Interoute has received the Frost & Sullivan Award for European Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Telecoms Provider of the Year. Interoute was commended for its excellence in computing and network integration, product and technology innovation, as well as for its leadership in delivering customer value in the cloud.
Interoute’s IaaS solution, Interoute Virtual Data Centre (VDC), offers on-demand cloud hosting and storage from multiple European data centre locations. It is the only provider to offer its Virtual Data Centre customers free data transfer across Europe. It is able to do this thanks to the integration of its wholly owned and managed Pan-European fibre-optic network with its Virtual Data Centres. This unique integration creates a vast networked cloud computing platform, which gives its customers private cloud resilience and control with public cloud on-demand flexibility and responsiveness.
Adrian Drozd, research director, Frost & Sullivan, said, “Our research shows that Interoute is the clear choice for the Company of the Year Award for telecoms providers in the European IaaS market because of its rapidly growing presence in the European IaaS market.
“Interoute’s network ownership advantage means it can provide flexibility for its customers by allowing real-time movement between public clouds (accessed using public networks) and private clouds (accessed using virtual private networks). Interoute has also simplified network management for customers by virtualising and automating its network. Moreover, the use of network resources to transfer workloads between Interoute’s cloud-enabled data centres is delivered at no extra cost.
“In a market that consists of a broad range of competing IaaS offerings, Interoute’s VDC is able to provide a number of benefits to its customers by constantly updating its VDC platform and providing valuable supplementary services.”
Matthew Finnie, Interoute CTO, said, “The standout advantage of Interoute VDC is the integration of our network with Europe’s largest cloud computing platform. As our customers look to expand outside of Europe, we are taking Interoute VDC global in 2014, opening new sites in U.S., Asia and Europe.”
The full Frost & Sullivan report detailing its analysis of Interoute VDC can be downloaded here.