Workonline Communications adds points of presence in Interxion's Amsterdam and Frankfurt data centre campuses
Expanded European presence enables Workonline Communications to deliver high-quality IP transit and connectivity services to African Market.
INTERXION (NYSE: INXN), a leading provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, today announced that Workonline Communications, the leading pan-African IP transit network, has deployed points of presence (POPs) in its Amsterdam and Frankfurt data centre campuses.
With POPs located at these key Iocations, Workonline Communications interconnects with other global networks and Europe's largest Internet exchanges, cost-effectively enhancing Workonline's ability to deliver content and traffic to and from Africa.
"Amsterdam and Frankfurt are two of Interxion's most connected and carrier-dense campuses in Europe," said Mike Hollands, Director of Market Development and Strategy at Interxion. "By expanding its presence to these locations, Workonline Communications strengthens its European edge to deliver highly-performant, reliable and secure services to meet the demands of the African market."
With IP traffic in Africa set to grow six-fold, and Sub-Saharan Africa expected to have 500 million mobile users all by 2020, the market is experiencing unprecedented demands for content distribution between Europe and Africa. By deploying POPs at Interxion's campuses, Workonline Communications brings the African market closer to content networks with a European presence, for improved end-user experience. At the same time, Interxion customers can now access secure and reliable connectivity options provided by Workonline Communications for new and existing opportunities in Africa.
"At Workonline, we are committed to connecting Africa to the world and the world to Africa," said Edward Lawrence, Director of Business Development at Workonline Communications. "With its strategically located, secure, reliable and highly connected facilities, we are certain that Interxion is the right partner to help us to do just that. We look forward to continuing to expand our relationship with Interxion in the near future."