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INEX to Locate in Two Interxion Dublin Data Centres

October 13
11:59 2009

Hosting NewsThe Netherlands – Interxion, a leading European operator of carrier-neutral data centres, and the Internet Neutral Exchange (INEX), Ireland’s Internet Peering Point, today announced a partnership agreement that will extend INEX’s infrastructure into Interxion’s two Dublin data centres. The agreement will enable Interxion customers to reduce latency and transit costs by peering directly with the 42 IP networks currently connected to INEX.

For existing INEX Members, this agreement also provides the opportunity to deploy resilient connections to the exchange infrastructure in the security of Interxion’s existing DUB1 facility and the recently announced DUB2 data centre. Interxion’s two data centres will provide over 2,000m2 of equipped space, with significant additional space available for future expansion.

[swfobj src=”” width=”300/250″ align=”right”]The new INEX POP will go live in DUB1 this month and DUB 2 on completion of the facility in early 2010. Locating in the Interxion facilities will give INEX access to state-of-the-art, fault-tolerant and fully redundant equipped infrastructure with an SLA of up to 99.999% and high-density power as standard. 25 leading carriers and ISPs are currently housed with Interxion Ireland.

“INEX is dedicated to delivering a world class IP peering service to its members and key to this is ensuring that the exchange infrastructure is in place in the key data centres,” said Barry Rhodes, Chief Executive of INEX. “By hosting our newest POP in Interxion, we are reaching out to new prospective members for the exchange who are already located there and also providing our existing members with an additional alternative for resilient connections to the network in a world-class, carrier-neutral data centre.”

Our new, closer working relationship with INEX confirms our position as Ireland’s leading connectivity hub and brings benefits to both our customers and INEX members,” said Tanya Duncan, Interxion Ireland Managing Director. “At Interxion, INEX members can build out secure, serviced network and content-delivery infrastructure as and when they need it, and Interxion customers can gain improvements in quality and cost-effectiveness by peering directly at INEX.”

About Interxion
Interxion is a leading European provider of carrier-neutral data centres. Headquartered in Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands, Interxion serves its customers from 25 carrier-neutral data centres located in 13 cities across 11 European countries. Interxion serves network and carrier-based, hosting and enterprise customers who require professionally managed and strictly controlled physical environments within which to operate mission-critical applications and computer systems. Interxion’s data centres offer cost-effective and fast access to multiple local and global communication networks.

About INEX
INEX is a neutral, industry-owned Association, founded in 1996, that provides IP peering facilities for its members. INEX membership is open to all organisations that can benefit from peering their IP traffic and currently has 55 members. Its objective is to provide high-speed, reliable and resilient IP traffic exchange facilities for both Irish and international organisations, allowing them to route IP traffic efficiently, thereby providing faster, more reliable and lower-latency internet access for their customers.

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