Interxion Selected by Sage Software

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FRANKFURT, 25th February 2010 – Interxion, a leading European operator of carrier-neutral data centres, today announced that Sage Software GmbH, a leading provider of business software solutions for German SMEs, has selected Interxion to host and centralise their expanding data centre infrastructure in the company’s Frankfurt data centre. The five-year colocation agreement will provide ample space, power and connectivity to grow and develop Sage Germany’s comprehensive portfolio of software solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises as well as allowing them to launch flexible and reliable next-generation business management solutions in the future.

Sage Germany offers an extensive range of highly integrated solutions to small and medium-sized enterprises that are well-suited for almost all business applications. The Sage portfolio includes software to manage enterprise resource planning, production, financial accounting, business intelligence, human resource management, customer relationship management, and solutions for specific industries.

To guarantee maximum availability, security and resilience, Interxion’s Frankfurt facility provides 2N UPS power and N+1 cooling, in addition to advanced local and pan-European monitoring systems. It offers significant economies of scale compared to in-house infrastructure as well as ample capacity, enabling customers to scale to match fluctuating demand. With direct access to over 150 networks, Interxion’s Frankfurt data centre campus is also Germany’s largest data hub.

“Making Interxion’s Frankfurt facility our primary data centre gives us the security, uptime and connectivity we need to operate our IT and business processes professionally and efficiently,” said Juergen Thon, Director of Customer Service and IT, Sage Software GmbH. “In addition, hosting our IT equipment at Germany’s largest data hub enables optimum performance and availability online, a crucial service element for our clients.”

“Our connectivity-rich infrastructure is a good match to the needs of advanced solutions providers like Sage,” said Peter Knapp, Interxion Germany Managing Director. “Interxion provides high-power configurations, state-of-the-art infrastructure and security and uniform, internationally accredited professional processes, creating the ideal environment for hosting, operating and developing Sage’s advanced IT solutions in Germany.”

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About Interxion
Interxion is a leading European operator of carrier-neutral data centres. Headquartered in Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands, Interxion serves its customers from 26 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 data centres offer cost-effective and fast access to multiple local and global communication networks. For more information please visit www.interxion.com

About Sage Software Germany
Sage Software GmbH is a subsidiary of The Sage Group plc, a leading global supplier of business management software and services to 6.1 million small and medium-sized enterprises worldwide. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and now employs over 13,400 people worldwide. Sage solutions are designed specifically for the needs of local markets. They help small and medium-sized companies to conduct their business more successfully. Sage’s comprehensive portfolio includes solutions for enterprise resource planning and production, financial accounting, business analysis, human resource management and customer management, specialist and industry-specific solutions. For more information, please visit www.sage.de or www.sage.com

Press enquiries:
Ali Moinuddin
Marketing Director
Interxion Ltd
Tel: +44 207 375 7038
E-mail: alim@interxion.com

Joerg Wassink
Press Relations Officer
Sage Software GmbH
Tel: +49 (0)69-5 00 07-11 30
E-mail: Joerg.Wassink@sage.de