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AboveNet brings fibre connectivity to iomart’s London Data Centre for mission critical Hosting

October 1, 2009 by · Comments Off on AboveNet brings fibre connectivity to iomart’s London Data Centre for mission critical Hosting 

Web Hosting Services LONDON – AboveNet, a leading provider of high-bandwidth connectivity solutions for business and carriers, has partnered with iomart Hosting to deliver mission-critical applications within the City of London. It has connected iomart Hosting’s Tier 3 data centre to its dedicated fibre network to enable customers – some of the City’s leading financial and media companies – to benefit from the fastest speeds and most secure connections to their vital data and applications.

iomart Hosting, one of Europe’s largest providers of data centre, managed hosting and business continuity services, specialises in providing highly secure cloud and server hosting services, with redundant power and onsite engineers at the ready 24/7. AboveNet now provides direct, low latency connectivity to and from iomart Hosting’s customers across the capital, giving the best connectivity possible – and peace of mind for those dependent on iomart Hosting’s services for their essential applications.

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AboveNet Joins Equinix Financial Exchange and Enhances Connectivity Options Between Equinix’s London Data Centres

April 7, 2009 by · Comments Off on AboveNet Joins Equinix Financial Exchange and Enhances Connectivity Options Between Equinix’s London Data Centres 

Web Hosting ToolsLONDON, UK — AboveNet, a leading provider of fibre optic and IP connectivity solutions for business and carriers, and Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a provider of global data centre services, today announced that AboveNet has joined the Equinix Financial eXchange community in Equinix’s London-Slough (LD4) International Business Exchange (IBX®) data centre. AboveNet will provide direct fibre links between Equinix’s LD4 and its London City (LD1) IBX centre, facilitating low latency access between the financial market participants operating in each of the centres, as well as other strategic partners and customers located in LD1. The installation builds upon existing AboveNet deployments servicing the Equinix Financial eXchange communities located within Equinix centres in the Chicago, New York and Frankfurt areas.

With speeds of 0.34ms, the new AboveNet service will enable investment firms based at Equinix’s LD4 centre to benefit from near-instantaneous access to city-based trading partners, trading venues and data services. It will also provide participants located in the city with low-latency access to Equinix Financial eXchange customers and partners in LD4. The service will include AboveNet’s dedicated fibre and managed wavelength offerings, which provide a level of visibility to allow firms to make near immediate adjustments to their electronic trading parameters in response to volatility in the market – thus ensuring they stay ahead of the trading curve. Read more

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