DUBLIN, July 17th, 2008 - Interxion, a leading European provider of carrier-neutral data centres, today announced that it has been selected by Blacknight, one of Ireland's largest and most innovative hosting providers, to support the expansion of its hosting services.
Blacknight offers a comprehensive range of hosting services to an international customer base. A surge in customer demand has fuelled the company's need for the scalable, secure and highly available data centre space provided by Interxion. The Blacknight environment is hosted within Interxion's data centre in Park West, Dublin. The data centre offers one of the highest levels of security, power supply, cooling, fire detection and prevention, and operational support all designed to provide 24/7 availability.
"Blacknight offers customers the highest levels of availability, security and responsiveness, and we require the same guarantees from a data centre partner," said Michele Neylon, Managing Director of Blacknight.
"Interxion has proved that it can meet our requirements. They are experts in their field and are extremely professional and responsive. The level of investment Interxion has made in its data centre technology and employees mean that we can continue to deliver superior service to our customers."
"With our resilient data centre infrastructure and operations, we can offer the quality and continuity of service required by customers like Blacknight," said Anthony Foy, Group Managing Director, Interxion.
"We look forward to growing our relationship with them further over the coming years and building our position as a location of choice for the hosting industry."
Interxion is a leading European provider of carrier-neutral data centres. Headquartered in Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands, Interxion serves its customers from its 22 carrier-neutral data centres located in 13 cities across 11 European countries. Interxion serves network and carrier-based, hosting and enterprise customers who require professionally managed and strictly controlled physical environments within which to operate mission-critical applications and computer systems. Interxion's carrier-neutral data centres offer cost-effective and fast access to multiple local and global communication networks.