Global Cloud Services Platform Provider Interoute Recognised by Gartner


5 July 2017


Global cloud services platform provider Interoute has been recognized by Gartner, Inc. (Gartner). With headquarters in London, United Kingdom, Interoute operates an extensive European network – “15 data centers, 17 virtual data centers and 33 colocation centers” alongside a presence in the United States. Established in 2003, the company was in the news last month for managing 4.1 million visits to the ‘Champions League’ page on the UEFA.com website. Interoute has been named a ‘Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe’. This is the fourth year in a row that Interoute has been recognized in this fashion.

With headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, United States, Gartner was established in 1979. The company is one of the leading “research and advisory” companies in the world. Its services extend to delivering strategic advice and insights into best practises for clients in a broad range of industries. Gartner caters to 11,000 companies in 100 countries offering an ongoing series of reports.

Written by analyst Tiny Haynes and co-authored by analysts Gregor Petri, Gianluca Tramacere and Ross Winser, the annual MQ for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Europe report considers cloud providers who own data centres in Europe to “meet demands of data sovereignty” and provide “more agile computing”. It provides “an impartial evaluation of vendors’ strengths and capabilities”. Interoute was recognised for its “strong focus on automation, self service and application portability” and its proprietary ‘Cloud Fabric’ solution which “simplifies the integration of public and private cloud, colocation and traditional hosting”.

“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,” explained Interoute’s CTO, Matthew Finnie. “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.”

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