uNetworks services will be available from MRS1, Europe’s gateway to Africa, Middle East and Asia
LONDON, February 25 2016 – INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE:INXN, news), a leading European provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that euNetworks, a provider of bandwidth infrastructure services in Western Europe, is expanding its long haul dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) into Interxion’s data centre in Marseille, France (MRS1).
Marseille is the interconnection point for 12 international subsea cables that link Europe to Africa, the Middle East and Asia. euNetworks’ presence in Marseille will enable access to its unique inventory of fibre and duct-based assets that are tailored to fulfil high bandwidth needs.
euNetworks is deploying two diverse routes to Marseille. The first route runs from Paris to Lyon and Marseille and the second from Frankfurt to Strasbourg, Basel, Zurich, and Milan to Marseille. euNetworks will offer 10G and 100G wavelength services from all major cities on its wider network to Marseille.
“Connectivity to Marseille has been a regular request from our customers as they continue to grow their bandwidth requirements with us,” said Kevin Dean, Chief Marketing Officer at euNetworks. “This network addition will support customers/ businesses who need to connect to Marseille as a key gateway to Asia, the Middle East and the Mediterranean from cities such as London, Dublin, Paris and Frankfurt.”
“The extension of euNetworks’ modern, resilient, and high capacity network to Interxion Marseille (MRS1) adds tremendous value to our fast-growing community of customers in this key connectivity hub,” said Mike Hollands,Director of Connectivity, Interxion. “euNetworks will provide our customers with unique solutions to efficiently handle the large increase in content that is being exchanged between European cities and Africa, the Middle East and Asia.”
Interxion has operated a data centre in Marseille since 2014. There are already 12 subsea cables that can be accessed from the facility. In addition, there is a community of over 80 connectivity providers colocated there, exchanging large volumes of traffic. For more details on the global subsea cable infrastructure of the region, please visit TeleGeography’s Submarine Cable Map.
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Interxion (NYSE: INXN) 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 600 connectivity providers, 21 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.
euNetworks is a bandwidth infrastructure provider, owning and operating 13 fibre based metropolitan networks across Europe connected with a high capacity intercity backbone covering 45 cities in 10 countries. The company leads the market in data centre connectivity, directly connecting over 280 in Europe today and is also a leading cloud connectivity provider. The company offers a portfolio of metropolitan and long haul services including Dark Fibre, Metro Wavelengths, Wavelengths, Ethernet, and Internet. Media, finance, 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. For further information please visit www.eunetworks.com.