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Fleurop AG signs new four year managed services contract renewal with Attenda

(PresseBox) (London, ) Attenda Limited, the Always On Managed Services Company, today announced that it had signed a new four year contract renewal with Fleurop AG to host its ecommerce website on Attenda's Cloud computing platform.

Under the contract, Attenda is providing a fully managed web applications hosting service for Fleurop's transactional website, which makes a significant contribution to its international sales of flowers, floral arrangements and gifts. Customer orders are fulfilled by arranging to send the flowers from the nearest flower shop to the recipient.

Fleurop AG has been an Attenda client since 2002 and this contract renewal reinforces Fleurop's confidence in Attenda's managed services, to provide the availability, security and performance that it needs for its corporate website.

The solution is based upon Attenda's Cloud computing platform, Attenda RTI, providing a highly available, scalable blend of Cloud computing and managed services, with the capability to flex capacity rapidly in response to the seasonal peaks in website traffic. The new contract is providing Fleurop with high availability service levels, supported by an agile, highly performing, resilient and cost-effective Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution that can scale up or down in line with demand.

Commenting on the contract renewal, Peter Broschinski, IT Manager, Fleurop says, "Our partnership with Attenda goes back a long way and they have become our trusted hosting services provider. With Attenda RTI we have invested in a technology that enables us to right-size our IT infrastructure, with the capability to respond to the seasonal peaks in our website traffic on demand, with a pay per usage model that reduces our operating costs."

Fleurop AG, is headquartered in Berlin and boasts an impressive 100 year history in the supply of flowers and floral arrangements, through a network of florists and the Fleurop online internet shop, Today, Fleurop Inc. has more than 50,000 partner florists in 150 countries, with Germany continuing to have the densest network of partners. On average, one floral order is sent via Fleurop every eight seconds in Germany.

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Attenda (, the Always On Managed Services Company, manages those vital applications that every business relies upon today to function effectively allowing our clients to selectively outsource their IT operations and re-focus on using IT to add strategic value to their business.

Through a commitment to operational excellence, we manage, secure and optimise the performance of their applications, irrespective of the physical location of the infrastructure.

With over 10 years' investment into Attenda M.O., Attenda's operations platform, we provide the people, process and technology to deliver exceptionally high service levels, but at a cost that is amortised across Attenda's entire client base - currently 134 of the UK's leading companies.

The company enjoys substantial financial backing, the industry's leading accreditations and an unrivalled portfolio of clients including bmi, Christian Aid, easyCar, Microsoft, NHS, Princes, St. James's Place and Travelodge.

Attenda is ISO9001, ISO27001 and ISO20000 accredited, an HP SP Signature Partner, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a SAP Adaptive IT Hosting Provider and a SunTone accredited managed service provider. Attenda is one of only seven companies to have been ranked in the UK's Sunday Times ARM Tech Track 100 for three consecutive years. It was voted Best Managed Services Provider by Data Centre Europe Awards for both 2007 and 2008, VMware's EMEA Hosting Partner of the Year 2008 and 2009 and VMware's EMEA and Global Service Provider Partner of the Year 2010.