eircom partners with Amazon Web Services for enterprise cloud

28 November 2012 |


eircom Group has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for its enterprise offering in Ireland and the UK.

The agreement forms part of the Irish operator’s strategy to move into the delivery of IT and cloud services for businesses. eircom will become part of the AWS Partner Network, which now includes telecoms companies.

The operator said that the agreement would accelerate its plans to provide flexible, secure and pay per use cloud services to customers based on an IT infrastructure model.

“This strategic offering, powered by Amazon Web Services technology, significantly expands the breadth of eircom’s cloud services portfolio, allowing clients to access their data and content anytime, anywhere,” said Ronan Kneafsey, MD at eircom Business."

“eircom will now be able to bring greater efficiency to businesses in Ireland and the UK, working directly with customers to scope, design, migrate and manage the cloud solution most appropriate to their specific needs.”

The service will initially be targeted at large and medium enterprises, public sector organisations and multinationals with operations in Ireland.

“We are excited to work with eircom, to help businesses save money, speed time to market and expand their businesses using Amazon Web Services. We very much look forward to bringing the flexibility and scalability of AWS services to eircom’s customers in Ireland and the UK,” said Terry Wise, head of worldwide partnerships at Amazon Web Services.