Infinity signs 15-Year Data Centre deal with Cable & Wireless Worldwide
London, UK, 24 January 2012 – Infinity today announced that is has concluded an agreement with Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW) to provide a new 4.3MW data centre facility. This multi-million investment represents a 25 per cent expansion in CWW’s data hosting capacity.
Based at a secure site in the South East of England, the new Tier III certified facility will ensure that CWW can support the increasing demands from clients for secure, robust and reliable hosting and shared services solutions.
Commenting on the development, Gavin Darby, chief executive, Cable & Wireless Worldwide said, “Data hosting is one of our critical areas of focus for the near future and will be a vital part of our return to growth. This announcement highlights the details of the plans we outlined in November last year. I believe that we are shaping our business to better serve our customers and secure our position in this growing market.”
Martin Lynch, CEO at Infinity, added, “This important contract further consolidates Infinity’s strong position in the UK data centre market. Our commitment to quality and attention to operational detail was essential to CWW in selecting a partner for this most crucial part of their business. We look forward to developing a strong long term partnership with CWW in delivering against the demanding needs of their customers.”
Infinity provides a capital-free, outsourced data centre service to private and public sector organisations. Available as both bespoke and standard offers in short and long term contracts, Infinity focuses on delivering the highest levels of customer service and resilience at the lowest total cost of ownership. Infinity’s service contracts enable businesses to take full advantage of lower operating costs at a time when capital is highly constrained. With one of the most experienced management teams in the industry and backed by two of the UK’s leading financial institutions. Infinity has the capability and depth of funding to provide highly efficient data centre solutions matched to customers’ budget envelopes and operational needs.
Infinity’s data centres house some of the World’s most demanding investment banks, global insurers, international brokerages, telecommunication companies and outsourcers. These organisations rely on Infinity to ensure the non-stop operation of some of their most critical and visible applications. By employing international standards, systems and certifications, coupled with regular service reviews with dedicated service managers, Infinity’s customers can be assured that it is consistently delivering against its commitments.
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