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Press Release -- July 9th, 2013
Source: Interoute

Interoute named a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for European Managed Hosting

Interoute CTO believes unique combination of infrastructure scale and innovation, plus proven ability to execute sets Interoute apart from its competitors.

London, 8 July – Interoute, owner operator of Europe’s largest cloud services platform, today announced it has been highly positioned for its ability to execute in the Leaders quadrant of Gartner’s 2013 Magic Quadrant for European Managed Hosting Providers report, published June 26, 2013.

The Gartner report co-authored by analysts Tiny Haynes, Gregor Petri, Douglas Toombs, Bob Gill, Lydia Leong and Sammi Pine, says, “The most heavily weighted criteria for a managed hoster’s Ability to Execute are its service offerings and service excellence, as reflected in customer experiences with sales, support and operations”.
The report goes on to say, “Leaders 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”.

Interoute’s managed hosting and innovative cloud based services have attracted a host of high profile customers, including Deutsche Post and UEFA, who rely on Interoute’s people converged network and computing platforms to support their business applications and host websites such as

Matthew Finnie, Interoute CTO, commented: “I am delighted that Gartner has recognised Interoute as a leader among European Managed Hosting Providers. We believe our position in the Gartner Magic Quadrant is testament our ability to provide  our customers with innovative services, such as Interoute Virtual Data Centre, that heralds a decisive shift toward high levels of flexibility, availability and scale all the while maintaining security and data privacy”.

Interoute’s lit fibre network connects 30 countries, 102 cities, 10 Data Centres, 31 colocation centres and has connections to an additional 140 partner owned data centres, forming Europe’s largest cloud services platform.

About the Magic Quadrant

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose

Magic Quadrant for European Managed Hosting, Published 19 June 2013, Tiny Haynes, Gregor Petri, Douglas Toombs, Bob Gill, Lydia Leong, Sammi Pine.

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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, 10 hosting data centres and 31 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 voicevideocomputing 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

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