The Largest Web Hosting Provider in South America Launches Jelastic PaaS

| News | October 8, 2013

Logo_LocawebToday, we proudly announced our official partnership with Locaweb, a leading hosting provider in Brazil and Latin America, servicing more than 260,000 customers.

Locaweb was named as a leader for Hosting & Infrastructure Services in Brazil and Latin America in 2011, according to IDC, and was a pioneer in launching Cloud Computing services in Brazil in 2008. With 15 years of expertise and more than 21,000 partner developers, the company provides software (SaaS), platform (PaaS) and infrastructure (IaaS) solutions.

“We’re excited to kick-off our partnership with Locaweb and thrilled to be partnering with the largest web hosting company in Brazil and Latin America,” said John Derrick, Jelastic CEO.  “Customer demand for scalable, easy-to-deploy PaaS solutions is on the rise, and we are seeing tremendous traction in Brazil, where Locaweb already has an impressive customer base and loyal developer following. Our alliance with Locaweb further validates Jelastic’s ongoing commitment to deliver a superior PaaS in dynamic, high-growth technology regions, such as South America, and around the globe.”

Locaweb has the capacity for 25,000 servers distributed from its two data centers in Sao Paulo, Brazil and one in Miami, USA. With 8.000+ cloud servers, Locaweb's cloud computing solutions are recommended for web developers and companies seeking a cost-effective and powerful infrastructure, elasticity to grow on demand and cost predictability.  Locaweb provides the choice of either full administration autonomy or Locaweb's infrastructure management.

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