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Info-Tech Research Group Names Flexiant a Cloud Management Trendsetter

Named an Innovator, Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator is the leading cloud management product and recognised as a great choice for service providers

London, UK - 16 November 2012 - Info-Tech Research Group evaluated nine competitors in the cloud management market and named Flexiant as the trendsetter for cloud management solutions and the leading cloud management product.

Rated by Info-Tech Research Group as exemplary, Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator achieved the highest available ratings in areas such as usability, affordability, architecture and strategy, Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator gained the highest product rating out of all other vendors in this report.

"Flexiant's unique customisation and whitelabeling, integrated billing, and its ability to support multiple hypervisors, make it a standout solution that's ahead of the curve in advanced features," said Chris O'Connor, senior research analyst at Info-Tech Research Group. "Flexiant provides a great all-in-one solution for service providers."

The "Vendor Landscape: Cloud Management Solutions" highlighted Flexiant's strengths including standout dashboard customisability, flexible and integrated billing capabilities, quota and permission management, and alerts tied to resource utilisation and flexible deployment options with multi-hypervisor support.

Flexiant was recognised as a solution of choice for service providers or indeed anyone, such as hosting companies or telco, which wants to build a cloud services business quickly rather than build an internally focused enterprise cloud.

George Knox, CEO, Flexiant said, "Receiving 'Innovator' status and the Trendsetter Award is an acknowledgement of Flexiant's ability to solve service providers' cloud management problems today. For service providers, this means being able to differentiate in a competitive market, while also having a platform that can scale to meet demand. No matter where you are in the world, the most innovative, exemplary and trendsetting cloud management solution is available to you. We will help you quickly build a cloud services business today that customers will love."

Info-Tech Research Group collected information on nine major vendors including Abiquo, CA Technologies, Citrix, Eucalyptus, Nimbula, OpenStack, Virtustream and VMware. Products were evaluated based on features, usability, affordability and architecture.

The full independent vendor landscape for cloud management solutions is available for download at http://learning.flexiant.com/info-tech-vendor-landscape-report-cloud-management-solutions/.

About Info-Tech Research Group
With a paid membership of over 29,000 members worldwide, Info-Tech Research Group (http://www.infotech.com/) is the global leader in providing tactical, practical Information Technology research and analysis. Info-Tech Research Group has a fourteen-year history of delivering quality research and is North America's fastest growing full-service IT analyst firm.

About Flexiant
Flexiant is a leading international provider of cloud orchestration software for on-demand, fully automated provisioning of cloud services. Flexiant's software gives cloud service providers' business agility, freedom and flexibility to scale, deploy and configure cloud services, simply and cost-effectively. Vendor agnostic and supporting multiple hypervisors, Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator is a software suite that is service provider ready, enabling cloud service provisioning through to granular metering, billing and reseller management. Used by over one hundred organisations worldwide, from small hosters to large Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Enterprises, Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator is simple to understand, simple to deploy and simple to use. Flexiant customers include NetGroup, FP7 Consortium, ITEX, TransEnt, Fast2host and Boston Group. Visit http://www.flexiant.com/.

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