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DataBank Achieves VMware Principal Partner Cloud Verified Status

DataBank Achieves VMware Principal Partner Cloud Verified Status

DataBank is named as a Principal Partner on VMware’s Partner Connect

Dallas, TX – October 1, 2020DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, connectivity, and managed services announces that it has achieved VMware Cloud Verified designation. DataBank is one of 60 cloud partners worldwide to achieve this status and is named as a Principal Partner on VMware’s Partner Connect.

With DataBank, customers have access to the full set of flexible and interoperable capabilities of VMware’s Cloud Infrastructure. The security, scalability, and cost optimization of the VMware Cloud Infrastructure, combined with DataBank’s secure on-ramp to multiple public cloud availability zones allow customers to manage entire app suites and cloud workloads across hybrid cloud environments.

“DataBank’s achievement of VMware Cloud Verification is a significant accomplishment,” remarks Vlad Friedman, Chief Technology Officer, at DataBank. “Being amongst the top 2% of VMware Global Cloud Partners allows us to offer customers confidence in security and interoperability when migrating to the cloud. Our partnership with VMware allows DataBank to combine our VMware-based cloud platform with co-location, managed services, compliance (up to 80% of controls for FedRAMP, HIPAA/HITECH, and PCI-DSS) and a purpose-built portal to provide the ultimate in Private Cloud.”

Built for applications with the most complex network, security, scalability, storage, and compliance needs, DataBank enables an IT infrastructure strategy that can adapt no matter how your business or the world evolves. That’s what the company calls Data Center Evolved.™

“VMware is pleased to recognize DataBank with Principal-level status in the Cloud Provider Path within VMware Partner Connect. Partners that are VMware Cloud Verified provide organizations with complete and advanced VMware Cloud technologies, along with interoperability across clouds for greater advantage for their customers’ businesses,” said Jim Aluotto, Senior Director Americas, Cloud Provider Business for VMware. “Cloud Verified services delivered by VMware Cloud Providers can provide the efficiency, agility, and reliability inherent in cloud computing. We value our relationship with DataBank and are committed to helping them deepen their capabilities and grow our partnership.”

As a Principal-level partner, VMware recognizes DataBank has the capability to help customers identify and implement the ideal VMware solutions, as evidenced by the achievement of at least one Solution Competency. Principal-level partners are the top tier of partners in VMware Partner Connect; with this distinction, DataBank has demonstrated a broad range of expertise and the ability to serve their customers’ needs.

VMware Partner Connect empowers partners with flexibility to meet customers’ greatest IT needs and priorities, making VMware technologies and services opportunities more accessible. Partners now have an enhanced experience that delivers simplicity, choice, and innovation, and recognizes and rewards partners based on the value they bring to customers.

For more information on how DataBank’s Data Center Evolved Ecosystem enables this kind of hybrid approach, check out our latest white paper: “A Better Way To Cloud.”

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About DataBank

Recognized by Deloitte as one of the fastest-growing private U.S. companies in 2023, DataBank helps the world’s largest enterprises, technology, and content providers ensure their data and applications are always on, always secure, always compliant, and ready to scale to meet the needs of the artificial intelligence era.

Our edge colocation and infrastructure footprint consists of 65+ “HPC-ready” data centers in 27+ markets, 20 interconnection hubs, and on-ramps to an ecosystem of cloud providers with virtually unlimited reach.

We combine these platforms with contract portability, managed security, compliance enablement, hands-on support, and a guarantee of 100% uptime availability, to give our customers absolute confidence in their IT infrastructure and the power to create a boundless digital future for their business.

To learn more, Follow us on LinkedIn or Subscribe to our YouTube channel. To tour a facility, visit DataBank or call 1(800) 840-7533.

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