Company: Artisan Infrastructure
Tech Sector: Cloud Computing
Key Product: The Cornerstone
The Lowdown: Artisan Infrastructure offers wholesale infrastructure for cloud solutions with an on-demand platform supported by VMware, Cisco Systems, NetApp, Dell and Juniper Networks. VARs can leverage solutions such as BUDR, VoIP, virtual desktop and application delivery on a pay-as-you-grow model, according to the Austin, Tex.-based company founded in 2001 as a telephone services provider. Last summer, the company quadrupled its storage capacity to help enable customers to scale their private and public cloud computing growth, according to Brian Hierholzer, president of Artisan Infrastructure.