Aqua Comms Join Telehouse Carrier-Interconnect

May 17, 2016

Telehouse, a leading global provider of data center services, announces today that it has been selected by Aqua Comms Limited (Aqua Comms), a provider of scalable, subsea capacity-based network solutions, to provide a European hub for its next-generation transatlantic network.

Aqua Comms’ America Europe Connect (AEConnect) subsea fiber optic cable system, connecting New York to London via Dublin and beyond to greater Europe, went live and has been handing over commercial service to customers since January of this year. Featuring more than 52 Tbps of available capacity, as well as the latest technology of 130 x 100 Gbps per fiber pair, it is designed to meet the exponential surge in bandwidth demand from carriers, global data centers, financial services companies, global media, and cloud and content providers that require exceptional network reliability, scalability and performance. Aqua Comms is the latest network provider to join Telehouse Carrier-Interconnect, which comprises of more than 750 Carriers, Mobile providers, Internet Exchanges and broad band providers.

There are multiple diverse routes from the Telehouse London Docklands campus across EMEA and the decision by Aqua Comms further strengthens connectivity to New York. With Telehouse at the epicenter, it is the ideal location for companies reliant on diverse connectivity to extend their reach and accelerate performance, to host their mission critical IT infrastructure.

“Telehouse Carrier-Interconnect, located at Europe’s leading connectivity hub, empowers our customers to connect with an unlimited number of business partners whose services align with their strategic objectives,” states Greg Varisco, Chief Operations Officer, Aqua Comms. “In addition to further enabling reliable, secure, and low latency global connections for our customers, this partnership provides Aqua Comms with a host of business opportunities on either side of the Atlantic as well as at Telehouse North Two, Europe’s most advanced data center.”

Michelle Reid, Sales and Marketing Director of Telehouse states, “We are delighted to welcome Aqua Comms to Telehouse Carrier-Interconnect; with so many possible partners to connect to Telehouse, we are certain they will see great success with their new network, and we will be there to support their future growth with our latest data center, Telehouse North Two.”

Telehouse Carrier-Interconnect is just one aspect of Telehouse Interconnect, which brings together more than 3,000 business partners such as Cloud, Mobile and Content providers, Enterprises and Financial services companies. With Enhanced Connect, the new internet optimization service launched recently by Telehouse, businesses can access the Telehouse Interconnect from the remotest points of the planet in less than 300ms. This firmly establishes the Telehouse Interconnect as the home of the connected world, and a unique place to create business opportunities, now and in the future.

About KDDI Corporation

KDDI Corporation is a leading Japanese telecommunications and ICT solution provider with more than 100 offices in 27 countries around the world and a Global Fortune company. Serving 40 million domestic mobile subscribers, KDDI provides a diverse portfolio consisting of managed networks, data centers, cloud, security and system integration. As a global ICT provider, KDDI design and build highly reliable unified infrastructure for the world’s leading financial, media, manufacturing and professional IT services. With 17 subsidiary divisions in data management technology and dedicated R&D facilities, KDDI enables its clients to reach their innovative potential.


TELEHOUSE is the pioneering data center colocation provider originally established in 1989. It manages and operates 48 carrier-neutral data centers globally, serving over 3000 companies and hosting some of the world's leading internet exchanges. Designed for mission-critical IT system housing and connectivity, TELEHOUSE supports the infrastructure of the world's leading network operators, cloud providers and financial institutions.

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