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Interoute builds on cloud services with Quantix acquisition

European backbone network operator Interoute has strengthened its offering in the cloud services space with the acquisition of UK-based Quantix. The purchase adds managed application services to Interoute’s unified computing and managed hosting portfolio, allowing the firm to manage international customers’ database applications, including Oracle and SQL, as a cloud based service.

James Middleton

September 21, 2011

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Interoute builds on cloud services with Quantix acquisition
SMBs are demanding cloud services from their communications providers

European backbone network operator Interoute has strengthened its offering in the cloud services space with the acquisition of UK-based Quantix. The purchase adds managed application services to Interoute’s unified computing and managed hosting portfolio, allowing the firm to manage international customers’ database applications, including Oracle and SQL, as a cloud based service.

Interoute has seen demand for cloud services is fuelling its growth, as organisations look for a secure and trusted environment to place their business critical assets. Earlier this year the company picked up a cloud based video calling platform in the shape of Scandinavia’s Visual Conference Group (VCG).

Gareth Williams, Interoute’s CEO, said of the deal, “Our 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).”

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