Backbone Connect launches premium pay-as-you-consume cloud for UK's small and mid-sized market
(PR Web Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) London, UK (PRWEB UK) 29 July 2014
Backbone Connect, the UK's leading independent data centre and infrastructure provider, today announces its partnership with Virtustream, Inc., the enterprise-class cloud software and services provider, to deliver a range of pay-only-for-what-you-consume premium cloud services from within secure UK data centres. The packages combine Backbone Connect's carrier class network platform and data centre services with Virtustream's leading enterprise class Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform, bringing companies an integrated range of hosting and connectivity services.
"Backbone Connect's partnership with Virtustream has been built on the shared goal of delivering more flexibility to our clients. The Virtustream platform enables us to offer enterprise grade, secure cloud services as part of our integrated infrastructure platform, to our clients in the small and mid-sized business market," said David McLeod, Founding Director of Backbone Connect.
Virtustream's xStream cloud management software leverages the company's µVM (micro-VM) technology to deliver enterprise-ready, secure cloud environments for mission critical and production applications. With xStream, organizations can reap the benefits of performance level SLAs, increased security and compliance, and a consumption-based pricing model that charges only for resources consumed.
"Our partnership with Backbone Connect gives small and mid-sized businesses in the United Kingdom secure, true consumption-based cloud services that will allow them to focus on the task of growing their business with peace of mind. We are excited to work with Backbone Connect to offer these services and look forward to helping the next generation of top UK businesses thrive," said Luiz Vianna, Managing Director for UK at Virtustream.
About Backbone Connect
Set up in 2008, Backbone Connect is the leading independent provider of premium colocation services and managed networks for business. It works closely with organisations to create ultra-reliable, cost-effective solutions to help businesses work more effectively and meet goals. Its solutions are designed around business needs, to support users where it matters most. And all this is backed up by proactive customer service and superb technical support.
Backbone Connect is based in London and was recognised in 2013 as the 10th fastest growing technology company in the UK and the 86th fastest growing technology companies in EMEA as ranked by Deloitte Fast50 and Fast500.
Virtustream is the enterprise-class cloud software and service provider trusted by enterprises worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, only Virtustream's xStream™ cloud management platform (CMP) software and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meet the security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud - whether private, public or hybrid. The company is headquartered in Washington D.C. with offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, London, Geneva, Dubai and software development centers in Kaunas, Lithuania and Pune, India. Virtustream owns and operates data centers in the U.S. and Europe with service provider partner data centres in Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.
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