Interoute named as best in the market for unified communications conferencing services
London, 27 February, 2014 – Interoute, owner operator of Europe’s largest cloud platform, has received the Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Leadership Award for its best practice conferencing services. In selecting Interoute for this award Frost & Sullivan said “Interoute has developed its competitive advantage around integration services and unified communications.” This award recognizes Interoute’s excellence in managed Video as a Service, audio conferencing, hosted Lync and cloud services including Interoute Virtual Data Centre.
Key to Interoute’s success in this area is its enterprise Unified ICT infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) approach to delivering a host of services on a single secured platform. Unified ICT gives customers the flexibility to deploy the services they want and add more features as their business needs change, each integrated with the existing services.
The Frost & Sullivan award report states that “by empowering customers to easily add to their conferencing services as their businesses evolve, Interoute’s deployment options add value to the customer at each step of their collaboration services evolution.”
Mark Hickey, Research Analyst at Frost & Sullivan, commented “Frost & Sullivan's independent analysis of the Conferencing Services market clearly shows that Interoute adds value to its customers’ investments by centering conferencing around integration and unifying communications. By consolidating the various components of conferencing on a single accessible network, customers are empowered to use their conferencing services to improve productivity, while immediately benefitting from the cost savings of cloud computing.”
Matthew Finnie, Interoute CTO, commented: “Our Networked Cloud platform forms the foundation of our enterprise Unified ICT services, giving us the edge in a competitive and dynamic market. Integrating our unified communications video and voice conferencing services with our Networked Cloud removes complexity for customers, giving them more flexibility and better performance.”
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Interoute Communications Limited 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 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.