G-Core Labs, a Luxembourg-based international provider of cloud and edge solutions, has launched a support programme for promising IT startups.

Developers of online services, web applications and games can apply to participate in the programme. Selected startups will receive grants of $1,000, $7,500 or $25,000 depending on the size of the company. With these funds, they will be able to pay for G-Core Labs services for two years, including CDN, streaming platform, DDoS protection, as well as a set of cloud services, including virtual machines with a built-in load balancer, bare metal servers, an artificial intelligence (AI) platform and disaster recovery services.

Dmitry Samoshkin, Vice President of Products at G-Core Labs, commented: "We offer a ready-for-any-load global content delivery network that is integrated with cloud object storage and an advanced streaming platform for OTT streaming and video-on-demand delivery, full-fledged cloud infrastructure operating within the IaaS and PaaS models, dedicated and virtual servers located on all continents, as well as highly effective protection against DDoS attacks and fraudulent activities, based on the unique intelligent traffic filtering technology".

All solutions are managed from a single personal account with an intuitive interface. Connection of such services will provide programme participants with a minimum response time around the world (up to 30 ms), as well as readiness for peak loads. G-Core Labs' server infrastructure is located in Tier IV and III data centers in more than 100 points of presence in 75 cities worldwided. Startups will also get assistance in migration and free consultations of engineers and architects of G-Core Labs.

Products already launched with first clients can receive a grant. Promising areas of activity include FinTech, E-Commerce, E-Health, telecommunications, professional and support services, educational and HR services, lifestyle, E-Marketing and E-Advertising. To receive a grant, the company team should combine technical and marketing skills, as well as having experience in implementing a startup.

To participate in the programme, fill out the application form at gcorelabs.com/vote/en/grants. The expert group will consider it within 30 days and, if approved, will notify the applicant via email.