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CRN Magazine Names ProfitBricks Emerging Technology Vendor

IaaS Provider Recognized for Cloud Computing Excellence; Also Named to  CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Cloud Companies

Boston, 09/17/2013 – Since its launch one year ago, ProfitBricks, the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) company that completely  reengineered the delivery of cloud computing, has consistently received industry recognition for its cloud computing 2.0 solutions and price/performance leadership. Building further on this momentum, today ProfitBricks announced that it was named one of CRN Magazine’s Emerging Technology Vendors, as well as to CIO Review’s list of 20 Most Promising Cloud Companies.

The annual CRN Emerging Technology Vendors list highlights ProfitBricks and other hot tech startups making an impact on the channel and in the enterprise. Vendors on this list have recently introduced a new product or technology that is not only innovative, but generates the high margins solution providers require in today’s competitive marketplace.

“Any technology vendor can claim to offer innovative products and groundbreaking technology, but only a select group can truly impact the marketplace with their offerings,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel. “The companies named to the 2013 Emerging Vendor list offer solutions that deliver as promised while creating the high margins that solution providers demand.We congratulate all the vendors for their commitment to delivering technological innovations that map to the needs of the dynamic channel market.”

Cloud’s Most Lucrative Channel Partner Program

ProfitBricks has the industry’s most lucrative reseller program. Qualified reseller partners can receive a 25 percent discount on ProfitBricks’ next-generation cloud computing services. ProfitBricks also offers a referral program with a 25 percent commission. Boasting a simple usage-based pricing model, ProfitBricks makes it easier than ever to sell advanced cloud computing infrastructure through the channel.

“CRN is a market leader in technology channel news, and it’s an honor for them to recognize ProfitBricks’ competitive channel program,” said ProfitBricks USA CEO Bob Rizika. “ProfitBricks is leading the way in creating a program that rewards channel partners not only with incredibly high margins, but also superb implementation and post-sales customer support.”

Cloud Computing 2.0 Offers Seamless Enterprise Adoption

As the first cloud computing service to offer an easy-to-use, drag-and-drop graphic user interface, ProfitBricks dramatically simplified the setup and maintenance of cloud environments. Additionally, ProfitBricks is the price/performance leader among IaaS vendors, offering the most powerful and cost-effective cloud infrastructure on the market. ProfitBricks’ usage-based billing model allows companies to pay for the infrastructure they use by the minute, with no pre-payments, reserved instances or long-term contracts.

Consequently, CIO Review recognized ProfitBricks in its 20 Most Promising Cloud Companies list. The list recognizes ProfitBricks as a company that has shown momentum in both helping enterprises move to the cloud and developing products and services to make this move seamless.

ProfitBricks USA

ProfitBricks – the IaaS price/performance leader who introduced Cloud Computing 2.0 –offers more speed, flexibility and value than any other cloud provider. Founded in 2010 by the co-founders of the 1&1 Internet Web Hosting business, ProfitBricks enables customers to build true virtual data centers with custom defined instances, live vertical scaling and class-leading double redundant cloud storage – all with simple and transparent minute-based billing. It also developed the first graphical Data Center Designer that makes the ProfitBricks cloud computing service the easiest to set up and maintain. Talkin’ Cloud recently named ProfitBricks top on its list of 25 Fastest Growing Cloud Service Providers. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany and Boston, Massachusetts, ProfitBricks can be found online at www.profitbricks.com.

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ProfitBricks APIs, Libraries and SDKs

With ProfitBricks, developers can access the well-established REST API. Using this API, cloud computing developers and operations professionals can automate their multi-cloud IaaS processes by utilizing such popular current libraries as jclouds, Libcloud, Fog, and Python SDKs - which are all supported libraries at ProfitBricks.

These APIs assist you in leveraging the rich features and options offered by ProfitBricks.  Even the ProfitBricks Data Center Designer, our integrated graphic user interface was built with the API.

Access the ProfitBricks APIs

ProfitBricks Cloud API Page: https://devops.profitbricks.com/api/

Access the ProfitBricks REST API: https://devops.profitbricks.com/api/rest/

Access ProfitBricks Support for Popular Cloud Libraries

ProfitBricks offers support for many multi-cloud libraries that include: jclouds, Libcloud, Fog, and more - these popular libraries enable developers and operations pros to automate their cloud infrastructure across multiple clouds or migrate applications and workloads from one cloud to another.

Access ProfitBricks Support for Popular Languages with these SDKs

ProfitBricks offers many SDKs, including the popular PythonSDK that abstracts and provides complete coverage for all current API functions; the library is very specific to ProfitBricks and exposes advanced functionality you may not find in a cloud-agnostic library.

For the most current information on the SDKs we offer, check the DevOps tools here.

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