IO Data Centers (“IO”), the leading provider of enterprise colocation and data center solutions, today announced the addition of TeliaSonera International Carrier, a leading global provider of IP, capacity and voice services, to its growing list of carriers available to its data center customers.
TeliaSonera International Carrier owns and operates more than 27,000 miles of fiber network with over 100 points of presence in 35 countries across Europe, the US and Asia. The addition of TeliaSonera International Carrier allows IO to offer new and existing customers increased options including the opportunity to connect directly toEurope’s largest and fastest growing IP backbone.
“We constantly look for ways to improve and expand the network services we provide,” says Kindra Martone, SVP and GM for IO. “The range of carrier options we make available to our customers provides unprecedented flexibility, reliability and cost-savings. With the addition of TeliaSonera International Carrier, we have greatly improved our global network footprint.”
IO operates carrier-neutral data centers and provides its customers with direct access to more than a dozen telecommunications carriers including AT&T, Verizon Business, Level3, AboveNet, AGL, Cogent, Qwest, tw telecom, XO Communications, and now TeliaSonera International Carrier. In addition, IO offers enterprise-grade blended bandwidth and data transport services. The company does not charge for cross-connects and recently announced that it will save its existing customers more than $25 million over the next three years in cross-connect fees.
“IO’s customers have new possibilities to connect to our IP backbone in Phoenix, Arizona. This increased expansion of the US network is strategically important and helps us maintain our position as one of the largest global IP carriers. Moreover, the extended network enhances our service offering to our US based customers.” said Paul Dahlgren, Vice President and Head of Product & Business Management, TeliaSonera International Carrier.
TeliaSonera International Carrier delivers IP, capacity and voice services and recently won the 2009 World Communications Awards for Best Wholesale Carrier and Best New Service. The company has a strong history in the US and has been active in the US market since 1995.
Founded in 2007, IO provides the data center as a service @scale™. IO internet data centers are engineered to deliver the optimal data center capacity, security, network and cloud inter-connectivity for mission critical applications of any scale. IO operates large data center campuses, featuring over 2 million square feet, hundreds of networks and 300 MWs in North America and Singapore. For more than a decade, IO has earned the trust of the most demanding technology users by delivering the data center at scale to digital-first enterprises, cloud companies, hyperscale service providers, governments and businesses worldwide. To learn more about IO @scale™, visit io.com.
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