Virtustream Announces Platform Enhancements, New Network Connectivity Options to Speed Time-to-Cloud and Expand Features and Automation

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    MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Virtustream, an enterprise-class cloud company and Dell Technologies
    business, today announced a major expansion of its partnership with
    Equinix Cloud Exchange (ECX) and new platform updates to increase
    functionality, automation, speed-to-deployment and customer choice.
    These enhancements cover all workloads, including mission-critical
    applications typically used for managing sensitive data like customer
    and financial details or patient information in the healthcare industry.

    New Connectivity Options

    Virtustream’s expanded partnership with ECX further extends network
    connectivity options to accelerate time-to-market for customers through
    simplified access to secure, reliable and high-performance direct
    connectivity for Virtustream Enterprise Cloud customers in North America
    and EMEA. The expanded enhancements and support for the Equinix Cloud
    Exchange Fabric offers more customer control, minimizes security
    threats, and enables easier and faster connectivity access.

    The expanded options include commercial Virtustream Enterprise Cloud
    nodes in North America and EMEA and a broader portfolio of private
    connectivity options building on existing IPSEC VPN, MPLS, and AT&T
    NetBond (selected markets) solutions, providing reduced complexity,
    simplified direct connectivity and vendor management enhancements. While
    the portfolio provides secure, scalable and reliable connections to
    offer 99.999% availability-based QoS controls and low latency, the
    time-to-connect can be dramatically reduced from weeks to just hours in
    most cases. Furthermore, the Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric provides
    streamlined private connectivity to all major hyperscale cloud providers
    for customers with multi-cloud requirements.

    “We are delivering new innovations and capabilities at a rapid pace, so
    our customers can accelerate the value of their business,” said Deepak
    Patil, senior vice president, Cloud Platform and Services, Virtustream.
    “Meeting our customers’ mission-critical needs to help them grow is at
    the core of our roadmap and we’ll continue to bring to market the kind
    of innovation and new offerings that unleash businesses and
    organizations to flourish in the clouds.”

    Virtustream in the Healthcare Industry

    Virtustream also announced the release of a major update to its
    enterprise-class Virtustream
    Healthcare Cloud
    . This update features new, advanced architecture
    components with improved flexibility and scale. Through improved
    automation, customers can greatly simplify the deployment and migration
    of EHR systems hosted in the Virtustream Healthcare Cloud. Additionally,
    with this new release, Virtustream now supports the use of VMware
    Horizon for secure and flexible application access. With this update,
    Virtustream’s healthcare customers can improve their business agility,
    allowing for rapid access to a broad range of market-leading tools from
    Dell Technologies.

    For more information about how Virtustream can help you today, visit

    About Virtustream

    Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business, is the enterprise-class cloud
    company that is trusted by organizations worldwide to migrate and run
    their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises,
    service providers and government agencies, Virtustream’s professional
    and managed services expertise combined with the Virtustream xStream®
    Management Platform and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meets the
    security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based
    billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud –
    whether private, public or hybrid.

    *Virtustream, xStream and other trademarks are trademarks of
    Virtustream, Inc. Other trademarks may be trademarks of their respective


    Jane McMillian
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    Frank E. Smith
    Head of Global Communications, Virtustream
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