DATA4 Group teams up with InterCloud
Data4, a European operator of data centre campuses, has partnered with InterCloud, a global cloud application delivery player.
Thanks to this partnership, DATA4 can now manage its data centre platform as a single virtual data centre, connected to the worldwide cloud ecosystem, with more than 150 cloud providers and major European Internet eXchange points.
“Today’s datacenter is a digital hub hosting hybrid architecture based on multi-cloud ever evolving interconnections,” said Jerome Totel, VP of products & business development at DATA4 Group.
“With D4 HUB CLOUD, our data centre campuses are virtualised as a unified platform, expanded to global cloud ecosystems in a direct, private and secure way. The CSP is getting to you and not the reverse.”
Enterprise and IT partner customers can easily consolidate their IT in a multi-cloud environment by reaching direct and secured access to more than 150 cloud destinations from any DATA4 data centre wherever is based the cloud service provider platform.
Thanks to this innovative combination, each client hosted by DATA4 can rapidly expand their private company network to the cloud solution of their choice. With D4 HUB CLOUD, the solution is offering service-level agreements (SLA) and reliable solutions to reach services like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office 365, Softlayer, Google Cloud, VCloud Air or Salesforce can be used securely within the company’s network without passing through the Internet in a completely geographical agnostic way: “You can reach all public cloud platform from all D4 data centers”.
This new platform offers a wide range of advantages: reduced time to market thanks to instant access, flexibility to adjust interconnections and bandwidth-on-demand, fully managed Level 3 offer, higher performance and control vs. Internet, cost control and reliable end to end fully diverse routes from DATA4 Campuses to CSP platforms.
D4 Digital Hub allows customers to multiplex several cloud destination on the same physical link allowing customers to closely manage their gateways between public cloud and private cloud in order to improve the level of security of their platforms.