Kathmandu pierces the cloud

Kathmandu pierces the cloud

Outdoor clothing and equipment supplier Kathmandu deploys public cloud service infrastructure from Dimension Data.

Outdoor clothing and equipment supplier Kathmandu has selected Dimension Data's Public Compute-as-a-Service cloud service as the company looks to expand its presence beyond New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom. Kathmandu will use the service to provide on-demand, self-service, pay-for-use access and control of virtual servers, storage and networking, according to a press statement.

Grant Taylor, chief information officer at Kathmandu, says that saving time and ensuring flexibility is crucial to Kathmandu’s productivity.

“Our vision for 2013 and beyond is to make use of Dimension Data’s advanced cloud services. This means we will have the ability to start projects immediately and scale easily to meet demand,” he says.

“Kathmandu is now able to configure its own networks, servers or storage on any of our managed cloud platforms (MCPs) around the world," says Leigh Jackson, technology manager at Dimension Data NZ,

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