Iron Mountain Data Centers and Telia Carrier have expanded their partnership to enhance global connectivity in APAC, EMEA and North America.
The deal will introduce new IP Transit Services in various cities in the USA, London, Amsterdam and Singapore, which will provide Iron Mountain’s customers with new options for high performance diverse connectivity.
Ivo Pascucci, the Vice President of Global Sales at Telia Carrier believes this partnership with Iron Mountain Data Centers will help them meet increasing demands for high capacity and lower latency from critical industries with rigorous requirements like mitigating natural disaster risks, IT asset compliance, meeting global banking standard and offering long-term scalability.
“This partnership allows us to jointly offer our Cloud and IP Transit services to large enterprise, finance, education, government and research sectors who are seeking enterprise-class facilities with secure and highly interconnected data center capacity that can scale with their business,” added Mr. Pascucci.
Iron Mountain Data Center customers within the expanded regions will be able to take advantage of Telia Carrier’s global fibre network, AS1299, as well as the local availability of high-speed IP Transit, Cloud Connect, DDoS Mitigation, Ethernet and IPX services for operators, content providers and enterprises.
IP Transit is a service where an Internet Service Provider (ISP) allows traffic to travel through their network and data centers to its final destination
“Telia Carrier’s expansion is further evidence of Iron Mountain Data Centers commitment to growing its highly connected global ecosystem delivering performance benefits to customers,” said Michael DeVito, the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Iron Mountain Data Centers.
Telia Carrier’s AS1299 is the world’s number one ranked IP backbone, as their IP customers account for nearly 60% of all Internet routes. The network began construction in 1993, and now stretches over 67,000 km of fibre, connecting more than 300 Points-of-Presence in 35 countries across Europe, North America and Asia.
“Our commitment to federal grade, multi-layer security and clean energy alternatives, combined with Telia Carrier’s number one global backbone exceeds the most stringent requirements for business needs today and into the future,” added Mr. DeVito.
Iron Mountain’s global data center platform consists of 15 operational data centers across 13 markets, and can support more than 350 MW of IT capacity at full build-out. And as organisations increasingly focus on sustainability, the energy customers use in Iron Mountain’s data centers comes from renewable sources.
Iron Mountain recently announced a three-megawatt lease with a Fortune Global 200 company at its Singapore data center. The data center provider is also building out 2MW of turn-key data center capacity at SIN-1 data center in Singapore, with work expected to be completed in Q4 of 2020.