iland Listed as a Champion in Leading Analyst Firm’s 2012 Vendor Landscape for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
iland also wins Trend Setter Award for most original/inventive solution evaluated.
Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 23, 2012
iland™ Internet Solutions, the global cloud infrastructure provider and VMware Service Provider Partner of the Year Global 2012 and Americas 2010-2012 has announced that it has been listed as a Champion in Info-Tech Research Group’s 2012 Cloud IaaS Vendor Landscape. iland was also awarded the Trend Setter award by Info-Tech Research Group which is an award presented to the most original/inventive solution evaluated. Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape reports recognize outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace. Assessing vendors by the strength of their offering and their strategy for the enterprise, Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscapes also pays tribute to the contribution of exceptional vendors in a particular category.
“We are delighted to be recognized by Info-Tech Research Group as a champion in the IaaS market space and to be the winner of the Trend Setter Award,” commented Dante Orsini, VP Business Development at iland. “As VMware’s Global Service Provider Partner of the Year we have continued to build on VMware vCloud technologies to create innovative cost-effective products and services that give our customers the agility and efficiency they need to competitively run their businesses. Our position as a champion confirms the success of our strategy to provide the technology and superior levels of service our customers expect – whether for production, test and development, disaster recovery or SaaS enablement. We look forward to working closely with our customers and partners to ensure they maximize the benefits of moving to iland’s cloud platform.”
For the 2012 report, Info-Tech Research Group analysts analyzed fifteen public cloud IaaS providers using a number of selection criteria relating to vendor and product. As the report states, “Info-Tech focused on those vendors that offer broad capabilities across multiple platforms and that have a strong market presence and/or growing reputational presence among small to mid-sized enterprises.”
John Sloan, Lead Research Analyst, ITRG, commented: “IRG’s 2012 Cloud IaaS Vendor Landscape stringently evaluates fifteen of the predominant providers in the cloud IaaS marketplace. We awarded our annual Trend Setter Award to iland because of the innovation and creativity the company has demonstrated in building services that leverage VMware vCloud technology.”
The Info-Tech Research Group 2012 Cloud IaaS Vendor report is widely regarded as an influential benchmark for enterprises seeking to evaluate public cloud Infrastructure as a Service. It weighs vendors and their products according to eight criteria including features, usability, affordability, architecture, viability, strategy, reach and channel.
About Info-Tech Research Group
With a paid membership of over 25,000 members worldwide, Info-Tech Research Group is the global leader in providing tactical, practical Information Technology research and analysis. Info-Tech Research Group has a fourteen-year history of delivering quality research and is North America's fastest growing full-service IT analyst firm.
iland Internet Solutions, VMware's Service Provider Partner of the Year Global and Americas, provides hosted cloud infrastructure services in North America and Europe that enable customers to leverage enterprise class infrastructure in the form of virtual datacenters with flexible billing and capacity models. Solutions include secure hosted environments for virtual servers and desktops, test and development, cloud-based disaster recovery, and hybrid cloud services to maximize the value of existing VMware based environments. For more information, please visit http://www.iland.com
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