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Telehouse Frankfurt Data Centre Becomes Additional Location for the DE-CIX Apollon Platform

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, December 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Telehouse Deutschland GmbH, the German branch of the global colocation provider, is now an infrastructure partner of the  DE-CIX Apollon platform. With DE-CIX Apollon, the  DE-CIX Management GmbH  is currently creating the world's largest interconnection platform. The platform will offer the entire spectrum of Ethernet-based interconnection services and is designed to accommodate data transmission of up to 100 Gigabit Ethernet per second. DE-CIX Apollon encompasses 10 switches in total; these are located within various data centres in Frankfurt. The  Telehouse Frankfurt data centre  site will accommodate one of those DE-CIX Apollon node switches.  

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Established in 1995, DE-CIX in Frankfurt am Main today is the Internet exchange with the highest data throughput worldwide. Almost 600 Internet service providers from nearly 60 countries exchange a majority of their Internet traffic through DE-CIX in Frankfurt. DE-CIX Management GmbH provides premium interconnection services to its customers and expects its data centre partners for the DE-CIX Apollon platform to meet the same high requirements. These include the highest level of reliability and access security, as well as the employees' expertise and variety of network operators on site.

"By selecting Telehouse, we now expand our DE-CIX Apollon platform with a relevant site in our domestic market. As a Frankfurt-based service provider, Telehouse has proven its concept. Within the scope of DE-CIX's international expansion, we can also imagine further collaboration with Telehouse in North America," comments Harald Summa, Chief Executive Officer of DE-CIX Management GmbH.

Telehouse is a key network hub for a number of major Internet exchanges around the world. In addition to DE-CIX, Telehouse is the primary home for the London Internet Exchange (LINX) and the France IX in Paris. The new partnership with DE-CIX for Apollon further reinforces Telehouse's position as the heart of Europe's Internet infrastructure.

"We are delighted that we can now offer in our data centres direct access for our customers to DE-CIX Apollon, a connection that also enables peering with other Internet service providers. It is a special honour to belong to the DE-CIX infrastructure partners, a distinction that we value highly," emphasizes Dr. Béla Waldhauser, Chief Executive Officer of Telehouse Deutschland GmbH.  

About Telehouse

Telehouse provides global Tier III data centres, connectivity and managed ICT solutions, providing secure and resilient infrastructure for mission-critical IT systems. Established in 1989, Telehouse became Europe's first carrier neutral colocation provider. Today, the company is at the heart of the Internet and telecommunications infrastructure, serving over 2,000 major corporations worldwide, across a wide range of industries including government and financial institutions. Telehouse is the data centre subsidiary of Japanese corporation KDDI, a $45 billion Global Fortune 300 telecommunications and systems integration provider. In 2012, Telehouse established Telehouse Deutschland GmbH by acquiring the German colocation provider Databurg GmbH based in Frankfurt's telecommunications district Kleyerstrasse. With a data centre site stretching over 67,000m2 Telehouse Deutschland is one of the largest housing and colocation providers in Germany. Besides colocation, customers can also benefit from the company's pioneering cloud service that has recently been launched within its Frankfurt data centres.

E-Mail: sales@uk.telehouse.net, Phone: +44(0)207-512-0550, Website: http://www.telehouse.net

For further editorial information, or to arrange a briefing, please contact the Telehouse press office:

Sudarson Ghosh
Marketing Manager
Phone: +44(0)207-512-0550
E-Mail: marketing@uk.telehouse.net

About DE-CIX

Founded in 1995, DE-CIX in Frankfurt is the leading operator of Ethernet-based carrier and ISP interconnection (Peering) worldwide. DE-CIX facilitates the exchange of IP traffic between networks through a distributed, failsafe and scalable infrastructure in various metro markets across Germany and in the Middle East. This includes broadband networks, hosting providers, content providers and cloud computing players. More than 500 ISPs from over 50 countries use DE-CIX to handle a large fraction of their Internet traffic and make DE-CIX the world's largest interconnection facility that supports peering. DE-CIX's customer base includes the world's leading players, such as 1&1, Akamai, China Telecom, Facebook, Google and Telefonica.

DE-CIX also operates Internet Exchanges in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) and in the New York/New Jersey metro market.

For DE-CIX Media Inquiries, please contact:

Jaymie Scotto & Associates
+1(201)839-0177 x13

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