OrionVM is a pure channel play that encourages its partners to white-label the product, and enjoy pretty darn good margins in so doing. So it'll be interesting to see what it can do on this side of the Pacific.
As an example, we have recently worked closely with OrionVM, a cloud services provider, to help the company expand into the US market. By deploying in our data centers in San Francisco, OrionVM now has global reach in North America.
OrionVM, a small tech company that started almost five years ago within the walls of UTS Housing, has become Australia's largest wholesale next-generation cloud provider.
OrionVM's cloud platform, which it claims is significantly faster and up to 80 percent cheaper than Amazon Web Services, is underpinning a BizCloud offering that seeks to disrupt the likes of AWS, Rackspace and – especially – CSC.
OrionVM has the fastest distributed storage system on the market, and can deliver industry leading price and performance, Daniel Pfeiffer, OrionVM’s VP of marketing and partnerships, told CRN.
OrionVM has been recognised as a finalist in the 2014 American Business Awards for its wholesale cloud platform service. The Aussie startup has been nominated for a 'Stevie' in the new products & services category.
It’s not every day that you meet a company foolish enough to take on the might of Amazon Web Services (AWS). But then again, OrionVM is an exceptional case. It has all the hallmarks of a giant killer.