EdgeConneX Launches International Expansion with First European Data Center in Amsterdam
U.S. data center solutions provider is expanding to meet international demand
Virginia-based EdgeConneX, a global leader in data center solutions, has announced it will open a new Edge Data Center (EDC) in Amsterdam. The deployment in the Netherlands is the beginning of EdgeConneX’s expansion plans across Europe.
“Our Amsterdam facility will be our first Edge Data Center in Europe and we look to replicate our U.S. model internationally, supporting a highly distributed data center architecture at the edge of the internet,” said Clint Heiden, Chief Commercial Officer, EdgeConneX. “We are excited to see the adoption of our strategy by leading European broadband and internet providers. Our Amsterdam Edge Data Center is a collaborative ecosystem effort and is the first step to bringing our business model benefits to all of Europe.”
EdgeConneX will provide exceptionally fast service to local consumers, enterprises and internet customers in the Netherlands through localization of cloud and content, enabling the Internet of Everywhere. The company’s Edge Data Centers feature the ability to support power densities of 20+kW per rack and 600 watts per square foot, as well as simplified per kW pricing to address the needs of the Internet’s fastest growing users. EdgeConneX currently has 23 data centers in the U.S.
Source: EdgeConneX19 January 2016