TELUS launches AgilIT Virtual Private Cloud for enterprises

Telecom Lead America: TELUS has launched the TELUS AgilIT
Virtual Private Cloud that enables enterprises to take control of their cloud

TELUS’ Virtual Private Cloud service provides
organizations access to computing resources on-demand with a full-featured
portal that enables 24×7 remote access to view and manage their cloud.

“TELUS has taken a quality-based approach to cloud
computing by providing customers with secured, guaranteed capacity of computing
power while maintaining the flexibility to create, change or suspend their
computing jobs as required through a centralized view of their cloud
infrastructure,” said Tony Krueck, vice-president of Business Products
& Services at TELUS.

TELUS AgilIT Virtual Private Cloud enables organizations to
migrate to the cloud without worries. The service offers the flexible,
scalable, enterprise-class infrastructure without the capital and maintenance
expenses of building and supporting excessive IT infrastructure in-house.

Moreover, IT managers are in control of the scale and
cost of the resources used, yet gain the flexibility to instantly adjust up or
down as needed. Since TELUS takes care of managing the infrastructure, internal
IT staff is relieved from burdens of day-to-day management, enabling them to
focus on strategic tasks such as business innovation, applications and end-user

TELUS claims that it engineered its cloud service
leveraging the next generation of commercial grade hardware and software
technologies from leading providers including AMD, NetApp, VMware, and Xsigo.

The chosen platforms underwent extensive evaluation and
integration efforts to ensure the service delivers the security, performance,
scalability and reliability required by businesses and organizations to implement
the cloud with confidence while retaining the applications and data within

“AMD’s Opteron 6100- and newest-generation
6200-series processors are helping TELUS deliver a high-performance and
energy-efficient cloud computing solution,” said Vladimir Rozanovich,
vice-president of North America Commercial Business, AMD.

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