MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Virtustream, an enterprise-class cloud company and Dell Technologies
business, today announced a major expansion of its partnership with
Equinix Cloud Exchange (ECX) and new platform updates to increase
functionality, automation, speed-to-deployment and customer choice.
These enhancements cover all workloads, including mission-critical
applications typically used for managing sensitive data like customer
and financial details or patient information in the healthcare industry.
New Connectivity Options
Virtustream’s expanded partnership with ECX further extends network
connectivity options to accelerate time-to-market for customers through
simplified access to secure, reliable and high-performance direct
connectivity for Virtustream Enterprise Cloud customers in North America
and EMEA. The expanded enhancements and support for the Equinix Cloud
Exchange Fabric offers more customer control, minimizes security
threats, and enables easier and faster connectivity access.
The expanded options include commercial Virtustream Enterprise Cloud
nodes in North America and EMEA and a broader portfolio of private
connectivity options building on existing IPSEC VPN, MPLS, and AT&T
NetBond (selected markets) solutions, providing reduced complexity,
simplified direct connectivity and vendor management enhancements. While
the portfolio provides secure, scalable and reliable connections to
offer 99.999% availability-based QoS controls and low latency, the
time-to-connect can be dramatically reduced from weeks to just hours in
most cases. Furthermore, the Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric provides
streamlined private connectivity to all major hyperscale cloud providers
for customers with multi-cloud requirements.
“We are delivering new innovations and capabilities at a rapid pace, so
our customers can accelerate the value of their business,” said Deepak
Patil, senior vice president, Cloud Platform and Services, Virtustream.
“Meeting our customers’ mission-critical needs to help them grow is at
the core of our roadmap and we’ll continue to bring to market the kind
of innovation and new offerings that unleash businesses and
organizations to flourish in the clouds.”
Virtustream in the Healthcare Industry
Virtustream also announced the release of a major update to its
Healthcare Cloud. This update features new, advanced architecture
components with improved flexibility and scale. Through improved
automation, customers can greatly simplify the deployment and migration
of EHR systems hosted in the Virtustream Healthcare Cloud. Additionally,
with this new release, Virtustream now supports the use of VMware
Horizon for secure and flexible application access. With this update,
Virtustream’s healthcare customers can improve their business agility,
allowing for rapid access to a broad range of market-leading tools from
For more information about how Virtustream can help you today, visit https://www.virtustream.com/.
Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business, is the enterprise-class cloud
company that is trusted by organizations worldwide to migrate and run
their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises,
service providers and government agencies, Virtustream’s professional
and managed services expertise combined with the Virtustream xStream®
Management Platform and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meets the
security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based
billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud –
whether private, public or hybrid.
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Frank E. Smith
Head of Global Communications, Virtustream