DUBLIN, 1st February 2016 –Interxion, a leading European provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that it has been selected by Aqua Comms, an Irish based provider of scalable, subsea capacity-based network solutions, to provide data centre services in Ireland.
Aqua Comms, whose head office is based in Dublin announced in April of last year that they would be bringing Ireland’s first direct transatlantic fibre optic cable from New York to London via Dublin, delivering world-class data transfer speeds across the Atlantic with a latency speed of 53.9 milliseconds.
The appointment of Interxion by Aqua Comms as a data centre provider will offer the highly secure and the unparalleled connectivity options required to meet clients’ needs. When it came to deployment of services, Interxion were able to facilitate Aqua Comms timelines in relation to their Irish based and multinational clients. Through working with Aqua Comms there is a significant opportunity for referrals for Interxion as more and more companies take advantage of this reliable subsea cable.
Speaking about the deal, Peter Zwinkels, Chief Commercial Officer at Aqua Comms said: “We are excited for the opportunity to work with Interxion. Their strong reputation, significant client base, support services and ability to assist us in terms of deployment timelines made them an ideal choice as an Irish based data centre provider. Interxion’s experience with multinational companies lends itself very well to our own services.”
Karl Mulhall, MD of Interxion Ireland added: “Aqua Comms are bringing an exciting offering to the Irish market, providing a seamless link between Ireland and America, increasing opportunities for companies in Ireland. We are delighted to be working with Aqua Comms on this exciting project which is sure to change the face of connectivity in Ireland and we look forward to supporting their continued growth as demand for their services in Ireland increases.”
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Interxion (NYSE:INXN, news) is a leading provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving a wide range of customers through 40 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 over 500 connectivity providers, 20 European Internet exchanges, and most leading cloud and digital media platforms across its footprint, Interxion has created connectivity, cloud, content and finance hubs that foster growing customer communities of interest. For more information, please visitwww.interxion.com.
About Aqua Comms
Aqua Comms Limited (Aqua Comms) is the owner and operator of the transatlantic cable AEConnect and the Irish Sea cable CeltixConnect, and was established to build, acquire or merge with subsea fiber optic cable networks to provide capacity networking solutions to the global media, content providers and IT companies. To learn more about Aqua Comms and its new transatlantic subsea cable system, AEConnect, visit www.AquaComms.com.