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Savvis Session at Cloud Expo

Savvis on Tuesday announced completion of its software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution powering Peopleclick.

Peopleclick is a provider of web-based software and services that help global companies find, attract and hire quality people--in less time, with less risk. The Savvis IT infrastructure solution underpins a database of more than 90 million resumes in Peopleclick's unique talent acquisition system that provides transparency across organizations and supplies clients with the advanced technology to recruit top talent worldwide.

Savvis was named Bronze Sponsor of Cloud Expo 2010, which will take place April 19-21, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Cloud Expo, with over 5,000 delegates and more than 200 sponsors, will be the most significant technology event of the year.

As part of the three year, IT infrastructure services agreement, Peopleclick is deploying Savvis' SaaS IT infrastructure solution to complement Peopleclick's global expansion strategy and expectations for growth. The solution is hosted from multiple Savvis data centers in the US and UK, including its facility on the outskirts of London in Slough, and will provide Peopleclick customers with high levels of security, reliability and performance.

"Due to the extensive growth and expansion around the globe, Peopleclick has invested in a new data centre to support our expanding international client base," said Thomas Bright, Sr. Chief Operating Officer at Peopleclick. "Savvis has been an outstanding provider in hosting our US-based data centre, and we are looking forward to extending this relationship in the United Kingdom as well."

Savvis currently operates 28 data centers globally, with more than 1.4 million square feet of high-quality raised floor space designed to support enterprise IT operations. In addition, Savvis was recently positioned as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Hosting and Cloud Infrastructure (on Demand), 2009 www.savvis.net/magicquadrantleader

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Salvatore Genovese is a Cloud Computing consultant and an i-technology blogger based in Rome, Italy. He occasionally blogs about SOA, start-ups, mergers and acquisitions, open source and bleeding-edge technologies, companies, and personalities. Sal can be reached at hamilton(at)sys-con.com.