Services Provider Builds New Cloud Infrastructure for SMBs
Cbeyond is an Atlanta-based managed services provider that focuses exclusively on SMBs. Their challenges are they need to solve business needs of SMBs with enterprise-class, end-to-end cloud services, design, build, and deploy consolidated cloud infrastructure using single provider and meet aggressive schedule for glitch-free launch of public and private cloud services. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They deployed to high- and low-level design, data center optimization, and implementation support services for new cloud infrastructure and integrated managed hosting and cloud services business with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS). The results of deploying the Cisco were reduced time-to-market by two months and secured new revenue opportunities earlier than expected with reduced per-switch port power by more than 75 percent.