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10 January 2013
| Alex Hawkes
Interoute thrived in 2012, but the company’s CEO Gareth Williams only has his sights set on the future. He explains to Alex Hawkes his vision of virtualisation.
2012 was something of a landmark year for Interoute. It
extended its network into Turkey, Russia and Asia. It made a
string of strategic acquisitions and partnerships. And it
capped it all off in November by picking up the Capacity Award
for 'Best pan-European Wholesale Carrier'.
But of all the company's achievements in the last 12 months,
it is the potential of the company's virtualised hosting
platform that really gets Interoute's CEO Gareth Williams's
At the start of 2012, Interoute launched its virtual data
centre (VDC) product - a private and public cloud computing
platform built into the company's pan-European MPLS/IP network.
According to Williams, VDC has gone on to impressively generate
over €1 million in revenues since January.
"We see virtualisation as the future," says Williams. "It is
coming to the forefront now and you can't hide anymore at the
back. Cloud is...
virtualization and the security i.e.both way security = access + leakage. very much true it is the future but full of risks internally, externally and built in.great thought digged well with organized provoking questions.simply great
Jan 22, 2013
Interoute has announced the launch of a Virtual Data Centre (VDC) zone in New York, as the company attempts to expand its cloud services globally.
Interoute launched a virtual data centre (VDC) in Hong Kong on Friday 4 April.
European cloud provider Interoute today revealed an increase of €91 million on its EBITDA for 2013, compared with 2012.
London-based cloud operator Interoute has announced the opening of a new data centre in Madrid, Spain, which is built into the operator’s European network.
Interoute has expanded its virtual data centre (VDC) platform to Milan, Italy.
The unstoppable rise of the cloud is fuelling the global data-centre market, leading to a wide array of models to support virtualisation services in facilities.