AT&T Launches Second London Data Center
Networking and data center operator AT & T (www.att.com) announced Thursday its expansion into the European market housing with the opening of a second London Internet data center.
The site will be the third company in the United Kingdom and one of the 38 island countries in global development operated by AT & T.
Facilities totaling over 2.6 million square feet and support over 40,000 devices.
AT & T designed the energy infrastructure in its latest facility, which includes a new network node for high-density computer.
“This expansion reflects the investment of AT & T, both in the region and the organization of services for our European customers,” said the head of AT & T’s business in Europe, Middle East and Africa Andrew Edison. “It’s part of our plan to invest $ 1 billion this year to meet the changing needs of our multinational customers. Investments like this means you will be able to experience all the benefits of cloud services and gain a further advantage of our network and global presence. ”
IDC opening is part of the company’s investment of 1 billion dollars in 2010, which also includes enhancements to MPLS-capable nodes to IPv6 in Europe.
“With the demand for managed hosting and cloud services to grow globally, we are investing more in providing infrastructure capabilities, enterprise-class advanced network services based on our customers,” said the vice president of AT & T hosting and Steve cloud services Caniano. “With the opening of this state of the art IDC we are building on the existing demand for managed hosting and co-location in EMEA, and the expansion of our network, while the future for growth cloud services. ”
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