Global Switch Singapore joins its Sydney counterpart on the Superloop

Global Switch Singapore joins its Sydney counterpart on the Superloop

Release date: 15.07.2015

Global Switch, one of the leading large-scale, carrier-neutral, multi-tenanted data centre providers across Europe and Asia-Pacific has announced that customers in its Singapore facility are now able to connect to the brand new, state-of-the-art, dark fibre network operated by Superloop (ASX:SLC), Singapore's newest independent dark fibre wholesale provider. Superloop is already available at Global Switch's data centre campus in Sydney.

Superloop's core fibre optic network will span upwards of 120 kilometres across Singapore, connecting Global Switch customers to key enterprise buildings, cable landing stations and other regional data centres through a geographically diverse network, called a Superloop. In addition, customers will be able to connect through a single point-to-point or diverse pair of services.

"Superloop is already an important part of the connectivity ecosystem at our Sydney data centre campus and we are delighted to see them bring their expertise and networking knowledge to Singapore", said Eric Formosa Global Switch's Regional Connectivity Director, Asia-Pacific.  "The availability of dark fibre is not only important to the large carriers but provides the security, scalability and economies that is critical to the business models of the world's largest enterprises, internet companies and cloud service providers."

Superloop's dark fibre network is set to revitalise the landscape for how companies purchase dark fibre and will increase the competitive environment within Singapore. This will give Global Switch's customers increased network flexibility and access to the some of the best dark fibre technology in the industry. Superloop's network design enables Global Switch to deliver the resilience and reliability expectations for customers of it's Singapore data centre - "always connected, always on."

"Superloop is excited that the first customer services have now been deployed into Global Switch Singapore, which is one of the most important data centres in the region.  This is a significant milestone and will allow us to continue to deliver Superloop's core network in Singapore." said Daniel Abrahams, Superloop CEO.

Global Switch is a Reuben Brothers company.

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