JERSEY CITY, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 05/23/13 -- Datapipe, a global provider of managed services and infrastructure for outsourced IT and cloud computing, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Project Objects to provide U.S.-based data center hosting services and secure cloud-based infrastructure for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Project Portfolio Management (PPM).
Project Objects is a leading global provider of innovative PPM services headquartered in Kells, Co. Meath, Ireland with facilities in Australia, Brazil, India, Italy, and the U.K. The company's presence in Datapipe's New Jersey-based data center marks its entry into the U.S. SaaS PPM marketplace.
"Datapipe delivers the flexibility, security, and reliability that our business demands," said Gioacchino Gaudioso, chief executive officer at Project Objects. "Their expertise exemplifies the high standards we require in our solution offerings and provides us with a competitive advantage in the U.S. market."
According to Roberto Valabrega, regional director at Project Objects, the new data center location will drive U.S. sales and future expansion into oil and gas, construction, IT, professional services, aerospace and other industries.
"We are proud to offer U.S. industries our new leading services and capabilities hosted in a highly secure, SSAE 16 certified facility in New Jersey," Valabrega said. "The facility will provide a proximity advantage that also offers industry leading specifications, security and data protection measures."
According to Gartner, the market for cloud-based PPM solutions is estimated at one billion dollars. Project Objects was named by Gartner in its June 2013 Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services as a "niche player" who offers a single-instance, multitenant environment for IT PPM and flexible contract options for customers.
Project Objects' SaaS PPM application is hosted on Datapipe's Stratosphere® Elastic Cloud. The cloud-based offering enables self-service cloud environments and cloud diversity, in conjunction with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and RightScale ecosystems, as well as hybrid cloud options featuring Datapipe's managed hosting, compliance and security services.
About Project Objects
Project Objects Limited is a leading provider of Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) solutions, enabling organizations to make better decisions faster. Project Objects headquarters are located in Ireland with offices and partners in Italy, Spain and India and a customer network extending to other countries in Europe and Eastern World. Project Objects blends in a single suite the best key factors to help its Customers to reach in the shortest time the full governance of their projects in order to get maximum alignment with Company's business strategies. Project Objects has been included in Gartner "Magic Quadrant for IT Project and Portfolio Management 2010," as recognition of the value of its solutions for the PPM market. More information about Project Objects and its solutions are available at www.projectobjects.com.
Datapipe offers a single provider solution for managing and securing mission-critical IT services, including cloud computing, infrastructure as a service, platform as a service, colocation and data centers. Datapipe delivers those services from the world's most influential technical and financial markets including New York metro, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai. For more information about Datapipe visit www.datapipe.com and follow the company on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or LinkedIn.
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