X4 Solutions Announces Partnership with SingleHop

Communication Industry Master Agency Partners with SingleHop to Expand IaaS Portfolio

Chicago – (February 12, 2014) – X4 Solutions, a leading Master Agency in the communications industry, announced today it has sealed a relationship with SingleHop, a leading provider of highly scalable, automated, on-demand bare metal and cloud infrastructure. The addition of SingleHop to X4 Solutions’ portfolio further strengthens its cloud and data services offerings.

“We are very excited about our partnership with X4. With a strong national base of sub-agents delivering cutting-edge solutions, X4 joins an exclusive and limited group of distributors who are responding to the markets’ demand for flexible and hybrid cloud solutions layered on top of high performing network solutions. We have seen tremendous interest and engagement from the X4 sub-agent base and are looking forward to a very strong partnership,” said Mark A. Mercado, VP Channel Sales, SingleHop.

Curt Allen, President of X4, said, “We are seeing acceleration in the adoption of IaaS as a core offering with our ’cloud ready’ and ‘cloud willing’ sales partners. SingleHop’s unique approach to this market, their understanding of the channel, and most importantly, the team they have assembled, will make an immediate impact with our sales partners and their customers. We at X4 are very excited about this play and the initial response from partners has been amazing.”

SingleHop’s global presence, high-caliber security and redundancy, extensive automation, and onsite engineers have made the company a rising star in the IaaS industry. Ranked #3 in Crain’s Fast Fifty, a definitive listing of the Chicago area’s fastest growing companies, SingleHop was recently named to the CRN 500, an annual listing of the top IT channel providers in North America.

X4 Solutions’ core offerings continue to expand and evolve across a wide range of products and services through a network of more than 50 carriers and 300 data centers worldwide. X4 Solutions services phone vendors and telcos nationwide. X4 prides themselves on creating synergistic environments that fully support partners and clients alike. X4’s full suite of products runs the gamut of business IT needs.

About SingleHop
SingleHop is a dedicated server and cloud hosting company that offers highly scalable, automated, on-demand infrastructure and value added services to both end-users and resellers. With clients in 114 countries, three geographically dispersed U.S.-based data centers, and a new facility in Amsterdam, SingleHop provides dedicated, cloud, and managed services to more than 4,000 customers with 10,000+ servers online. SingleHop delivers state-of-the-art resources and services with industry-leading deployment time and custom support. SingleHop was established in 2006 in Chicago and was named #25 on the Inc. 500 list for the fastest growing companies in America in 2011.

About X4
X4 Solutions, one of the industry’s largest master agencies, offers agents a full suite of products and services in Carrier services, Data Center, Co-Location, Hosting, and Infrastructure as a Service. These offerings continue to evolve with innovations, new products, and services through our network of more than 60+ carriers, 300 data centers worldwide, and dozens of cloud services providers. For more information, visit or contact Todd Peterson at

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