ZURICH June 2, 2010 – Interxion, a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that CloudSigma AG, a Swiss cloud computing Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, launched its pan-European operation in Interxion’s Zurich data centre. CloudSigma selected Interxion for its connectivity-rich, highly scalable and flexible data centre space in Zurich.
Interxion’s data centre facility in Zurich provides a secure and resilient environment for high-availability cloud-type services. Interxion’s Cloud Hub community enables cloud service providers to grow and prosper by providing broad connectivity choices with low-latency offerings, advanced multi-level security systems, 2N UPS power and N+1 cooling redundancy, and flexible scalability, high-density power configurations.
CloudSigma is a fast-growing Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider that offers scalable, highly secure and cost-efficient cloud computing services on instantly available virtual servers. In addition to Interxion’s cutting-edge security measures, all user data on virtual drives within the CloudSigma cloud are protected using 256-bit AES-XTS cascade encryption. The intuitive, user-friendly, web-based interface provides complete control over the sophisticated virtual server management features of CloudSigma’s system, offering high flexibility and reliability.
“We believe cloud computing is likely to generate a significant amount of demand for Infrastructure-as-a-Service throughout Europe. As a cloud provider, our requirements are highly specialised. In order to run a true ‘High-Availability Cloud’, our infrastructure service operations need to be housed in a high-tech data centre facility that ensures high-density power supply, reliable uptime, flexible scalability and connectivity to multiple networks. That’s why the Interxion data centre was, by far, the best choice for us” said Patrick Baillie, co-founder and CEO of CloudSigma AG.
“Interxion provides a highly secure, scalable, state-of-the-art infrastructure for mission-critical IT systems. Cloud providers such as CloudSigma have very specific requirements, which we seamlessly comply with in our carrier-neutral, best-in-class data centre in Zurich-Glattbrugg”, said Eddy Van den Broeck, Interxion Switzerland Managing Director. “We are proud to house CloudSigma in our facility, and we’re certain that their cloud infrastructure services will bring maximum benefits to the customers on Interxion’s digital marketplace and emergent Cloud Hub.”
Interxion is a leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving over 1,100 customers through 27 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 350 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
CloudSigma is a Swiss Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider (IaaS) offering instantly available virtual servers based on actual usage. The innovative web-based interface allows complete control, and simple management features of the CloudSigma system offer customers flexibility and reliability.
For further information, please visit www.cloudsigma.com
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