New PoP gives Interoute’s customers added diversity in the Asia-Pacific region
London, 28 April 2015 – Interoute, owner operator of Europe's largest cloud services platform, today announced that it has extended the global reach of its network to Singapore. The new Point of Presence (PoP) will support Interoute’s enterprise customers with an additional location in the Asia-Pacific region. Interoute’s network, connects Europe, USA, the Middle East and Africa, extending to Hong Kong and now Singapore in the East.
Building on Interoute’s two existing PoPs in Hong Kong, the new site gives businesses expanding in Asia a connectivity, communications and computing hub in one of the world’s most important financial cites. Businesses can enjoy high capacity, local routing capability and global reach as part of Interoute’s networked cloud platform.
The wealthy city-state’s political climate, competitive corporate tax rates and openness to foreign investment mean that it is attracting growing interest from businesses worldwide. In fact, it was ranked as the number one best place in the world to do business in 2014 for the seventh consecutive year and also topped the World’s Bank’s ease of doing business report. Customers in Singapore can now connect directly to Interoute’s assured performance network, and access its portfolio of enterprise cloud computing, voice, video and data services.
Interoute’s Enterprise Unified ICT strategy is focused on creating and managing all Enterprise ICT Infrastructure as a Service, delivered from its advanced and secure networking and cloud platform. Interoute’s integrated network and data centre platform provides customers with the innovative, and cost effective ICT solutions needed to gain a competitive business advantage.
Mark Lewis, VP for Communications and Connectivity at Interoute, said: “Singapore is one of the world’s biggest financial hubs and a key business destination in the Asia-Pacific region. For businesses expanding into the ‘Lion City' and Asia it is critical that they have access to a network that will support true global digital business. Interoute is committed to investing in its rapidly growing network infrastructure and cloud platform. With the new PoP in Singapore we are providing the network capacity, scale and additional services that enterprises need to realise the business growth opportunities in the area.”
- Ends –
Interoute Communications Limited is the owner operator of Europe's largest cloud services platform, which encompasses over 67,000 km of lit fiber, 12 data centres, 13 Virtual Data Centres and 31 collocation centres, with connections to 195 additional third-party data centres across Europe. Its full-service Unified ICT platform serves international enterprises, as well as every major European telecommunications incumbent and the major operators of North America, East and South Asia, governments and universities. These organizations find Interoute the ideal partner for computing, connectivity and communications and developing new services. Its Unified ICT strategy has proved attractive to enterprises looking for a scalable, secure and unconstrained platform on which they can build their voice, video, computing and data services, as well as service providers in need of high capacity international data transit and infrastructure. With established operations throughout mainland Europe, North America and Dubai, Interoute also owns and operates dense city networks throughout Europe's major business centres. www.interoute.com
Interoute PR contacts:
+44 (0)20 7842 3200