Leaseweb deploys Infinera Groove G30 for Global data centre expansion


Infinera announced that Leaseweb, a provider of hosting and cloud services, has implemented the Infinera Groove G30 Network Disaggregation Platform interconnecting data centres in North America.

“Security and performance in the cloud are valued by virtually every end-user market segment,” said Pete Dale, vice president of cloud and content Sales, Infinera. “Companies like Leaseweb have recognized and capitalised on this trend by expanding their data centre footprint on a global basis, leveraging the Groove platform to help deliver the security and performance their customers demand, without sacrificing the flexibility they need to continually adapt to this changing market.”

Leaseweb Network chose the Infinera Groove implementation to strengthen its global network, which has a core uptime of 99.999% and a bandwidth capacity of 6Tbps. In addition to the implementation in North America, Leaseweb Network selected the Infinera Groove platform for deployments in the UK and Netherlands.

“The Infinera Groove provides the high reliability, flexibility, and security our data centres need,” said Bart van der Sloot, managing director, Leaseweb Network. “As we grow our data centre locations all over the world, our goal is to continue serving as a key business partner in keeping businesses connected, offering them the peace of mind that our network is powered by best-in-class and cutting-edge optical technology.”

The Infinera Groove delivers a type of powerful, yet compact modular, network transport solutions. It enables Leaseweb to cost-efficiently scale optical interconnect capacity between its data centre facilities within major markets while meeting its customers’ business-critical requirements for low latency, high optical performance and data security in a compact, plug-and-play architecture.

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