Glasgow, United Kingdom – (The Hosting News) – March 5, 2008 – Web hosting and managed services company, iomart Group plc, has been selected by a major telecom operator, to provide managed data center facilities, in a 5 year contract.
The contract is worth a minimum of 6.75m pounds, excluding the cost of power. Further revenues may be generated from the provision of additional managed services.
Angus MacSween, CEO of iomart noted, ”We are pleased to announce our first significant customer for our datacentre facilities. The thorough diligence process that we had to go through to secure this contract confirms the quality of our data centre portfolio and our managed hosting capability.”
iomart entered the data center market in March 2007, with the purchase of 4 non operational data centres in London, Glasgow, Leicester and Nottingham. Following a refurbishment program, the company can now offer over 3,500m2 of high specification, secure and fully redundant data centre space. iomart is of the belief that it now holds a unique position in the managed services and hosting market, it that it can genuinely offer the ‘one source’ or ‘end to end’ approach. By combining a decade’s experience in managing large scale mission critical hosting infrastructures with the operation of its own data centre network, it can guarantee its clients total accountability.
Founded in 1998, iomart provides services from virtualization, to colocation, and full server room outsourcing, along with a full range of managed hosting services. Each service is tailored to suit client’s exact requirements. iomart is recognized as one of Europe’s largest and most established data center facilities, hosting and managed services provider.
To learn more, please visit: www.iomart.com.