READING, England, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Private cloud infrastructure delivers reliability, flexibility and scalability for high-capacity, content-rich, live virtual events
Cloud, colocation and connectivity expert, Pulsant has been revealed as the 'trusted' cloud infrastructure supplier for WorkCast Corporation, Europe's leading provider of cloud-based webinar, webcasting and virtual event solutions.
Serving over 250 global organisations, including Sony, Elsevier, Pfizer and Ford, WorkCast's award-winning webcasting platform, WebCast Manager, is acknowledged as one of the most dynamic 'live' online event services available. WorkCast switched to Pulsant's Private Cloud solution to scale up its operations in order to accommodate growth rates of 70 per cent per annum and enable strategic expansion into the US.
Using virtualisation and high performance servers, Pulsant is able to provide a high capacity, failsafe and secure hosting environment for WorkCast's cloud based events, which often have to service tens of thousands of attendees, simultaneously.
Stewart Kibby, Operations Director at WorkCast, comments, "WorkCast delivers large-scale, live, online events; with rich content and tools that provide more opportunity to re-use events afterwards. Our cloud based, presentation tools provide accessible and dynamic events. Our hosting platform has to reflect these same attributes. After vetting five suppliers we chose Pulsant because it understood our needs and responded with a technical solution, operational and support model that fitted perfectly."
"With Pulsant, we now have a managed cloud platform capable of high loads and effective load balancing - no matter how high the demand. Pulsant looks after everything, from firewalls and resiliency to system monitoring. This allows our internal IT team to focus on what's most important to us - the customer facing Online Event applications and support that make WorkCast's business a success. In addition, as it's a private cloud we still retain total control, full ownership and guaranteed security."
Mark Howling, CEO of Pulsant, comments, "Hosting platforms are imperative to the commercial success of many leading-edge web-based businesses, such as WorkCast. As such we are entrusted to do whatever it takes to keep the business live, optimised and hyper efficient. That means understanding its specific needs, architecting appropriate solutions and consistently delivering support to ensure the best possible experience for WorkCast and its customers."
- Pulsant supports more than 3,000 mid-tier and enterprise customers from its ten UK-based ISO 27001 compliant data centres.
- Pulsant provides world class technology and exceptional people creating advanced and innovative solutions that optimise performance and cost effectively manage, store and safeguard data.
- Pulsant's 'Triple-A' service models ensures the right 'Access, Ability and Action' to deliver 24/7 support from multiple UK-based operation centres.
- 100% of the energy used within Pulsant's data centres is from renewable sources.
For more information, please visit http://www.pulsant.com
About The WorkCast Corporation
The WorkCast Corporation is Europe's leading webinar, webcasting and virtual event provider, providing technology based solutions, strategy and expertise for all types of webcasting and webinar activities. Our customers all demonstrate a strong ROI through the use of our technology through the reduction of costs of traditional communication methods and through increased revenue from sales and marketing leads.
About WebCast Manager
Webcast Manager is a unique technology which allows their Customers create, manage and distribute Webinar, Webcast, Virtual Event and Video campaigns. WorkCast have developed a range of self-service and managed solutions on our award winning WebCast Manager Platform, for businesses and marketing professionals to create and deliver professional quality online events and webcasts
For more information, please visit http://www.workcast.co.uk
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