MOSCOW and LONDON, December 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
IXcellerate, a carrier neutral data center operator in Moscow, announced that TransTelekom, a major telecommunications company in Russia has established a Point of Presence (PoP) at Moscow One Datacentre.
Linking Western and Eastern parts of the country TTK's fiber optic lines run along Russia's mainline railways and cover 76,000 kilometers. The move creates an excellent opportunity for Moscow One clients who wish to benefit from transcontinental TTK backbone. The EurasiaHighway, has connections to the communication networks of almost all the neighboring countries, including China, Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, Finland, the Baltic states and the CIS.
"To meet the on-growing demand we are dedicated to bringing the highest level of service by combining it with IXcellerate's world class Tier3+ datacentre. With many clients within the financial sector we hope that the new move will enhance our support for them," commented Alexander Vlasov, Sales Director of TransTelekom.
"Recently we achieved IBM Level3 compliance (equivalent to Tier3), confirming the professionalism with which we build and operate our datacenters and our 20 years' experience in the field. By welcoming TTK to our growing carriers community we hope that our clients can not only benefit from Russia's major operator services but also take advantage of the best that is available in the data centre industry in Russia," added Guy Willner, CEO of IXcellerate.
TTK is a top Russian ISP both in the wholesale and in the retail market. The company focuses on exceeding customer expectations with regard to its services. A survey conducted by ComNews Research in Q3, 2014, revealed that among Russia's top five ISPs, TTK fared best at supporting the declared download speed. "One of the reasons why TTK is able to meet such high quality standards is that the operator relies on state-of-the-art data centres, such as IXcellerate Moscow One, a very efficient and stable hi-tech facility," said Eugene Evdokimenko, head of research at ComNews Research, COMNEWS Group.
IXcellerate is an unparalleled carrier neutral datacentre operator in Moscow, which is comparable to the quality of datacentres 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 Datacentre is a stand-alone datacentre 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 datacentre 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).
IXcellerate customers include Orange Business Services, NTT, Le Pain Quotidien group and a major international market data company.
The Company TTK is one of three leading alternative operators of fixed communication and provides 33% of long-distance channel lease, occupies 27% in the segment of backbone Internet and 31% in the IP VPN market.
TTK actively operates both on the operator and the corporate markets. Customers of the Company are mainly geographically distributed businesses. These are primarily railway carriers as well as state enterprises and large corporations. Currently, TTK has implemented large-scale telecommunications projects for state organizations and large commercial corporations.
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