AMSTERDAM – 16th October, 2014 – Today, INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of cloud and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, announced that customers can now access AWS Direct Connect through Interxion Cloud Connect.
Due to strong demand for AWS services from all Interxion’s segments (Enterprise, Financial Service, System Integrator and Digital Media), Interxion has joined the APN program as a partner supporting access to AWS Direct Connect, Amazon’s private connect service offering, from the Interxion London data centre campus.
Private connections provide dedicated, secure and higher performance networking solutions compared to the public internet and are designed for customers implementing high performance hybrid IT solutions. Interxion Cloud Connect provides a single interface solution to customers colocated in its data centres, enabling a simple and flexible way to build such connections to their cloud provider(s) of choice.
“Preliminary findings from a study by IDG Connect, amongst 650 IT decision-makers across Europe, highlights that the volume of workloads operated in the Public Cloud would increase by 68% if key concerns around networking, security and performance were resolved. Private connect services, such as AWS Direct Connect, address these concerns and are now accessible through Interxion Cloud Connect, enabling our customers to accelerate the implementation of their hybrid IT strategy” said Vincent in’t Veld, Director of Cloud Segment at Interxion.
Further deployments for Interxion Cloud Connect are planned in Frankfurt and Amsterdam. For more information please visit our website.
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Interxion Cloud Connect is a developing platform providing enterprises, SP’s, SI’s and carriers, private, secure and high performance connections to multiple clouds from within Interxion data centres enabling them to build complex hybrid IT solutions with the CSP’s of their choice over a single connection.
Interxion Cloud Connect makes it easy to do business, offering online ordering via the Interxion portal and enabling customers to manage their connection to each CSP. This improves the privacy and performance of their cloud service connections and quickens their cloud deployment time.
Interxion Cloud Connect is a scalable, flexible and cost-effective way to access private connections - making it easier to move business critical workloads and real time data to the cloud, simplifying the building and operation of hybrid cloud solutions and bypassing the public Internet to achieve service level guarantees on latency and throughput.
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 37 data centres in 11 European countries. Interxion’s data centres offer customers extensive security and uptime for their mission-critical applications. With connectivity provided by over 500 connectivity providers and 20 European Internet exchanges across its footprint, Interxion has created cloud, content, finance and connectivity hubs that foster growing customer communities of interest. For more information, please visit www.interxion.com.
Richard Dorgan, Director, Marketing Communications
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