutions and market insights that help define and evolve this quickly growing industry. Their commitment to providing exemplary service and rapid product development made them a natural fit as a vCloud Express service provider." will offer vCloud Express through its Cloud Enterprise solution. Cloud Enterprise leverages the latest in virtualization platform technology with VMware vSphere(TM) 4, and is highly available on both the computing and disk infrastructures. has made significant investments in enterprise-class technologies such as EMC, Dell, Juniper, F5, and Intel to deliver a robust, standards-based cloud infrastructure to clients demanding unparalleled performance and security.

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