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February 28, 2017

Interxion acquires Dutch data centre business in expansion of European colo market

Interxion acquisition comes days after its announcement of new data centres in London, Frankfurt and Stockholm.

By Hannah Williams

European provider of cloud and colocation services, Interxion has announced its acquisition of Dutch data centre business Vancis Holding BV.

The data centre business which was acquired is located in Amsterdam’s Science Park. In a strategic partnership with Interxion, Vancis is to continue its operation of its cloud and managed services business while Interxion takes over its data centre business.

The site, which is now referred to as “Interxion Science Park”, is a key connectivity hub for customers that serve The Netherlands and Western Europe. It has access to over 100 carriers and ISPs, doubling Interxion’s current carrier density in Amsterdam. This enables customers to interconnect at a low latency and low cost.

David Ruberg, Chief executive officer, Interxion said: “Global businesses today require access to dense connectivity and multiple cloud platforms in order to meet the dynamic requirements of their customers and to drive value.”

Interxion has set out plans to expand the capacity of the facility which currently totals 1,800 sq.m, with 75 percent of the space being utilised and customer power availability of 2.5MW.

Read more: Interxion expands European colo market with new London data centre

Interxion SchipholCustomers located in Interxion’s Schiphol and Science Park campuses are now able to gain easy access to robust connectivity options across both campuses, as well as the top international carrier, over 40 ISPs, all major internet exchanges and leading cloud platform around the world.

Ruberg said: “Interxion Science Park extends our campus into another dimension of Amsterdam’s connectivity community and enhances the value proposition of our Schiphol campus by doubling our carrier and ISP density in one of Europe’s primary colocation markets.”

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The company’s Amsterdam campus currently resides of eight data centres, with provided access to over 45 connectivity providers. The addition of the data centre business in Amsterdam’s Science Park adds to Interxion’s growing European data centre portfolio.

Its acquisition comes just a few days after the company announced the addition of a third data centre to its London campus and also the construction of new data centres in Frankfurt and Stockholm.

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