Datapipe Receives 2012 Cloud Computing Excellence Award

Stratosphere® Cloud Computing Platform Recognized for Leadership and Innovation 

Jersey City, NJ, November 14, 2012Datapipe, a global provider of managed services and infrastructure for outsourced IT and cloud computing, today announced the company has been named a “2012 Cloud Computing Excellence Award” winner by Cloud Computing Magazine.  Nominated for the company’s Stratosphere® managed cloud computing platform, Datapipe is being recognized by award sponsor TMC – a global, integrated media company. 

“Datapipe continues to prove its leadership by bringing innovation and excellence to the market and leveraging the latest technology trends,” said Erik Linask, Group Editorial Director, TMC.  “The company’s Stratosphere platform is cloud computing at its best – making their designation as a ‘Cloud Computing Excellence Award’ winner a natural choice.”

Stratosphere® is a high-performance managed cloud computing platform, designed to meet enterprise requirements for governance, usability, compliance and interoperability. The Stratosphere® cloud management portal enables self-service cloud environments, cloud diversity in conjunction with the AWS ecosystem – as well as hybrid cloud options featuring Datapipe’s managed hosting, compliance and security services.

“We’re focused on helping customers realize the benefits of cloud computing. The Stratosphere® platform is uniquely designed to deliver high-performance, elastic cloud services that meet the complex needs of today’s global enterprise,” said Ed Laczynski, Datapipe’s VP of Cloud Strategy.  “We are honored to receive this award in recognition of our achievements.”

“Recognizing leaders in the advancement of cloud computing, TMC is proud to announce Datapipe as a recipient of the second annual Cloud Computing Excellence Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.  “Stratosphere has demonstrated innovation as well as the ability to improve the cloud.”

The Cloud Computing Excellence Awards recognize the companies that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring new, differentiated offerings to market. Winners of the Cloud

Computing Excellence Award are published in the October 2012 issue of Cloud Computing Magazine.