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Tata Communications drives hybrid cloud adoption

Anuradha Shukla | Oct. 31, 2014
Launches global network platform- IZO.

Tata Communications has announced the launch of a global network platform for enhanced hybrid cloud enablement.

The new network platform, IZO, is designed to help businesses overcome the challenges associated with realising the potential of the cloud.

Businesses can now leverage IZO to offer access to a full ecosystem of network, cloud and data centre connectivity to users.

The multinational organisations can leverage the IZO network platform to select a cloud environment suited to their requirements with a platform backed by Tata Communications' global network and global partnerships.

"Tata Communications' IZO enterprise WAN and cloud enablement platform leverages its extensive global network and the reach of its partner ecosystem to enable global organisations to harness the cloud -- be it private, hybrid or public," said Melanie Posey, research vice president at IDC.

Predictable routing
The IZO network platform is designed to uniquely engineer the public internet for predictable routing, together with enterprise cloud connectivity and interconnected data centres.

This platform brings together more than 20 service providers, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, and over 50 data centres across the globe.

The newly released platform comprises of IZO Internet WAN, IZO Private and IZO Public. Each of these is designed to address a significant issue faced by enterprises managing cloud solutions.

IZO Internet WAN brings the security, flexibility and predictability of a private network to the public internet. IZO Public tags and prioritises content and IZO Private connects businesses to cloud service providers via private network connectivity.

"Cloud, in every form, continues to transform the way businesses operate, innovate and generate revenue. Our role is to make sure that we're delivering a network that supports and enhances everybody's network cloud," said Vinod Kumar, managing director and CEO, Tata Communications.


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