Announced on Wednesday, Dell and the US-based secure cloud services firm say that the collaboration will result in the delivery of secure, fully managed private cloud services with a direct focus on companies becoming compliant with today's security standards.
Specifically, FireHost and Dell Services will focus on security and compliance-driven corporate requirement which is becoming crucial as the risk of cyberattacks increases.
While FireHost focuses on secure cloud environment development, Dell's Cloud ecosystem offers both on and off-site cloud services which could assist payments-oriented retail and financial organizations move to the cloud in a secure fashion.
FireHost is specifically joining the Dell Cloud Onsite Service, which provides service-level agreement (SLA)s which are customizable based on whether clients require Microsoft's Windows or Linux-compatible infrastructures as well as data center services for offloading IT administration tasks.
Jim Lewandowski, CEO of FireHost commented:
"As increasing numbers of cloud providers and vendors jockey to differentiate themselves, it is clear that we must provide cloud solutions that are truly secure across a variety of compliance-driven industries.
Together with Dell, we will provide a secure managed private cloud service that effectively addresses a critical industry gap for customers. FireHost's proven secure cloud reduces risk for businesses by providing security without any compromise from our team in focus, commitment, or diligence. Customers get top-notch security and lower compliance costs."
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