November 05, 2014

Tata Communications and Google join forces to provide businesses a predictable way to 'Cloud Interconnect' over the Internet

Tata Communications’ IZO™ network platform provides businesses a deterministic route into Google’s cloud

California: Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™ today announces that it has become a Google Cloud Platform Authorized Services Partner. Under the terms of this agreement, Google's new service, Google Cloud Interconnect will connect with Tata Communications' IZO™ Public, a cloud enablement service that provides a dedicated and deterministic route, for businesses, into Google's cloud.

Through the IZO™ Public cloud enablement service, Tata Communications and Google will be collaborating to provide businesses with a simple and future-proof way to connect and build their cloud over the public Internet – providing unparalleled performance, reach, and capacity ensuring a consistently good user experience for enterprise end-customers.

The IZO™ Public cloud enablement service is part of Tata Communications' game changing IZO™ network platform for enhanced hybrid cloud enablement. The platform, launched last week, takes the public internet and uniquely engineers it for predictable routing, together with enterprise cloud connectivity and interconnected data centers - backed by Tata Communications' leading global network. Today, over 24% of the world's Internet routes travel over Tata Communications' network and the company is the only Tier-1 provider that is in the top five by routes in five continents.

Julie Woods-Moss, CEO, NextGen Business, Tata Communications says, “We’re delighted to announce another milestone around IZO™, our enterprise WAN and cloud enablement platform as a Google Cloud Platform Authorized Services Partner with our IZO™ Public service. Together with Google, we are committed in creating an ecosystem to make the Internet fit for business to address how businesses use the Internet to connect to the cloud in a secure and predictable way.”

With Google Cloud Interconnect connecting to the IZO™ Public cloud enablement service, Tata Communications continues to grow its IZO™ platform ecosystem – currently consisting of over 20 service providers covering countries accounting for 85% of the world's GDP, three of the largest cloud platforms including Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform - and over 50 data centers across the globe - the IZO™ network delivers the most comprehensive cloud enablement platform available today.

For full details on Tata Communications’ IZO platform and its ecosystem, please view the original launch announcement: http://www.tatacommunications.com/article/tata-communications-ushers-new-era-internet-drive-hybrid-cloud-adoption

Watch this space for further news on key industry players that are joining Tata Communications to make the IZO™ platform a global phenomenon in the new internet era.

For more information: www.tatacommunications.com/izo
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