Friday, 21st September 2018

NL-ix partners with Colt Data Centre Services

Provides interconnect exchanges in the Netherlands and Brussels.

Colt Data Centre Services has signed a new partnership with NL-ix, the Dutch interconnect exchange, to deliver interconnection services to businesses in the Netherlands and Belgium.
The partnership offers NL-ix access to Colt’s data centres in Brussels. In exchange, Colt customers can benefit from additional services and faster, carrier-neutral connectivity in the region.

Wasif Khan, Head of Carrier Attraction for Colt Data Centre Services, commented:
“It is my pleasure to announce that NL-ix’s full stack of services can now be accessed from Colt’s data centre in Brussels. Our partnership with NL-ix will provide our customers with more business opportunities in the Netherlands and Belgium region.

“NL-ix is a key addition to our carrier neutral data centres. Their Internet Connectivity, Cloud Connectivity and connectivity services between Data Centres will help our customers gain economical connections to hundreds of networks quickly. Their infrastructure supports our commitment towards carrier neutrality. Together, we share the ambition to support interconnection of businesses to accelerate performance.”

Colt’s data centre is one of the best-connected providers in Brussels. It hosts over 15 network service providers and offers access to leading cloud service providers worldwide.
The site offers highly scalable colocation solutions in the region and is well-positioned to help customers grow and expand.

Jasper Lankhorst, CCO at NL-ix, commented:
“Opening a PoP in the Colt carrier neutral Data centres in Brussels means that we further enhance our already comprehensive footprint in the BeNeLux. Furthermore, it gives the Colt customers access to our pan-European distributed IX and other interconnection services and over 670 connected networks we add to the Colt ecosystem are an enrichment for their customer base. We are looking forward to growing our mutual ecosystem.”
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