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Racemi Migration Software Speeds Onboarding for HOSTING Customers

Moves existing workloads in their time-tested configuration

Racemi, a provider of automated server migration software that streamlines the process of migrating workloads to public clouds, has announced that it has been selected by cloud hosting provider HOSTING to expedite customer onboarding to its enterprise-class managed cloud hosting infrastructure.

Racemi's DynaCenter server imaging technology quickly migrates data even between dissimilar physical, virtual or private cloud platforms, reducing the onboarding process from days to minutes.

HOSTING has implemented Racemi's migration technology at its six data centers across the United States, from which it serves over 4,000 customers. The faster ramp up will accelerate the return on investment for HOSTING customers.

"Manually migrating data takes time and can be expensive. Racemi's technology in combination with HOSTING services will make moving business-critical applications quicker and more cost-effective than ever before for our customers," said John Vernazza, vice president, Enterprise Solutions at HOSTING.

Racemi software captures the entire server stack-including operating system, applications, and configuration-and automatically converts it to run on the HOSTING infrastructure by applying the necessary tools and drivers during the migration process. Existing workloads are migrated in their time-tested configuration.

"Our software is the perfect complement to HOSTING's professional services capabilities, ensuring the flexibility to transition customers' workloads from any geography to its hosted infrastructure," said Lawrence Guillory, CEO, Racemi.

"There is no question that migrating workloads to the cloud is a bottleneck faced by cloud and hosting infrastructure providers. Similarly, migrating between different types of infrastructure - physical, virtual or cloud - faces its own set of challenges. The process can be complicated, time-consuming and manual," stated Philbert Shih, managing director of Structure Research Limited. "Breaking down these barriers through automation is crucial for service providers looking to drive efficiency and create a better user experience. All of this contributes to increased uptake and revenues."

About HOSTING

HOSTING is a leading provider of managed Cloud hosting services for mission-critical applications. With a unique lifecycle approach and the industry's best team, HOSTING helps organizations design, build, migrate, manage, and protect their Cloud-based environments. Using enterprise-class networking and connectivity technologies, HOSTING provides the highest levels of availability, recovery, security, and performance. HOSTING owns and operates six geographically-dispersed data centers under an ITIL-based control environment independently validated for compliance against the PCI DSS and SOC (formerly SAS 70) frameworks. The company's 4,000 customers around the world represent a variety of industries including healthcare, retail, media-entertainment, financial services technology and government. For more information, please visit www.hosting.com.

About Racemi

Racemi, the moving company for the cloud, has been named a "Cool Vendor" and has received other industry awards. The company builds server provisioning and cloud migration technology that allows businesses to quickly migrate their existing physical and virtual servers between dissimilar physical, virtual, and cloud platforms and across geographies. For CSPs (cloud service providers), MSPs (managed service providers), and hosting providers, Racemi is the fastest and best method for on-boarding customers to their cloud or hosted offering. Racemi also enables customers and partners to automate private data center provisioning by leveraging its market-leading server imaging technology to rapidly provision physical, virtual or private cloud servers in any automated use case. For more information, visit www.racemi.com.

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Glenn Rossman has more than 25 years communications experience working at IBM and Hewlett-Packard, along with startup StorageApps, plus agencies Hill & Knowlton and G&A Communications. His experience includes media relations, industry and financial analyst relations, executive communications, intranet and employee communications, as well as producing sales collateral. In technology, his career includes work in channel partner communications, data storage technologies, server computers, software, PC and UNIX computers, along with specific industry initiatives such as manufacturing, medical, and finance. Before his latest stint in technology, Glenn did business-to-business public relations on behalf of the DuPont Company for its specialty polymers products and with the largest steel companies in North America in an initiative focused on automakers.