AFIBER, a leading provider of optical connectivity services, has selected to expand its service footprint with the maincubes AMS01 datacenter located in Schiphol-Rijk, part of the Amsterdam metro area. As from today, network and IT service providers can tap into AFIBER’s optical transmission services to deliver their services to maincubes customers, or connect maincubes to any destination within the AFIBER footprint covering 50+ data centers and 1500+ enterprise locations.
With AFIBER’s services, maincubes can now meet the high capacity connectivity demands of its customers, ranging from 1Gbps to 100Gbps multiples, while reducing average transmission latency by more than 50 percent compared to IP and Ethernet services. Cyber security solutions include cost-effective end-to-end optical encryption of high capacity network connections without impacting latency or throughput.
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“Customers expect a data center to have a broad ecosystem of network and IT service providers available that enables them to build a solution that fits their purposes and provide the flexibility to grow their business on their own terms,” said Joris te Lintelo, Director of maincubes Amsterdam. “The addition of AFIBER’s connectivity services to the maincubes AMS01 data center in The Netherlands demonstrates that we are listening closely to the need for flexible connectivity and security requirements of our customers.”
To learn more about the maincubes AMS01 data center in Amsterdam, visit their website: https://www.maincubes.com/en/data-center/data-center-amsterdam
The following AFIBER services are available at the maincubes AMS01 facility in Amsterdam:
- EthernetWAVE – Managed wavelength connection with 1-100GbE interfaces to customer equipment with optional encryption capabilities
- CarrierWAVE – Dark wavelength lit by customer equipment with DWDM or CWDM transceivers
- MetroFIBER – Dark fiber connection lit by customer equipment
- AccessWAVE – 1-10Gb private wavelength connection from customer office location to maincubes data centers
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Part of German construction conglomerate Zech Group and headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, maincubes has planned a roll-out of large-scale, redundantly engineered and highly secured data centers across Europe. Its current locations include Frankfurt, Germany and Amsterdam Schiphol-Rijk, the Netherlands. maincubes Frankfurt (FRA01) is filling up quickly, after maincubes signed up two DAX-listed companies. Their newly opened Amsterdam Schiphol-Rijk facility (AMS01) still has free space left including two private data center suites (1.7MW and 1.3MW). New and existing clients in maincubes AMS01 will now be able to access the Software Defined Optical Networking services delivered by AFIBER.
“The AFIBER Optical Connectivity Platform further strengthens maincubes’ German-engineered approach towards deploying highly secured and innovative data centers across Europe,” Added Mr. Te Lintelo. “As a data center operator with German roots, we don’t like to take any risks with regards to the maincubes data center designs including our connectivity offerings. This agreement with AFIBER further expands our international connectivity portfolio while enhancing the network performance and security options for our enterprise customers. It also provides colocation customers such as managed service providers the opportunity to easily establish low latency and secure connections with their clients.”
“The benefits to our top-end customers are in line with our German-engineered approach,” added Mr. Te Lintelo. “This includes superior networking quality and flexibility added to our advanced colocation features; fast network setup; self-control for network operations; and highly scalable network services – with a personal customer driven approach that will help optimize our customers’ business and investment case.”
Also read the INTERVIEW with maincubes CTO Albrecht Kraas: https://hostingjournalist.com/executive-interviews/we-dont-like-to-take-any-risks-when-it-comes-to-our-data-center-designs/
AFIBER is a provider of private, secure and high-performance connectivity services to data centers, enterprises and network service providers with its roots in the Netherlands. We design, build and operate the optical transmission network running under our customer’s Ethernet and IP services. This setup allows them to take end-to-end control over the speed, performance and reliability of their networks. The AFIBER network exploits the latest optical transmission technology and its ingenious, in-house developed systems and processes for service design, delivery and monitoring, ensure that its services are provisioned quickly and reliably. Network coverage includes 50+ data centers and 1,500+ multi-tenant office locations in The Netherlands.
“By adding maincubes to our network, we are basically fulfilling two types of demand,” said Thomas Visscher, Commercial Director at AFIBER. “Firstly, from the enterprises within maincubes that need a high level of security and performance from their connectivity, and, secondly, from our network service provider partners that see a great opportunity in offering their networking and IT services in a recently opened datacenter from a major datacenter brand.”
To learn more about AFIBER, visit their website: https://www.afiber.net/