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Flexiant Expands to Latin America with Intercity Appointment

Chilean hosting company selects Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator to extend its cloud services to resellers across the continent

London, UK and Santiago de Chile - January 30, 2014 - Intercity Networks, a managed service provider offering integrated hosting services, today announces it has selected Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator as its cloud management platform. Chosen for its rapid deployment options and flexibility, Intercity will use Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator to resell cloud services across South America and to offer self-service, a la carte cloud services to customers.

Based in Santiago de Chile, Intercity is a boutique datacenter for medium-sized companies that require IT services globally, as well as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) partners for its accounting applications and invoicing packages. Awarded Hosting Partner of the year for Latin America and Caribbean in 2011, Intercity wanted to penetrate a broader customer base. To do this, it needed resellers to sell its services across the entire region, moving away from its traditional boutique, customer-by-customer approach. With this in mind, the company started looking at ways it could produce a virtual datacenter.

Director of Intercity, Claudio Stifel said, "When we first began looking at ways to deliver this we evaluated several tools from main manufactures, however Flexiant offered us an excellent alternative. We are now able to integrate the platform with our existing invoicing system as well as track up to the minute data consumption. The Flexiant service delivery team also helped us deploy the software remotely, rapidly and very efficiently."

Stifel continued, "Using the Control Panel in Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator, we can have resellers all along the South American continent using our infrastructure and selling our cloud services. We can also now offer self-service cloud services off the shelf as well as continuing to develop a la carte services according to a particular customer's specifications."

George Knox, CEO, Flexiant said, "Service providers continue to face challenges when accommodating and adapting their propositions to meet customer needs in different regions. Speed is critical for this type of business to remain ahead of competitors. Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator allows service providers to scale up their propositions rapidly and with ease. With Flexiant, Intercity now has the capability to expand their bespoke service to new customers and we are excited to be part of the company's journey."

Intercity will launch Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator to customers in the coming weeks.

About Intercity
Intercity Networks is a Managed Service Provider founded in Santiago de Chile in 1997 with a strong background in providing IT Services to Small and Medium Sizes companies.

Intercity Network managed services gives customers flexibility, allowing them to outsource all or a portion of their technology. Offerings around private cloud hosting, cloud backup, management of on premise infrastructure, and end-user support services are just a few of the many solutions we can provide you in an effort to solve your daily technology issues. For more information visit Intercity Networks.

About Flexiant
Flexiant provides cloud orchestration software focused solely to the global service provider market. Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator is a cloud management software suite that arms service providers with a customizable platform to help them turn innovative ideas into revenue generating services quickly and easily. With Flexiant, service providers can generate more revenue and accelerate growth, compete more effectively and lead the market through innovation. Vendor agnostic and supporting multiple hypervisors, Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator offers a customizable platform, a flexible interface, integrated metering and billing, reseller capabilities and application management. Flexiant gives service providers the ability to develop, launch and bill for new cloud services quickly.

Flexiant has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Cloud Management, received the Info-Tech Research Group Trendsetter Award and called an industry double threat by 451 Group. Flexiant is now a Dell certified technology partner. Customers include Computerlinks, ISONNET, FailProof Technologies, ITEX and NetGroup. Flexiant is also a key participant in the FP7 Consortium. For more information visit http://www.flexiant.com/.

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