LONDON 8 December 2011 – INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE:INXN, news), a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that Custom Connect, a carrier-neutral reseller of network solutions, is to provide bespoke carrier-neutral connectivity services from its London data centre to Interxion’s customers across Europe.
Custom Connect offers carrier-neutral, reliable and integrated connectivity while simplifying network management, support and sourcing through a single point of contact. Interxion’s clients can benefit from Custom Connect’s carrier neutral expertise in the design, delivery and support of customised, high-performance networks. This enables organisations to meet all of their global connectivity requirements in terms of service levels, latency, redundancy and costs.
Custom Connect specialises in delivering its services to the financial sector and as a result is a perfect fit for Interxion’s established financial community. Being part of Interxion’s communities, Custom Connect is able to offer its services within the international and local financial community. Moreover, Interxion’s international footprint of 28 data centres in 11 European countries is a key advantage when it comes to offering best of breed solutions across multiple markets.
“With its pan-European coverage of 28 data centres in 11 countries, carrier-density with more than 400 carriers and strong focus on the financial services industry, Interxion is a logical data centre provider for many of our clients,” said Jan Willem Meijer, Executive Director, Custom Connect. “Interxion’s clients can benefit from our carrier neutral approach when selecting their connectivity services. We're able to design and deliver one bespoke service constructed out of multiple available services from multiple carriers, both on a national and international scale. Both our companies have a strong focus on the financial sector and understand this sector’s demands in terms of availability, scalability, low latency connectivity and dedicated support ’around the clock’.”
Kevin Dean, Chief Marketing Officer, Interxion commented “We have developed a number of key communities of interest whereby our clients can benefit from shared infrastructure, developing mutually beneficial relationships and providing access to a marketplace of suppliers. This deal is a perfect example of our communities of interest in action, with Custom Connect providing additional value to our customers whilst they utilise Interxion’s unrivalled carrier density to improve the performance of their applications right across our pan-European footprint.”
Interxion is a leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving over 1,200 customers through 28 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 connectivity provided by 400 carriers and ISPs and 18 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 Custom Connect:
Custom Connect is a global reseller of high-performance network solutions. Custom Connect’s services offer carrier-neutral, reliable and integrated connectivity while simplifying network management, support and sourcing through a single point of contact. Custom Connect specialises in researching, designing and optimising (low-latency) networks. Custom Connect provides Dark Fibre, Wavelength, Ethernet, SDH, IP and colocation services in combination with project management and a dedicated 24x7 support organisation. Custom Connect’s customers include leading companies in the financial-,, media-, and service provider industry.
For more information please visit www.custom-connect.net
For Interxion, press enquiries, please contact:
Caroline Gyte, Marketing Director Interxion Ltd
Tel: +44 207 375 7000
For Custom Connect media inquiries, please contact:
Jaap Copier, Project and Marketing Executive
Custom Connect BV
Tel: +31 33 456 7221