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LDeX Group to Enhance London Media Platform Offering With Access to AWS Cloud Front

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/14 -- LDeX Group has today announced that it has enhanced its London Media Platform service offering with the addition of Amazon Cloud Front, AWS's content delivery web service which it offers via the Amazon Web Service Direct Connect platform from its LDeX 1 London Data Centre. The move strengthens LDeX's position as the London media platform of choice connecting industry partners to deliver best in class technology associated with media manipulation, broadcast, storage and distribution services.

LDeX media clients will be able to distribute content to end users with low latency, high data transfer speeds with no commitments via its AWS direct platform. As it stands, the north London based data centre operator benefits from being on net with Level 3's global content distribution network and offers direct peering with other leading CDNs.

Commenting on the news, Rob Garbutt, CEO of LDeX said: 'The addition of Amazon Cloud Front to the LDeX Media platform will enhance our existing offering by enabling our clients to deliver content globally from AWS' single interface in a highly elastic format.'

He added 'This service will facilitate LDeX Group in attracting additional clients in the media space such as IPTV broadcast, satellite and OTT players with a common focus on scalable and content delivery solutions.'

The news follows the launch of the LDeX media platform which offers industry partners the opportunity to globally connect, share resources and support each other through best practices in order to fulfil media, content and satellite broadcasting requirements. With an onsite satellite farm and access to AWS Direct Connect, the north London based data centre operator provides immediate access to satellite downlinks, content distribution networks, vast storage capacity, maximum levels of security and a range of features to protect against downtime. Additionally, LDeX clients can connect directly to the largest global IP networks including Level 3, Cogent Communications, Sprint and NTT.

About LDeX Group

LDeX Group (LDeX) provides energy efficient data centres (using 100% Renewable energy) and intelligent networks from its enterprise grade, carrier neutral, NW London facility with a capacity of over 500 racks. Located within the M25 and in close proximity to Central London, LDeX, own, operate and manage their facilities, providing London colocation services to a range of industry sectors to protect the availability of data, applications, ecommerce and online presence.

As well as high quality colocation solutions, LDeX deliver a range of network services including IP Transit, Layer 2 and MPLS solutions. Utilising best of breed Juniper kit, LDeX are able to deliver high capacity and low latency IP Transit and Layer 2 connectivity from multiple points-of-presence (PoPS) across London and Manchester Data Centres including LDeX 1, Telehouse, Telecity, Interxion and Level 3 sites. LDeX's diverse London metro ring, linking every major data centre in the city, means clients can also connect between data centres over completely diverse routes.

See more at: http://www.ldexgroup.co.uk/about-us/

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