20 Most Promising Data Center Solution Providers 2015

Modern day enterprises are veering towards cloud, IoT and virtual environments to store and disseminate enormous data volumes regardless of their impact on critical infrastructure performance. With the advent of these trends, Data centers are manifesting commendable growth in the areas of integrated systems, network facilities and security needs of the organizations. These prevalent technologies of today have triggered the demand for colocation services, automation, redundancy, network uptime, and high-performance computing from the data center solution providers. 

Data center companies have exhibited a high level of resilience and adapted to the changing power and cooling requirements of organizations. In order to enhance enterprise agility, improve network efficiency, and maintain high standards of security, several innovative players in the industry are delivering cuttingedge solutions that ensure visibility, cost savings and automation in the networks.

This issue showcases data center companies that havea host of products aimed at driving such goals by eliminating the challenges that arise during integration and configuration operations, optimization routines, and installation. However, many CIOs find it extremely challenging to navigate into the complex and fragmented data center landscape when looking for the right service provider to aid them with consulting, implementation, and support.

In this edition of CIO Review, we bring to you “The 20 Most Promising Data Center Solutions Providers of 2015,” featuring the best solution and service providers offering tools and services available on the Data Center platform. The companies listed here showcase extensive business knowledge and innovative strategies combined with talent base across locations.

A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts and CIO Review editorial board has selected the top players from over three hundred companies. The listing provides a look into how these solutions work in the real world, so that you can gain a comprehensive understanding of what technologies are available, which are right for you, and how they shape up against the competition.

Company Name

Company Description

AIP US Provider of cost effective data center architectures and solutions that will allow businesses to improve tehir ability to quickly deliver new services.
Bacula Systems A provider of Open Core backup, restore and disaster recovery solutions for data centers.
Cloudology A firm that has in-depth industry experience in helping clients in incorporating virtualization and cloud computing into the client architecture.
Contegix The Company focuses on eliminating glitches in physical aspects of data center such as power consumption and cooling to help customers balance out storage and computing needs.
CrossFiber A developer and a manufacturer of the LiteSwitch family of photonic switches that enable novel architectures in data centers and next-generation fiber optic Telco networks.
Digital Realty Focuses on delivering client-driven data center and colocation solutions by providing secure, reliable and cost effective facilities that meet each client's unique data center needs.
EPI A company offering wide range of data center infrastructure services which enables businesses to design, optimize, test and maintain their mission critical data centre to ensure it meets and exceeds the business expectations.
Evolven Software A technology company that provides IT Operations Analytics solutions for enterprise businesses.
FORTRUST Data center that preserves and protects customers' IT infrastructure as well as serve as an essential extension of their operations.
Glenmount Global Solutions A company focusing on Automation and Control Systems, Industrial Information Systems, and Drive System solutions.
Iron Mountain Provides storage and information management services to organizations helping them lower storage costs, comply with regulations, and recover from disaster.
Modius Leading provider of data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software for optimizing the infrastructure and operations of critical facilities.
NoviFlow Develops high performance Ethernet switches and switching software compliant with the latest OpenFlow protocol and designed to address needs of commercial SDN deployments.
Polatis Provides all-optical switching solutions for dynamic remote fiber-layer provisioning, protection, monitoring, reconfiguration and test.
Rackwise Provider of products that address a breadth of requirements in the data center infrastructure management market place.
Raritan A proven innovator of power management solutions, DCIM software, and KVM-over-IP for data centers of all sizes.
Siemon Provides high-performance end-to-end data center cabling infrastructures for organizations across verticals.
Smartware Group Provider of Bigfoot CMMS, a modern maintenance management solution that effectively manages an organization’s maintenance needs and increases workforce productivity.
StackIQ Develops and markets a purpose-built, complete server automation platform for clustered, scale-out IT infrastructure.
VERT.com A firm that designs efficient, smart, and reliable advanced data-centers which meet today’s needs with room for scaling to meet future highdensity requirements.