Based Database Platform to European Customers

Based Database Platform to European Customers

Savvis is now extending its cloudbased database platform, Savvis Symphony Database to customers in Europe.

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After launching the service in North America a year ago, cloud hosting provider Savvis announced on Thursday it is now extending its cloudbased database platform, Savvis Symphony Database to customers in Europe.

The move comes a month after Savvis expanded into continental Europe with the opening of its data center in Frankfurt, Germany in an effort to better accommodate the demand for its unmatched cloud, managed services and colocation solutions in continental Europe.

Savvis first launched the database platform in North America last October, and has since then received positive feedback from those Savvis customers who are using the service.

Perhaps the strongest selling point of Savvis Symphony Database is that users benefit from the flexibility and costeffective nature of cloud computing in an Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server environments without the hassles of longterm licensing or server provisioning.

Symphony Database supplies everything necessary for a complete, secure database solution. Performance levels can be scaled up or down based on business needs, without interrupting operations, while providing performance guarantees and reduced costs compared with hosted database solutions.

clients choose Symphony Database because its quick availability, payasyougo model and instant scalability translates into reduced database expenses and complexity, said Neil Cresswell, EMEA managing director at Savvis. bring Savvis missioncritical expertise to the Symphony Database, providing performance levels and availability on par with your traditional data center. far as hardware is concerned, users have a choice between Oracle Enterprise 11G RAC or Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R.

A recent Savvis report found that 60 percent of organizations agree that owning IT infrastructure has wasted resources, and more than half of organizations have buyers remorse over IT equipment they purchased.

Talk back: Are you currently using Savvis Symphony Database, and if so, are you happy with it? Do you think the database platform will have a strong following in Europe? Let us know in a comment.