JERSEY CITY, NJ--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2013) - Datapipe, a global provider of managed services and infrastructure for outsourced IT and cloud computing, announced today that the company was named a winner in DatacenterDynamics' (DCD) inaugural North American Awards held on July 12, 2013. Datapipe took home the award in the "Innovation in the Outsourced Environment" category for the optimization and consolidation of D+M Group's international data centers into a unified, hybrid cloud environment. Other noteworthy winners included Citi, Digital Realty, Facebook, Fidelity, and Microsoft.
Referred to as the "Oscar's of our industry," these awards recognize the very best innovation, leadership and different thinking in the data center industry across the North American region. One of the judges, Dr. Ian Bitterlin, said he felt the standard of entries was higher than any he had seen in his previous six years as a judge for the European Awards program. The expert judging panel, which included some of the most recognized experts in the industry, scored more than 80 entries in a two-part judging process that included presentations from the finalists to determine the winners of each category.
DatacenterDynamics selected Datapipe for the company's ability to help a leading distributor of high-end audio and video components, D+M Group, eliminate redundancy and obtain greater efficiencies by consolidating 15 international data centers into hybrid cloud solutions in Hong Kong, London, and New York Metro areas. In addition, Datapipe also helped D+M consolidate 134 physical servers into just six servers -- saving considerable operational expenses. The hybrid cloud solutions are managed as IaaS deployments through Datapipe's globally available Stratosphere® Elastic Cloud platform. For more information about the D+M Group project, please access the full D+M Group case study.
"DatacenterDynamics recognition of the Datapipe Team among our peers is an exceptional honor," said Robb Allen, CEO, Datapipe. "This award is a reflection of our ability to secure, manage, optimize, and scale mission critical IT solutions around the world for our clients."
Datapipe is the single provider solution for optimizing, managing and securing mission-critical IT services for the enterprise. Areas of expertise include private and public cloud, HIPAA, PCI compliance, security, database, network, storage and disaster recovery. Datapipe operates data centers in influential technical and financial markets including New York Metro, Ashburn VA, Silicon Valley, Iceland, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai.
About DatacenterDynamics North American Awards
The DatacenterDynamics North American Awards recognize innovation, leadership and 'out of the box' thinking in the data center industry across the North American region. These awards are open to entrants from both the United States and Canada. Over 350 senior industry professionals came together on July 12th, 2013 for this prestigious champagne and canapés ceremony, celebrating excellence across the data center industry.