TDC Hosting enters the emerging cloud market - Offering new services supported by IBM technology

""Choosing the highly flexible, resilient and scalable IBM System x platform has given us the tools to seize an opportunity to grow our business, and we feel well-equipped to continue to capitalize on this success." - Ole Widahl, Director of Products and Solutions, TDC Hosting."

Owned by TDC A/S, the largest telecommunications company in Denmark, TDC Hosting A/S provides information technology outsourcing and hosting services. Based in Aarhus, Denmark, the company employs 250 people and has locations in Denmark, Sweden and Finland, with expansion into Norway planned soon. TDC Hosting achieved revenues of 350 million Danish kroner (US$58 million) last year, which are expected to rise to 500 million DKK in 2012.

Business need:
TDC Hosting identified a gap in the market for a cloud services provider that stored data within Scandinavia. To compete with the huge players that dominate the industry, the company needed a reasonably-priced, flexible IT platform that could deliver exceptional reliability.

The company deploys IBM System x® 3550 M4 servers powered by the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 family rack by rack as needed to meet growing demand for services, supporting a mixed environment of Linux and Windows operating systems.

Equips TDC Hosting with the tools to enter an emerging market, offering a compelling service for customers who do not want their data stored outside Scandinavia. Provides superb levels of availability, enabling the company to meet service level agreements with ease."

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