Backbone Connect, the UK’s leading independent data centre and infrastructure provider, today announces its partnership with Virtustream, Inc., the enterprise-class cloud software and services provider, to deliver a range of pay-only-for-what-you-consume premium cloud services from within secure UK data centres. The packages combine Backbone Connect’s carrier class network platform and data centre services with Virtustream’s leading enterprise class Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform, bringing companies an integrated range of hosting and connectivity services.
“Backbone Connect’s partnership with Virtustream has been built on the shared goal of delivering more flexibility to our clients. The Virtustream platform enables us to offer enterprise grade, secure cloud services as part of our integrated infrastructure platform, to our clients in the small and mid-sized business market.” said David McLeod, Founding Director of Backbone Connect.
Virtustream’s xStream cloud management software leverages the company’s µVM (micro-VM) technology to deliver enterprise-ready, secure cloud environments for mission critical and production applications. With xStream, organizations can reap the benefits of performance level SLAs, increased security and compliance, and a consumption-based pricing model that charges only for resources consumed.
“Our partnership with Backbone Connect gives small and mid-sized businesses in the United Kingdom secure, true consumption-based cloud services that will allow them to focus on the task of growing their business with peace of mind. We are excited to work with Backbone Connect to offer these services and look forward to helping the next generation of top UK businesses thrive,” said Luiz Vianna, Managing Director for UK at Virtustream.