RALEIGH, N.C. –(Business Wire)–
a company that has developed a system to take control of third party
computing resources and create a single utility to meet the needs of the
IT Service channel, is the latest company to become a partner on NC
State University’s Centennial Campus.
The company is occupying space in the Venture IV building on the
research park and technology campus.
“We are delighted to have 6fusion on campus,” said Dennis Kekas,
associate vice chancellor of the Centennial Partnership office. “With
its background in cloud computing and our research in that area, it is
an ideal partner going forward.”
6fusion has developed an algorithm that radically simplifies the
metering, consumption and billing of compute resources, called the
Workload Allocation Cube (WAC (News – Alert)). The company also has developed a
platform called UC6, which provides a single pane-of-glass user
interface for customers to dynamically provision cloud workloads
internal or external to their organization.
“We spent a considerable amount of time with the team at Centennial
Campus after we completed our relocation to the Research Triangle,” said
John Cowan, CEO of 6fusion. “Centennial Campus is not only an exciting,
intellectually stimulating place to locate an entrepreneurial ventur –
it’s also a unique venue that allows us to partner on research and
development facilities in a campus atmosphere that is more than just
6fusion makes iNode
computing power available exclusively through IT service providers,
independent software vendors and managed service providers. The company
uses iNodes to build and launch ‘cloud’ based services to its user
communities and customers worldwide. The company bridges the gap between
supply and demand of utility computing resources with the company’s
software technology called UC6. UC6 is a single console that handles all
of the metering and billing of the “infrastructure” and deployment and
control of customer “applications.”
In addition to the corporate relocation, 6fusion has also partnered with
NC State’s Institute
for Next Generation IT Systems (ITng) to develop collaborative
research initiatives. ITng is also located on Centennial Campus.
“ITng is a great strategic fit for 6fusion’s long term RD program,”
said 6fusion co-founder and CTO Delano Seymour.
is a new venture created by a group of IT professionals to help other IT
and telecommunications service providers enter and adapt to the new and
profitable world of managed or hosted technology services by co-creating
value and providing a single Utility Computing platform from which they
can build, launch and license profitable long-term revenue initiatives.
6fusion’s unique, patent-pending technology creates a single unit of
measurement for calculating and billing x86 computing consumption for
any software application run on any hardware platform. Through a
combination of technology, investments and partnerships with world class
data centers, 6fusion provides unprecedented ROI and time to market for
VARs, MSPs, SaaS (News – Alert) Providers, ISPs, ISVs and end customers.
About Centennial Campus and NC State University
Centennial Campus (http://www.centennial.ncsu.edu)
is an internationally recognized 1,314-acre research park and technology
campus owned and operated by North Carolina University. Home to more
than 60 corporate, government and non-profit partners, such as Red Hat (News – Alert),
ABB, and the USDA, collaborative research projects vary from nanofibers
and secure open systems technology to serious gaming and biomedical