Interxion, a provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that it has been selected by StorageCraft Technology, a global leader in backup and disaster recovery software and cloud services, to provide their data centre services in Ireland and across Europe.
StorageCraft helps companies all over the world meet business continuity objectives by providing some of the industry’s most trusted and reliable disaster recovery solutions available. Thanks to Interxion, these solutions will now be available in Europe for SME’s and larger businesses through their European headquarters in Cork. This initial partnership is expected to grow significantly with increased demand in the next 24 months.
Interxion’s strategic locations across Europe, and in particular in Ireland and Frankfurt, were a key factor to the winning of the StorageCraft contract with proximity being a crucial deciding element.
Interxion was selected by StorageCraft’s as their preferred data centre supplier for a number of reasons, including its ability to remain flexible and deploy a wide variety of solutions that cater to needs of businesses, small or large. StorageCraft will now be operating their cloud services for European customers through Interxion’s data centres.
Commenting on the announcement, Karl Mulhall, MD of Interxion Ireland said “Ireland’s geographical location as a stepping stone into continental Europe makes it an ideal location for companies, like StorageCraft, to establish a pan-European base. We’re looking forward to working with StorageCraft during this exciting time of development as they continue to grow.”
Manuel Nadal, StorageCraft’s director of sales in Europe, added “When partnering with a data centre service provider, proximity and comprehensive critical deployment solutions were key elements. Interxion really understood our business, how we want to grow, and how their services can assist us as we roll out new products and services in this part of the world. We’re excited to be working with Interxion in the European market.”