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LuxCloud Named "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm

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Vendors selected for the “Cool Vendor” report are innovative, impactful and intriguing

Luxembourg, April 29, 2013 – LuxCloud, a leading provider of a global channel-centric marketplace for cloud service solutions, today announced that it has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the Cool Vendors in Cloud Service Brokerage Enablers, 20131 report by Gartner, Inc.

 

Proud to be cool

LuxCloud enables access to its marketplace for cloud services by giving VAR’s, system integrators, communication service providers (CSPs) and hosting companies the ability to private label or syndicate its marketplace in order to up-sell and cross-sell cloud services to small and mid-size businesses (SMBs).

Each year, Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors in key technology areas and publishes a series of research reports highlighting these innovative vendors and their products and services.

“We are proud to be selected as one of their cool vendors,” said Marco Houwen, Founder and CEO of LuxCloud.  “This acknowledges our positioning as a key player in the Cloud Service Brokerage (CSB) Enabler eco-system. A disruptive force in the cloud industry, we deliver comprehensive access to the CSBaaS model.” Marco continues.

 

Cloud Service Brokerage Enabler

LuxCloud is the leading global channel-centric marketplace for cloud services; its scalable and flexible technology fully equips international sales and software partners with all they need to successfully launch and deliver the cloud services demanded by SMBs.

A true CSB enabler, LuxCloud’s business model is based around the four pillars of cloud services; ISV-enablement; syndication of its marketplace to any third-party storefront or brokerage platform; private labelling of its marketplace and the whole subset of professional services around the cloud brokerage eco-system.

Syndication with the LuxCloud marketplace is achieved seamlessly thanks to LuxCloud’s Cloud Service Layer (CSL). CSL provides neutrality across the various cloud services platforms allowing sales partners to easily add one or multiple cloud services to their own platform.

LuxCloud latest technology Gateway4Cloud, a browser based workspace aggregation application, integrates webhosting tools, e-mail management and all other multi-tenant capable cloud services in a single sign-on end-user interface.

The full Cool Vendor report is now available on the Gartner webpage.

 

About LuxCloud

LuxCloud is the leading global channel-centric marketplace for cloud services, allowing sales partners to quickly launch and profitably deliver the cloud services demanded by small- and medium-sized businesses. LuxCloud offers customizable branded solutions enabling VAR’s, system integrators, telecoms and service providers to sell online any and all of the services and applications available on the platform. The range of applications is constantly evolving, reflecting the needs of the market, and includes Web and application hosting, messaging and collaboration, business processes and infrastructure packages. Founded in 2010, LuxCloud is headquartered in Luxembourg with an office representation in Singapore. LuxCloud enables a smooth transition of business to the cloud.

 

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1Gartner “Cool Vendors in Cloud Services Brokerage Enablers, 2013” by Tiffani Bova and Gregor Petri, April 10, 2013.