TeliaSonera Connects to i/o Data Centers
June 23rd, 2010 By: Rich Miller
Colocation provider i/o Data Centers has added TeliaSonera International Carrier, a leading global provider of IP, capacity and voice services, to the list of carrier options available to its Phoenix-area data center customers. The addition of TeliaSonera allows i/o customers to connect directly to Europe’s largest and fastest growing IP backbone. TeliaSonera owns and operates more than 27,000 miles of fiber network with over 100 points of presence in 35 countries across Europe, the US and Asia.
“i/o’s customers have new possibilities to connect to our IP backbone in Phoenix, Arizona,” said Paul Dahlgren, Vice President and Head of Product & Business Management, TeliaSonera International Carrier. “This increased expansion of the US network is strategically important and helps us maintain our position as one of the largest global IP carriers. Moreover, the extended network enhances our service offering to our US based customers.”
“We constantly look for ways to improve and expand the network services we provide,” says Kindra Martone, Senior Vice President and General Manager for i/o Data Centers. “The range of carrier options we make available to our customers provides unprecedented flexibility, reliability and cost-savings. With the addition of TeliaSonera International Carrier, we have greatly improved our global network footprint.”
i/o Data Centers operates carrier-neutral data centers in Scottsdale and Phoenix, and provides its customers with direct access to more than a dozen telecommunications carriers including AT&T, Verizon Business, Level3, AboveNet, AGL, Cogent, Qwest, tw telecom, XO Communications, and now TeliaSonera International Carrier.