TierPoint Launches Virtual Desktop Powered by RapidScale
Colocation Provider Adds Leading Desktop as a Service Solution to Suite of Cloud Offerings
(DALLAS – September 12, 2013) – TierPoint, a leading provider of colocation, managed, and cloud services, announces that the company has teamed with RapidScale, Inc., a premiere cloud application provider. TierPoint’s Dallas data center has added RapidScale’s CloudDesktop solution to its suite of service offerings. CloudDesktop gives users access to business applications on any device, anywhere.
“Our relationship with RapidScale means our customers can access a best-in-class virtual desktop solution,” said Ron Hamlett, VP of Sales and Business Development for TierPoint Texas. He added, “The traditional models of IT infrastructure and end-user experience have changed, and we’re pleased to meet the need for desktop as a service with RapidScale’s secure, proven CloudDesktop.” In addition to providing complete mobility for users, the CloudDesktop solution can also help reduce IT hardware and maintenance costs.
Randy Jeter, CEO of RapidScale sees the relationship with TierPoint as “an opportunity to complement TierPoint’s cloud services offerings, enabling both companies to strengthen their position in the North Texas market around Desktop as a Service.” Mr. Jeter also sees this collaboration with TierPoint as a step in the direction of meeting enterprise business demand for Desktop as a Service.
TierPoint’s Dallas data center features 68,000 square feet of raised floor space and fully redundant 2N power. Headquartered in St. Louis, TierPoint owns and operates nearly 130,000 square feet of raised-floor, data-center space.
TierPoint is a leading provider of cloud, colocation and managed services designed to help organizations improve business performance and manage risk. With corporate headquarters in St. Louis, TierPoint operates six state-of-the-art data centers in Baltimore, Dallas, Oklahoma City, Spokane, Seattle and Tulsa. The company provides comprehensive data center solutions backed by the expertise of industry veterans. For more information, visit www.tierpoint.com.
RapidScale is the global leader in Desktop as a Service and has built a state of the art cloud platform for small to medium businesses, enterprise businesses and service providers. RapidScale’s focus is on the integration of Desktop as a Service and Business Apps as a Service. RapidScale offers business freedom as your apps go where you are on any device. We are the “Next Generation Computer.” For more information, visit rapidscale.net.