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Custom Connect To Offer Global Switch Customers Specialist Connectivity and Managed Services

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Custom Connect To Offer Global Switch Customers Specialist Connectivity and Managed Services

 27th October, 2014  Custom Connect, a global managed service provider of carrier neutral and microwave connectivity services, today announced that Global Switch customers can now choose from Custom Connect’s market leading connectivity and cloud consultancy services for their global infrastructure.

A number of Global Switch customers that have selected Custom Connect have already experienced benefits like large scale cost savings, increased competitive advantage, widespread global growth, access to key emerging markets and 24/7 support from Custom Connect’s dedicated team.

Global Switch operates its carrier neutral data centres exclusively in Tier 1 markets and within these in central low latency locations which support an extensive community of global carriers, local and regional operators and related service providers. These network dense locations are increasingly attractive to a wide range of customers looking for high quality space and power infrastructure coupled with connectivity choice.

Steven Potts, Regional Connectivity Director of Global Switch, said, “Our rich service provider community has been enabling our customers business activities for many years and with continued success. The connectivity landscape is a fast moving and ever changing environment with customer requirements becoming increasingly complex.  We have been impressed with the ability of Custom Connect to deliver innovative and fully supported solutions for customers by harnessing the offerings available within our data centres.”

Olav van Doorn of Custom Connect, continued, “With both companies aligned culturally and technologically we are in the perfect position to offer interested enterprises a custom-built, multi-vendor solution that meets every operational requirement through a single point of contact. We are looking forward to helping Global Switch customers meet their objectives in an extremely competitive marketplace.”


About Custom Connect

Custom Connect is a global managed service provider of carrier neutral and microwave connectivity services. Its carrier-neutral approach ensures customers are provided reliable, integrated connectivity through a single point of contact. This lowers costs, improves network management, helps consolidate support and simplifies sourcing.

Its specialism in developing and implementing low-latency networks, tailored to customer requirements, has made it a specialist in time-sensitive industries.

Its custom-built solutions vary from private dark fibre, wavelength, Ethernet and IP networks to more specialist connectivity options like bespoke microwave and millimeter wave. For multinational organisations with complex infrastructure challenges, Custom Connect offers fully managed multi-site connectivity services, which includes site-to-site networking, local and centralised IP services, co-location services and data centre connectivity. Every client receives dedicated project management and 24×7 support. 

Its customers include the Fortune 500/FTSE100, High-Frequency Trading Desks, banks, ISPs, premium retail brands, media and others. Its headquarters is in Amersfoort, Netherlands and its UK operations are located in the City of London.

For more information, please visit http://www.custom-connect.net

About Global Switch

Global Switch is a leading large scale, carrier neutral, multi tenanted data centre provider in Europe and Asia-Pacific and is a Reuben Brothers company (see www.reubenbrothers.com). Established in 1998, the company has held an unrivalled track record in delivering best-in-class solutions. Global Switch is a vital and strategic partner for customers that require secure and resilient data centre services with scalable capacity and a high level customer service.

The Company’s focus is on highly resilient, central, low latency, network dense locations in prime city centre locations and internet hubs close to its customers on the edge of financial and business districts. It has ten data centres: seven are located in Europe – in London(2), Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Madrid and Paris (2) – with centres in Sydney (2) and Singapore serving the Asia-Pacific market.  The centres currently total around 300,000 sq m (3,200,000 sq ft) of floor space and are occupied by a broad range of customers, global and national, large and small including government organisations, financial institutions, enterprises, global systems integrators, telecommunication carriers, managed service providers and other hosting businesses.

In order to meet growing demand for space and power, Global Switch is increasing its carrier neutral data centre capacity, reach and power densities: Global Switch is part way through a significant global expansion plan which started with an extension of its Singapore data centre in 2010, the building of a second data centre on its Paris campus in 2011, the launch of the first stage of its planned major extension to its Amsterdam data centre in early 2014 andhaving secured pre-commitments from a number of large multi-national companies, the launch of the first stage of Sydney East, its second data centre in Sydney in Q3 2104.  The company has also started piling works in Hong Kong where it is planning to build a 45,000 sq m (485,000 sq ft) world class data centre.

For more information please visit globalswitch.com.


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