iland is awarded a place on G-Cloud framework agreement Monday 7 December 2015 PDF Print London – 7th December 2015 – iland, an award-winning enterprise cloud infrastructure provider, today announced that it has been awarded a place on the G-Cloud framework agreement for the supply of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). Under the UK Government G-Cloud framework, iland will deliver flexible, cost-effective and secure infrastructure-as-a-service solutions from data centres in London and Manchester, including Enterprise Cloud Services with Advanced Security and Compliance, Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service and Cloud Backup with Veeam Cloud Connect. Combining secure, best-in-class infrastructure with unmatched customer support and an innovative management console, iland meets UK customers’ demands for cloud agility. G-Cloud framework is the agreement between the government and suppliers who provide cloud-based services and includes cloud technology and support. G-Cloud services are divided into four categories IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and Specialist Cloud Services. Through the framework, suppliers can provide public sector buyers with cloud-based services. With advanced security features including vulnerability scanning, encryption, intrusion detection, anti-virus and anti-malware combined with an award winning management console, iland is bringing the next generation of cloud IaaS solutions to UK Government entities. “We are delighted that iland has been awarded a place on the G-Cloud framework for the supply of IaaS from our strategically located clouds based in London and Manchester. Our longstanding commitment to unmatched support and technological innovation in the UK will always remain a constant, and our customers continue to report very high levels of satisfaction that defines our success,” said Brian Ussher, President, iland. The G-Cloud framework is provided by The Crown Commercial Service (CCS), and offered via the Digital Marketplace. The Crown Commercial Service is a public sector organisation working on behalf of the public sector to save money for the public sector and the taxpayer. The CCS acts on behalf of the Crown to drive savings for the taxpayer and improve the quality of commercial and procurement activity. CCS’ procurement arrangements can be used by central government departments and organisations across the public sector including local government, health, education, not-for-profit and devolved administrations. Earlier this year, iland was also named a Challenger in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery and it has been recognised on Penton Technology’s eighth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). iland’s performance in delivering hosted cloud and disaster recovery services also earned the company a spot in the top ten percent of the list and it has also been ranked as a leader in Forrester Research, Inc.’s report entitled, “The Forrester Wave™: Disaster-Recovery-As-A-Service Providers, Q1 2014.” iland’s proven Enterprise Cloud Services (ECS) and Disaster Recovery as a Service enable customers to: • Jumpstart cloud initiatives for production, testing, development and business continuity initiatives • Expand and scale global cloud footprints across datacentres in the U.K., U.S. and Singapore • Manage and analyse global cloud operations, spend and recovery from a single interface that delivers unmatched visibility into performance • Satisfy requirements for complex use cases that involve a mix of cloud, colocation and bare metal • Leverage Cisco Intercloud Fabric to speed hybrid cloud deployments directly from on-premise data centres into iland’s cloud, on demand and with consistent network and security policies • Simplify and expedite compliance considerations • Focus on innovation and strategic goals by relying on iland to alleviate technical burdens Unlike any other provider, iland enables customers to easily, efficiently manage cloud resources around the globe via its proven Enterprise Cloud Services Console and mobile application – a single interface that provides the visibility needed to monitor cloud costs, performance, regulatory compliance and support and perform cloud management tasks including VM provisioning, resource allocation, failovers and testing. iland partners with Cisco, VMware, Zerto, Veeam, and other IT industry leaders to bring the best cloud infrastructure and replication technologies to its customers worldwide. For more information on this please visit our dedicated webpage. About iland With data centres in the U.S., U.K. and Singapore, iland delivers proven enterprise cloud solutions that help companies do business faster, smarter and more flexibly. Unlike any other provider, iland’s technology and consultative approach mean anyone–regardless of expertise, location or business objective–can experience the benefits of a hassle-free cloud. From scaling production workloads, to supporting testing and development, to disaster recovery, iland’s secure cloud and decades of experience translate into unmatched service. Underscoring the strength of its platform, the company has been recognised as VMware’s Service Provider Partner of the Year, Global and Americas; is part of the Cisco Cloud Managed Service Provider Program for IaaS and DRaaS; and partners with other industry leaders including Zerto and Veeam. 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