Colorado State University-Global Campus Selects Peak’s Cloud Hosting Services

Colorado State University-Global Campus, CSU-Global, has selected Peak’s cloud hosting infrastructure to fuel its student and faculty portals and provide easy-to-use tools and resources. Peak’s patented Peak to Peak Direct Connect capability allows clients like CSU-Global to migrate to the cloud from any location via private layer 2 connections.

As a 100 percent online state university, CSU-Global offers bachelor’s degree completion and master’s degree programs for working adults. With over 10,000 students and faculty, the university required a flexible and cost-effective IT infrastructure to support its many online applications including class registration and tuition payment systems.

cloud-hosting-colorado“At CSU-Global, our IT model is based on the allocation of resources, and with Peak’s flexible pricing structure we are able to assign CPU, storage, and memory to make our infrastructure very cost-effective,” said Mike Prudhomme, VP of Technology for Colorado State University-Global Campus. “CSU-Global is an ever-evolving global university with diverse requirements. So it is essential to have partners like Peak, who we can develop personal relationships with and that can respond to our IT needs quickly.”

On-ramp to the cloud

“Peak understands the complexities companies face when moving to the cloud, so we have removed the barriers and created a ‘come-as-you-are’ approach,” said Dave Woodward, Senior Vice President of Sales for Peak. “We want customers to have a very positive experience and that is why we have engineered easy on-ramps to the cloud.”

Peak is an enterprise-grade Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud hosting service provider headquartered in Denver, Colorado. The company operates Type II SSAE 16 and SOC 1 & 2 compliant cloud nodes in eight geographies across the United States and in Europe.