Interoute VDC awarded for digital technologies innovation
Rome on 12 June 2012
Interoute SpA, Italian branch of Interoute Ltd – owner operator of Europe’s largest cloud services platform has been awarded the 2012 ICMT Award in the category “TLC driven convergence”.
The award ceremony has taken place, today hosted by the President of the Italian Republic Senate Roberto Schifani, as one of the formal ceremonies characterizing the National Innovation Day. The award has been assigned to the Interoute VDC for its contribution to cloud computing in terms of simplification and security: “Interoute’s VDC allows companies relying on the internet to control their sensitive data in the cloud, to reposition them strategically with a few mouse clicks and with great costs flexibility benefiting efficiency and competitiveness”.
Simone Bonannini, MD of Interoute SpA, has commented: "our VDC is the result of Interoute’s innovation strategy largely based on a continuous dialogue with customers and enterprises, which takes into serious account their business needs and concerns and tries to develop appropriate and shared solutions and innovative services. We know that many companies are still scared by cloud computing because they fear a lack of control once their data are in the cloud. With our VDC we allow companied to look inside our secure European cloud”.
The ICMT Award includes 3 categories corresponding to technological developments deriving from the convergence between IT, TLC and Media. The Information, Communication and Media Technology award is part of the Innovation award program sponsored by Confindustria (The Italian Industry Confederation) to stimulate and celebrate the Italian excellence in the digital technologies field.
About Interoute Interoute Communications Ltd is the owner operator of Europe’s largest cloud services platform, which encompasses over 60,000 km of lit fibre, 8 hosting data centres and 32 collocation centres, with connections to 140 additional third-party data centres across Europe. Its full-service Unified ICT platform serves international enterprises, as well as every major European telecommunications incumbent and the major operators of North America, East and South Asia, governments and universities. These organisations find Interoute the ideal partner for computing, connectivity and communications and developing new services. Its Unified ICT strategy has proved attractive to enterprises looking for a scalable, secure and unconstrained 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 mainland Europe, North America and Dubai, Interoute also owns and operates dense city networks throughout Europe’s major business centres. www.interoute.com