GRAND RAPIDS – US Signal, the Grand Rapids-based network and cloud hosting provider, announced a strategic alliance with cloud software developer Itopia Inc., based in Miami, Fla.
US Signal officials said the partnership provides managed service providers Itopia’s Cielo software, which automatically discovers all components of an on-premises IT environment, and then provisions and migrates them to the cloud 10 times faster than traditional approaches and at a lower price.
“US Signal and Itopia are making it easier for MSPs to access the right technologies and alleviate the cost for the high-level engineers necessary to maintain a cloud infrastructure of their own,” said Jon Bruckbauer, vice president of national cloud sales at US Signal.
Itopia’s Cielo platform standardizes customers’ applications, desktops and security into a single interface that can be accessed from anywhere and any device.
“Businesses of all sizes are looking to move their on-premises infrastructure, applications and workspaces into the cloud to reduce capital IT costs and increase their operational efficiencies,” said Scott Markley, executive vice president of sales at Itopia. “Together with US Signal we are delivering a fully managed cloud environment and intuitive interface, making it easier and more profitable for MSPs to migrate customers to the cloud and establish a cloud-enabled infrastructure that businesses can build on.”
US Signal offers 14,000 miles of fiber connectivity and metro rings in 23 markets. The network’s optical backbone features Cisco’s latest architecture, and supports US Signal’s colocation, disaster recovery, security and cloud hosting services. More at ussignal.com.
More about Itopia at itopia.com.