SAN FRANCISCO (9/15/10)--Joyent, a global provider of smart computing solutions, announced that it has partnered with Switch to create the first public and hybrid cloud offering, the Switch SuperNAP in Las Vegas. The Switch SuperNAP is a 407,000 square foot facility and high-density, ultra-scale data center. Switch is a CUNA Strategic Service provider. The partnership will enable Joyent and Switch to meet the demands of high-sensitivity and data-heavy customers, including gaming and media companies, financial firms and government agencies. It also allows Joyent customers access to Switch|C.O.R.E., a multiple carrier telecommunications connectivity hub. It positions Joyent as a founding member of Switch|Cloud I.C.E., the U.S. Inter-Cloud Exchange, to allow a collection of private and public cloud vendors to co-exist and integrate seamlessly alongside the public cloud powered by Joyent Smart Technology. Cloud computing is Internet-based computing where shared resources and other information are provided to computers on demand. Customers will have the option of private and public hosting, and the ability to move data from one to the other, the companies said in a release.