Symphony VPDC enables business agility through range of standalone and hybrid cloud solutions.
Savvis, Inc., a provider of cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, yesterday announced the availability of Savvis Symphony Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC) cloud solutions to clients in Canada through Savvis' data center in Toronto. The announcement of the Canada launch of Symphony VPDC follows recent company announcements about cloud expansions in Hong Kong and Japan.
The company states that symphony VPDC an enterprise-class virtual private data center cloud solutions with multi-tiered security, service and network profiles. The flexible service levels (Essential, Balanced and Premier) provide a range of features, support levels and performance to suit broad infrastructure profiles that enterprises demand. With industry-leading security elements, quality of service and service-level agreements (SLA), Symphony VPDC meets a range of needs including web hosting, test/development, mission-critical and other applications.
It further states that Symphony VPDC also can be integrated seamlessly to support hybrid cloud solutions that leverage the company's managed hosting, colocation and network services. Meridian's Toronto-based software development division uses Symphony VPDC as a virtualized component of its overall IT solution to power its mzero software platform. Meridian, a kiosk and self-service device manufacturer, creates bundled self-service technology utilizing software and quality manufactured kiosk solutions.
"Savvis continues to experience rapidly increasing global demand - including in Canada - for our proven, enterprise-ready cloud services," said John Witte, Vice President and Regional Leader, Canada. "The launch of Symphony VPDC on Canadian soil enables regional enterprises and global Savvis clients to improve their business agility through improved efficiency from their IT infrastructure."
"As a Savvis colocation client based in Toronto, moving to the cloud was a natural progression. And now, with Symphony VPDC available in Canada, our options for powering our mzero platform are even stronger," said Paul Burden, Director of Software Development at Meridian. "Savvis provides us with industry-leading, flexible cloud and managed hosting solutions that meet our business requirements."