The long-standing partnership between Zenlayer and Dell Technologies is entering an exciting new chapter. Zenlayer has officially been recognized as a Platinum tier Cloud Service Provider in the Dell Technologies Partner Program for 2022.
Here is a quick overview of what this announcement means for Zenlayer, Dell Technologies, and the global channel partner community.
What is the Dell Technologies Partner Program?
The Dell Technologies Partner Program is one of the most exciting and robust programs in the channel. The program provides transformation solutions for partners and makes it easy to sell products and solutions across Dell’s large family of brands. You can read more about Dell’s recent program updates by visiting their website.
Zenlayer and Dell Technologies: Growing Together
Our partnership with Dell Technologies stretches back to 2014. We provide Dell’s enterprise customers and channel partners with innovative networking services to support their global, distributed users and diverse needs. This includes multiple connectivity options, along with immediate access into fast-growing, hard-to-reach emerging markets throughout places like Southeast Asia, APAC, EMEA, LATAM, and North America.
In addition, Dell PowerEdge servers integrate with our Bare Metal Cloud offering and provide industry-leading performance at the edge of the network. Bare Metal Cloud instantly improves digital experience and allows businesses to access on-demand servers throughout strategic global markets.
Bare Metal Cloud enables customers across multiple verticals including media and entertainment, blockchain, live streaming, gaming, and finance. They can access a single-tenant environment along with exclusive compute, network, and storage resources, and scale up or down instantly depending on need.
Customer success story: Global Gaming Company Uses Zenlayer BMC in Brazil
Customers across multiple verticals are benefiting from Zenlayer’s strategic partnership with Dell. For example, a global gaming company based in APAC wanted to expand into Brazil and give their users lower latency and more reliable connections to their game servers. Zenlayer provided the company with 250 custom bare metal Dell servers, as well as IP transit with local Brazilian carriers and dedicated connections among global PoPs — for 25% lower costs than the client had previously been paying for comparable services.
The client’s Brazilian customers noticed an immediate impact with greater speeds. After just six weeks, the client reported an increase in user satisfaction by 33%. And within six months, their users in Brazil increased by 60%. Today the customer has over 400 servers in the country, and are expanding to additional global locations.
Jump on Board with Edge Computing
Now is a great time to explore what’s possible with Zenlayer and Dell Technologies with edge computing — especially when considering that worldwide spending on edge computing is on pace to reach $176 billion in 2022, which is an increase of 14.8% from last year. (1)
Why is edge computing experiencing such rapid growth? It’s simple: Companies are looking to take pressure off their public cloud environments, and push computing and storage functions closer to data source, particularly fast-growing markets throughout places like Asia, Latin America, and EMEA.
Edge computing is reaching the mainstream and will soon be a top need for global companies. Companies should act now to deploy edge computing, and supercharge business transformation.
For further reading, check out the following blogs:
How Edge Computing Helps Game Companies Publish Better Multiplayer Games
Why Edge Computing is Booming in Asia’s Emerging Markets
What is Blockchain and How Blockchain Integrates with Edge Computing Technology