Interoute named a Gartner leader for European managed hybrid cloud hosting

04 July 2017 | Jason McGee-Abe


Interoute has been named a leader in the annual Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe, for the fourth consecutive year.

cloud partners 280pxInteroute continues to be a leader in the field for managed infrastructure platforms with a strong focus on automation, self-service and application portability. Interoute’s cloud fabric simplifies the integration of public and private cloud, colocation and traditional hosting with its software-defined platform.

“Our combination of a robust, secure and high performance global cloud infrastructure means both digitally native and established enterprises, can improve performance and maintain compliance. The ability to integrate legacy, third party and digital environments on our platform also means they can build on their past while driving their digital transformation initiatives,” said Matthew Finnie, CTO at Interoute.

Interoute streamlines hybrid cloud adoption strategies by enabling anything from physical legacy hardware to cloud-based containers to service enterprise applications together, offering customers 13 cloud locations across Europe, in addition to resilient locations in Asia and the US.

These allow applications to be distributed across major user locations, minimising latency and supporting data sovereignty requirements. Interoute has also integrated network capabilities into its VDC hosting platform and promotes free data-transfers between regions.

Existing customers can directly connect their ICT infrastructure into the Interoute Cloud at over 300 locations worldwide, including major third party data centres, through Interoute Connect. Enterprise branch offices can also be integrated with the platform and the global cloud ecosystem through Interoute’s Edge SD-WAN offering.

The report led by analyst Tiny Haynes, and co-authored by analysts Gregor Petri, Gianluca Tramacere and Ross Winser, said: “Leaders have proved they have staying power in this market, can frequently innovate on their existing products and can be relied on for enterprise-class needs. They have proved their technical competence and ability to deliver services to a wide range of customers. They address multiple use cases with stand-alone or integrated solutions. They also have a presence in multiple European locations to offer solutions around data sovereignty requirements.”