Amsterdam, The Netherlands – 31 May 2017 – INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that Yahoo Inc. is expanding its presence to Interxion’s Marseille and Vienna data centre campuses, in efforts to consistently deliver a reliable user experience across its digital platforms.
Competing in the crowded world of digital media means delivering superior user experience to customers who expect OTT video, social media platforms, and all other aspects of their digital lives to be consistent across every application, regardless of their location. Interxion’s Marseille and Vienna data centre campuses offer Yahoo access to a wide range of connectivity partners to ensure fast, reliable and scalable distribution of content.
“User experience is the key to success in the digital media space,” said Richard Craig-McFeely, Digital Media Strategy Director at Interxion. “The ability to provide audiences with a responsive and reliable experience directly determines the success of a digital service such as social media or OTT video. We’re thrilled that Yahoo Inc. has chosen to expand their network with Interxion to extend their reach and maintain a high level of user experience.”
Interxion’s Marseille and Vienna campuses also offer strategic locations to connect Yahoo’s services across Southern and Eastern Europe, Turkey and emerging markets in the Middle East, and North Africa. By expanding Global Network infrastructure to these edge locations, Yahoo can deliver consistent and reliable quality across the globe.
“At Yahoo, we are continuously improving our performance to serve more than a billion Yahoo users globally. We select strategic locations for our edge locations such as Vienna and Marseille, which gives us the ability to serve our users more reliably, faster and cheaper,” said Mehmet Akcin, Director, Yahoo Global Infrastructure Planning and Acquisition Group.