AMSTERDAM – 10 July 2017 – INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE:INXN, news), a leading provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, and Angola Cables S.A., a multinational telecoms wholesale operator, today announced that Angola Cables has extended its international network to three Interxion facilities in Europe: Frankfurt, London and Marseille.
This network expansion is a core part of Angola Cables’ mission to improve connectivity between Africa and Europe. Interxion’s three selected facilities will enable Angola Cables to connect directly to over 400 network service providers, as well as to Europe’s largest Internet Exchanges, all physically located in Interxion’s data centres.
Angola Cables will also improve access to the major cloud services providers and content providers that are key members of the communities of interest present at Interxion facilities. End users of such services in Africa will enjoy faster application response times and improved reliability.
“Our focus is to significantly enhance Angola Cables’ quality of services and choosing carrier-dense facilities in which to place Angola Cables’ PoPs is critical to the execution of our strategy,” said Artur Mendes, Commercial and Marketing Director, Angola Cables. “Our network expansion to Interxion Frankfurt, London and Marseille enhances our ability to meet the data and voice requirements of our customers, including the regional African operators that we serve.”
“Angola Cables will provide our customers with effective solutions to efficiently handle the large increase in content that is being exchanged between Europe and Africa,” said Mike Hollands, Director, Market Development and Strategy. “Angola Cables’ unique ability to integrate the local circuit, backhaul and submarine capacity between Africa and Europe adds tremendous value to our large community of customers in these three cities.”
About Angola Cables
Angola Cables is a multinational telecommunications company founded in 2009, which operates in the wholesale market and whose core business is the commercialisation of capacity in international circuits for voice and data through Submarine Cable Systems. SACS and the Monet cable system will interconnect three continents (South America, North America and Africa) as well as a Tier III data centre in Fortaleza to interconnect the cable systems.
Angola Cables also runs Angonix, a neutral Internet Exchange Point located in Luanda, which interconnects global networks and content providers. Angola Cables also manages Angonap, a neutral data centre located in Luanda and the company’s traffic exchange point in Angola. For more information, visit www.angolacables.co.ao.
Interxion (NYSE: INXN) is a leading provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving a wide range of customers through 45 data centres in 11 European countries. Interxion’s uniformly designed, energy efficient data centres offer customers extensive security and uptime for their mission-critical applications. With over 600 connectivity providers, 21 European Internet exchanges, and most leading cloud and digital media platforms across its footprint, Interxion has created connectivity, cloud, content and finance hubs that foster growing customer communities of interest. For more information, please visit www.interxion.com.