Cable&Wireless Worldwide Achieves Unrivalled Resilient Connectivity in Interxion’s Data Centres
FRANKFURT, 6 June 2011 – INTERXION HOLDING NV, (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that Cable&Wireless Worldwide, one of the world's leading mission critical communications providers, has extended its Interxion data centre collaboration. Cable&Wireless Worldwide operates Points of Presence (POPs) in Interxion’s data centres alongside its own estate, ensuring resiliency for its next-generation network across Europe.
The Cable&Wireless Worldwide multi-service platform, running over its next-generation network, is especially suited for multinational enterprises with European branches that require applications for VoIP, IP-VPN solutions, managed IT security services, video conferencing and performance management. The platform is also available for use by media and financial organisations, allowing them to benefit from resilient, ultra-high-performance and high-speed infrastructures for their business models.
In order to provide resiliency for its customers’ applications, Cable&Wireless Worldwide relies on Interxion’s high-availability data centres providing best-in-class technical infrastructure and services throughout Europe alongside its own estate, securing unprecedented bandwidth options, low latencies and energy capacity for high-density configurations.
In addition, Interxion’s facilities offer direct access to 20 Internet exchanges, representing the busiest content aggregation and exchange centres in Europe. For customers requiring multi-site colocation in Europe, Interxion provides a single Service Level Agreement that applies across its entire footprint, supported by the European Customer Service Centre, a multi-lingual, single-point-of-contact network operations centre.
“IT-based collaborative applications are our core business. They enable our customers to globally connect their employees so that all their branches can work together with high levels of efficiency, thereby driving down costs. By using our multi-service platform, our customers can consolidate their telecommunications and data infrastructure while, at the same time, reduce their costs by centrally managing new applications. Interxion meets our needs, thanks to their pan-European reach, high-performance, resilient and highly connected data centre infrastructure,” said Nic Cantuniar, Head of Carrier Services Europe, Middle East and Africa at Cable&Wireless Worldwide.
“Low-latency streaming of high-bandwidth applications requires not only a resilient data centre infrastructure but also direct access to all relevant communication networks and Internet exchanges. Our scalable data centres allow customers like Cable&Wireless Worldwide to deliver the capacity and flexibility needed for excellent and energy-efficient IT infrastructure services and to continuously extend their infrastructure platforms across Europe,” says Peter Knapp, Managing Director, Interxion Germany.
Interxion Holding NV, (NYSE: INXN), is a leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation data center services in Europe, serving over 1,200 customers through 28 data centers in 11 European countries. Interxion’s uniformly designed, energy-efficient data centers offer customers extensive security and uptime for their mission-critical applications.
With connectivity provided by 350 carriers and ISPs and 20 European Internet exchanges across its footprint, Interxion has created content and connectivity hubs that foster growing customer communities of interest.
For more information please visit www.interxion.com
About Cable&Wireless Worldwide
Cable&Wireless Worldwide is a leading global telecoms company providing a wide range of high-quality managed voice, data, hosting and IP-based services and applications to large multinational companies, governments, carrier customers and resellers across the UK, Asia Pacific, India, Middle East & Africa, Continental Europe and North America. Established in the 1860s, Cable&Wireless Worldwide helps more than 6,000 organisations deliver their goals. The Group’s vision is to be the first choice for mission critical communications.
Reaching 20,500km in length, Cable&Wireless Worldwide owns the UK’s largest fibre network dedicated to business users of telecoms, and provides ubiquitous nationwide access through a combination of fibre, digital, microwave, radio and leased circuits. The network has presence in over 400 towns and cities in the UK, with more than 850 unbundled exchanges covering 55% of the population.
Internationally, Cable&Wireless Worldwide’s global next-generation network (NGN) stretches to more than 500,000km, including interests in 69 global cable systems, enabling connectivity to 153 countries. The Group’s IP-based Multi-Service Platform operates across the NGN, offering a single environment on which voice and data applications can be converged to drive business efficiencies. Cable&Wireless Worldwide’s network is uniquely designed with inbuilt resilience.
With more than 6,200 colleagues globally, Cable&Wireless Worldwide is committed to delivering exceptional customer service and developing long term partnerships with its customers.
To find out more, please visit www.cw.com .
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