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WSM International Partners with @LeaseWeb | @CloudExpo @WSMINTL #IaaS #Cloud

New service makes it easy for organizations looking to move to LeaseWeb’s cloud offerings

WSM International will provide migration services for organizations interested in easily, safely and quickly moving their IT infrastructure to LeaseWeb's range of hosted and cloud services.

WSM is the leading provider of cloud migrations services, with a 14-year history of and experience with migrating workloads from onsite to hosted cloud services.   In working with the world's leading hosting and cloud services company, WSM has successfully completed tens of thousands of migrations, from the simplest web sites to complex enterprise IT workloads.

LeaseWeb provides global Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and on-demand hosting solutions including dedicated servers, cloud-based servers, colocation services and hybrid cloud offerings.

The two companies will work together to ensure that all new and existing customers that are moving computing resources to LeaseWeb datacenters have a smooth, logical, and successful transition, with all planning and execution carried out by WSM's dedicated migration team.

"A company deciding to move some or all of its IT infrastructure off-premises or to a different provider is the beginning of the process, not the end," said Ryan Pelerin, CEO of WSM. "We work with our partners and the customers to understand every bit of their IT needs as well as budgets, timelines and any compliance concerns to ensure that the move to their new home is trouble-free. It takes planning and expertise and we've been doing it for more than a decade, so we're pleased to be teaming with a top-tier provider like LeaseWeb to help its customers make the move."

"As our offerings have grown, one of the common concerns we have heard from both potential customers, as well current customers looking to expand their portfolios, is the challenge of migrating to a new provider. With complex requirements, and an increasing reliance on hybrid cloud architecture, we recognize that now more than ever we need to provide our customers with a comprehensive migration solution," said Con Zwinkels, CEO of LeaseWeb. "The choice of WSM as a migration partner was easy. We have worked with them in the past and, beyond their expertise and years of experience, they also share a common commitment to taking a personal approach with all of their customers, something we at LeaseWeb value deeply."

About LeaseWeb
LeaseWeb is a leading Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider serving a worldwide portfolio of 17,500 customers ranging from SMBs to enterprises. Services include Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Hosting, Colocation, Dedicated Servers, Content Delivery Network and Cyber Security Services supported by exceptional customer service and technical support. With more than 70,000 servers under management, LeaseWeb has provided infrastructure for mission-critical websites, Internet applications, email servers, security, and storage services since 1997. The company operates 17 data centers in locations across Europe, Asia and North America, all of which are backed by a superior worldwide network with a total capacity of more than 5.5 Tbps. LeaseWeb offers services through its various subsidiaries, being LeaseWeb Netherlands B.V. ("LeaseWeb Netherlands"), LeaseWeb USA, Inc. ("LeaseWeb USA"), LeaseWeb Asia Pacific PTE. LTD ("LeaseWeb Asia"), LeaseWeb CDN B.V. ("LeaseWeb CDN") and LeaseWeb Deutschland GmbH ("LeaseWeb Germany"). For more information, visit www.leaseweb.com or follow @LeaseWeb.

About WSM
WSM is a specialized services and solutions integrator with a core focus on cloud and server migration, transformation and DevOps services. WSM created the server migration services industry in 2003, and today is the largest specialized migration services provider in the world, having completed more migrations than all other competing service providers - combined.

More Stories By Glenn Rossman

Glenn Rossman has more than 25 years communications experience working at IBM and Hewlett-Packard, along with startup StorageApps, plus agencies Hill & Knowlton and G&A Communications. His experience includes media relations, industry and financial analyst relations, executive communications, intranet and employee communications, as well as producing sales collateral. In technology, his career includes work in channel partner communications, data storage technologies, server computers, software, PC and UNIX computers, along with specific industry initiatives such as manufacturing, medical, and finance. Before his latest stint in technology, Glenn did business-to-business public relations on behalf of the DuPont Company for its specialty polymers products and with the largest steel companies in North America in an initiative focused on automakers.