Logicalis’ Enterprise Cloud Attains VMware vCloud® Powered Validation

January 4, 2012

Designation Demonstrates the Logicalis Enterprise Cloud´s Ties to VMware Virtualization & Cloud Computing Technology

Farmington Hills, MI (PRWEB) January 04, 2012

Logicalis, an international provider of integrated information and communications technology (ICT) solutions and services (http://www.us.logicalis.com), today announced that its Logicalis Enterprise Cloud (LEC) public cloud service has achieved VMware vCloud® Powered status, illustrating to customers that the company´s cloud services are underpinned by VMware´s leading virtualization and cloud computing technology, namely VMware vSphere® and VMware vCloud Director. A member of the VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP), the Logicalis Enterprise Cloud integrates the VMware vCloud technology to extend the inherent security and workload isolation that enables Logicalis to provide highly scalable cloud services to its clients.

“Logicalis is pleased to have received this important designation. Being recognized with the VMware vCloud Powered status gives users of the Logicalis Enterprise Cloud yet another way to know that they have chosen a cloud partner that has a proven track record in the marketplace,” says Mike Martin, Logicalis´ vice president of Cloud Solutions. “At Logicalis, we recognize that cloud computing needs to provide an open framework that extends to our clients´ IT solution needs, and with the VMware vCloud standards combined with our strong ITIL managed services, we are able to provide a scalable managed cloud solution.”

“The VMware vCloud® Powered program was developed to enable our service provider partners to differentiate themselves and help them bring their enterprise-class cloud services to market in this competitive landscape,“ said Don Schleicher, vice president of service providers for VMware. “We look forward to supporting Logicalis further as it delivers on the agility and performance customers are looking for in the cloud computing landscape.”

Customers of Logicalis have the ability to move workloads from their VMware vSphere-based virtualized or private cloud environment to the VMware vCloud Powered service and back again. This application portability is a key differentiator allowing customers to achieve the flexibility and security they need while enabling increased IT agility.

Logicalis sought VMware vCloud® Powered validation to confirm the level of service being offered through the Logicalis Enterprise Cloud. As a validated provider, Logicalis can now provide users with enhanced responsiveness and agility as well as reduced IT costs through increased consolidation, task automation and simplified management.

*VMware, VMware vCloud and VMware vSphere are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies. The use of the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

To learn more about the Logicalis Enterprise Cloud, visit http://www.us.logicalis.com/cloud.

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About Logicalis

Logicalis is an international provider of integrated information and communications technology (ICT) solutions and services founded on a superior breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications & collaboration, data center, and cloud computing and managed services.

Logicalis Group employs nearly 2,500 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, specify, deploy and manage complex ICT infrastructures to meet the needs of over 6,000 corporate and public sector customers. To achieve this, Logicalis maintains strong partnerships with technology leaders such as Cisco, HP, IBM and Microsoft.

The Logicalis Group has annualized revenues of over $1 billion, from operations in the UK, US, Germany, South America and Asia Pacific, and is fast establishing itself as one of the leading IT and Communications solution integrators, specializing in the areas of advanced technologies and services.

The Logicalis Group is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg and London AIM Stock Exchanges, with revenues of approximately $5 billion.

For more information, visit http://www.us.logicalis.com .

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