Backbone Connect Launches Your Cloud Platform with Hexagrid Cloud Computing Software

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Top London data center and colocation provider, Backbone Connect, combines Hexagrid's award-winning Hexagrid software with hardware, connectivity, data center, and support resources to deliver the all-inclusive Your Cloud Platform to the IT service provider channel in the U.K. market.

With Your Cloud Platform, service providers build their clouds to deliver virtual hosting, Infrastructure as a Service, Software as a Service, or Platform as a Service solutions that suit their business models and target market strategies.

Hexagrid, a leading developer of cloud enablement solutions, announces that Backbone Connect, a leading data center provider in the United Kingdom (U.K.), today launched Your Cloud Platform to unite Hexagrid’s award-winning cloud computing software with the hardware, connectivity, data center, and support resources required for service providers to quickly and easily add a full-range of cloud solutions to their service portfolios.

Your Cloud Platform expands on Backbone Connect’s reputable colocation and data center services with an all-inclusive cloud package specifically designed for IT support and MSP businesses who want generate revenues by delivering cloud computing solutions to their reseller and end-user customers. With Your Cloud Platform, service providers build their clouds to deliver virtual hosting, Infrastructure as a Service, Software as a Service, or Platform as a Service solutions that suit their business models and target market strategies.

“Your Cloud Platform shows how innovative cloud solutions can be customized to meet specific needs of a target market,” says Suresh Mandava, Chief Executive Officer of Hexagrid Computing. “Backbone Connect has brought together all the elements to offer service providers a channel-friendly, all-inclusive platform for building clouds that meet the demands of their business. Backbone Connect has done all the upfront work so that service providers confidently enter the cloud computing market backed by dedicated sales, engineering, and data center support resources from a trusted partner.”

Managed from offices in London and Surrey, Backbone Connect has over 500 colocation cabinets in 7 regional data centrer facilities. Your Cloud Platform combines proven data center resources with top-tier virtualization, connectivity, and hardware technologies to deliver a complete cloud package for a single monthly fee. With this unique channel offering, service providers receive their own cloud platform to deliver public / private / hybrid cloud solutions to reseller and end-user customers. Service providers on Your Cloud Platform establish their own service level agreements (SLAs) to protect their own customer base as the business market continues to pursue cloud computing efficiencies.

“We are excited to bring Your Cloud Platform to the U.K. service provider market,” says Terry Pullin, Director of Cloud Computing at Backbone Connect. “In speaking to our channel partners about their cloud computing needs, we approached this project with three primary objectives; 1) Make cloud adoption fast and easy, 2) Avoid becoming competition to our own customers, and 3) Develop a solution that’s mutually beneficial for every channel participant. Hexagrid’s award-winning VxDatacenter platform aligns well with these objectives and we appreciate their support in bringing our vision of Your Cloud Platform to market.”

About Hexagrid Computing
As a leading developer of IT infrastructure software solutions, Hexagrid Computing Inc. built the first cloud enabling platform directly aligned with real-world IT delivery models—a revolutionary approach to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) that truly simplifies virtual IT management. Hexagrid provides all the software and support that IT organizations need to successfully build private/public clouds to fit their specific business and end-user requirements. From basic everyday computing to intensive high-powered operations, Hexagrid IaaS cloud computing solutions enable companies to immediately generate profits by reducing costs and increasing efficiencies. For more information, visit

About Backbone Connect
Backbone Connect delivers a complete range of cloud computing and business infrastructure solutions designed to keep data safe and on the move quickly. From Colocation in the UK’s leading datacentres to wide area networking, high performance business internet access and virtual platforms, Backbone Connect delivers industry leading service levels and expert advice with the creative connected approach. For more information about Backbone Connect, please visit


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