ANS named Cisco Intercloud Partner


ANS has been announced as one of Cisco’s worldwide Intercloud Fabric launch partners – one of 30 new cloud providers who have joined the Intercloud partner ecosystem.

ANS, in joint partnership with Cisco will be offering the ability to hybridize customer’s private clouds by seamlessly allowing the portability of applications across different cloud architectures. This provides organisations with greater flexibility when designing, deploying and operating application workloads.

Cisco Intercloud Fabric is a global, highly secure cloud software platform to address the needs of next generation business and internet applications by making them portable; allowing customers the choice and ease of moving applications between on premise, hosted and hyperscale cloud environments while keeping enterprise networking and security policy in place.

ANS are a Cisco Gold Partner, Master Cloud Builder and now Intercloud Partner. Along with their strong heritage in delivering FlexPod infrastructures, ANS are also an Amazon Web Services Partner allowing customers the choice of platform for their applications based on cost, security and performance. As we enter the application and digital economy, organisations seek to drive business value IT by combining private converged architectures with hosting partners and cloud hyperscalers.

Andy Barrow, Technical Director at ANS Group commented on the announcement, ‘We are entering into an era of Hybridization, whereby organisations build on their internal architectures by connecting to specialist providers for new age services. Application and secure data movement becomes a primary design factor and ANS are delighted to be a launch partner for Cisco Intercloud Fabric. This partnership allows us to execute on the vision of providing our customers with hybrid architectures, creating more choice when it comes to placing the workload into the correct and most appropriate environment seamlessly’.

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