GreatResponder.com on May 10, 2012: Web Hosting Savvis announced the opening of their 4th data center in London. The location of the new data center is very unique as it is near London’s financial markets, where the connections to the European regions’ trading platforms, to provide opportunities for low latency connectivity with diverse fiber routes. The site is uniquely positioned to provide access to many exchanges and to other Savvis data centers in major financial centers across the globe. Savvis currently operates a Tier 1 application transport network and more than 50 data centers with more than 2 million square feet of raised floor space designed to support enterprise IT operations. “Our global clients in the financial services sector need expandable, high-quality colocation, managed infrastructure and cloud with the close proximity to markets needed for low-latency trading,” said Neil Cresswell, Savvis EMEA managing director. “As they expand their trading operations, demand for this type of capability as a flexible resource is growing. Against the background of ever-increasing power constraints in the London region, we are delighted to deliver this power and space to support the continued growth of our clients.” The new data center offers the opportunity for long-term expansion and will complement Savvis’ existing European locations in the London area – Docklands, Slough and Reading – and Frankfurt, Germany. The move enables Savvis to continue to expand capacity to support its clients’ long-term business growth, and therefore provide colocation, managed services and cloud into flexible hybrid platforms for future client needs.
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