Volta announces C4L PoP at their Great Sutton Street Data Centre

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C4L chooses Volta to expand their private fibre-optic 1-100Gb coreTX network in Central London. Volta, developer and operator of central London’s newest purpose-designed, carrier-neutral data centre, today announced that C4L, a leading data centre colocation and connectivity solutions provider, established a Point of Presence (PoP) at Volta’s Great Sutton Street (GSS) facility, bringing their own fibre into the facility to expand their private fibre-optic coreTX network in central London.

Volta’s connectivity and unrivalled 33KV power supply were key factors in our decision to expand the coreTX network with a PoP at the Great Sutton Street facility.

C4L’s coreTX network provides access to 100 data centres in the UK and more than 300 globally, offering considerable choice to customers requiring colocation or connectivity services. coreTX is a high performance, high capacity MPLS network, delivering bandwidth of 1-100Gb between key C4L PoPs, now including a PoP at Volta GSS. A truly any-to-any network, coreTX interconnects partner Internet Exchanges, multiple Tier 1 ISPs, cloud platforms, telecoms operators and other service providers across all of the coreTX PoP locations, including Volta’s central London data centre.

A carrier neutral data centre, Volta Great Sutton Street (GSS) works with some of the world's leading carriers to ensure ultra-fast, resilient connectivity, enabling customers to connect globally with a carrier of their choice. The presence of C4L’s coreTX network at Volta GSS will add to Volta’s customers’ choice of connectivity and cross connects when expanding their company’s domestic and international footprint. In addition to increased connectivity options, Volta GSS is ideally located for firms requiring a resilient and scalable IT infrastructure in central London.

Matt Hawkins, Founder and Chairman at C4L, said: “Volta’s connectivity and unrivalled 33KV power supply were key factors in our decision to expand the coreTX network with a PoP at the Great Sutton Street facility. This means that customers located in Volta will have additional direct access to Internet Exchanges such as LINX and LONAP, as well as multiple Tier 1 Internet providers including NTT and GTT. Furthermore, the central London location will enable locally based businesses in the financial services sector, SME’s and technology entrepreneurs around Tech City to take advantage of our high capacity coreTX network.”

Matthew Dent, CEO of Volta commented: “We are delighted that C4L have chosen to PoP our Great Sutton Street facility. Our customers are now able to benefit from C4L’s extensive fibre-optic network connectivity across both UK and other data centres globally. Our partnership benefits both our and C4L customer bases by offering increased choice of connectivity to physical and cloud-based infrastructures required for doing business in central London.”

C4L is a Colocation, Connectivity, Cloud and Communications provider headquartered on the South Coast of the UK. They own and operate a high specification data-centre in Bournemouth, as well as providing colocation services to over 100 UK data centres and more than 300 globally. C4L’s coreTX network is one of the UK’s largest Data Centre networks, the multi Tbps, high performance MPLS network links data centres across the UK, using a diverse fibre optic backbone and DWDM technology. It’s VMWare and IAAS cloud platforms further leverage coreTX and the wide Data Centre footprint to offer industry leading Cloud performance, an approach replicated in delivering VoIP services to its wholesale Communications partners.

C4L clients include government agencies, FTSE 250 companies, international financial institutions, system integrators, top 100 VARs, resellers and many of the UK's network carriers. Our entire business is committed to customer satisfaction and quality of service and has achieved certifications such as ISO9001 & 27001 to demonstrate this.

For more information visit http://www.C4L.co.uk/pr, or Tel: Jade Yarham +44 (0)8000 470 481 Ext 736.

Volta is a specialist developer and operator of purpose-designed, carrier-neutral data centres. Volta’s first high specification facility, located in Great Sutton Street (GSS), is a Tier III stand-alone 91,000 sq. ft. data centre in immediate proximity to the City of London. Designed to address the ever increasing infrastructure demands of businesses requiring a central London location, Volta GSS provides the communities on its doorstep – including cloud & managed service providers, media & content industries, the latency sensitive financial services and legal communities - with a highly flexible, secure and scalable IT and hosting environment. Volta GSS offers resilience unparalleled in central London, benefiting from two separate 33kV supplies, with ultra-fast connectivity linking customers to a variety of world-class carriers, cloud providers, business partners, networks, major internet exchanges, as well as any other data centre globally.

For more information visit http://www.voltadatacentres.com or follow us on twitter @VoltaDataCentre.

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