Bell and IBM Bring New Hybrid Cloud Capabilities to Canadian Enterprises

This week, Bell Business Markets and IBM announced a new partnership to expand the cloud computing services available through Bell Business Cloud, to Canadians.

With the new deal, businesses across Canada will have access to IBM’s Cloud via a secure, high-speed private connection from Bell, allowing businesses to send data without being on a public Internet connection.

G6V2wXWC The partnership is meant to simplify the way customers adopt and build out their hybrid clouds.

“Bell is an established leader in data hosting and cloud computing, providing customers with exceptional support from an expert nationwide team,” says Tom Little, President, Bell Business Markets.

“With businesses of all kinds increasingly relying on cloud services for their mission critical applications, adding IBM Cloud services to Bell Business Cloud provides customers with the seamless integration, security and dependability they expect and require.”

The new Bell/IBM services include:

  • Bell Cloud Connect: connects the largest and most advanced IP network in Canada to IBM Cloud for end-to-end performance, security and reliability
  • Bell Cloud Compute: runs on IBM Cloud to offer a secure, scalable, self-serve environment for managed virtual machines that improves operational performance while reducing costs
  • Backup & Restore: provides access to IBM Cloud to protect customer data and applications through a secure backup location as well as ensuring availability of data and applications24543116739_d79ab62ffd_o

IBM is equipped with one of the highest performing cloud infrastructures available, offering organizations speed, power, and flexibility, while delivering a high degree of customization, transparency, predictability, and automation.

According to analyst findings from Synergy Research around Infrastructure-as-a-ServicePlatform-as-a-Service, and private cloud, IBM is positioned as a top performer and leader in the private and hybrid cloud space.

Bell’s Business Cloud in partnership with IBM is available across the country to all mid and large businesses.

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