10 Coolest Cloud Startups Of 2013


CEO: Achim Weiss

Headquarters: Cambridge, Mass.

"Cloud Computing 1.0 has not delivered on the promise of the Cloud, ... so we developed Cloud Computing 2.0," ProfitBricks says on its website.

For ProfitBricks, it's not just about moving to the cloud though; it's about moving to a flexible, cost-effective cloud. Customers and partners can choose the CPU, RAM and block storage best suited for their needs. It has more than 37 data centers with more than 70,000 servers in both the U.S. and Europe. ProfitBricks has both a referral partner program and a reseller program. The referral program, launched in January, offers partners up to 25 percent of revenue from clients brought on board.


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