(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – C4L, the Colocation, Connectivity, Cloud and Communications specialists, today announced they have signed a partnership arrangement with Virtustream, Inc., the leading enterprise-class cloud software & services provider.This new partnership gives C4L the opportunity to add a set of advanced cloud offers to expand its portfolio and enables Virtustream to provide existing and new customers improved access to its Data Centres and Cloud platform using C4L’s newly launched CoreTX MPLS network. In addition, C4L can now leverage Virtustream’s Data Centres, Service Provider partners and xStream Cloud platform, both in the UK & internationally, fuelling their international growth plans.
Headquartered in the US, with four privately-owned Data Centres (DC’s) across the UK and USA, Virtustream has high profile Private and Public sector clients around the world. Virtustream have selected C4L as UK Colocation experts and is now an official C4L Partner Network ‘Technology Partner’. Through this partnership, C4L will assist Virtustream by providing colocation and connectivity requirements to new clients and creating additional revenues across their DC’s.
In turn, Virtustream to will extend and strengthen C4L’s current cloud offering to include Enterprise-Class Cloud features such as enhanced security, compliance and mission critical application support.
Pete Hill, Business Development Director at C4L, said: “Virtustream have provided C4L with Colocation space in their Slough Data Centre (UKDC1) for the last 4 years, this being one of the Points of Presence (PoPs) C4L has access to in its large UK footprint of DC’s. Virtustream’s core strength and expertise lies in providing cloud computing solutions to enterprise and government clients. We plan to leverage this expertise to gain new exposure to enterprise market verticals as well as expand our overseas customer base.”
Grant Chambers, UK Sales Manager of Virtustream, said: “It gives me great pleasure to partner with C4L. The service offerings of both of our companies complement each other and will benefit our customers immensely. The C4L Partner network provides Virtustream’s customers with the ability to connect to multiple company locations seamlessly and transport their data using C4L’s high performance CoreTX MPLS network nationwide.”
C4L is a Colocation, Connectivity, Cloud and Communications provider headquartered on the South Coast of the UK. They own and operate a high specification data-centre in Bournemouth, as well as providing colocation services to over 100 UK data centres and more than 300 globally. C4L’s coreTX network is one of the UK’s largest Data Centre networks, the multi Tbps, high performance MPLS network links data centres across the UK, using a diverse fibre optic backbone and DWDM technology. It’s VMWare and IAAS cloud platforms further leverage coreTX and the wide Data Centre footprint to offer industry leading Cloud performance, an approach replicated in delivering VoIP services to its wholesale Communications partners.
C4L clients include government agencies, FTSE 250 companies, international financial institutions, system integrators, top 100 VARs, resellers and many of the UK’s network carriers. Our entire business is committed to customer satisfaction and quality of service and has achieved certifications such as ISO9001 & 27001 to demonstrate this.
For more information visit www.C4L.co.uk/pr, or Tel: Jade Yarham +44 (0)8000 470 481 Ext 736
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 centers in Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.
For more information visit www.virtustream.com, or Tel: Grant Chambers +44 (0)207 510 5837