AboveNet to Deliver Internet Connectivity to Internet Unie
White Plains, New York, U.S.A., Apr 16, 2012 (Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --
White Plains, N.Y. and London, April 16, 2012, -- AboveNet Inc., (NYSE:ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced it will provide Internet Unie with high speed internet access connections at Switch Datacentre in Amsterdam. The AboveNet solution provided is tailored to the ISP market and part of their compelling ISP portfolio.
Internet Unie is AboveNet's first customer in Switch Datacentre, a new Tier 3 data centre in the Netherlands and will provide connectivity for their Internet and cloud services. AboveNet will provide optical infrastructure to support Internet Unie's business needs by delivering fast, reliable premium connectivity that serves the data-intensive, mission critical applications that are accessed by Internet Unie's customers.
Internet Unie is an independent provider of hosting and data centre services and has grown into one of the biggest Windows business hosting providers in the Netherlands. By utilising AboveNet to provide ISPs with high bandwidth connectivity, Internet Unie will have a cost effective remedy that is hugely scalable to meet future customer demands.
"At Internet Unie, our customers' needs are paramount; we support this by delivering a service where continuity, quality and security are unsurpassed. Our relationship with AboveNet will ensure we are able to supply an efficient, reliable and flexible service. AboveNet understands the specific dynamics within the ISP market and is able to provide a solution enabling our customers to have the flexibility and solutions they need to develop their business," said Arvid Cauwels, Sales Director Internet Unie.
AboveNet's solution was specifically designed to deliver maximum performance and unrivalled reliability to ISPs. For Internet Unie clients this includes:
• Premium transit connectivity - this cost-effective service provides managed Internet access and connections to all key peering hubs
• Low latency - Point to Point connectivity - offering an enhanced experience for Internet Unie's customers and high speed access between Switch Datacentre in Amsterdam and all key peering hubs in Europe and USA
"For AboveNet, the key to our success is connecting to data centres; as part of our continued growth and strategy, it is crucial to invest in this area. The demand for reliable, high bandwidth connectivity allows AboveNet to continue to support critical IT business such as virtualisation, cloud services, business continuity and disaster recovery," said Alan Berryman, vice president, Sales for AboveNet in Europe.
AboveNet, Inc. is a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions for businesses and carriers. Its private optical network delivers key network and IP services in and between top U.S. and European markets. AboveNet's network is widely used in demanding markets such as financial and legal services, media, health care, retail and government. More information is available at www.above.net
About Internet Unie
Internet Unie is an independent supplier of managed dedicated hosting and managed data centre services. The company was founded in 1998 and has grown to become one of the largest business ISPs in the Netherlands in the field of managed dedicated Windows hosting. Internet Unie has achieved this by delivering continuity, security and quality to our customers whose internet and data centre environments form a critical element of their day-to-day business. More information is available at www.iu.nl
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