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The Pinnacle Group Selects Peak's Cloud Infrastructure to Power Its Managed Service Offerings Across the United States

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/14 -- Peak® (formerly PeakColo), an enterprise-class IaaS Cloud provider for channel partners, announces today that The Pinnacle Group®, a leading national provider of enterprise computing solutions, selects Peak's cloud platform to power all of its managed service offerings for medium-sized businesses across the United States. The Pinnacle Group understands that the cloud serves as the foundational element for its high-end storage and infrastructure services and chooses Peak as its long-term cloud partner.

The Pinnacle Group recently launched its new managed service offerings, which includes data protection, disaster recovery, monitoring and hosted cloud services. With Peak's award winning cloud platform, The Pinnacle Group's clients will have access to on-demand storage, network and computing resources.

"Tried and true, Peak is the best at what they do," comments Ray Sage, Director of Managed Services for The Pinnacle Group. "Peak's philosophy is solving business problems. We do business in the same manner; with the same ideas of putting the customer first, delivering exceptional service and custom-tailored solutions."

"We are excited to help The Pinnacle Group launch its managed service offerings and our team is dedicated to providing them the tools and resources they need to harness the many benefits of the cloud," states Luke Norris, Founder and CEO of Peak. "By powering Pinnacle's managed infrastructure, we are uniting business philosophies and continuing our reputation for putting the customer first."

The Pinnacle group will be hosting an event on April 24, 2014 in Costa Mesa, California. The luncheon will feature guest speaker Eddie Mize, an industry veteran, innovator and security expert with over 30 years' experience. Mr. Mize has served on many InfoSec advisory boards; led numerous PenTest and Red Team security events; and is currently a member of the staff at DEFCON.

Attendees will learn how to reduce the cost of demanding applications, improve delivery efficiencies and future-proof network environments with managed services. Upon the conclusion of the event, one organization will receive a security assessment from Mr. Mize.

With a 100% channel-centric model, Peak currently has cloud nodes in 11 unique geographies across the U.S. and Europe offering partners, VARs and distributors flexible ways to connect interchangeably.

For more information on how to leverage the cloud for your company, please visit www.poweredbypeak.com

About Peak
Peak® is an enterprise-class Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud service provider to channel partners. White-labeling Peak's cloud services as their own, resellers and agents rapidly enter the cloud marketplace under their own brand without capital expenditure, enjoying a faster route to profitability. Peak operates Type II SSAE 16 and SOC 1 & 2 compliant cloud nodes in eight geographies across the United States and in Europe (Silicon Valley, Seattle, Denver, Chicago, New Jersey, New York, Atlanta, and the United Kingdom). Its VMware vCloud® Powered cloud environment contains tens of thousands of virtual machines and multiple petabytes of storage for public, private, hybrid and disaster recovery solutions. Peak offers both Cisco UCS and Open Compute platforms, and is a Platinum-level NetApp Service Provider. For more information, visit www.poweredbypeak.com call (855) 532-4734; or follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.

About The Pinnacle Group
Backed by over 25 years of industry experience and considerable skill in every aspect of IT technology, The Pinnacle Group is ready to focus our talents on your needs. Our company offers trusted business-focused, certified IT professionals that can help you design, procure, manage and optimize your IT initiatives. We combine a deep level of business knowledge with IT solution design knowledge, industry best practices, practical implementation experience to create secure, scalable, and reliable computing infrastructures. For more information, visit www.thepinnaclegroup.com, call 800-834-431-9116 x104; or follow us on LinkedIn.

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