Interoute Acquires Vtesse Group, Expands Cloud Hosting Offerings Across the UK

Interoute, owner of a large European cloud hosting services platform and provider of managed hosting services, has acquired the UK based Vtesse group. Already serving businesses in Europe, USA and Asia, this move will bring Interoute’s cloud hosting service, Interoute VDC, to customers across the UK.

“Over the past years, Vtesse has provided enterprises, systems integrators, carriers and cloud and data center operators with a range of solutions from our data center and extensive UK network,” said Aidan Paul Chairman and Founder, Vtesse. “Becoming part of Interoute will give these customers access to the extended portfolio of solutions and international reach of Interoute, opening new opportunities and new markets.”

Data Center London

cloud-hosting-europe-interouteThe Vtesse network is one of the largest national networks in the UK, connecting 55 data centers and 48 major towns and cities in England, Scotland and Wales. The company provides metropolitan and Wide Area Network (WAN) solutions to companies such as IBM, ARUP, Redstone and Logicalis. Its enterprise customers, including Lloyds TSB, Poundland, Friends Provident, Invesco, DEFRA and the AA, will now have access to Interoute’s advanced Unified ICT portfolio of Computing, Connectivity and Unified Communications services.

The Vtesse TierIII+ data center, situated 25 minutes from central London, with 2,700m2 space, capable of accommodating 877 racks at 5Kw each via a 5Mw power supply, would be an ideal site for colocation, disaster recovery backup for Interoute’s London City data centers.

“With this acquisition, Interoute is adding its twelfth data center in Europe and over 7000km of UK network to its 60,000km pan-European global Cloud services platform,” said Gareth Williams, CEO of Interoute. “This provides a highly resilient, secure low latency Cloud platform that businesses everywhere can benefit from.”