1250 Rene Levesque data center to house OVH.com web hosting infrastructure
Denver, CO – March 29, 2012 – Cologix™, a network neutral interconnection and colocation company, announced today that European web hosting provider, OVH.com, will leverage Cologix’s 1250 Rene Levesque data center to extend its presence into downtown Montreal. OVH.com, based in Roubaix, France, operates 110,000 servers at its six European data centers and provides localized services in Canada, US, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, UK, Ireland, Finland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Netherlands, Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal. The robust connectivity of the 1250 Rene Levesque facility will enable OVH.com to reach a broader set of North American customers seeking web hosting services.
“We are excited to further extend our services into Montreal and access a great base of customers through the Cologix data center at 1250 Rene Levesque,” stated Octave Klaba, CEO of OVH.com. “It is the only data center in Montreal where all the networks connect giving us exposure to customers seeking our high performance hosting solutions.”
Cologix is Montreal’s leading network neutral provider, operating the only carrier hotel at 1250 Rene Levesque. North American customers are supported by 80,000 square feet of data center footprint in the city. Cologix offers direct access to over 70 networks through its Meet-Me-Room and supports robust ecosystems for telecom services, hosting, financial services and content delivery.
“As the number 1 web hosting company in Europe, OVH.com has built a reputable web solutions company with more than 400,000 corporate customers and 8,000,000 clients,” said Sean Maskell, President, Cologix Canada. “We are proud that they have chosen the network neutral Cologix platform to enable their growth in Montreal and we look forward to introducing them to the web solution buyers in Quebec.”
About Cologix, Inc.
Cologix, Inc. is a network neutral interconnection and colocation company headquartered in Denver, Colorado, that provides massively scalable interconnection services and secure, reliable colocation services in densely connected, strategically located facilities. With more than 200 network choices and nine prime interconnection locations, Cologix currently serves more than 400 carrier, media, financial services and enterprise customers. The company’s experienced team of communications infrastructure professionals is committed to providing its customers the highest standard of local customer support.
For more information about Cologix, please visit the company’s website at http://www.cologix.com
Created in 1999 by Octave Klaba, OVH.com is an independent French company based in Roubaix. It is the leading web hosting company in Europe and ranks 4th worldwide (source: Netcraft January 2012). OVH.com main asset is the core philosophy it has followed from the beginning - the highest quality of service at the lowest price. With key technological accomplishments, such as its exclusive server water cooling system, OVH.com has continually encouraged innovation and performance while at the same time remaining committed to following an ecological and environmental approach. Hosting more than 7 million websites, OVH.com has recently taken on a new challenge, becoming an Internet Service Provider. With a strong presence on the global market, OVH.com’s expertise reaches across Europe and onto the world with more than 16 subsidiaries on three different continents.
Julia Kendall - Cologix
Office: +1 720.940.2559
Mobile: +1 303.522.9758
Stéphanie Klaba – OVH.com
Mobile: +33 514 249 1823