October 19, 2005
IXEurope launches IXAnywhere�� service to help source datacenter space enquiries worldwide
IXEurope, the leading European provider of specialised datacenter services to enterprises, outsourcers and internet companies, today announced a new way of helping customers' source datacenter space globally with its IXAnywhere™ service. The new service will enable IXEurope clients to source datacenter space in over 150 locations globally, offering access to a wealth of partners while ensuring a guaranteed level of quality and support.
Guy Willner, CEO and cofounder of IXEurope said, "With over 50 years' experience collectively in the colocation and hosting market, we felt it was time to share this expertise in order to help our many clients expand globally. Over the past year we have reviewed the market and have selected partners who complement our existing footprint and deliver the quality of facilities and service that our clients expect. From Shanghai to Budapest to New York our IXAnywhere™ service now allows us to satisfy almost any datacenter space requirement anywhere in the world".
By working with alliances, customers benefit from consistent service offerings across regions as well as simplified negotiations. "Moving to Europe with IXEurope was simplified by their ability to function with our US colocation framework. To us, our European footprint appears as a simple extension of our US service provider,"states Herman Wan, Sr Director of IT Operations at Macromedia.
"By joining IXAnywhere™, we can now offer highquality, fully secure colocation solutions that meet our exacting standards throughout the world and be guaranteed of the quality of services offered," said Nick Marvin, Managing Director of Perth iX.
IXEurope provides outsourced datacenter services and hosted solutions management in four countries UK, Germany, France and Switzerland through its network of datacenters.
As a specialist in datacenter services, IXEurope offers its customers access to flexible outsourced solutions while they maintain overall control of their projects. By continually focusing on quality, IXEurope gives clients cost effective access to expertise and exceptional service levels.
IXEurope delivers its services to systems integrators and IT consultants; hosting and managed service providers; and network service providers. Working in partnership with our solution providers, IXEurope datacenters house IT and networking systems for global enterprises, financial institutions, government agencies and ecommerce and midsized companies. IXEurope's backers include Bank of America Equity Partners and European Acquisition Capital. For more information please visit the website at www.ixeurope.com.
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About Perth iX
Perth iX is a worldclass data centre in the safest place on earth! Located in the most remote city in the world, the multimillion dollar facility has unsurpassed security and infrastructure protocols. Since commencement in 2001, the data centre is yet to have an interruption on its four SLAs of power, temperature, humidity and access.
It is brand agnostic and carrier neutral with a choice of up to 12 different providers for connectivity. The core network boasts the latest in Cisco, Lucent and Dell with direct backhaul feeds from MCI Worldcom and multiple redundancies. The centre currently has more than 100 warm racks fully provisioned, powered and cabled offering one of the best business continuity (disaster recovery) solutions.
Key service offerings include colocation, web hosting, remote backups, managed and hosted software solutions, VoIP and internet access including broadband and fibre connectivity.
Perth iX also includes a multipoint microwave network that connects various remote and regional corporations, local governments and communities with data and voice solutions across Western Australia.
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