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Virtustream Named to UBM Channel's CRN Data Center 100

Virtustream, Inc., the leading enterprise class cloud software and IaaS provider, announced it has been named to CRN’s 2013 Data Center 100 list. This annual list recognizes technology vendors for powering, supporting and protecting today’s data center services in an environmentally and economically friendly manner, while boosting efficiency and productivity.

“The 2013 Data Center 100 list recognizes vendors that, over the course of 2012, have shown a dedication to the innovation and advancement of today’s data center services,” said Kelley Damore, vice president and editorial director for UBM Channel. “The recent upsurge in cloud computing has solution providers searching for new ways to ensure their clients maintain connectivity while mitigating costs and security threats. We congratulate each vendor on the 2013 Data Center 100 list for providing a significant growth opportunity for solution providers to build their business by offering cutting-edge products and services to customers.”

Virtustream xStream, an enterprise class cloud solution for private, virtual private, public and hybrid clouds, is recognized for its innovative approach in a highly competitive cloud computing market. Using Virtustream’s Micro-VM (µVM™) technology, xStream delivers enterprise-grade security and compliance, multi-tenant efficiency, application performance SLAs and consumption-based pricing for mission-critical enterprise applications like SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and many more.

“After a memorable 2012 filled with many new customers and product innovation, we are thrilled to kick off the new year with this honor,” said Simon Aspinall, chief of vertical markets, strategy and marketing of Virtustream. “Being named to the CRN 100 Data Center list recognizes our commitment to industry-leading cloud software and services to help enterprises meet their complex business demands.”

Selected by CRN's editorial staff, the 2013 Data Center 100 list is featured in the January issue of CRN Magazine and will be featured online at www.crn.com.

About Virtustream

Virtustream is a leading cloud innovator offering enterprise class cloud software and IaaS for enterprises, governments and service providers. Virtustream simplifies moving complex IT to the cloud - whether private, public or hybrid – while delivering the full economic and business benefits of the cloud. Virtustream offers xStream: a secure, high availability, enterprise class hybrid cloud solution, delivering application level SLAs for mission critical applications (SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and thousands more). xStream is available as software for existing data centers and as a managed service from Virtustream's cloud – all backed by professional services to design, migrate, and manage clouds. Virtustream offers xStream worldwide; owns data centers in the U.S. and EMEA; operates an international Cloud Exchange; has offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Toronto and Dublin and has partners in Asia and China.

About UBM Channel: (www.ubmchannel.com)

UBM Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. UBM Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about UBM Channel, visit us at www.ubmchannel.com.

UBM plc (www.ubm.com)

UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries is organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com

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