Global Cloud Xchange and Tampnet partner to support digital demand in the Nordics

Global Cloud Xchange and Tampnet partner to support digital demand in the Nordics

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a network service provider powering global connectivity for new media providers, telecom carriers and enterprises, and Tampnet Carrier, a unique high-speed network operator in the Nordic sector responsible for over 30% of the traffic between Norway, the UK and Europe, announce their strategic partnership to support the increased network demands stemming from the burgeoning data centre market in the Nordics. Through strategically located network interconnections, GCX and Tampnet provide ample seamless connectivity solutions to support the growing community of data centre customers throughout the Nordics and beyond.

The GCX and Tampnet partnership offers a simplified way to expand reach across each company’s network footprint. Through the partnership, GCX customers now have access to enhanced route diversity and new network routes throughout the Nordics, utilising Tampnet’s unique and diverse footprint which traverses eight countries, connecting over 40 core data centres across 12 markets throughout Europe and the US. In addition, Tampnet’s customers gain access to GCX’s global network which consists of 66,000km of cables spanning 46 countries from North America to Asia, with subsea and terrestrial route diversity and redundancy throughout Europe-Asia and Intra-Asia routes.

“The Nordics region is experiencing rapid data cente growth due to various shifts in the market, including the need for more energy efficient and sustainable facilities,” said Cato Lammenes, Vice President of Tampnet Carrier. “We are excited to partner with Global Cloud Xchange to collaboratively support this growth and offer expanded route options to our customers through GCX’s robust global network. . All of Tampnet’s routes are based on our own dark fibrefibre and allow us to offer the scalability our customers demand and satisfy their bandwidth and infrastructure needs in our region. Through this partnership, we will further boost our efforts in contributing to a carbon neutral future by offering greater route diversity to access key data centrescentres and interconnection points in the Nordics.”

Subsea networks are the backbone of connectivity and provide international interconnectivity solutions, further fuelling data centre growth around the world. Both GCX and Tampnet are fostering a globally accessible ecosystem that further leverages each company’s subsea network assets, allowing customers to design, manage and connect their networks – seamlessly – throughout the world.

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