EdgeConneX — here they grow again! This time, the company has announced that it has connected its data center in Sant Boi de Llobregat, (Barcelona) Spain, to the AFR-IX Barcelona Cable Landing Station (CLS) – a critical entry and exit point between Barcelona, Europe, Africa, and the rest of the World.
How will the connection enable customers? The Barceonla CLS connection will bring new international routes + alternative routes to EdgeConneX data centers throughout Europe, including Dublin, Brussels, Amsterdam and Munich.
“The Barcelona CLS connection enables EdgeConneX customers to access new international routes through the submarine cables hosted by the AFR-IX Barcelona CLS,” said Bart Verdouw, Senior Director Solutions Architecture EMEA at EdgeConneX “Importantly, the connection also enables alternative routes to EdgeConneX data centers throughout Europe, including Dublin, Brussels, Amsterdam and Munich. The agreement between AFR-IX telecom and EdgeConneX is an example of how a whole digital ecosystem that will eventually consolidate Barcelona and its metropolitan area as a relevant digital hub in Southern Europe.
EdgeConneX is continuing its push to bring the Edge closer to those that need it most, where they need it most. It’s a customer centric philosophy that runs companywide and takes the company to places like Barcelona where it can have an immediate and positive impact on overall business opportunity, community and edge market growth.
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