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Custom Connect launches a Point of Presence at IXcellerate Moscow One Data Centre

IXcellerate Moscow One Data Centre, designed and operated to Tier 3+ standards, announces today that Custom Connect, provider of worldwide carrier-neutral network infrastructure and connectivity solutions, has established a Point of Presence at IXcellerate Moscow.

This creates an excellent opportunity for companies wishing to benefit from Custom Connect’s global network Ultra Low Latency products from IXcellerate’s Moscow One Data Centre. This new location complements Custom Connect’s current financial ecosystem data centre footprint, which includes the UK (Equinix LD4, NYSE Basildon, Volta central London), Telecity Amsterdam, Netherlands and Equinix FR2 in Frankfurt, Germany.

Gareth Richardson, Managing Director of Custom Connect UK Ltd, said, “To meet client demands, we are dedicated to expanding our global footprint so customers can take advantage of newly emerging markets and regions that offer real potential for growth. With this development, our vendor-neutral data centre portfolio has been strengthened with another market leader, IXcellerate.”

Guy Willner, CEO of IXcellerate commented on the recent developments, ‘The new partnership between Custom Connect and IXcellerate will not only mean an advantage in the global connectivity for our clients, but will also enable financial firms to benefit from Custom Connect’s Ultra Low Latency network.”

About Custom Connect

Custom Connect is a global reseller of high-performance network solutions. Its carrier-neutral approach ensures customers are provided reliable, integrated connectivity through a single point of contact. This lowers costs, improves network management, helps consolidate support and simplifies sourcing.

Its specialism in developing and implementing low-latency networks, tailored to customer requirements, has made it a specialist in time-sensitive industries.

Its custom-built solutions vary from private dark fibre, wavelength, Ethernet and IP networks to more specialist connectivity options like bespoke microwave and millimeter wave. For multinational organisations with complex infrastructure challenges, Custom Connect offers fully managed multi-site connectivity services, which includes site-to-site networking, local and centralised IP services, co-location services and data centre connectivity. Every client receives dedicated project management and 24x7 support.

Its customers include the Fortune 500/FTSE100, High-Frequency Trading Desks, banks, ISPs, premium retail brands, media and others. Its headquarters is in Amersfoort, Netherlands and its UK operations are located in the City of London.

For more information, please visit http://www.custom-connect.net or follow on Twitter @customconnectuk

About IXcellerate

IXcellerate is an unparalleled carrier neutral data centre operator in Moscow, which is comparable to the quality of data centres in America and Western Europe. IXcellerate offers pure-play co-location designed to meet the standards of financial institutions, multinational corporations, international carriers and major content operators.

Opened in 2012, IXcellerate’s Tier3+ Moscow One data centre is a stand alone data centre located within the MKAD ring road of Moscow, set over a 15,000m² campus. IXcellerate Moscow One provides clients with a bespoke solution aimed towards solving their unique data centre requirements, offering co-location services including private and secure cages, combined with on-hand technical support 24/365. Within our carrier-neutral facility, affordable and resilient connectivity is available in Russia and the entire World. Expansion phases have the potential to increase the co-location floor space to over 5000m², with power feeds planned up to 13.7 MVA.

IXcellerate was founded by Guy Willner (co-founder and former CEO of IXEurope, former President Europe for Equinix Inc.), and Cliff Gauntlett (former SVP of Golden Telecom in Russia). See more information www.ixcellerate.com or follow on Twitter @ixcellerate.

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