Zones furthers cloud strategy with introduction of the Zones Cloud Marketplace

Unified solution offers on-demand cloud provisioning and automation

On August 10, at the Zones CustomerConnect business conference, Zones debuted its Cloud Marketplace, an offering that gives organizations the ability to purchase and provision the cloud resources they require quickly and easily, with simplified administration, management and 24×7 post-sales support.

Zones Cloud Marketplace is a cloud-specific portal that extends Zones’ automated procurement site, ZonesConnect. The Cloud Marketplace is unique, in that customers can provision their cloud solutions and workloads in real time, enabling the self-service and self-direction needed to rapidly scale their organizations’ cloud workloads up or down.

“CustomerConnect is the perfect venue to announce the Zones Cloud Marketplace,” said Jon Allen, vice president of Partner and Product Marketing at Zones. “Our customers require the ability to strategically manage their cloud resources with real-time provisioning, while having a single pane of glass to effectively manage their cloud workloads. The Zones Cloud Marketplace is the next step in the evolution of Zones’ expansive cloud offerings.” Continue reading

Modernizing power delivery with Cisco Connected Grid solutions

http___webster_zones-media-library_media_library_Zones_Cisco_Connected_GridFor over a decade, Zones has provided a range of technologies and services to electric utilities, including PG&E, and Southern California Edison as they seek to leverage information technology to improve customer service and optimize power generation, transmission and distribution.

Today, Zones partners with Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking, to provide one of the industry’s most comprehensive portfolios of power grid infrastructure solutions that maintain reliability, address regulatory requirements, upgrade an aging infrastructure, and enhance grid security.  Continue reading