Xona Partners Advises Creationline on its Global Leadership Strategy in Advanced Cloud Solutions

Companies to collaborate on the development and global deployment of specialized cloud solutions for Internet and Data Center operators

Tokyo, Japan & San Francisco, CA – July 28, 2014 – Xona Partners, a boutique advisory firm specialized in Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT), announced its partnership with Creationline Inc, Japan’s leading cloud solutions company. Under this agreement, Xona will provide strategic advisory services on the development of novel cloud technology solutions including market selection, development, and entry for the deployment of Creationline’s highly successful solution portfolio in global markets.

Creationline will leverage Xona’s expertise in global product roll out, knowledge of market requirements and criteria for success in working with leading Internet and data center operators. “We are excited teaming up with Xona“ said Tadahiro Yasuda, CEO and founder of Creationline. “By partnering with Xona, we get immediate insight into global cloud initiatives that allow us to augment our product and services offering and position ourselves as a global market leader”

“With its proven expertise in Japan for cloud assessment & strategy, planning, design and execution, Creationline is well ahead of its competition.” said Rolf Lumpe, founding partner of Xona. “This partnership leverages the strength of Xona’s market insight and leading edge technology expertise to enable Creationline extend its leadership globally and advance state of the art in the cloud solutions space” added Dr. Riad Hartani founding partner of Xona.

Creationline builds cloud-based services based on commercial and OpenSource technologies using solutions such as Re-cook, CloudsBox, Amage, CHEF, SCALR, Cloudian, Openstack and CloudStack. Typical samples of service integration include cloud solutions architecture and design, inter-cloud migration, data management and disaster recovery, large scale IT transformation, big data analytics, and social application services.

Xona Partners builds on its unique expertise in understanding technology innovation cycles, from inception to funding and into global market leadership, to enable partner companies innovate via the incubation of new advanced technology solutions leading to new revenue streams generation.

About Creationline

Creationline was founded in 2006 and developed over the past 8 years as Japan’s most advanced cloud enabling and professional service company. Initially providing consultation services to major Japanese telecom carriers and IDC firms building cloud service infrastructure based on open architecture Cloud such as CloudStack and OpenStack. Services include Proof Of Concept (POC), design, implementation and support. Nowadays Creationline service set includes migration (P2C, C2C), monitoring & operations, multi-cloud management and cloud building services.

For more information, please visit http://www.creationline.com or contact:
Joe Uemura

About Xona Partners

Xona Partners is a boutique advisory services firm specialized in telecom, media and technology. Founded by a team of renowned technologists and startup founders, managing directors in global ventures, and investment advisors, Xona draws on its founders cross-functional expertise to offer a unique multi-disciplinary integrative technology and investment advisory service to private equity, venture funds, and technology companies that includes pre-investment due-diligence, post-investment full-lifecycle management and new-revenue generation. Xona operates from four regional hubs in San Francisco, Singapore, Dubai and Paris.

For more information, please visit http://www.xonapartners.com or contact:
Rolf Lumpe