DCN February 2017 - Page 57

projects & agreements


Cloudian has announced that Purity IT , a storage and cloud services provider in Norway , has deployed its HyperStore solution as a key component of its new S3 based public cloud offering .
Cloudian HyperStore was selected ahead of technology from Scality , Red Hat and Quantum , following a five month proof of concept comparison project . The competing solutions were tested on : ease of use , data tiering capabilities , storage policy support , S3 API interoperability , scalability , security and cost .
Cloudian was selected due to its storage policy flexibility , S3 API interoperability , file support and data tiering capability . Also important to Purity was the availability of a fully turnkey appliance , rather than software only .
Purity also plans to integrate Cloudian HyperStore into its own cloud portal to deliver a fully automated , self-service , tiered storage solution . Options available to customers will include local virtual machine appliances , Cloudian based S3 storage services and tape based storage for archive . For further information visit : www . cloudian . com and www . purity . no

SSE Enterprise Telecoms brings Infinity Romford North on-net

SSE Enterprise Telecoms has announced the latest data centre facility to be added to its national fibre network : Infinity Romford North , which is on the increasingly popular Infinity Romford campus to the East of London .
The new addition is part of SSE Enterprise Telecoms ’ ongoing network investment plan to on-net strategically and commercially important data centres – bringing the current total to 76 sites – in order to provide cost effective and resilient Ethernet and optical services to its expanding customer base .
Infinity Romford North hosts a full range of data centre services , from rack level colocation to fully bespoke client dedicated data halls . With a number of financial services and blue chip organisations already on its books , Infinity expects to attract new enterprise clients who demand high capacity connectivity without the risk of downtime – both of which are proven signature services for SSE Enterprise Telecoms .
High levels of customer interest have already confirmed the data centre ’ s popularity , with several organisations wishing to connect from Infinity Romford North to other locations across the UK . For further information visit : www . ssetelecoms . com

KoçSistem extends data centre agreement with Zenium

Zenium has announced that its flagship customer in Istanbul One , KoçSistem , has made an immediate commitment to double its current level of data centre space to 1,000m ² enabling it to continue providing its customers with high level data management services from the Zenium facility .
Despite recent challenges in the wider Turkish market , KoçSistem found it had utilised its first 500m ² data centre hall within 12 months and now , with demands for quality data centre space ever increasing , it is timely to extend its agreement to take on a second hall .
Istanbul One is a $ 160m USD purpose built data centre located in close proximity to the International Financial Centre . It provides a capacity of 12,000m ² of high specification technical space across three mission critical buildings that were built with resilience in mind and were designed to meet the highest level of earthquake code , as well as incorporating an array of energy efficiencies .
‘ The best industry endorsement comes from the customers that choose to work with you . Those that then extend their space or time agreements are giving us the best recommendations possible ,’ added Franek Sodzawiczny , founder and CEO at Zenium . For further information visit : www . zeniumdatacenters . com