KPN, Netherland’s largest IT and telecommunications services provider partners with IBM's Softlayer to extend its value added cloud services in the Dutch market, building on top of IBM´s flexible cloud infrastructure to enhance its cloud services with privacy, security and control.
KPN which delivers value added cloud services to over 1 million small, medium-sized, large and corporate businesses across the Netherlands is further developing its cloud-based services to cover new areas evolving from its current end-user services such as storage, back-up and computing power. IBM also said that the solution meets in-country data residency requirements, while offering customers the choice between three infrastructure-as-a-service delivery models: bare metal servers, single-tenant virtual machines and multi-tenant virtual machines.
Eelco Blok, CEO of KPN
Our clients are turning to cloud to improve speed and agility of their business, which are critical factors for success. We were looking for a strong cloud partner that could offer our clients an easily accessible, flexible and secure cloud platform. IBM also has a broad set of services that allow us to build our current and future cloud portfolio on it.
Harry van Dorenmalen, general manager IBM Benelux
KPN´s choice of selecting SoftLayer for the delivery of their infrastructure-as-a-service enables them to provide highly scalable services that can be rapidly deployed and that stay on the leading edge of innovative developments. With the IBM Cloud, KPN has an enterprise-ready cloud infrastructure that can expand to accommodate any workload, providing it with the flexibility that it needs to continue its in-country growth.