YourCloudPLatform Simplifies and Accelerates MSP Entry to the Cloud Market

September 29th, 2011 Blog, Cloud Platform

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LONDON, United Kingdom/EWORLDWIRE/Sep. 20, 2011 — Backbone Connect, one of the leading U.K. managed networks and UK colocation providers, announces Your Cloud Platform, an all-inclusive cloud computing package to simplify service provider adoption and channel delivery of cloud solutions in the U.K. Market.

Managed from offices in London and Surrey, Backbone Connect has over 500 colocation cabinets in 7 regional data centre facilities. Your Cloud Platform combines proven data centre resources with top-tier virtualization, connectivity, and hardware technologies to deliver a complete cloud package for a single monthly fee. With this unique channel offering, service providers receive their own cloud platform to deliver public / private / hybrid cloud solutions to reseller and end-user customers. Service providers on Your Cloud Platform establish their own service level agreements (SLAs) to protect their own customer base as the business market continues to pursue cloud computing efficiencies.

“We are very excited to bring Your Cloud Platform to the U.K. service provider channel,” says David McLeod, director of strategic alliances and partnerships at Backbone Connect. “This solution directly aligns with the progressive goals of our organization, which focus on delivering leading edge colocation and data centre solutions that simplify the business operations of our valued customers. With Your Cloud Platform, we intend to support our customers in building highly-competitive, highly-profitable cloud solutions for channel delivery.”

With Your Cloud Platform, IT support and MSP businesses dedicate resources to creating and selling unique cloud solutions knowing that Backbone Connect delivers a pre-packaged solution with once-a-month pricing backed by dedicated sales consulting and engineering support. The combination of a trusted data centre partner and Hexagrid’s award-winning cloud enablement technology allows service providers to focus on pursuing new revenue streams through virtual hosting, Infrastructure as a Service, Software as a Service, or Platform as a Service solutions built on Your Cloud Platform.

“My MSP customers want to capitalize on cloud-based revenue opportunities, but progress is slowed by the question of how to minimize uncertainty and maximize opportunity when entering this new market,” says Ian Siebert, director of Link47. “Your Cloud Platform answers this question. Backbone Connect has done all the upfront work to unite channel-friendly virtualization with all the necessary business and sales support services. Predictable once-a-month pricing for a cohesive cloud package gives my customers the opportunity to quickly and confidently deliver specialized cloud solutions to their targeted reseller and end-user customers.”

To learn more, visit ‘’ where service providers can also request a demo to start evaluating this opportunity to quickly and easily capitalize on a cloud computing services portfolio.

About Backbone Connect

Backbone Connect delivers a complete range of cloud computing and business infrastructure solutions designed to keep data safe and on-the-move quickly. From London Colocation in leading London data centres to wide area networking, high performance business internet access and virtual platforms, Backbone Connect delivers industry-leading service levels and expert advice with the creative connected approach that accelerates business value. For more information about Backbone Connect, please visit

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