Global CDN and data center services company G-Core Labs has launched a support program for promising IT startups. Program participants will get infrastructure grants worth up to $ 25,000. With these funds, startups will be able to pay for the data center services being delivered by G-Core Labs.
Developers of online services, web applications and games can apply to participate in the startup program. Selected startups will receive grants of $1,000, $7,500, or $25,000 depending on the size of the startup company. With these funds, they will be able to pay for G-Core Labs services for two years, including CDN, streaming platform, DDoS protection, as well as a set of cloud services, including virtual machines with a built-in load balancer, bare metal servers, AI platform, disaster recovery services, et cetera.
“We offer a ready-for-any-load global content delivery network that is integrated with cloud object storage and an advanced streaming platform for OTT streaming and video-on-demand delivery,” said Dmitry Samoshkin, G-Core Labs vice president of products. “It’s also integrated with full-fledged cloud infrastructure operating within the IaaS and PaaS models; dedicated and virtual servers located on all continents; as well as highly effective protection against DDoS attacks and fraudulent activities, based on the unique intelligent traffic filtering technology.”
All solutions are managed from a single personal account with an “intuitive” interface. Connection of such services would provide program participants with a minimum response time around the world (up to 30ms), as well as readiness for peak loads.
100+ Data Center PoPs
G-Core Labs’ server infrastructure is located in Tier IV and III data centers in 100+ data center Points-of-Presence in 75 cities around the world. Also, startups will get assistance in migration and free consultations of engineers and architects of G-Core Labs.
Products already launched with first clients can receive a grant. Among the promising areas of activity, representatives of G-Core Labs note FinTech, E-Commerce, E-Health, Telecommunications, Professional & Support services, Educational & HR services, Lifestyle, E-Marketing & E-Advertising. To receive a grant, a company team should combine technical and marketing skills, as well as have experience in implementing a startup.
An application for the startup program can be found here.
G-Coire Labs’ clients include leading brands in the field of telecommunications, finance, media, software & video games developers and publishers, SaaS service providers and manufacturing companies, including Avast, Michelin, Wargaming holding (World of Tanks, World of Warships, World of Warplanes), American games publisher RedFox Games, Japanese video game publisher Bandai Namco, and retailers Metro, Lamoda, and Joom.