ProfitBricks Launches Foundation Program for Startups

ProfitBricks Launches Foundation Program for Startups 
Qualifying Startups Receive Generous Discounts for Next-Generation
Cloud Computing Services 
CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/12/12 --   ProfitBricks, the
infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) company that completely
reengineered the delivery of cloud computing, today announced the
launch of the ProfitBricks Foundation Program for startups. To
demonstrate support for the startup community, ProfitBricks is
offering qualifying startups virtual data centers featuring the
industry's first user-defined network configurations at a
dramatically reduced cost for one year. The program rolled out today
to qualifying New England startups and will be offered nationally in
early 2013. 
"ProfitBricks' Foundation program is perfect for our startup -- it's
more scalable, more flexible and the easiest to setup and maintain,"
said USpin Founder Ethan Bagley, Boston Startup Weekend organizer and
ProfitBricks customer. "The Data Center Designer allows our team to
focus on our product and not on learning and implementing a string of
acronyms and complex setup configurations." 
Companies with revenue of less than $1 million per year will be
eligible to receive the use of a cloud server from ProfitBricks for
one year without cost. They will also receive 20 percent off of their
IaaS services from ProfitBricks for one year. ProfitBricks' clear,
simple pricing model enables startups to break free from typical
cloud computing pricing models that are astonishingly confusing and
"Every startup deserves a cloud infrastructure that offers the speed
and flexibility they need to stay competitive," said ProfitBricks USA
CEO Bob Rizika. "Our goal is to offer ProfitBricks' virtual data
center technology to startups who value access to cost-effective,
next-generation cloud computing services. Our Data Center Designer
and APIs enable startups to get up and running faster and spend less
time on DevOps." 
ProfitBricks - More Speed, Less Money and Easier To Setup and
 Undergoing rapid growth since launching in September 2012,
ProfitBricks offers some of the industry's highest performing cloud
computing IaaS services known for exceptionally easy setup and
With dedicated cores, faster network and storage, and bigger,
customizable instances, ProfitBricks consistently ranks as the top
price-performance leader in the cloud computing space. ProfitBricks
is 20 to 60 percent less expensive than the market leaders and offers
free software defined networks, firewalls, double redundant storage
and 24 hours a day, seven days a week of system administrator
engineer-level personal support. 
ProfitBricks is the world's first cloud computing service that
includes an easy-to-use graphical user interface -- making the setup
and maintenance of cloud environments simple. 
About ProfitBricks 
 ProfitBricks, Cloud Computing Accelerated -- is
a global cloud infrastructure provider that offers the fastest and
most flexible cloud computing services on the market today.
ProfitBricks was founded in 2010 by Achim Weiss and Andreas Gauger,
previous cofounders of 1&1, which is a majority part of United
Internet AG (UDIRF, $3.9B Mkt Cap). With funding from the founders
and United Internet, ProfitBricks has built the world's first true
virtual data center technology enabling flexible user defined
instances with live vertical scaling capability, class-leading double
redundant cloud storage -- all with simple and transparent
minute-based billing. Customers can deploy existing and new
applications on the ProfitBricks public cloud, or design and build
their own private cloud network -- all without capital or the
limitations, risk and overhead of traditional co-location and
dedicated hosting solutions. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany and
Boston, MA, ProfitBricks is comprised of over 100 team members from
17 countries.  
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Editorial Contacts
William Toll
ProfitBricks USA
Chuck Tanowitz or Ruth Bazinet
Fresh Ground, Inc.
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