• Enabling fast turn-up of data centre to data centre connectivity for enterprise businesses
• Agreement in place with Equinix Germany, supporting Platform Equinix™
London, UNITED KINGDOM; Frankfurt, GERMANY – 6 March 2014 – euNetworks GmbH, a subsidiary of euNetworks Group Limited (SGX: 5VT.SI), today announced it has signed an agreement with Equinix Germany, enabling the delivery of instant bandwidth between their four Frankfurt data centres. Under the terms of this multi-year agreement, euNetworks’ managed bandwidth solution will be bundled with Equinix’s high quality data centre services, serving the growing connectivity requirements of their enterprise customers in the city.
For instant bandwidth, euNetworks is pre-provisioning capacity with its dense wave division multiplexing metro network (DWDM). This means enterprise customers have instant access to data centre to data centre connections, with bandwidth options from 1Gbps, 8Gbps fibre channel, up to 100Gbps.
“As a global data centre operator, we are focused on helping companies accelerate performance by connecting them to their customers and partners inside the world’s most networked data centres,” said Donald Badoux, General Manager of Equinix Germany. “Today our Frankfurt data centres are important hubs for more than 900 companies and are also among the world’s most carrier dense facilities. The bandwidth connections between our four locations in the city are ever more important for our customer’s experience and we need our supporting network for this to be high in quality, performance and scale. We have been working with euNetworks for the last two years in Frankfurt and their networking performance, capability, technical expertise and professionalism is excellent. The instant bandwidth solution this partnership delivers strengthens the experience for our whole ecosystem.”
“Our metropolitan networks and our technical expertise of delivering scalable data centre connections uniquely positions euNetworks to deliver this kind of bandwidth solution with ease,” said Uwe Nickl, Chief Sales Officer of euNetworks. “We are excited to be working with Equinix and their customers and look forward to a long and growing relationship, supporting their ecosystem with instant bandwidth today and scalable bandwidth for tomorrow.”
euNetworks Group Limited (SGX: 5VT:SI) is a bandwidth infrastructure provider, owning and operating 13 fibre based metropolitan networks across Europe connected with a high capacity intercity backbone covering 38 cities in 9 countries. The Company offers a portfolio of metropolitan and long haul services including Colocation, Dark Fibre, Metro Wavelengths, Wavelengths, Ethernet, and Internet. Enterprise and carrier customers benefit from euNetworks’ unique inventory of fibre and duct based assets that are tailored to fulfil their high bandwidth needs.
euNetworks Group Limited is headquartered in London and publicly listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. For further information please visit www.eunetworks.com.
Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX, news, filings), connects more than 4,500 companies directly to their customers and partners inside the world’s most networked data centers. Today, businesses leverage the Equinix interconnection platform in 32 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. www.equinix.com.
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