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Sprint Selects IXcellerate for Point of Presence in Russia

MOSCOW, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --


 

Global Carrier enhances international network coverage in Moscow to meet growing demand from Russian market 

IXcellerate, Moscow's premier carrier neutral datacentre operator, today announced that Sprint, a global provider of wireless and wireline communications services, has expanded its wireline network to include a Point of Presence (PoP) in IXcellerate's Moscow One Datacenter. Sprint is enhancing the reach of its international network to provide its global customers with close proximity and optimal connectivity to IXcellerate's clients and partners in Moscow, Russia.  

Organizations that require global coverage, low jitter and a congestion free environment rely on Sprint's international network as a foundation to connect their software and 'as a service' applications seamlessly around the world.

As part of an ongoing expansion of its core network backbone, Sprint chose IXcellerate's Moscow One Datacentre to access its unique community of carriers and ISPs, and create new business opportunities for multi-national customers looking to expand further into Russia.  IXcellerate's facilities located within the MKAD ring road of Moscow are the ideal match for Sprint, enabling the company to provide its customers robust, resilient services, while also offering the opportunity to interconnect with other carriers and capacity providers.  

Michael Rolff, Director EMEA Network Services at Sprint, commented, "Sprint is investing in its network capabilities within Europe, Middle East and Africa. Through having a presence in IXcellerate's data center, Sprint remains focused on ensuring its customers continue to have direct access to facilities with the highest levels of connectivity, reliability and scalability, and in support of mission critical applications around the world."

Guy Willner, the CEO of IXcellerate, added, "Sprint is a premier International Capacity provider and its commitment to grow with IXcellerate demonstrates the strong returns our datacentre facilities continue to provide. Sprint is the most recent carrier to join our growing community of telecommunications customers in the Moscow One Datacentre"

Sprint offers MPLS service in more than 155 countries and continues to expand with its own facilities and through NNI (network-to-network interconnectivity) agreements as customer needs require. It also offers Ethernet access in 118 countries.

About Sprint: 

Sprint (NYSE: S) offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint served nearly 55 million customers as of March 31, 2014 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. The American Customer Satisfaction Index rated Sprint as the most improved U.S. company in customer satisfaction, across all 43 industries, over the last six years. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America in 2011, 2012 and 2013. You can learn more and visit Sprint at http://www.sprint.com or http://www.facebook.com/sprint and http://www.twitter.com/sprint.

About IXcellerate 

IXcellerate is an unparalleled carrier neutral data centre operator in Moscow, which is comparable to the quality of data centres in America and Western Europe. IXcellerate offers pure-play co-location designed to meet the standards of financial institutions, multinational corporations, international carriers and major content operators.

Opened in 2012, IXcellerate's Tier 3+ Moscow One Data centre is a stand alone data centre located within the MKAD ring road of Moscow, set over a 15,000m² campus. IXcellerate Moscow One provides clients with a bespoke solution aimed towards solving their unique data centre requirements, offering co-location services including private and secure cages, combined with on-hand technical support 24/365. Within our carrier-neutral facility, affordable and resilient connectivity is available in Russia and the entire World. Expansion phases have the potential to increase the co-location floor space to over 5000m², with power feeds planned up to 13.7 MVA.

IXcellerate was founded by Guy Willner (co-founder and former CEO of IXEurope, former President Europe for Equinix Inc.), and Cliff Gauntlett (former SVP of Golden Telecom in Russia).

See more information http://www.ixcellerate.com or follow on Twitter @ixcellerate.

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