Carrier-neutral facility further expands choice of high-speed connectivity to customers with new Level 3 point of presence
Newport, South Wales, 9 May, 2013 – Next Generation Data (NGD) announced today the availability of an on-site connection to the Level 3 Communications global IP network at its NGD Europe tier 3+ carrier-neutral mega-data centre, near Newport, South Wales.
Level 3’s new point of presence in the facility will allow NGD Europe data centre customers to leverage Level 3’s advanced network to serve the growing demand for high-bandwidth data and Level 3’s expansive network reach across 55 countries and three continents to support customers’ global strategies.
“We are very pleased to connect to Level 3’s global network, further expanding our high-speed low latency connectivity options at NGD Europe,” said Nick Razey, CEO, NGD. “Level 3’s Pan-European connection combined with both its unique transatlantic solution and widespread North American network offers an end-to-end and seamless service to our UK and global customers.”
“NGD Europe is a world-class carrier-neutral data centre, and as they now connect directly
to Level 3’s global IP network, reaching more than 55 countries, they will be better able to serve their end-users’ increasingly global and data-intensive demands,” said James Heard, Regional President, EMEA, Level 3.
NGD Europe provides diverse and resilient high-speed metro, nationwide and international connectivity, including non-London transit alternatives, through a broad and continually growing portfolio of carrier and internet service provider (ISP) solutions.
The 750,000 square feet data centre is one of the largest in the world and provides corporate, government and reseller partner customers with highly secure and scalable facilities for supporting racks in colocation and dedicated custom data hall environments. In addition, customers benefit from NGD Europe’s unprecedented supply of power allowing high density rack solutions, and the latest cooling and energy management systems. 24/7 service monitoring, technical support and private conference facilities are available.
About NGD Europe
NGD Europe is able to support High Density Environments for such power-hungry and intensive applications as Cloud Computing, Big Data, Super Computing and Grid Computing; and is ideally suited to corporate, government and service provider organisations wishing to consolidate their existing space- or power-restricted data centre operations, as well as service providers and systems integrators operating single or multiple racks.
NGD Europe is a purpose-built carrier-neutral Tier 3 facility offering 750,000 sq feet (gross internal area) of highly secure and cost-effective space housing up to 19,000 racks that can be arranged into self-contained and colocation data halls of various sizes all with independent services, resilient power and cooling systems. NGD Europe’s environmentally-friendly high level technology infrastructure has been designed to meet and exceed the ever increasing demand for more computing power. Among its many features are a high capacity 180 MVA power supply direct from the super grid and sourced from 100 per cent renewable energy; and a variety of on-site high-speed, low latency carrier interconnects.
For further information, visit www.nextgenerationdata.com
About Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Level 3’s comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice and data communications; wide-area Ethernet services; video and content distribution; data center and cloud-based solutions. Level 3 serves customers in more than 500 markets in 55 countries over a global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents and connected by extensive undersea facilities. Level 3 services are provided by subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc. For more information, please visit www.level3.com.