October 28, 2009 – (HOSTSEARCH.COM) – iomart Hosting
, today announced that it has secured a £200,000 ($328,000) contract from Servecentric
in Ireland to provide the UK mainland Disaster Recovery facility for a large US multinational.
iomart Hosting secured the three year partnership deal to augment the top tier hosting services that Servecentric, the Irish data centre managed services company, is already providing to the same customer in Dublin.
iomart Hosting, the managed hosting arm of AIM listed iomart Group plc, has been contracted to provide Servecentric with a DR solution from its fully resilient Tier 3 data centre in the City of London.
Servecentric chose iomart Hosting as its UK mainland partner based on its technical infrastructure, flexibility and existing blue chip clients and because it was able to deliver the exacting criteria required by a global company including meeting the highest levels of capacity, resilience and security.
Angus MacSween, CEO, iomart Hosting said:” We expect this partnership to be the beginning of a long and fruitful relationship with Servecentric. Providing resilient mainland back-up in partnership with Servecentric shows that we have a lot to offer to the American market. Our collective resources will serve to attract many more international hosting deals to the UK and Ireland.”
Helga Muir, sales and marketing manager for Servecentric, said: “Servecentric has experienced a surge in multinational corporations choosing to move their European IT infrastructure into our facility in recent months. To provide additional support to these customers, we wanted a UK based data centre partnership that could provide the highest quality technical infrastructure, experienced technicians and company ethos similar to their own. iomart Hosting has proven its credentials in all these areas and we look forward to partnering on reciprocal business going forward.”
About iomart Hosting
iomart Hosting is one of the UK’s leading providers of hosting services. From a single server through to private cloud networks, iomart specialises in the delivery and management of mission-critical hosting services, enabling customers to reduce the costs, complexity and risks associated with maintaining their own web and online applications.
By physically owning and managing its own network infrastructure, including five state-of-the-art data centres in the UK, it offers world-beating levels of service to its customers.
Servecentric is a wholly owned, private funded, Irish organisation. It was established in August 2002 and has its headquarters in Blanchardstown Corporate Park in Dublin. It is currently Ireland’s leading managed services and data centre operator and provides high-quality, scaleable solutions from single cabinet collocation services to full-scale provision of managed services.