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.