Services Provider Builds New Cloud Infrastructure for SMBs

Services Provider Builds New Cloud Infrastructure for SMBs.

Cisco solutions help Cbeyond extend end-to-end cloud data center services to small and medium sized customers.

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Network performance is a critical piece of our strategy to run production applications in the cloud, and Cisco Data Center and Network Optimization Services help make sure we are at top performance.
- Chris Ortbals, Senior Vice President of Product Marketing, Cbeyond

Challenge

Build a more comprehensive cloud service platform that would encourage the adoption of cloud services by its SMB customers.

  • Solve business needs of SMBs with enterprise-class, end-to-end cloud services
  • Design, build, and deploy consolidated cloud infrastructure using single provider
  • Meet aggressive schedule for glitch-free launch of public and private cloud services

Solution

From proof of concept through implementation, Cbeyond engaged Cisco Services to help meet their cloud solution goals.

Results

A robust platform that supports the Cbeyond network and its cloud business offerings today and in the future.

  • Reduced time-to-market by two months
  • Secured new revenue opportunities earlier than expected
  • Reduced per-switch port power by more than 75 percent

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