Eunetworks Provides MetroNex to Computacenter Germany
Mission-Critical Solutions to Support Financial Transactions
Computacenter Germany, Europe’s leading multi-vendor IT infrastructure services provider offering managed services and outsourcing solutions, required a robust infrastructure on which to deploy a range of services. euNetworks enabled Computacenter with metro|nex, a unique metro networking solution deployed over a secure private fiber network, redundantly linking Computacenter’s co-location datacenter facilities within Frankfurt’s city center, offering highest levels of availability and scalability. The solution also enables Computacenter with carrier grade IP Transit, for fastest and most reliable Internet access, optimized to support bandwidth-intensive applications and secure external data transfers with minimum hop, minimum latency and minimum packet loss.
Tobias Geber-Jauch, Manager Datacenter Services, Computacenter, commented: "Security and reliability are key criteria for customers using our Shared Datacenter infrastructure. euNetworks offered us a private fiber solution with dedicated, un-shared lines, which deliver not only mission critical reliability, but also complete data security."
"Computacenter needed the utmost security and reliability in its fiber solutions," said Noel Meaney, CEO, euNetworks. "As we own our extensive network infrastructure end2end, we are uniquely positioned to enable Computacenter with their own dedicated fiber strands - 100 percent optical door2door, 100 percent redundant, 100 percent private and with virtually limitless capacity."
Metro|nex is euNetworks’ solution for dedicated, customer-managed private fiber networks door2door throughout Europe’s largest cities, meeting the most stringent requirements for security and resilience and delivering the highest levels of capacity. Metro¦nex is most often selected by carriers, service providers and large corporations all requiring their own dedicated infrastructure within the metro.
About Computacenter Germany
Computacenter is Europe’s leading multi-vendor IT infrastructure services provider. For Computacenter, customer proximity means understanding business requirements and reacting to these in a precise manner. On this basis, the company develops, implements and operates tailor-made IT solutions for its customers. Computacenter evaluates the benefits of new technologies and swiftly and professionally integrate these into existing IT environments. The company’s financial strength and market presence offer customers and partners long-term stability and security.
Computacenter reaches its customers through an extensive network of sites throughout Germany, the UK, France and Benelux as well as international partners in Europe, Asia and North America. In 2006, Computacenter turned over around € 3.3 billion with approx. 10,000 employees.
euNetworks owns and operates one of Europe’s highest capacity fiber networks and provides mission critical communication infrastructure and services to large corporates, carriers, and service providers. Constructed at a cost in excess of €1.3 billion, euNetworks all-fiber optic network uniquely combines ‘long-haul’ inter-city network linking Europe’s largest economies, with high density ‘last-mile’ metropolitan fiber networks in 15 of Europe’s leading cities. euNetworks was recently awarded the prestigious title of “Best New Entrant” by leading telecommunications publication, Capacity Magazine. The award was granted to euNetworks following their acquisition of a pan European fiber network thus extending their unique proposition of delivering private fiber networks – an offering the judges felt is of immense value to large Corporates and carriers alike. euNetworks, a member of the Global Voice Group, is headquartered in Frankfurt and publicly listed on the Singapore stock exchange (SGX: H23.SI). euNetworks is a member of euro-one, a unique collaboration of fiber optic network providers to deliver infrastructure and next generation networking solutions connecting Eastern, Central, Western Europe and North America (www.euro-one.com). For more information, please visit www.euNetworks.com.