DATASIX picks Telia Carrier to boost capacity at Vienna data centre

04 October 2017 | James Pearce


Telia Carrier has partnered with data centre DATASIX to boost connectivity and increase redundancy across Vienna, Austria, using Telia's global fibre backbone.

The partnership means 100G IP transit and capacity services are now available at DATASIX, allowing its customers access to better connectivity at a key hub in south east Europe and into Asia.

Theo Voss, Head of Network & Infrastructure at DATASIX, said; “We elected to work with Telia Carrier for our Vienna data centre because, not only is it a European company, but it has a strong international presence and is ranked as one of the top global backbone providers. Moreover, it is a reliable and trusted partner. 

“By onboarding Telia Carrier we have been able to transform our footprint and optimize the connectivity and performance of our data centre, in turn, has given our customers huge benefits for the services and performance they offer.”

Telia Carrier’s global fibre backbone, one of the biggest IP backbones in the world, was one of the first to offer 100G services in both Europe and North America. It connects more than 220 points of presence across Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East.

Speaking about the announcement, Christian Kelnberger of Telia Carrier, said; “Telia Carrier is all about providing outstanding connectivity and performance via our Internet backbone, so we are delighted to be working with DATASIX on this strategic regional initiative. 

“In Vienna, thousands of businesses rely on DATASIX for their online presence and trading, as well as millions of consumers for their access to fast and reliable online services. So it has been vital for its expansion plans to increase local and regional capacity and performance at its Vienna data centre and we are pleased to help DATASIX achieve this.”