October 23 2011, ST. PETERSBURG, MOSCOW, RUSSIA, AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, WARSAW POLAND, TALLINN, ESTONIA – Linxdatacenter (http://www.linxdatacenter.com) an international datacenter and connectivity solutions provider, on friday october 21st launched its state-of-the-art datacenter in Saint Petersburg. It is one of the largest and most advanced facilities of that kind in Russia. The company, serving the market for over 11 years, in addition to its top-quality Moscow center is now expanding into the North-West region of the country, introducing along its cutting edge proposition to this area.
Linxdatacenter St. Petersburg, of Tier 3 quality level, is located in Sky-Trade Business Center. Covering 9.000 square meters, it is 18 times bigger than an average datacenter. It has enough capacity to serve up to 17 million customers and with 12 MW power it could supply a city of over 30,000 households on a daily basis. Linxdatacenter St. Petersburg was constructed in association with major global R&D and construction companies. It is designed according to international standards and the use of eco-technologies minimizes its impact on the environment. The green solutions include only A-class equipment, power supply system utilizing high performance gas turbines and green cooling mechanism based on the principle of natural cooling.
The new Linxdatacenter offers a full set of ICT solutions with Professional Services to help customers in optimizing their cost, compliancy, complexity, security and business continuity management. Next to colocation, dedicated and virtual servers, the portfolio consists of advanced managed datacenter services, such as cloud computing based IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service), disaster recovery centers, storage, backup, data security, hosting, equipment leasing and remote services. The offering is enriched with connectivity services, such as direct internet access and virtual private network based on MPLS technology and other telco solutions, taking advantage of superior local and international connectivity and the carrier neutral policy of the company. Linxdatacenter is also ready to implement tailor-made and turn-key projects in accordance with SOX, ISAE 3402 and PCI-DSS requirements.
Linxdatacenter, headquartered in Amsterdam and with nine offices in Central and Eastern Europe, focuses strictly on the region, recognizing its great potential and opportunities, especially in the Russian Federation. The Dutch-based holding company has been successfully positioning itself as a bridge between the West and the East, providing the market with the newest technologies, services and know-how. The St. Petersburg’s project is a perfect example of such strategic direction and thriving cooperation between both nations. Hence the Grand Opening Ceremony of the datacenter was performed by the Prime Minister of The Netherlands, Mr. Mark Rutte and a senior official from the Government of the Russian Federation. The occasion was celebrated together with other Russian and Dutch government representatives, such as the Minister of Infrastructure and Environment of The Netherlands and the elite of the business society.
Jules Delahaije, Linxdatacenter President and Chief Executive Officer:
“The North-Western region of Russia, and St. Petersburg in particular, are of strategic importance to our company. Its unique location serves as a window to Scandinavian and Western European countries, making it very attractive from the investment point of view. We have been successfully operating in the area for over a decade now and we are very optimistic about our future direction. The volatility of the global market and the current challenging economic climate, more than ever, forces companies to focus on their core business and increased efficiency. Consequently, the demand for advanced commercial datacenters, supporting uptime and cost-reduction strategies, is growing. A trustworthy, experienced partner like Linxdatacenter, is an answer to reliable and secure safeguarding of reputation and revenue”.
Richard van Wageningen, General Director Linxdatacenter Russia: “The launch of Linxdatacenter St.Petersburg is an important step in the life of our company. This expansion allows us to maintain the highest quality of service and demonstrates our confidence in the market. With that we are addressing our customers’ demand, keen to see us not only in Moscow, but also in other parts of the country. The second Linxdatacenter in Russia broadens our offering for the existing customers and provides an appealing proposition for business opportunities in the North-Western region.”
Linxdatacenter St. Petersburg attracts a lot of attention from potential customers, with a few large and long term contracts already in place. With its own interconnected datacenters in the region – Moscow, Tallinn, Warsaw and more to come in the future – as well as the unique network footprint created over the years, the company offers an exclusive portfolio of datacenter, telecommunication and IT solutions, addressing needs and requirements of enterprise, operator and governmental sectors. Linxdatacenter St. Petersburg will certainly contribute to the development of the local market, facilitating the expansion of economic relations between Russia and multinationals operating in CEE and boosting mutual business opportunities.
Linxdatacenter is a unique combination of cutting-edge technology, international expertise and strong regional presence. For over 11 years the company specializes providing datacenter and connectivity solutions in, from and to Central and Eastern Europe. It focuses on corporate customers, communications operators and government bodies that are looking for solutions to optimize their cost, security, compliance, complexity and business continuity management.
Linxdatacenter is headquartered in Amsterdam and has offices throughout Central and Eastern Europe. It operates datacenters in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Tallinn and Warsaw and is a sister brand of Linxtelecom, an international connectivity solutions provider with a unique network in the region. The synergy of the two offerings provides seamless integrated solutions for the whole ICT infrastructure. Besides the Netherlands and Russia Linxtelecom has presence in Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Hungary, Geroprgia, Sweden, Finland, Germany and the UK.
For more information, please contact:
Svetlana Kigim, Marketing Manager, Linxdatacenter Russia
Tel.: + 7 4957979161
Fax: +7 4957979160
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