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Minds + Machines selects Interxion to provide data centre services for its EU operations
DUBLIN, 12 May 2014 – INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of cloud and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announces that it has been selected by Minds + Machines, the registry services provider, to host its European data centre services in Dublin, Ireland.
Minds + Machines provides complete registry and registrar solutions for new top level domain applicants and operators. Interxion’s appointment provides Minds + Machines with a tier 3 data centre provider in Ireland and in the UK that has the necessary connectivity across Minds + Machines’ key European markets. Minds + Machines' presence in Dublin has been supported by the IDA over the last 14 months and has resulted in 15 new jobs being created to date in the city.
Brian Seidman, Managing Director of Mind + Machines in Ireland added “When building out our EU presence, it was imperative that we partner with a well-established data centre service provider that could effectively facilitate the deployment of our IT equipment in Ireland and the UK and meet our connectivity and security needs. We are very pleased to be working with Interxion.”
Commenting on the announcement, Tanya Duncan, MD of Interxion Ireland said; “Ireland’s geographical location as a stepping stone into continental Europe makes it an ideal location for companies, like Mind + Machines, to establish a Pan European base. These companies are also attracted to Ireland because of our highly skilled workforce and well established data infrastructure, resulting in real job creation in the data centre industry.”
Interxion (NYSE: INXN) is a leading provider of cloud and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving a wide range of customers through 36 data centres in 11 European countries. Interxion’s uniformly designed, energy-efficient data centres offer customers extensive security and uptime for their mission-critical applications. With more than 500 Connectivity providers and 20 European Internet exchanges, Interxion has created cloud, content, finance and connectivity hubs that foster growing customer communities of interest. For more information, please visit www.interxion.ie.
About Minds + Machines
Minds + Machines is a registry services provider that works internationally with commercial organisations, cities, not-for-profits and entrepreneurs to secure and operate new top-level domains (TLDs). Minds + Machines’ registrar services are provided through Minds + Machines Registrar Limited. Both Minds + Machines LLC and Minds + Machines Registrar Limited are wholly owned subsidiaries of Minds + Machines Group Limited listed on the London Stock Exchange (AIM:MMX), www.mindsandmachines.com.
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