Space Hellas, one of the leading System Integrators and Value-Added Solution Providers in telecommunications, information technology and security, expands its cooperation with Microsoft Hellas in the Cloud domain, by signing an enterprise agreement for the resale of Microsoft Azure services.
Space Hellas, already a certified Microsoft partner at the highest level for Datacenter Solutions, Management and Virtualization (Microsoft Gold Partner), is leveraging BT's global IP-based network to provide more secure and high performance connectivity to Microsoft Azure Cloud. Space Hellas is BT's network partner in Greece, Cyprus, Malta and Serbia. Through the State-of the-Art customer management center (Advanced Service Operation Center - Service Desk) of Space Hellas, which conforms to ITILv3 processes and procedures, the ability to monitor and manage Microsoft Azure services on a 24x7x365 basis is given and a wide range of Managed Services is offered.
Microsoft Azure is Microsoft's Cloud platform, which aims to transform the traditional Data Center, by offering the ability to provide flexible services, as well as, to support users who want to continue working from anywhere, with any device in a robust and secure manner.
The strategic choice of Space Hellas to offer advanced services in the Cloud and in hybrid environments through Microsoft Azure, covers a broad range of needs in the areas of Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). The offered services include but are not limited to: virtual machines hosting on Microsoft Azure, user and group management in Microsoft Azure and hybrid environments, backup and creation of Disaster Recovery sites. The connection to Microsoft Azure is also offered with a very strict Service Level Agreement capability based on BT's global IP Connect Virtual Private Network (VPN) service, available in 198 countries and territories around the world.
As stated by Vangelis Chrisochoos, sales manager of Microsoft Hellas, "Space Hellas's decision to choose and to trust the Microsoft Azure services for its customers, it gives us great satisfaction. The collaboration demonstrates how Microsoft's cloud solutions can offer solutions for every modern corporation, providing the necessary flexibility, security and speed they need for their effective functioning".
According to the statement of Socrates Costicoglou, IT, Applications and R&D Director of Space Hellas, "This cooperation is based on the common goal of the two companies, which is the development and promotion of innovative services, with high availability, multiple levels of security in an era shaped by mobility and immediacy in decision-making. These services keep operating costs low, help to increase business productivity and provide new ways of working and communicating".
Space Hellas, with 30 years of achievements in its track record, offers a broad portfolio of ICT solutions and services, which include, among other, domestic and global interconnectivity telecom services.