London, June 8, 2016: Colocation data centre provider, Aegis Data announced that it has linked a partnership with the telecommunications provider Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, to expand its global reach across Europe, US, Asia and the Middle East.
“This partnership with GCX has provided Aegis with enhanced coverage and increased diversity options to be more competitive, especially along the emerging markets corridor, which further solidifies our position as a truly global colocation provider,” said Greg McCulloch, CEO of Aegis Data. “With more of our customers seeking a road map to increased IT efficiency, it is mission critical for us to help them better understand and develop an effective colocation and connectivity strategy. This new partnership with GCX significantly enables this.”
Commenting on this partnership, Bill Barney, CEO of Reliance Communications (Enterprise) & GCX said, “As enterprises continue their journey towards becoming digital businesses, they require sophisticated new levels of support to tap into opportunities from the convergence of Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT). Our further expansion into key data centres in the UK further enhances our global network and cloud capabilities to keep up with new mandates of digital transformation and open up new markets for our customers. We are very pleased to expand our relationship with Aegis and support their business growth globally.”
“GCX’s world-class infrastructure and its robust cloud solutions give us the competitive edge that can really make a positive difference on our business, enable us to continue expanding our data centre footprint. Its ability to deliver outstanding global support with strong in-country capabilities as well as its solid customer-centric approach will further strengthen our ability to meet the growing demand for high performance, low latency connectivity globally. We are delighted to partner with GCX,” McCulloch added.
GCX operates one of the largest global subsea cable and terrestrial networks, and offers the high-performance Cloud X platform with multi-cloud orchestration to enterprises around the world. Through GCX’s scalable global IP and MPLS network, customers in Aegis Data facilities will now have access to an expanded data centre footprint in addition to boosting their strategic deployments of cloud globally via Cloud X Fusion.
Cloud X Fusion is part of GCX’s Cloud X portfolio, which provides seamless, latency-guaranteed connectivity to leading cloud platforms including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google across developed and emerging markets in the U.S. Europe, Middle East and Asia.
About Aegis Data
Aegis Data provides highly resilient and optimised data centre environments for its customers’ mission critical IT. Its state of the art data centre aims to significantly reduce IT expenditure by delivering greater cooling efficiencies across all power densities as well as having the power headroom to allow for IT consolidation and growth.
With increasingly more customers seeking a road map to increased IT efficiency and value for money, Aegis Data aims to provide the technology and knowledge needed to build and develop and successful colocation and data centre strategy. For more information, please see: http://www.aegisdata.net/
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About Global Cloud Xchange
Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions customized for carriers, enterprises and new media companies. GCX owns the world’s largest private undersea cable system spanning more than 67,000 route kms which, seamlessly integrated with Reliance Communications’ 200,000 route kms of domestic optic fibre backbone, provides a robust Global Service Delivery Platform. With connections to 40 key business markets worldwide spanning Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East, GCX delivers Managed Services to more than 160 countries and offer extensive VPLS-enabled Ethernet network capabilities globally. GCX is equipped to support businesses through the deployment of next generation Enterprise solutions across its Cloud Delivery Networks.