Paris, October 1st, 2018 – InterCloud, one of the European leaders in dedicated connectivity to the cloud, now offers direct access to the IBM Cloud through IBM Cloud Direct Link. This collaboration provides a high bandwidth, secured and resilient service that enables enterprise workloads to integrate seamlessly with the IBM Cloud, while helping to ensure application availability for customers.
Leveraging a dedicated connection, InterCloud now offers enterprise-grade private and seamless connectivity to strategic IBM Cloud services, ranging from bare metal infrastructure to high value Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities. This service will be available to customers globally, starting with Europe.
One of the first InterCloud customers benefiting from this collaboration is the French national railway company, Société des Chemins de fer Français (SNCF). SNCF is transforming by implementing a multi-cloud strategy by 2020. As part of the strategy, the company plans to move 60 percent of its applications (almost 1500 currently) to the public cloud including IBM Cloud, AWS and Microsoft Azure.
“Performance and security are crucial for our global clients. Our collaboration with IBM Cloud enables us to provide fast, consistent and reliable access to their IBM Cloud assets backed with end-to-end Service Level Agreements (SLAs),” Jérôme Dilouya, CEO and founder, InterCloud.
“With many enterprises adopting a multi-cloud strategy, customers need a secured and reliable way to manage their valuable data as it travels to and from the cloud,” said Gabe Montanti, Global Offering Executive, IBM Cloud. “The combination of InterCloud and IBM Cloud Direct Link provides clients with the flexible and secured bandwidth they need to help support their mission-critical applications.”
InterCloud’s end-to-end global connectivity platform eliminates the complexity in deploying the cloud, giving businesses full control over the security, sovereignty and performance of their critical data traffic with complete peace of mind.
Working with organisations to help them transform global connectivity, reduce network complexity and accelerate growth and innovation, InterCloud is a trusted advisor to some of the world's leading brands when it comes to leveraging the cloud for future success
With offices across Europe, the company's platform is underpinned by its team of cloud experts who guide customers to implement effective strategies to leverage the power of the cloud across their organisation – making global connectivity a driver for business performance.