AboveNet connects to London's Telehouse West data centre

Source: AboveNet Communications

AboveNet Communications UK Ltd, a leading provider of high-bandwidth connectivity solutions for business and carriers today announced its network connection to the new Telehouse West data centre in London's Docklands.

This collaboration will enable London's businesses to benefit from AboveNet's ultra-low latency, highly scalable and secure fibre network. This installation builds upon AboveNet's existing connections to Telehouse North, Telehouse East and Telehouse Metro - further expanding the AboveNet network to data centres in London.

Escalating demand from companies requiring a high bandwidth, resilient network has enabled AboveNet to provide an optimum, highly efficient data transfer service. In today's increasingly competitive markets, connectivity is a key consideration to enhance performance and productivity; AboveNet is at the leading edge to provide this.

"We are very pleased to connect to Telehouse West and enable customers to benefit from the fastest speeds and most secure connections to their vital data and applications. Telehouse is one of the largest international internet hubs in Europe and is therefore of huge strategic importance," said John Donaldson, Managing Director, AboveNet UK.

"Organisations such as the demanding new media market and finance sectors are increasingly turning to Cloud services to deliver mission critical applications and this investment will help make the promises of cloud computing a reality," he concluded.

Michelle Reid, Sales and Marketing Director, Telehouse said, "As a company that has built an excellent reputation for its technology, service and reliability, we are delighted that AboveNet is now connected to Telehouse West and able to offer its direct, low-latency fibre-optic services to all of our London data centre customers".

The agreement with Telehouse is part of AboveNet's ongoing investment strategy, connecting to vital locations to support the growing need for high-bandwidth solutions.

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