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Rtl Interactive chooses high performance eunetworks ethernet solution to satisfy massive growth in consumer demand for media
- Massively scalable Ethernet connectivity between RTL interactive's sites in Frankfurt and Amsterdam
- Consumer demand for rich media services drives need for high performance euNetworks solution
- On-demand provisioning possible through massive capacity pre-provisioned on euNetworks' all-optical pan-European infrastructure
euNetworks (SGX: H23.SI), Europe's foremost provider of mission-critical, high-performance networking solutions, today announced a deal to provide RTL interactive GmbH (RTL interactive) with a high performance Ethernet solution connecting RTL interactive's Frankfurt datacenter with a second site in Amsterdam.
Be it watching videos on clipfish.de, visiting RTL's main website RTL.de or viewing videos on-demand via RTLNOW.de, all of these products are developed and managed by RTL interactive which is headquartered in Cologne (Germany). The company focuses on digital, transaction-based and interactive business models and is responsible for a multitude of products within the Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland such as online media, mobile entertainment, licensing and gaming. With rapidly expanding user demand driving bandwidth requirements, and a burgeoning demand for 24x7 availability around the world, RTL interactive required a secure and highly scalable solution to connect their equipment in Frankfurt with their second datacenter in Amsterdam. Taking these criteria into account, euNetworks designed and deployed ether|nex, an Ethernet-based networking solution to securely transport vast amounts of data and content. ether|nex is provisioned on-demand on dedicated fiber for minimum complexity and cost but maximum speed and virtually limitless capacity for instant scalability.
André Knegt, Head of the Infrastructure Department at RTL interactive GmbH, commented their decision for euNetworks as follows: "RTL interactive needed a highly secure and massively scalable networking solution from Frankfurt to our internet exchange in Amsterdam, supporting the global delivery of content and data. euNetworks not only delivered the required solution in exceptionally short time but also at highest standards with regards to security, reliability and scalability. We are very satisfied with the solution that euNetworks provided."
Barry Nolan, Chief Operating Officer of euNetworks, added: "We are delighted that RTL interactive has chosen euNetworks for their networking solution. ether|nex is delivered on-demand via euNetworks' pan-European network infrastructure, uniquely providing the mission-critical and highly scalable solution that RTL interactive needs for their current and future requirements."
ether|nex is euNetworks' high-performance Ethernet solution, primarily designed for companies that need to link multiple offices, locations or exchanges for the real-time sharing of applications, speedy transfer of data or the storage and replication of mission-critical information. ether|nex is deployed on dedicated fiber for unrivalled security and scalability, connecting 15 of Europe's largest cities across five countries. Organisations can connect numerous offices in different cities and even countries with minimum complexity, minimum cost and a range of speeds and capacities.
About RTL interactive
Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has combined interactive and transaction based businesses outside traditional ad-financed free-TV under the brand of RTL interactive. The company develops innovative themes, products and platforms that attract consumers as well as advertisers. Its business units include the units Online, Mobile, Teletext, Media Services (telephone value-added services), Universum Film (DVD, video and film distribution), Licensing and Games Publishing.
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