Virtual1 has responded to the increasing demand for Business Continuity solutions by announcing the launch of new datacentre facilities in Outer London, through a new partnership with datacentre experts, Sentrum Colo.
Business Continuity has become an area of significant opportunity for the Channel; research from Continuity Central suggests that 41% businesses are expecting to increase spend on Business Continuity in 2013, with growth in cloud adoption cited as a key reason for higher investment.
Virtual1’s new datacentre facilities are state-of-the-art. Rated as Tier 3, the Sentrum Colo datacentre has been interconnected with Virtual1’s Central London datacentre via the Virtual1 network, allowing on-net connectivity and making it an ideal infrastructure for Business Continuity solutions.
Tom O’Hagan, Managing Director at Virtual1, said “More and more businesses are migrating their mission critical systems and data to private clouds, so ensuring availability – under any and every circumstance – has become a top priority. By interconnecting both our datacentres with our highly resilient network, we allow our Partners to deliver solutions which guarantee 100% availability, meaning they can answer the business continuity needs of their customers.”
The partnership also means Sentrum Colo’s customers can take advantage of Virtual1’s network capabilities.
“A secure network infrastructure that offers redundancy capabilities is imperative to today’s businesses that need uninterrupted access to their data around the clock,” explains Graham Monro, Sales Director at Sentrum Colo. “Our partnership with Virtual 1 enables us to deliver an extensive suite of network solutions that offer increased resiliency and enhanced performance, meaning we can we can meet the infrastructure needs of any business.”