Partnership enables enterprise-level of scalable, resilient and secure data center connectivity, coupled with global reach
To use direct interconnection between Sovereign’s Tier III standard data center facility in North London and the GCX Global Network
London, 28 June 2017: Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of India’s integrated telecommunications service provider Reliance Communications (RCOM), today announced a new partnership with data center provider Sovereign Business Integration Group (Sovereign) to offer enterprises global connectivity via a direct interconnection between Sovereign’s Tier III standard data center facility in North London and the GCX Global Network. Enterprises looking to globalize their offerings can now co-locate and host their business-critical IT infrastructure smooth, fast and securely at Sovereign’s ISO 27001-certified facility and benefit from simplified access to the GCX connectivity, Cloud and managed network services.
“With enterprises increasingly migrating critical applications into Cloud ecosystems, they are able to reap the benefits of a more cost-effective and flexible IT infrastructure. Add to this real-time access to top-end data center facilities and high-performance, high-capacity connectivity into those platforms, and this becomes business-critical,” said Bryce Jewell, Managing Director, UK, Global Cloud Xchange. “Through this partnership, companies co-located at Sovereign’s data center will now have direct access to GCX’s fully-owned private network, Sovereign’s IaaS as well as leading Cloud providers via the GCX CLOUD X platform.”
The partnership leverages on the GCX Global Network, one of the largest global sub-sea cable and terrestrial networks, connecting the developed markets in Europe and the US to high-growth markets in the Middle East and Asia—including India and China. With Sovereign’s strength and skills in IT solution provision and quality data centre delivery, organisations will benefit from enhanced coverage and increased diversity options, allowing them to tap global business opportunities, without compromising on performance or security.
“With the hybrid model readily being accepted as a key enabler to digital transformation, enterprises are increasingly seeking to address poor connectivity to a variety of Cloud platforms, sourcing alternative solutions that offer more consistent and reliable performance than the public Internet,” said Joanna Sedley-Burke, Managing Director at Sovereign. “Our partnership with GCX will enable us to further support our clients in knowing that their business critical equipment is located in a secure UK data center with access to either local based IaaS or a variety of Cloud providers whilst achieving the desire for an uncomplicated global reach.”
ABOUT SOVEREIGN BUSINESS INTEGRATION GROUP
Sovereign’s services recognise that every business has a set of unique characteristics, requiring equally unique IT solutions to support daily operations and facilitate growth. As a trusted partner, Sovereign delivers tailored business solutions to enable clients to achieve their strategic goals and objectives towards a digital enterprise. Demonstrating a strong service offering of scalable, robust and secure business solutions and IT resource, Sovereign provides 24/7/365 support from its head office and primary data centre in north London. Delivering to clients globally, from start-ups to larger established enterprises, Sovereign is equipped to meet and best manage each client’s individual needs.
ABOUT GLOBAL CLOUD XCHANGE
Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions customized for carriers, enterprises and new media companies. GCX owns the world’s largest private undersea cable system spanning more than 68,000 route kms which, seamlessly integrated with Reliance Communications’ 200,000 route km of domestic optic fiber backbone, provides a robust Global Service Delivery Platform. With connections to 40 key business markets worldwide spanning Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East, GCX delivers Managed Services to more than 160 countries and offer extensive VPLS-enabled Ethernet network capabilities globally. GCX is equipped to support businesses through the deployment of next generation Enterprise solutions across its Cloud Delivery Networks.