Verizon IT Services Subsidiary Adds Massively Connected, Highly Secure Facility to Global Footprint of Top-Tier Data Centers
MIAMI – September 22, 2011 – As part of its focus on delivering secure IT infrastructure solutions to enterprises and government agencies across the globe, Terremark, a Verizon Company, today announced the opening of the Network Access Point (NAP) of Amsterdam. The NAP of Amsterdam joins Terremark’s network of more than 10 top-tier datacenters across Europe that serve as the foundation for the secure, enterprise-class services the company offers to customers throughout the world.
The company’s new European flagship facility provides 25,000 square feet of data center space inside the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Area, meeting in-region demand for advanced cloud computing, security and IT infrastructure services. The NAP of Amsterdam was strategically built to access one of the world’s largest Internet hubs in terms of traffic and members. Additionally, the new NAP is directly connected to AMS-IX, one of the world’s largest Internet exchanges with more than 350 members. Through the presence of AMS-IX, Terremark’s enterprise and government customers can leverage the hundreds of global networks while reducing latency and controlling transit costs.
“The opening of the NAP of Amsterdam represents an important milestone in Verizon’s continued strategic investment in expanding Terremark’s global data center footprint,” said Kerry Bailey, president of Terremark. “The expanded portfolio of facilities and services that we are bringing to market enables our customers throughout Europe to tap into a highly differentiated set of enterprise-class services that meet our high requirements for security, performance and reliability in the industry.”
With space available for enterprises today, the new center features the latest in technological and engineering advancement. The NAP of Amsterdam was designed with advanced cooling, power, redundancy and sustainability features to maintain the availability of business-critical applications while reducing energy consumption.
The NAP of Amsterdam expands the company’s presence in Europe, adding to key sites in Spain, the United Kingdom and Turkey. Across the globe, this facility enhances Terremark’s global footprint of close to 50 state-of-the-art data center facilities that offer enterprise-class cloud infrastructure, cyber security solutions and Terremark’s complete suite of highly reliable IT infrastructure services.
“Amsterdam is an established central business hub for more than 500 international companies, and we are uniquely positioned to tap this market,” said Herman Oggel, president of Terremark’s European business unit. “The NAP of Amsterdam will enhance our ability to provide the secure and highly sophisticated solutions customers have come to expect from us.”
Terremark, a Verizon Company, is a leader in transforming and securing enterprise-class IT on a global scale. A subsidiary of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ:VZ), Terremark sets the standard for IT deployments with advanced infrastructure and managed service offerings that deliver the scale, security, and reliability necessary to meet the demanding requirements of enterprises and governments around the world. With a global network of data centers and a comprehensive portfolio of secure solutions, Terremark is helping enterprise and government executives realize the power and promise of the cloud today. For more information, visit www.terremark.com.
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