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RETN DEPLOYS A NEW DWDM ROUTE UFA – KAZAN

International network service provider RETN announces a deployment of the new route Ufa – Kazan.

The new DWDM route connects the capitals of the Republic of Bashkortostan and the Republic of Tatarstan and provides access to all major PoPs around Asia, Russia, and Europe. It is a 695km continuation of the homogeneous Infinera DWDM line system, using modern coherent systems without the use of dispersion compensators. Currently configured for 8Tbps bandwidth utilisation it can quickly be upgraded to 32Tbps.

Dmitry Lopata, Commercial Director of RETN in Russia (RetnNet): “Ufa – Kazan is a unique, alternative route providing customers access to the full RETN product suite of high bandwidth, high availability services. We look forward to helping all partners with their connectivity solutions and to developing our network further in the future to provide the full RETN experience to all Russian regions.”

About RETN in Russia

RetnNet – is a part of the international RETN Group of companies, the leading international network service provider in the Eurasian region. In Russia, RetnNet has been a network services provider of choice for IT and software companies, financial, banking, e-commerce and transport businesses for more than 18 years, as well as a reliable partner of local telecommunications operators and cloud providers.

About RETN

RETN is one of the fastest growing independent Eurasian providers of IP transit and enterprise communications services, with unique resources to connect Europe and Asia. Distinctive features of RETN network are its own international fiber network – circa 800 points of presence and a network length of 120 447 km, running on recognised equipment vendors such as Infinera, Juniper and Ciena.

RETN’s unique solution to connect Europe and Asia is built on its own homogenous DWDM and IP/MPLS Network Platform and widely branched land routes, passing through Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Russia and Kazakhstan to the border with China and further onwards into South East Asia.

RETN provides telecommunication services throughout its Eurasian network with short lead times, industry leading uptimes, and multiple layers of redundancy for its 1500 customers.

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RETN STRENGTHENS POSITIONS IN ASIA: NEW ROUTE DOSTYK – BEIJING

International network service provider RETN announces new upgrades of its award-winning solution – TRANSKZ. It is an innovative express gateway linking Europe and Asia on a single, homogenous, fully owned and operated terrestrial DWDM system. The system provides a guaranteed SLA of 99.9% for layer 1 services and 99.95% for layer 2 with measured uptime >99.92%.

“Today we announce a deployment of the extension of TRANSKZ in Asia – new route Dostyk – Beijing. TRANSKZ – “Project of the Year – Terrestrial” named by Global Carrier Awards in 2019, has been constantly improved since then: increasing redundancy, expanding capacity, and optimizing network design. In addition to the new routes, RETN is increasing accessibility to TransKZ in Asia, Europe, and Russia by opening new PoPs along the route. With this new PoP in Beijing enterprises can accelerate the performance of their WAN linking their locations in Europe and Russia with those in Beijing directly and securely” – comments Tony O’Sullivan, RETN CEO.

The new route Dostyk – Beijing allows RETN to provide services with much lower latencies and greatly improved performance between Europe and mainland China: The route has a round-trip time of 112.08 ms and the industry leading TransKZ SLAs.

With TRANSKZ you are getting unique terrestrial connectivity from any point on the RETN network in Europe into: Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan all delivered with full protection, the lowest MTTR, the highest uptime.

About RETN

RETN is one of the fastest growing independent Eurasian providers of IP transit and enterprise communications services, with unique resources to connect Europe and Asia. Distinctive features of RETN network are its own international fiber network – circa 800 points of presence and a network length of 120 447 km, running on recognised equipment vendors such as Infinera, Juniper and Ciena.

RETN’s unique solution to connect Europe and Asia is built on its own homogenous DWDM and IP/MPLS Network Platform and widely branched land routes, passing through Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Russia and Kazakhstan to the border with China and further onwards into South East Asia.

RETN provides telecommunication services throughout its Eurasian network with short lead times, industry leading uptimes, and multiple layers of redundancy for its 1500 customers.

RETN Capital Ltd.

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RETN builds two new PoPs in Amsterdam

International network service provider RETN has announced its network expansion with two new PoPs in Amsterdam taking the total number to 10 in the capital of the Netherlands and 3 more in other cities. New PoPs are launching in major European cities to improve local connectivity, provide much better uptime, SLA, redundancy and reliability for RETN customers.

The PoPs are significant for organisations that consider providing their services to emerging markets in Asia. In the Netherlands, the company provides its services to hosting & infrastructure provider i3D.net. Their customers are connected to the RETN TRANSKZ network, one of the shortest terrestrial routes in the market, connecting Europe and Asia.

The first of two new POPs is located at Maincubes AMS 01 data centre within the Amsterdam Schiphol campus. Businesses hosted in this DC at Capronilaan 2, 1119 NR, Schiphol-Rijk, Netherlands can now benefit from RETN’s Layer 2 and DWDM services up to N x 100G.

The second POP is situated within Science Park Campus at Equinix AM3 data centre. RETN continues to improve the connectivity of local customers by providing the full suite of Layer 2 services. Further services will soon be available at Equinix AM3 data centre. The PoP address is Science Park 610, 1098 XH, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

“Amsterdam is one of the main Internet hubs in the world and of huge important to RETN. We are constantly looking for ways to extend our metro network, to support the growing needs of our customers. We are sure, that our continuous cooperation with innovative data centres like Maincubes and Equinix is beneficial for both sides. Customers of such data centres usually require local and global connectivity services – and RETN provides unique services between West and East as the leading carrier of traffic to Eastern Europe, Russia and beyond into central and far East Asia on the TransKZ terrestrial cable system, as well as providing the more traditional Western European traffic destinations. We offer the same level of service quality, local support and understanding of the local business culture in all territories on our network.” – Luc Janssen, Managing Director at RETN BV.

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RETN third PoP in Paris at Equinix PA2 data center

International network service provider RETN announces completion of a new PoP in Paris, which is located at the Equinix PA2 data center and directly connected to Telehouse Voltaire. RETN’s third PoP in Paris is positioned to offer even better connectivity. The two other RETN’s PoPs in Paris are connected and directly linked with points of presence in Marseille, Madrid, Frankfurt, and Brussels. The PoP at Equinix PA2 is the latest addition and a new address in the RETN list of points of presents, which now exceeds 800 globally.

This new PoP can provide RETN’s ful suite of Layer 2 and Layer 3 services, improving local connectivity for our French customers. DWDM services will be coming soon. Equinix PA2 is located at 114 Rue Ambroise Croizat, Saint Denis, France, 93200.

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RETN deploys metro fiber-rings in London

The new ring-based architecture supports incremental traffic growth to the key data centres on RETN’s metro area network and facilitates migration to 100G technologies. For customers – a greater resilience and availability of high-capacity IP-transit service delivered in shorter timeframes.

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