DALLAS, May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* and Virtustream are teaming up to bring highly secure access to Virtustream's Enterprise Class Cloud and Cloud Storage services using AT&T NetBond. Virtustream is an enterprise-class cloud provider and EMC Federation company. They provide cloud solutions that help global companies and public sector organizations migrate and manage mission-critical workloads in the cloud.
The new alliance lets businesses connect to Virtustream services through their AT&T virtual private network. This enhances network security by bypassing public Internet while improving reliability and performance built in the network.
"We're helping businesses get more value out of the cloud services they already use. They have a new choice to simplify network management and provide more control using the AT&T network," says Andy Daudelin, vice president, AT&T Cloud and Cloud Networking. "Our leading network is the foundation for all our integrated cloud solutions. The performance and scale of our network provides businesses and their employees the ability to access key Virtustream services more securely from nearly anywhere and at any time."
"We designed Virtustream services for enterprise workloads that require high performance, availability and security," says Kevin Herrin, vice president, Cloud Services, Virtustream. "NetBond is a natural fit and will help us continue to deliver that value to our customers."
Virtustream joins 14 other leading cloud providers in the NetBond ecosystem. The ecosystem provides NetBond users single portal-access to more than 20 leading cloud services.
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