Welcome!

Recurring Revenue Authors: Elizabeth White, Pat Romanski, Yeshim Deniz, Liz McMillan, Xenia von Wedel

Blog Feed Post

Interoute Application Management finalist in BCS & Computing IT Industry Awards 2012

Interoute competes for title of Cloud Provider of the Year

London, 14 September 2012 - Interoute Application Management, the application managed services specialist and progressive cloud services provider, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Cloud Provider of the Year category of the BCS & Computing IT Industry Awards 2012. The IAM SaaS Acceleration Programme for ISVs has been selected in the first round of judging to compete in the Technology Excellence Section of the awards, recognising its commitment to giving Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) the ability to deliver a robust, best practice SaaS solution to their clients.

The IAM SaaS Acceleration Programme has been designed to reduce the time to market for ISVs with technical and commercial support enabling them to deliver a SaaS solution with minimal re-engineering and no re-skilling. ISVs are also able to provide a multi-tenanted application without having to re-architect their own application.

The BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Awards are a platform for the entire profession to celebrate best practice, innovation and excellence. IAM will now compete to win the title in this category with a presentation to an expert judging panel at the end of September. The winners will then be announced at an awards ceremony on 14 November.

David Clarke MBE, Chief Executive Officer, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, says: "Congratulations to the finalists; they can be proud of their achievements in reaching this stage of our prestigious Awards. Through the Awards we aim to demonstrate not only the innovation and professionalism of those working in IT but also the importance of IT in delivering business and social benefit."

Andrew Slater, Director of Cloud Services, Interoute Application Management commented "We recognise the intense pressure that established ISVs are under and are committed to helping them succeed in an increasingly competitive and challenging market. Our SaaS Acceleration Programme gives ISV partners the agility of a cloud platform architecture, with the added benefit of managed services and automation, that is designed to address their exact needs."

Stuart Sumner, Editor of Computing, comments: "I would like to congratulate the finalists. The UK IT Industry Awards are rigorously judged and to be announced as a finalist is a great achievement."

You can follow the awards on twitter with the hashtag #UKitawards.

-Ends-

Interoute Application Management
Interoute Application Management (formerly Quantix Ltd) is a leading provider of Managed Cloud Services, Managed Application Services and Infrastructure Solutions for Enterprises and Independent Software Vendors.

IAM was acquired by Interoute Communications Ltd, owner operator of Europe's largest cloud services platform, in 2011. Now a pan-European provider, IAM is able to provide end-to-end hosted and on-premise support solutions for critical database and application environments, seamlessly integrating the management of critical applications with the network and infrastructure.

IAM was one of the first UK Oracle Platinum Partner, is now among the most specialized, including in Exadata, and is one of just six companies in the UK approved to optimise Oracle licences. It is also a Microsoft Gold Partner and Websense Platinum Partner. Compliant with ISO 9001, ISO 27001 and ISO 20000, IAM employs ethical hackers and externally audits its systems to ensure a highly secure environment.

IAM's proven application and security expertise combined with production-ready services such as Enterprise Cloud Hosting, Oracle Application Support, Cloud Disaster Recovery and ISV SaaS Enablement, delivers considerable IT cost savings and de-risk technology investments to many FTSE 100 companies. http://www.interoute-iam.com/

PR contacts:
Ruth Jones
Speed Communications
+44 (0) 20 7842 3200
[email protected]

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By RealWire News Distribution

RealWire is a global news release distribution service specialising in the online media. The RealWire approach focuses on delivering relevant content to the receivers of our client's news releases. As we know that it is only through delivering relevance, that influence can ever be achieved.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
The deluge of IoT sensor data collected from connected devices and the powerful AI required to make that data actionable are giving rise to a hybrid ecosystem in which cloud, on-prem and edge processes become interweaved. Attendees will learn how emerging composable infrastructure solutions deliver the adaptive architecture needed to manage this new data reality. Machine learning algorithms can better anticipate data storms and automate resources to support surges, including fully scalable GPU-c...
Machine learning has taken residence at our cities' cores and now we can finally have "smart cities." Cities are a collection of buildings made to provide the structure and safety necessary for people to function, create and survive. Buildings are a pool of ever-changing performance data from large automated systems such as heating and cooling to the people that live and work within them. Through machine learning, buildings can optimize performance, reduce costs, and improve occupant comfort by ...
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
René Bostic is the Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America. Enjoying her career with IBM during the modern millennial technological era, she is an expert in cloud computing, DevOps and emerging cloud technologies such as Blockchain. Her strengths and core competencies include a proven record of accomplishments in consensus building at all levels to assess, plan, and implement enterprise and cloud computing solutions. René is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and a m...
Poor data quality and analytics drive down business value. In fact, Gartner estimated that the average financial impact of poor data quality on organizations is $9.7 million per year. But bad data is much more than a cost center. By eroding trust in information, analytics and the business decisions based on these, it is a serious impediment to digital transformation.
Digital Transformation: Preparing Cloud & IoT Security for the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) power solution development and delivery, many businesses need to build backend cloud capabilities. Well-poised organizations, marketing smart devices with AI and BlockChain capabilities prepare to refine compliance and regulatory capabilities in 2018. Volumes of health, financial, technical and privacy data, along with tightening compliance requirements by...
Predicting the future has never been more challenging - not because of the lack of data but because of the flood of ungoverned and risk laden information. Microsoft states that 2.5 exabytes of data are created every day. Expectations and reliance on data are being pushed to the limits, as demands around hybrid options continue to grow.
Digital Transformation and Disruption, Amazon Style - What You Can Learn. Chris Kocher is a co-founder of Grey Heron, a management and strategic marketing consulting firm. He has 25+ years in both strategic and hands-on operating experience helping executives and investors build revenues and shareholder value. He has consulted with over 130 companies on innovating with new business models, product strategies and monetization. Chris has held management positions at HP and Symantec in addition to ...
Enterprises have taken advantage of IoT to achieve important revenue and cost advantages. What is less apparent is how incumbent enterprises operating at scale have, following success with IoT, built analytic, operations management and software development capabilities - ranging from autonomous vehicles to manageable robotics installations. They have embraced these capabilities as if they were Silicon Valley startups.
As IoT continues to increase momentum, so does the associated risk. Secure Device Lifecycle Management (DLM) is ranked as one of the most important technology areas of IoT. Driving this trend is the realization that secure support for IoT devices provides companies the ability to deliver high-quality, reliable, secure offerings faster, create new revenue streams, and reduce support costs, all while building a competitive advantage in their markets. In this session, we will use customer use cases...