Epsilon rolls out fiber in Singapore

Networks Asia staff
Networks Asia

Epsilon has rolled out new fiber infrastructure in Singapore to strengthen its local reach for its cloud and communication service provider customers across Asia-Pacific.

Epsilon will use local fiber infrastructure to connect data centre sites and enterprise locations to its global network spanning Europe, Middle East, North America and the Asia-Pacific.

The rollout will support the growth of cloud services both locally in Singapore and across the Asia-Pacific region. Epsilon will use fiber infrastructure to connect five additional data centres in Singapore including Global Switch, Equinix, Keppel DigiHub, 1-Net and Digital Realty facilities.

“Singapore has emerged as a hub for cloud services in the Asia-Pacific region and we are using the most robust and reliable infrastructure available to serve growing demand for cloud,” Epsilon COO  Jerzy Szlosarek said.

By rolling out new fiber infrastructure, we are extending our capabilities and offering cloud service providers a unique business model that matches their need for agility, reach and performance in their network.”

The network deployment follows Epsilon's rollout of a 100G backbone network in Europe in 2014. Both its Singapore network and the development of its 100G infrastructure have been designed to support cloud, content and high-performance communications services on a global scale.

Epsilon’s network leverages the infrastructure of 500+ network operators as well as its own internally developed network technologies.

“The future is on demand network infrastructure that is ready to serve the needs of the cloud. This fibre roll out will enhance our connectivity to local data centres and enterprise locations while also supporting our solutions for customers connecting their cloud service,” Epsilon COO Andreas Hipp added.

“We see Asia-Pacific as a key driver for growth in cloud and Singapore as a major global hub for cloud services.”

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