SKYFORS cloud service has «landed» in the data center of IXcellerate.

October 17, 2016. Moscow, LondonIXcellerate, the premier carrier and cloud neutral data center operator in Moscow, and FORS Distribution are delighted to announce that the first local cloud platform “SkyFORS” was collocated at IXcellerate Moscow One.

«SkyFORS» cloud is based on software, hardware and technologies of the Oracle corporation. It also powers the EPM application services of Oracle Hyperion, recognized as a leader in enterprise performance management. The platform architecture follows the hybrid deployment model and combines the support of private cloud solutions and integration with the global Oracle Cloud (public). Platform resources are optimized and balanced to guarantee availability for different load levels – ranging from testing environments, development and hosting of databases and ISV applications to support of high dense productive environment. This initiative is run under distribution support of Oracle’s PartnerNetwork Cloud program.

IXcellerate Moscow One Datacentre was recognized as fully compliant with the required operational service level. Special emphasis was marked on the provider’s neutrality, guarantee of reliability and availability at 99.999%, as well as its experience in working with international customers and the possibility to have on-demand infrastructure and power capacity.

Due to the wide partner ecosystem at IXcellerate customers will be able to select the necessary resources and services, thus building the most optimal “cloud” usage scenario of Oracle technologies and products, including “Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (PaaS)” services.

According to Andrey Tambovsky, Director of Technology of FORS Distribution, “the service is built for success. The accumulated experience of testing the Oracle optimized software and hardware environments, together with SKYFORS ongoing service delivery and maintenance of productive  customer circuits supported by growing IT services market demand enable the company to become the leading cloud distributor”.

Dmitry Fokin, Datacentre Managing Director, expressed gratitude on behalf of IXcellerate and appreciated trust and cooperation. “We are proud, that the first cloud platform based on Oracle products and technologies in Russia has “landed” at IXcellerate Moscow One and is operated by one of the most competent partners – FORS Distribution”.