Posted on 16.06.2011 - 12:00 UTC in SUBSEA TELECOMS NEWS by Rons_ROV_Links
MedNautilus announces new submarine cable infrastructure connecting Turkey to Europe and the rest of the world
MedNautilus has completed Turkey's first proprietary international submarine cable system connecting Istanbul to Athens, and to the rest of Europe through MedNautilus submarine backbone, the Mediterranean's largest and most capillary privately owned and managed network. The new cable system strengthens Turkey's international telecommunications infrastructure by significantly increasing its reliability and overall capacity, and will sustain Turkey's fast growing demand for high speed internet connectivity.
Telecom Italia Sparkle CEO Paolo Ferrari says "we have carried out this project as we wanted our global backbone to meet the demands for high speed and secure internet connectivity of carriers, ISPs, Media Companies as well as enterprises, in a key telecommunications market such as Turkey".
The 3Tbps cable that lands in the heart of Istanbul is now completed and ready for service. Featuring the latest technologies, the new state-of-the-art submarine cable provides highest quality and reliability in international connectivity, making it the best option for operators, media companies and enterprises with requirements of high capacity services and business continuity. And through MedNautilus Istanbul Data Center, where most domestic carriers are already located, customer's solutions can be effectively extended across Turkey.
Istanbul's need for high speed and secure internet infrastructure is met with the new cable
Speaking about the project Telecom Italia Sparkle CEO Paolo Ferrari said: "Istanbul is taking firm steps toward becoming one of the key financial centers. We have decided to invest in this new cable system to support the future needs for secure and fast internet infrastructure of such an important financial capital. The new Istanbul-Athens cable, in fact, adds capacity, security and redundancy to our existing terrestrial backbone that connects Istanbul to Vienna via Bucharest and Budapest, making Istanbul's connection to the world stronger and most reliable.
The new cable system fulfills international connectivity needs of a sophisticated Telecommunications market
Proud of bringing this new state-of-the-art telecommunications infrastructure to Istanbul, MedNautilus Turkey General Manager Cem Dogrusoz said "MedNautilus latest infrastructure investment represents the best choice for high quality internet and innovative connectivity solutions to serve Turkish end users and companies alike, from both private and public sectors, fulfilling the need for reliable and high speed communications of a sophisticated Telecom market.
Istanbul's state-of-the-art Data Center to offer new IaaS solutions
The Istanbul-Athens cable is also the latest step of a wider investment plan in infrastructure carried out by Telecom Italia Sparkle Group in the Mediterranean Region. Telecom Italia Sparkle Group is in fact carrying out new investments in its Data Centers in Istanbul, Athens and in Sicily to be able to meet the increasing demand for virtualized services of both wholesale and corporate segments. Enhancing and expanding its system of Data Centers located at major landing points in the Mediterranean basin will add value to Telecom Italia Sparkle and MedNautilus international connectivity offers. The enhanced IaaS solutions will be available in MedNautilus Istanbul Data Center as of Q4 2011.
MedNautilus Istanbul 3.500 square meters wide Data Center meets the highest international quality and security standards and offers scalable solutions to meet customers' ever increasing power and space requirements. Thanks to the new cable, MedNautilus is able to offer top quality and secure connectivity solutions which fulfill the requirements of most demanding data center applications such as storage, back-up and cloud computing.