May 15, 2012: KVH to Expand Secure Private Cloud Connection
- Enabling Flexible and Highly Reliable Cloud Environments -
Press release: May 15, 2012
Tokyo, May 15, 2012 – KVH Co., Ltd., Asia’s leading information delivery platform, today announced the launch of KVH IaaS Direct Connection, a private network service for secure cloud connectivity. KVH IaaS Direct Connection enables customers to directly access to KVH IaaS through a closed network from customers’ premises or KVH data centers.
As a carrier-grade service, KVH IaaS Direct Connection offers high reliability and flexibility with a 99.9 availability SLA (service level agreement) as well as a low total cost of ownership (TCO). This also gives customers the flexibility to configure combinations of cloud services with existing system and services to address diversifying IT requirements.
Since June 2010, KVH has offered KVH IaaS on its proprietary cloud services platform that utilizes KVH’s own data centers and high-speed networks. KVH has tuned its services to meet the high reliability requirements of the financial services market as well as large-scale SaaS platforms. With KVH IaaS Direct Connection, it can be configured as either a private cloud for specific users of private networks or as a public cloud platform for content providers and SaaS vendors.
Joe Duhamel, Executive Vice President, Systems & Technology, KVH noted,“KVH is pleased to announce the expansion of private network connection to its market-leading IaaS platform. We believe that this service adds flexibility, scalability and high reliability to our existing IaaS portfolio.”
KVH was established in Tokyo in 1999 by Fidelity Investments as a Japan focused IT/communications service provider. As an information delivery platform that allows enterprise customers to store, process, protect and deliver their vital business information, KVH offers integrated cloud and network solutions that include infrastructure-as-a-service, managed services, data center services, professional services, data networking, internet access, and voice services. KVH operates the lowest latency network in Japan, and with over 450 financial services customers, is the leading provider of ultra low-latency network and proximity hosting solutions to the high-frequency trading community in Tokyo and Osaka. KVH also offers low-latency connectivity services between major financial markets in the Asia/Pacific region and the US including Tokyo, Chicago, Aurora, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Sydney. More information on KVH can be found at www.kvh.co.jp/en/