Interoute recognised for its strong European focus and its Unified ICT strategy
London, UK – 25 November 2010 – Interoute, owner operator of Europe’s largest next generation network, has won the “Best Regional Operator” category at the World Communication Awards, held in London on 24th November 2010. Recognised for the scale and reach of its pan-European network and for its commitment to delivering cutting edge fully managed services hosted within its private cloud, the judges pointed to Interoute’s strong customer testimonials.
“Interoute is really leveraging its pan-European backbone, building a reputation for outstanding services,” said one judge. “We were impressed by Interoute’s strong European focus and its clear growth strategy.”
Interoute’s strategy is based around providing customers with a comprehensive portfolio of solutions and services from the Ground (Infrastructure and connectivity) to the Cloud (fully managed services hosted within the Interoute private cloud). Interoute focuses on service innovation combined with a constant drive for efficiency to bring value to customers and keep ahead of the market. Its enterprise strategy “Unified ICT” is an approach to creating and managing all enterprise ICT infrastructures as a service, delivered from a secure networking platform.
2010 saw network expansions into Moscow and Turkey, to serve as stepping points into the growing international trade markets of Asia and the Middle East, and the launch of its Unified Connectivity service, UConn, which enables enterprises to quickly and easily change ICT services without being financially penalised for changes not in the original contract.
Gareth Williams, CEO of Interoute, comments: “We are incredibly proud to win this award as it recognises our core commitment to being the leading operator in Europe. Despite tough economic times, we have continued to innovate and expand, delivering cutting edge services to European enterprises and operators. To be awarded by such an esteemed panel of industry experts signals recognition for the success of our European business model.”
Interoute serves more than 3,000 customers across Europe, with services ranging from infrastructure and connectivity to fully managed services hosted within its private cloud.
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Interoute is the owner operator of Europe’s most advanced and densely connected voice and data network, encompassing over 57,000 km of lit fibre and 59 data centres. Its full-service next generation network serves international enterprises from a broad range of sectors including aerospace, automotive, finance, pharmaceutical and retail, plus every major European incumbent, as well as the major operators of North America, East and South Asia, governments, universities and research agencies. These organisations find Interoute the ideal partner for hosting content, providing wholesale bandwidth and transit services, corporate connectivity or creating new services. With established operations throughout mainland Europe, North America and Dubai Interoute also owns and operates dense city networks throughout Europe’s major business centres. More than €1 billion in e-commerce transactions flows through its data centres each day, making Interoute a key part of Europe’s Digital Supply Chain. www.interoute.com
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