Interoute positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for the third year in a row
London, 07 July, 2016 – Interoute, owner operator of a global cloud services platform and one of Europe’s largest networks, has today announced that it has been positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting Magic Quadrant, Europe, released June 28, 2016. This Gartner Magic Quadrant is an annual analysis of hybrid cloud managed hosting companies and the quality of their service offerings.
Interoute has integrated 16 cloud Virtual Data Centre (VDC) zones directly into its 70,000km private fibre network to form a global cloud services platform that has both private and public network capability. Over the last year Interoute has expanded its cloud platform in Europe and added a new zone in Istanbul. It has also extending its global reach in Asia, with a new VDC zone in Singapore.
Matthew Finnie, Interoute CTO, commented on the achievement: “We are extremely proud to again be named as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting for Europe. We believe this confirms our global cloud platform is one of the best for meeting the ICT challenges of national and international enterprises doing business in Europe. As organisations around the world look to digitally transform their businesses, Interoute’s networked cloud platform integrates both their legacy and digital IT to accelerate this evolution. Bringing the critical applications of business and their users closer, at a national, pan European and global scale.”
The Gartner report co-authored by analysts Tiny Haynes, Gianluca Tramacere and Gregor Petri said:
“Infrastructure hosting services are evolving, both to include hyperscale cloud providers and within providers' own data centers in Europe to meet demands of data sovereignty and more agile computing… Managed hybrid cloud hosting represents the continuing evolution of the traditional and cloud enabled managed hosting market, as the influences of cloud IaaS continue to alter buyer behaviours and expectations.”
Gartner classifies ‘Leaders’ as companies that “have proved they have staying power in this market, can frequently innovate on their existing products and can be relied on for enterprise-class needs. They have proved their technical competence and ability to deliver services to a wide range of customers. They address multiple use cases with stand-alone or integrated solutions.”
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Interoute is the owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform which encompasses 12 data centres, 16 virtual data centres and 31 colocation centres, with connections to 195 additional third-party data centres across Europe. Its full-service Unified ICT platform serves international enterprises and many of the world’s leading service providers, as well as governments and universities. Interoute’s Unified ICT strategy provides solutions for enterprises seeking connectivity and a scalable, secure advanced platform on which they can build their voice, video, computing and data services, as well as service providers in need of high capacity international data transit and infrastructure. With established operations throughout Europe and USA, Interoute also owns and operates 24 connected city networks within Europe's major business centres. www.interoute.com
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