Novosco, Better Managed Cloud - Results from #40



Ampliphae NewsCloud Expo Europe, London, 12th April 2016 – Ampliphae Ltd today announced that Novosco, the leading UK-based cloud solutions provider, has chosen Ampliphae virtualised network analytics to significantly enhance its direct cloud connectivity offering. Ampliphae will complement Novosco’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect service, enabling Novosco to launch differentiated value-added services leveraging AWS.

Ampliphae deep network analytics provides unprecedented visibility into the traffic flowing across the network from enterprise to cloud, enabling Context Aware Networking that supports business-critical cloud and SaaS services. Ampliphae dynamically prioritises and steers critical business traffic flows to optimise and assure the user experience of enterprise cloud and SaaS applications.

“Novosco is committed to enabling our customers as they adopt cloud technologies. Our AWS Direct Connect solution provides our customers with a secure and predictable connection to Amazon’s IaaS and PaaS public cloud, giving them the confidence to accelerate migration of their business applications as well as their own services to the cloud”, said Patrick McAliskey, Managing Director of Novosco. “Ampliphae’s analytics further enhance our cloud service by allowing customers to control and prioritize the network, in support of their business-critical cloud and SaaS applications. With Ampliphae, we can ensure that the highest levels of security and performance are maintained throughout the cloud adoption journey.”

Trevor Graham, CEO of Ampliphae, commented: “We are delighted that Novosco have chosen our technology to help power their cloud offerings. We look forward to working closely with Novosco, supporting their customers as they adopt cloud and SaaS services, and delivering an effective mechanism for customers to control and optimize their cloud network. This provides strong validation for Ampliphae’s product and value proposition. Our investors have demonstrated strong belief in Ampliphae’s unique and disruptive technology, and we are very pleased that we now have the opportunity to demonstrate our product in a major service provider network.”

Novosco and Ampliphae are jointly demonstrating intelligent cloud connectivity on stand 460 at this year’s Cloud Expo Europe event at the ExCel Centre in London, United Kingdom, 12th-13th April 2016.


The Novosco stand was very popular with visitors of the Cloud Expo 2016 (London ExCeL), where they learned about our Cloud Readiness Assessment, Hosted Skype for Business, Single Tenant Cloud and BaaS / DRaaS.


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Novosco wins Cisco Premier Partner of the Year Awards for 2012

Date: Monday, January 14, 2013

Cisco named Novosco its Cisco Premier Partner of the Year for 2012 in recognition of our outstanding contribution to Cisco’s business development throughout the year.

It is the second time in three years that Novosco has been presented with the prestigious accolade.

The main factors contributing to the success are Novosco’s focus on the delivery of key and strategic data centre solutions with Cisco and their ecosystem partners, as well as strong customer satisfaction feedback from key customers throughout the island of Ireland.

Novosco’s Data Centre Architect Solutions Practice is underpinned by Cisco’s Virtual Computing Environment proposition. This approach, encompassing Novosco’s experience of the Cisco UCS platform, EMC’s storage offerings, and VMware’s Cloud Operating System, allows Novosco’s customers to experience innovative, flexible and dynamic IT environments at competitive price points.

Patrick McAliskey, Novosco Managing Director said: “This award is a huge recognition of all the time and commitment that Novosco has invested in achieving superior product knowledge of the Cisco data centre offerings. It shows that Novosco is best placed to deliver these enterprise solutions to customers throughout the UK and Ireland. A significant growth in this business area is forecast for 2013 and beyond due to our partnership with Cisco and other complimentary partners, including EMC and VMware.”

Pictured with James Kelly from Novosco (right), Adam Grennan, General Manager (Cisco Ireland), added: “Novosco has demonstrated a strong adoption of UCS, coupled with their knowledge of computer and server technologies, makes them a strategically key partner for Cisco Ireland. Our joint customers know they are in safe hands when dealing with Novosco for the deployment of business critical applications, and their customer centric approach qualifies them as perfect recipients of this award for 2012.”

Novosco scoop Irish News Workplace & Employment Award

Date: Saturday, January 5, 2013

Novosco was awarded the Managing Talent (Small Organisation) title at the Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards last month.

Now in their seventh year, the awards, which took place at Titanic Belfast, honour those exceptional companies and organisations in Northern Ireland that put an emphasis on developing, nurturing and getting the best out of their people.

Novosco took home the Managing Talent Award after the judges found they demonstrated an innovative and effective approach to managing fresh and experienced talent from apprentice to boardroom level.

Patrick McAliskey, Managing Director of Novosco said: “We have the best people with the best skills, and we are very proud of the expertise that we have built.

“From health and wellbeing programmes to flexible working, good communication, team building activities, training and development, we work extremely hard to develop and nurture the talents of our staff.”

Novosco employs almost 80 people and has offices in Belfast, Dublin and Birmingham. Its clients include the largest universities and higher education establishments on the island of Ireland, government departments and agencies, major UK and Ireland health trusts, and many of Northern Ireland’s top 100 companies.

Novosco Awarded Signature Partner Status by EMC Ireland

Date: Monday, February 18, 2013

Novosco, the leading provider of managed services and cloud based infrastructure, has achieved EMC Signature status, the highest level of the EMC Velocity Partner Program.

This makes Novosco the highest certified EMC Value Added Reseller (VAR) in Ireland, as the only partner to demonstrate the technical expertise and knowledge required to achieve this status.

“Achieving EMC Signature Partner status reflects our commitment to providing the highest level of technical expertise and quality of service to our clients. We are very proud to have achieved this new level of partnership and we look forward to building on our excellent relationship with EMC,” said Patrick McAliskey, Managing Director of Novosco.

“We are very excited about the new possibilities this brings to strengthen our professional services and deliver faster returns on investment to our customers. We will not be resting on our laurels.”

EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service (ITaaS). Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

Tim Leary Channel Manager for EMC Ireland added: “Novosco have proven to be an importantly strategic and trusted partner for EMC in Ireland. Their technical expertise and passion for solutions have been key to growing our customer base and helping our joint customers address today’s data and operational issues.”

As an EMC Signature Partner, Novosco has made a significant investment in the training and expertise necessary to build on the core EMC Velocity competencies of backup and recovery, consolidate, and advanced consolidate solutions. These competencies recognise Novosco for their specialty in solving customer backup and recovery challenges, increasing data center efficiency, lowering risk and controlling costs.