Company Launches vCloud Director® Portal, Providing Complete Software-Defined Data Center Services Delivered in MinutesEvolve IP, The Cloud Services Company™, today announced that its virtual private cloud service has achieved VMware vCloud® Powered status, demonstrating that the company’s award-winning cloud services are supported by VMware’s leading virtualization and cloud computing technology, namely VMware vSphere® and VMware vCloud Director®.A member of the VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP), Evolve IP provides its VMware vCloud Powered service as a set of cloud computing services across a common platform which supports the largest set of existing applications and offering distinctive application mobility available from VMware.“Having vCloud Powered status demonstrates our continued commitment to cloud computing, self-service and best-of-breed virtualization.” says Scott Kinka, chief technology officer at Evolve IP. “From the beginning, we have provided IT professionals with industry-leading tools ideal for production environments, and the addition of VMware vCloud Director with vSphere VMware to our portfolio is another example of the technology leadership that we make available to our customers.”“The VMware vCloud® Powered program allows our service provider partners to differentiate themselves and helps them bring their enterprise-class cloud services to market in this competitive landscape,“ said Jim Aluotto, Director – Service Provider Business, Americas Region, VMware. “We look forward to supporting Evolve IP further as it delivers on the agility and performance that customers are looking for in the hybrid cloud computing landscape.”Customers of Evolve IP have the ability to move workloads from their VMware vSphere-based virtualized or private cloud environment to the VMware vCloud Powered service and back again – a key pillar of hybrid cloud computing. This application portability is a key differentiator, allowing customers to achieve the flexibility and security they need while enabling increased IT agility.As a validated VMware vCloud Powered provider, Evolve IP can now provide users with enhanced responsiveness and agility, and an opportunity to reduce IT costs through increased consolidation, task automation and simplified management. The service is scheduled to become generally available in Q2 2014.One of the nation’s fastest growing cloud service companies, Evolve IP provides organizations with a unified option for cloud services with its Evolve IP OneCloudTM solution. Today, more than 50,000 users in the US and globally depend daily on Evolve IP for virtual data centers /servers, virtual desktops, unified communications, disaster recovery, contact centers, and more..