Hosted IT solutions provider Savvis opens data center in Frankfurt

Infotech Lead Europe: Cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions Savvis has opened its data center in Frankfurt, Germany.


Bill Fathers, president of Savvis

The new data center features a modular build, abundant capacity and high-power density for serving enterprises.


Savvis is planning to offer a suite of enterprise-class solutions, including colocation, managed services, cloud computing and network services to enterprise customers in Europe.


“Savvis’ data centre expansion into Germany signifies a major milestone in our plans to serve growing demand in the European market,” said Bill Fathers, president of Savvis.


“Our multinational clients expect access to the same Savvis capabilities regardless of where they’re operating geographically; our investment in Frankfurt recognizes and supports the increasing hosting needs in this region,” Fathers added.


At presemt, Savvis operates more than 50 data centers worldwide, including 4 in the United Kingdom and the new continental Europe data centre in Frankfurt, with more than 2 million square feet of gross raised floor space throughout North America, Europe and Asia.


Savvis said the new data center is situated within Frankfurt’s financial district. Its customers gain low-latency market access to more than 150 global and local carriers, along with the trading systems of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.


The data centre also offers Savvis Symphony Dedicated private cloud service, with Savvis Symphony Virtual Private Data Centre (VPDC) public cloud services launching in early 2013.


“There’s strong demand for Savvis’ unmatched cloud, managed services and colocation solutions in continental Europe. Frankfurt is an important market for regional and international enterprises seeking the types of scalable, cost-efficient and flexible IT solutions that we offer,” said Donald Badoux, managing director, Savvis Germany.


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