Telia Carrier has announced it has been working with data centre DATASIX to boost connectivity and greatly increase redundancy in Vienna.
The capital of Austria is known to be a key Internet hub that handles traffic towards SE Europe and Turkey. However, it previously only had one major data centre handling all of this traffic.
Another benefit of this announcement is 100G IP Transit and Capacity services are now available at DATASIX, enabling providers to enhance their offerings to business and consumer customers alike.
“Telia Carrier is all about providing outstanding connectivity and performance via our Internet backbone, so we are delighted to be working with DATASIX on this strategic regional initiative,” says , Christian Kelnberger of Telia Carrier.
“In Vienna, thousands of businesses rely on DATASIX for their online presence and trading, as well as millions of consumers for their access to fast and reliable online services. So it has been vital for its expansion plans to increase local and regional capacity and performance at its Vienna data centre and we are pleased to help DATASIX achieve this.”
Telia Carrier has sustained and grown its global fiber backbone organically without acquisitions and was the first to be 100G-enabled in both Europe and North America.
The company also boasts the mantle of being the first network successfully transmit 1 Tb/s in super channels on its US network.
“We elected to work with Telia Carrier for our Vienna data centre because, not only is it a European company, but it has a strong international presence and is ranked as one of the top global backbone providers,” says head of Network & Infrastructure at DATASIX, Theo Voss.
“Moreover, it is a reliable and trusted partner. By onboarding Telia Carrier we have been able to transform our footprint and optimize the connectivity and performance of our datacenter, in turn, has given our customers huge benefits for the services and performance they offer.”
In Dyn Research’s global backbone rankings, , AS1299, Telia Carrier’s global IP backbone, is currently ranked as number one with more than 220 Points of Presence (PoP) across Europe, North America, Asia, and the Middle East.