DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2012) - ViaWest, one of the largest privately held data center, cloud computing and managed service providers in North America, announces its partnership with Galvanize, a Denver-based start-up ecosystem, designed to support the development of high growth digital entrepreneurs and start-ups. Through venture capital, community and curriculum, Galvanize brings together the critical elements to launching breakout start-ups.
Galvanize offers entrepreneurs and innovators the tools and resources for success by bringing together a similarly minded community of entrepreneurs, as well as building the talent necessary for tech start-ups through gSchool. As a valued thought-leader, ViaWest will provide guest lecturing at Galvanize's facilities on the latest in cloud computing, hosting and information technology. In addition, through its multi-year commitment, ViaWest will host joint events and be an active participant throughout all areas of the ecosystem to help Galvanize member businesses thrive.
"Galvanize is actively working to coalesce Denver's vibrant start-up community and bringing other successful entrepreneurs and like-minded business that add value to the community together," comments Jim Deters, Founder of Galvanize. "ViaWest has always been a vital part of the Colorado technology and entrepreneurial communities, and we are thrilled to have them as a marquee partner."
"ViaWest is honored to be a founding strategic partner of Galvanize," states Nancy Phillips, President and CEO for ViaWest. "Galvanize offers entrepreneurial support for start-up programs and initiatives that will greatly benefit the Colorado technology ecosystem. The Galvanize founders are building a community greater than the sum of its parts that will spark disruptive ideas and breakout companies."
ViaWest, a Colorado-based company founded by entrepreneurs, offers a full suite of flexible IT solutions, including 24 secure data centers that offer cloud computing, complex hosting and managed services. With a high level of technical service and support, ViaWest's engineers, sales and service experts assist companies of all sizes by designing customized and flexible solutions that enable them to grow in a scalable manner.
ViaWest is offering Galvanize members a special discount package, featuring its flexible and highly supported solutions portfolio. For more information on ViaWest, please visit www.viawest.com or call call 1-877-448-9378.
ViaWest is one of the largest privately held data center service providers in North America. They provide colocation, complex hosting, cloud and managed services to businesses of all sizes nationwide. ViaWest owns and operates 24 enterprise-class data center facilities in Colorado, Texas, Oregon, Utah, and Nevada, delivering high-quality, flexible solutions designed to support customers' unique business needs. For additional information on ViaWest, please visit www.viawest.com or call 1-877-448-9378. Follow ViaWest on LinkedIn, Twitter or visit their YouTube channel.
Galvanize creates an ecosystem for entrepreneurship through venture capital, community and curriculum. Galvanize launched its first 30,000-square-foot collaborative workplace facility at 1062 Delaware on October 22, 2012, and is home to some of Denver's hottest digital start-ups. The Galvanize facility is uniquely designed for collaboration and helps companies at every stage of the start-up continuum -- one individual with an idea working in the shared space, a team of 3 working in dedicated stations, and suites for companies from ranging from 6 - 20+ employees. Galvanize is designed to support the development of fast growth digital companies through mentorship, venture funding and flexible space to innovate. More information is available at http://galvanize.it/.