Savvis Responds to European Demand with Expansion of London Data Centre
Adds Second Data Centre in Slough to Make Room for Growing Colocation, Cloud
and Managed Hosting Needs
LONDON, March 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE: CTL) and
global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for businesses,
today announced the opening of a new data centre for the London metro market.
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The expansion to Savvis' operations in Slough, England, boosts the site's
total square footage to 100,000, spreading 8.88 megawatts of power across the
site's two data centres.
"This investment marks a significant milestone in Savvis' commitment to serve
the growing infrastructure needs of the European market," said Jeff Von
Deylen, president of Savvis. "We have nearly doubled capacity in Slough to
meet growing demand and give businesses in the region the services they need
The new Savvis LO5 data centre offers an initial 2.4 megawatts of IT load on
35,000 square feet of raised floor space. It is designed to support power
densities in excess of 150 watts per square foot.
"The success of our existing data centre in Slough confirms that businesses
view this area as a strategic geographic location," Von Deylen said. "Our
hosting portfolio in Slough allows businesses in the financial services,
consumer brands and other verticals to benefit from Savvis' carrier diversity,
interconnectivity and cloud services."
LO5 is Savvis' fifth data centre in the London area and sixth in Europe,
serving growing demand for the company's full suite of cloud, colocation and
managed-hosting services, including the recently announced Savvis Symphony
Savvis operates more than 50 data centres worldwide, with more than 2 million
square feet of gross raised floor space throughout North America, Europe and
For more information about Savvis' European presence and offerings, visit
About Savvis Savvis, a CenturyLink company, provides industry-leading IT
infrastructure solutions that keep enterprises powered for business in today's
ever-changing global marketplace. Combining deep, proven experience with
personal commitment, Savvis delivers cloud, colocation and managed-hosting
services over advanced networks worldwide, enabling its clients to focus on
their core environments and meet new market opportunities.
About CenturyLink CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company
in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice, wireless and
managed services to consumers and businesses across the country. It also
offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink™ Prism™ TV
and DIRECTV brands. In addition, the company provides data, voice and managed
services to enterprise, government and wholesale customers in local, national
and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic
network and multiple data centers. CenturyLink is recognized as a leader in
the network services market by key technology industry analyst firms, and is a
global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises
through Savvis, a CenturyLink company. CenturyLink's customers range from
Fortune 500 companies in some of the country's largest cities to families
living in rural America. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P
500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest
For more information, visit www.savvis.com or www.centurylink.com.
Justin Lopinot, +1-314-628-7053, firstname.lastname@example.org
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