Geo Connects BIS into New Data Centre

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Geo implemented a diverse triangulated fibre route connecting Telehouse North, Global Switch and BIS' new data centre in Greenwich; thereby connecting the latter into BIS's own core 10 Gig MPLS backbone.

Geo, a leading provider of dedicated fibre networks, today announced that BIS Ltd, a data centre and managed services specialist, has signed a 3-year contract with Geo to provide it with a diverse fibre route between three London data centres. This new connection will provide faster connectivity to BIS and its customers across their network.

Geo implemented a diverse triangulated fibre route connecting Telehouse North, Global Switch and BIS' new data centre in Greenwich; thereby connecting the latter into BIS's own core 10 Gig MPLS backbone. The connection will ensure that BIS customers have access to all BIS data centres and will provide customers with individual data centre to data centre connectivity and replication services.

Raj Bosamia, Commercial Director & Head of Products, BIS commented, "We chose to work with Geo because of its strategic alliances with key data centres. Because Geo already had a presence within our chosen facility, the implementation of our network was fast and seamless."

Chris Smedley, Chief Executive, Geo added, "We are delighted to have helped BIS in future proofing their network and providing them with the quality fibre they required within the given short time frame."

About Geo:
Geo is the only company in the UK solely focused on the design and build bespoke dedicated fibre network solutions. Geo's revolutionary and flexible approach means that for the first time, organisations can own and control their networks, ensuring that security, high bandwidth and resilience are guaranteed. Geo provides an extensive range of solutions including fully managed networks, dark fibre, lit fibre and co-location services. Geo.National enables network solutions on a national scale, and Geo.Metro provides users with an Ethernet service within the London area. Customers include mobile operators, service providers, major banks and the public sector. http://www.geo-uk.net

About BIS Ltd:
BIS specialises in the provision of state of the art data centres connected by their resilient MPLS network. Founded in 1996, BIS has successfully implemented solutions to over 400 corporate customers across sectors as varied as Legal, Shipping, Insurance, Finance, Local Government and Media, including 47 of the world's largest insurance and underwriting companies.

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