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Equinix welcomes Attenda to its EMEA Cloud Platform Ecosystem

London - March 06, 2014 - Attenda Limited, the Business Critical IT company, today announced that it is one of the UK service provider partners in the Equinix EMEA Cloud Ecosystem, providing its clients with direct access to an extended range of cloud services.

Platform Equinix enables Equinix to offer to its customers, and service providers like Attenda, who provide services delivered from within Equinix data centres, a range of connectivity options to deliver direct access to public cloud services, bypassing the Internet, to ensure increased performance, lower latency, increased security and higher availability.

Commenting on the announcement, Mark Fowle, CEO, Attenda explains, "The breadth of public cloud services available across Platform Equinix means that we can now accelerate our ability to build tailored hybrid cloud architectures for our clients; particularly the adoption of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and VMware vCloud Hybrid Service which all form part an integral part of our evolving cloud services and hybrid computing strategy."

Attenda's structured client engagement methodology ensures that Attenda can work with its clients at a strategic level to facilitate the right technology choices, ensuring that the solution delivers the desired business outcome. Platform Equinix is an important component, enabling Attenda to define, design and deliver the optimum combination of public, private and hybrid clouds to suit its clients' individual business needs.

Mark Fowle concludes "Equinix are setting the pace for providing a choice of cost effective connectivity options to reach cloud services across Platform Equinix, delivered with the highest levels of performance and security; whilst enabling clients to seamlessly incorporate legacy on-premises and private cloud infrastructures."

About Attenda Limited (www.attenda.com)
We are one of the UK's leading managed service and cloud platform providers, specialising in running business critical applications. Our Business Critical IT approach combines business outcome focus with a structured engagement methodology and supporting services and infrastructure.

Through our structured Define, Design & Verify engagement methodology, we help to facilitate the right choices for our Clients, offering straightforward advice and uncovering hidden opportunities; leveraging modular, scalable and secure platforms that deliver agility and reliability.

This proven operational foundation ensures better business outcomes, whilst supporting innovation and optimisation. This enables clients to focus on strategy and their business, making them more competitive.

We have built up a commanding market reputation, with the industry's leading accreditations and an unrivalled portfolio of UK enterprise Clients including Christian Aid, Microsoft, NHS, Nisa-Today's, Princes, reed.co.uk, Regus and Travelodge.

Attenda is positioned in the Leaders quadrant, Gartner Magic Quadrant for European Managed Hosting 2013.[1]

Attenda is ISO9001, ISO27001, ISO20000 and ISO22301 accredited, is a Microsoft Gold Hosting Partner, VMware Premier Service Provider, a SAP Partner, SAP Certified in Cloud Services, HP Premier Partner and HP CloudAgile Partner, and a G-Cloud certified service provider.

For further details, visit www.attenda.com or please contact:

Attenda Corporate Communications
Gill Constable +44 (0)1784 211100
[email protected]

[1] Gartner Magic Quadrant for European Hosting by Tiny Haynes, Gregor Petri, Douglas Toombs, Bob Gill, Lydia Leong, Sammi Pine; June 2013

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