Zeus selected for new Capgemini Immediate platform

From: Zeus Technology
Published: Tue Aug 10 2010

Zeus Technology, the only pure software-based application traffic management (application delivery controller) company, has today announced its collaboration with Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, to better manage clients’ application traffic.

Capgemini decided to collaborate with Zeus to assist customers that have an absolute requirement for high performing, scalable applications that offer business-critical services. Zeus was chosen due to its effective traffic management solutions and its easy integration into the Cloud.

Zeus Traffic Manager will be integrated into Capgemini Immediate, a best of breed cloud computing solution, monitoring the service levels of the platform, dynamically allocating resources and scaling up performance as required. This will help to consistently ensure that the end-user experience is maintained, whatever the level of user demand online.

Capgemini Immediate enables an ‘ecosystem’ of IT suppliers to provide services seamlessly within the overall solution, which can evolve rapidly as clients’ businesses develop. It provides a safe, smart way to use the most innovative online and mobile technology vendors in the digital marketplace. These services are ready to use instantly and provide a pay-as-you-go model which can be scaled up or down depending on capacity requirements.

Calum Murray, Global Head of Cloud Strategy at Capgemini, explains, "We are delighted that Zeus’ traffic management solutions are now part of the Capgemini Immediate ecosystem to offer clients the best options available. Capgemini Immediate marks a coming-of-age for cloud computing and gives us the opportunity to show what this exciting new technology can do in terms of speed, cost-effectiveness, scalability and flexibility so that end-users experience an excellent online service. We look forward to working closely with Zeus as we develop the first complete cloud service offering in the market."

Paul Brennan, CEO, Zeus Technology, comments: "This collaboration with Capgemini will help more customers have access to the fast, reliable, secure web presence that is so important to the success of business online. The solution on offer includes our latest functionality which features auto-scaling to burst from an existing Physical or Virtual datacenter into a Cloud environment to cope with unexpected demand for services."

To find out more about Capgemini Immediate and its ecosystem of providers, please visit: http://immediate.capgemini.com


About Capgemini
Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM. The Group relies on its global delivery model called Rightshore®, which aims to get the right balance of the best talent from multiple locations, working as one team to create and deliver the optimum solution for clients. Present in more than 30 countries, Capgemini reported 2009 global revenues of EUR 8.4 billion and employs 95,000 people worldwide.

More information is available at http:/www.capgemini.com.

For more information about Capgemini’s Infostructure Transformation Services, please visit: http://www.capgemini.com/its.

About Zeus Technology
Zeus software enables our customers to create, manage and deliver exceptional online services in Physical, Virtual and Cloud environments. Implementing a Zeus solution allows organizations to visualize and manipulate the flow of traffic to their web-enabled applications, thus ensuring a consistently robust web infrastructure. Coupled with the ability to deploy new online services very quickly, Zeus helps provide the competitive advantage businesses need, by making their online services faster, more reliable, more secure and easier to manage. Zeus software can be deployed on industry standard hardware, virtual machines and any Cloud platform, making it the right strategic choice for today and tomorrow. Zeus holds strategic partnerships with world-class companies such as Amazon Web Services, Dell, HP, IBM, Intel, Joyent, Logicworks, Oracle, Sun, Qualcomm and VMware. Zeus powers over one million website infrastructures across the world including, the BBC, BT, Comic Relief, Domino’s Pizza, Gilt Groupe, ITV, Play.com, See Tickets, STA Travel and Virgin Media. Zeus is in a unique position to assist any business looking to enhance their mission-critical Internet service infrastructure. For more information, visit http://www.zeus.com.

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