SINGAPORE, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To meet increasing demand in the Asia Pacific region for enterprise-class cloud computing solutions, Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS) today announced its signature cloud service, Savvis Symphony Virtual Private Data Centre (VPDC), will be available in the second quarter of 2011 from its Singapore data centre.
Symphony VPDC, currently available to clients from data centres the U.S. and U.K., allows clients to quickly and securely design and deploy a complete set of enterprise-class data centre services for a variety of applications, including ones considered mission-critical. There is no need to physically procure, install, configure or manage any hardware â€“ helping to reduce costs and complexity as well as increase speed to market.
"We are experiencing huge demand from our global clients to support their expansion plans across the Asia region, which is an important growth market for Savvis," said Mark Smith, managing director, Asia, for Savvis. "The launch of Savvis Symphony VPDC in Singapore will enable local organisations and Savvis' global clients to harness even greater efficiencies from their IT infrastructure."
With two service profiles, Essential and Balanced, and a third, Premier, planned for a follow-up release, Symphony VPDC's multilevel service profile capability provides a range of features, support levels and performance. With enterprise-class security, quality of service and service-level agreements, Symphony VPDC meets the needs of website hosting, mission-critical, test and development and other applications.
The announcement of the planned Singapore launch of Symphony VPDC follows the recent announcement by Savvis that industry analyst firm, Gartner, Inc., positioned Savvis in the leaders quadrant in the Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting. The report was published on Dec. 23, 2010 and authored by Gartner analysts Ted Chamberlin and Lydia Leong.
Savvis believes its position in the Magic Quadrant is testament to its commitment to deliver visionary enterprise-class solutions to its global clients. The report can be accessed at www.savvis.sg/magic-quadrant-leader, compliments of Savvis.
"Our Savvis Symphony VPDC offering has already generated wide-scale interest in North America and Europe due to its compelling value proposition combining enterprise-grade data centre services in the cloud," Smith said. "The demand for this solution is now also being driven out of Singapore. We look forward to assisting organisations across the region in leveraging the many benefits of Savvis Symphony VPDC."
For more information about Savvis Symphony VPDC and Savvis' other cloud solutions, visit www.savvisknowscloud.com.
Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS) is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises. Nearly 2,500 unique clients, including 32 of the top 100 companies in the Fortune 500, use Savvis to reduce capital expense, improve service levels and harness the latest advances in cloud computing. For more information, please visit www.savvis.net.
About the Magic Quadrant
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This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including with respect to the timing and magnitude of future expansion. Actual results may differ materially from expectations. The forward-looking statements contained in this document speak only as of the date of publication, Feb. 15, 2011. Subsequent events and developments may cause the company's forward-looking statements to change, and the company will not undertake efforts to revise those forward-looking statements to reflect events after this date.
SOURCE Savvis, Inc.