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Press Release -- January 28th, 2010
Source: InterXion
Tags: Colocation, Exchange, Expansion, IPv6

NTT Europe Expands Global IP Transit Network in Europe; Launches New PoP in Spain with Interxion

MADRID, 28th January 2010 - NTT Europe, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT Communications (NTT Com) overseeing operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa, today announced that it has extended its Global IP Transit Service into Spain, terminating its Global Tier 1 IP Backbone in Interxion’s Madrid data centre. Interxion is a leading European operator of carrier-neutral data centres. The new service went live on 1st December 2009.

NTT now provides a seamless service from a single, AS-based worldwide network. Direct connection to major ISPs in many countries makes Internet access faster and minimises distance delays. In addition to IPv4, the company operates the world's largest IPv6 backbone, spanning Asia, Europe, North America and Australia. Its network runs IPv4 and IPv6 in dual-stack mode end to end. Services include a high-quality hosting service that guarantees high availability and security from the Tier 1 Internet Backbone (NTT Communications Global IP Network). All services are multi-language, from design to operation.

The extension of the service into Spain has been made possible through close collaboration with Interxion, one of Europe’s most successful pan-European colocation service providers. Interxion has a long and successful track record of delivering a full range of data centre, colocation and managed services solutions and is recognised as the provider with the largest reach across Europe. Today Interxion operates 26 data centres with over 55,000 m2 of equipped space, covering 13 cities in 11 countries. Interxion serves more than 1,200 customers, including enterprises, content providers, mobile service providers and hosting and telecommunications companies.

Interxion’s Madrid data centre provides over 4,000 m2 of equipped space, with minimum N+1 power and cooling and 2N UPS, as well as the most advanced security, alarm and monitoring systems. The data centre provides unrivalled IP transit access to over 30 carrier and ISP connectivity providers, as well as access to ESPanix, Spain’s leading Internet exchange. In addition, the Interxion facility provides NTT with direct in-house access to a highly interactive community of Interxion customers ranging from leading enterprises to content, gaming and application hosting providers.

This latest expansion demonstrates NTT Europe’s ability to deliver high-quality network services around the globe. Customers can now benefit from the firm’s seamless, SLA-based IP Transit Service when looking to develop their enterprise connections in Spain. “NTTCom are very pleased to announce their presence in Interxion Madrid,” said Clive Hamilton, NTT Communications, Head of Global IP - EMEA Region. “We feel that with the valuable support of Interxion, we will be able to offer their wide range of customers access to NTTCom’s award-winning Global Tier 1 IP Backbone.”

“We’re very pleased to provide NTT access to the richest carrier network community in a single data centre in Madrid”, commented Robert Assink, Managing Director of Interxion Spain. “The services of NTT’s Global Tier 1 IP Backbone are a welcome complement to the connectivity offering for our mutual customers.”

-ENDS-

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 and across 11 European countries. Interxion serves network or 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 NTT Europe

NTT Europe is the fully subsidiary company of NTT Communications, which is the arm of NTT, one of the world's largest telecommunications companies. NTT Europe is responsible for the business in EMEA market and provides world-class Tier 1 Internet Backbone, secure closed networks, hosting service, network management, security, system integration with partner companies globally. For additional information, please visit www.ntt.eu.

About NTT Communications Corporation

NTT Communications provides a broad range of global networks, management solutions and IT services to customers worldwide. The company is renowned for reliable, high-quality security, hosting, voice, data and IP services, as well as expertise in managed networks and leadership in IPv6 transit technology. NTT Communications’ extensive infrastructure includes Arcstar™ Global IP-VPN and Global e-VLAN, as well as a Tier 1 IP Backbone reaching more than 150 countries in partnership with major Internet service providers, and secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe. NTT Communications is the wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, one of the world's largest telecoms, with listings on the Tokyo, London and New York stock exchanges. Please visit www.ntt.com/index-e.html

Press enquiries:

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

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