LONDON - 5th October 2012 - INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the best data centre offering category of the 2012 Capacity Awards.
The 2012 Capacity Awards celebrate innovation, excellence and vision throughout the global wholesale telecoms marketplace, focusing on the contribution of individuals, companies and technology partners that have excelled in the use, development and deployment of carrier services in the past 12 months.
Interxion's 31 state-of-the-art data centres in 11 countries across Europe help carriers to get close to their customers and also reduce the costs associated with handling international traffic. The facilities themselves are industry-leading and are secured and managed in accordance with best practice industry standards so they deliver excellent performance and reliability.
The community inside Interxion's data centres includes over 450 carriers, ISPs and Internet Exchanges. This opens up opportunities for partnerships and cross-connect arrangements that can be swiftly implemented, enabling customers to optimise routing for lower latency and reduced cost. Interxion's data centres also host over 1,200 customers from connectivity-hungry segments, such as cloud providers, financial services, media companies, and large enterprises. Close proximity to such a wide range of potential customers and partners offers valuable revenue generation opportunities helping to create a rapid return on investment.
Mike Hollands, Director, Connectivity Segment, Interxion said: "The community inside our data centres offers carriers a unique business opportunity and our distributed European footprint enables cost reduction and interconnection in the most efficient way for their networks. It's great to see this recognised by the Capacity Awards with a shortlist for best data centre offering 2012."
The winners of the 2012 Capacity Awards will be announced exclusively at the Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner on Tuesday 13th November at the Okura Hotel in Amsterdam.
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Interxion (NYSE: INXN) is a leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving a wide range of customers through 31 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 connectivity provided by over 400 carriers and ISPs and 18 European Internet exchanges across its footprint, Interxion has created content and connectivity hubs that foster growing customer communities of interest. For more information, please visit www.interxion.com
Caroline Gyte, Director, Marketing Communications
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