“Terremark gives us a true hybrid cloud solution,” says Leap. “We now enable clients to connect to their services through Terremark’s Enterprise Cloud and run the back-end services on our colocated infrastructure. It is seamless and easy for us to manage.”
Direct Insite Gains Enterprise-class Reach and Availability with Terremark's Enterprise Cloud Service
Deploying a hybrid solution that matches its precise needs, Direct Insite is leveraging the security and flexibility of Terremark’s Enterprise Cloud and the reliability of the company’s colocation services while realizing significant cost savings on running its business-critical applications. Direct Insite's e-invoicing portal has more than 100,000 active users around the world, representing 35 currencies and 17 languages. Direct Insite’s infrastructure is deployed in Terremark's cloud-enabled Network Access Point (NAP) of the Americas and the recently expanded NAP West, which provide direct access to all major continents. Direct Insite has the ability to connect to clients globally through Terremark’s nearly 50 strategically-located data centers, without having to build and maintain its own infrastructure.
IaaS Case Study: Preferred Hotel Group Prefers The Cloud.
The clientele who frequent these hotels expect impeccably smooth services. So when the Preferred Hotels IT team migrated its entire pool of servers from a collocated data center in Chicago, where the company is headquartered, to Terremark's Enterprise Cloud over the Christmas holidays in 2008, everything had to go off without a hitch. And it did.
"From the end user's point of view, there was no change in service. It was seamless," says Jonathan Newbury, vice president of ecommerce and technology at Preferred Hotel Group. Newbury was the company's vice president of brand development at the time of the migration.
Hunton & Williams Choose Terremark's NAP of the Capital Region for High Network Availability and Business Continuity
Hunton & Williams ranks as one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the world providing legal services to Fortune 500 and government clients. The firm’s network was reaching end-of-life and their data center was boxing them in. After evaluating many top-tier solution providers, Hunton & Williams selected Terremark’s NAP of the Capital Region (NCR) facility in Culpeper, Virginia for its superior high availability and business continuity capabilities. As a result, Terremark's NCR has become the heart of Hunton & William’s global network meeting its long term growth requirements and ensuring continued client confidence.
Microsoft: IT Services Firm Meets Strict Customer Requirements with Mission-Critical Database Platform
Terremark Worldwide helped pioneer the business model of providing computing services as a utility, delivering pay-as-you-go access to computer processing functions, data storage, enterprise applications, and other solutions and services. To help meet the demanding and constantly changing needs of its customers, Terremark adopted Microsoft SQL Server 2008, which is part of the Microsoft Application Infrastructure. With this solution, Terremark delivers high-performance, high-availability data services to a global customer base.
Informática El Corte Inglés and Terremark Help the Dominican Republic Launch its Number Portability Service in Record Time
Mobile voice services have taken off in Latin America and the Caribbean, making mobile telephony the fastestgrowing telecom market and revolutionizing telecommunications for people in the region. According to Latin American Mobile Voice and Mobile Data Market (8th ed.), rapid growth in coverage and in subscriber numbers has resulted in approximately 5 million 3G wireless subscribers throughout Latin America and the Caribbean by early 2009. Mobile penetration has reached about 80 percent—well above the world average, which was about 58 percent in early 2009. With rapid growth comes a need for number portability, and Spain’s Informática El Corte Inglés (IECISA) is playing a key role in helping countries mplement their systems. The El Corte Inglés Group includes 13 divisions and has more than 100,000 employees around the world. IECISA is a leading provider of technology consulting, IT solutions, and IT services across a wide range of market sectors in Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
Forrester: USA.gov Achieves Cloud Bursting Efficiency Using Terremark’s Enterprise Cloud
USA.gov, one of the busiest US government Web sites, has achieved significant cost savings by embracing cloud computing. The US General Services Administration (GSA) has migrated all of the core resources of the USA.gov Web portal to Terremark’s IaaS platform, The Enterprise Cloud. By using The Enterprise Cloud, USA.gov can maintain a small persistent footprint and deploy on-demand scaling as traffic fluctuates. GSA said this migration to the cloud has brought about a number of benefits and savings, such as avoiding idle server costs while still accommodating huge traffic spikes, acting on users’ requests in real time, and applying security constraints atop this platform. With infrastructure flexibility at the foundation, GSA has found both cost savings and capability improvement with its new cloud platform.
Agora Games Changes the Gaming Playing Field with Terremark’s Enterprise Cloud
Aspiring living-room rock stars or players soldiering through a battlefield can join millions of others online in their quests, thanks to Agora Games. The company develops video game middleware and creates custom online gaming communities. Award-winning games such as Guitar Hero and Call of Duty include technology from Agora Games that allows players to track their scores, meet other game enthusiasts, and compete with players around the world. For game developers and publishers, Agora provides in-game data capture and analytics that deliver valuable game-play information for improving the game, the community, and future games.
The Library of Congress Revolutionizes the Visitor Experience
The Library of Congress is America’s oldest federal cultural institution and the largest library in the world. Its collections include more than 32 million books and other print materials, 2.9 million recordings, 12.5 million photographs, 5.3 million maps, 5.5 million pieces of sheet music, and 61 million manuscripts. And while the Library of Congress serves officially as the research arm of the U.S. Congress, its goal is to make its resources available and useful to the American people and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations. As the Library began looking for ways to manage growing visitor volume and deliver an outstanding experience, it became clear that interactive technology and the Library’s Web site would play critical roles in meeting these needs.
Terremark Builds Next-Generation Network and Service Insertion Point for IP Services Delivery with Cisco 12410 Routers
Terremark created a "service insertion point" for creating and delivering new services from a single multiservice platform. Using Cisco solutions, the network is now meeting increasing carrier and enterprise demand for advanced, converged services over a single network connection.
Club Med Takes a Vacation from Downtime Worries
What’s the perfect vacation? It might be swinging upside-down from a flying trapeze. Snorkeling above a school of tropical fish. Or letting the kids enjoy award-winning activities while you relax on a white sugar-sand beach. For a refined, generous, personalized vacation experience, more than 1.4 million guests visit one of 80 Club Méditerranée (Club Med) resorts around the world every year.
Greenberg Traurig L.L.P. Implements Global Connectivity and Business Continuity Strategy with Terremark
Greenberg Traurig LLP, an international law firm, combines legal, business, and governmental affairs experience to address the needs of clients ranging from emerging companies to Fortune 500 corporations. Approximately 3,500 users, of which more than 1,500 are attorneys, work in more than 100 practice areas. Recently, the firm undertook a business continuity initiative to ensure that network service disruptions or a natural disaster in one location would not affect operations at any of the firm’s other sites throughout the world.
The Independent Purchasing Cooperative for SUBWAY® Restaurants Takes a Fresh Approach to High-Availability Services
The SUBWAY® Restaurant system is the world’s largest submarine sandwich franchise, with more than 27,600 restaurants in 85 countries. Franchisees of the 24,000 North American restaurants are members of the Independent Purchasing Cooperative (IPC), which has the charter of helping franchisees succeed and maintain a competitive advantage in the fiercely competitive restaurant industry. IPC negotiates optimal pricing for all of the goods and services that franchisees purchase. In addition, IPC helps monitor food quality and safety, manages a network of vendors and distributors to ensure timely product deliveries, and facilitates purchase transactions.