– LDeX Group adds Colt to its list of carriers at LDeX2 –
London, United Kingdom – 9th July 2015 – LDeX Group has today announced that Colt has deployed a point of presence at the group’s newest datacentre facility, LDeX2, based in the Trafford Park region of Manchester. This news signals the strength and growth of the carrier neutral datacentre and network connectivity provider by enabling customers to have direct fibre connections to over 23,000 buildings and Colt’s 29 carrier neutral data centres. The addition of Colt will complement the growing list of tier 1 on-net carriers available at LDeX2 and further enhance the organisation’s global data centre footprint.
Colt provides Network, Voice and Data Centre services to businesses of all sizes around the world. It operates across Europe, Asia and North America with connections into over 200 cities globally.
Commenting on the news, LDeX Group’s CEO Rob Garbutt said: “We are delighted that Colt has chosen to deploy a PoP in our second UK datacentre, LDeX2, which we recently launched in the Trafford Park area of Manchester. As a leading provider of network access, Colt will add significant value to our current colocation and network services offering by enabling faster connectivity to businesses based in Europe via Colt’s extensive network.”
He added: “Attracting carriers such as Colt to the new site aligns with our strategic plans to be one of the best connected datacentre operators in the UK. This news solidifies our relationship with Colt, which already provides best in class connectivity services to our existing customers at LDeX1, our London based colocation facility.”
“Colt provides direct access to more than 540 Colt and third party data centres globally, providing enterprises of all sizes with the ability to choose from a vast network of data centres to best support their specific business requirements. We are pleased to add the LDeX2 facility to this network, connecting enterprises in the Manchester region to business partners not only in the rest of the UK, but also in Europe and beyond,” said Zhongmin Guo, VP of Strategy and Business Development, Network Services at Colt.