TMC, a global integrated media company, has recognized Virtela (News - Alert), the world's largest independent managed network, security and cloud services company, with the 2010 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award.
The Cloud-based Application Acceleration Service, leveraging the Virtela Enterprise Services Cloud, the only cloud platform purpose-built for enterprise networking, security and mobility –enables companies to gain all the benefits of WAN optimization.
The service can be activated instantly in more than 190 countries at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions, via Virtela's 50 Local Cloud Centers that are strategically located around the world.
"This recognition from TMC further reinforces Virtela's commitment to serve the needs of our customers through the creation and application of innovative technologies and services from our global cloud footprint," said Ron Haigh, Virtela's vice president of cloud architecture and services, in a press release.
"The Virtela team is rewarded by seeing the real-world results of these innovations with our customers and partners, and will continue to deliver services that drive down their costs and increase business performance."
Backed by the world's first application response time guarantee, the cloud-based Application Acceleration Service speeds application performance up to 25 times.
The most innovative products and services brought to the market from March 2010 through March 2011 were chosen as winners of 2010 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award.
In addition to this award, Virtela has also been honored with other recent industry awards including the GTB Innovation Award for Business Service Innovation and Frost and Sullivan Product Leadership Award, both for Cloud-based Application Acceleration, and The American Business Award for Customer Service Department of the Year.
In related news, Virtela won a Stevie Award for "Customer Service Department of the Year" in the 9th annual American Business Awards.
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Edited by Rich Steeves