Webair, a provider of managed hosting solutions headquartered in New York, has deployed infrastructure in Cologix’s colocation data center in Montreal to enhance its product and extend reach to new customers. The company leverages Cologix’s network and cloud neutral MTL2 data center as its core Canadian facility.
“We like two elements of what Cologix is doing,” said Webair Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Sagi Brody. “They are focusing on ecosystems in ‘Edge markets’ and they are avoiding channel conflict by leaving the cloud and managed services space to best-in-breed competition. By deploying our enterprise-grade Private Cloud in the MTL2 facility, we provide customers colocated in the data center with access to a fully managed and custom-built cloud platform that addresses their business-specific IT security, scalability and performance needs.”
By leveraging this well-connected data center in Montreal, Webair would be able to use choice and low switching costs to optimize its network with agility and pass those benefits on to its customers in the form of higher performance and lower costs. Webair is also able to lean on Cologix’s Remote Hands services for knowledgeable technical support to diagnose, run cables, facilitate hardware shipping and receiving, and other key tasks without requiring the presence of staff on the ground.
“This is another example of Cologix’s Cloud Connect ecosystem growing and creating benefits for our customers,” said Cologix Canada General Manager Scott Adams. “Montreal is becoming an emerging hub for cloud service providers based on its position as a gateway market to Europe and its attractive power rates. Webair has been at the forefront of this trend for nearly a decade. Cologix is pleased to extend our support for Webair’s growth and shine a light on its services to our other customers.”