KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelly Ireland, CEO of CB Technologies, cbtechinc.com, announced her investment into Greenqloud, a software company focused on developing advanced on-premise IaaS cloud software, and joins the Board of Directors.
Kelly Ireland's investment is another step in further developing CB Technologies' strategy of expanding into new industry verticals and leveraging the growing acceptance of Cloud Computing, as well as Hardware, Software and Infrastructure as a Service.
Greenqloud has made great progress since pivoting the company from an IaaS company to a pure software company focusing on Qstack, its on-premise IaaS and infrastructure management software. Qstack quickly gained attention not only from industry leaders, resulting in partnerships with Microsoft, VMWare, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Netapp and Hitachi, but from Kelly Ireland herself earlier this year when CB Technologies became technology partners with Greenqloud.
"I was introduced to Greenqloud about 18 months ago and have been watching their evolution closely ever since," stated Ireland. "Greenqloud's approach to development is one of the smartest I've seen in this market. Their product, Qstack, showcases not only their ability to innovate quickly but also their clear understanding from the beginning that OpenStack would not provide all the needed functions to deliver a true infrastructure management framework." CB Technologies has adopted Qstack as their Cloud management software of choice and is currently deploying it within their HPCaaS solution hosted at Switch's SuperNAP facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.
"Kelly Ireland has extensive experience running a very successful IT company in the US and vast knowledge about the market we operate in. Having her as a member of our Board aligns perfectly with Greenqloud's goal of finding the right strategic partner and investor in the company. Kelly is the best possible asset for a company like ours and there is no doubt in my mind that she will help Greenqloud capitalize on the growing global demand for our solution," said Greenqloud CEO, Jonsi Stefansson.
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CB Technologies is an award-winning Systems Integrator with team members in Los Angeles, Seattle, St. Louis, Detroit, Houston, Washington DC and Albuquerque. Founded in 2001 by Kelly Ireland, this woman-owned company's impressive résumé includes over 15 years supporting, planning and integrating technology for Federal, State, Local, Education, Fortune 500 and enterprise businesses. CBT is an HPE Platinum Partner that is perennially named to the CRN Solution Provider 500, Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest Growing Companies and OCBJ's list of Top Companies. In addition, CB Technologies was awarded the HP Solution Partner of the Year for Cloud in 2015.
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Greenqloud is a privately held, cloud management software company founded in 2010, with headquarters located in Reykjavik, Iceland and a US-based office in Seattle, Washington. Greenqloud has been lauded by the industry and media for its private and hybrid cloud software for enterprise companies to enable in-house cloud abilities as well as multi-cloud management through a single pane of glass.
Qstack, Greenqloud's IaaS and cloud management software, features a self-service web console and advanced, industry-standard API controls for full automation of IT services. Qstack supports the widest range of hypervisors on the market today, such as VMWare, KVM, HyperV and Xen. It is fully customizable and can be deployed as a stand-alone private cloud with hybrid cloud features to manage multiple datacenter locations or public clouds; allowing for flexible adaption to changing priorities and needs. Qstack combines proprietary software with open-source components, hardening them to be able to meet the strictest security standards required by enterprise deployments.
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