Flexential® proclaims partnership with Angola Cables to strengthen connectivity to African markets
Flexential, a number one supplier of information heart colocation, cloud and connectivity, immediately introduced its partnership with Angola Cables, a multinational ICT options and community service supplier operator, to drive colocation and interconnection choices for purchasers within the Southern and West African markets.
Offering entry to Angola’s MONET cable, housed in Flexential’s Fort Lauderdale information heart, this partnership will provide clients connectivity by way of the low-latency, high-capacity South Atlantic Cable System (SACS).
Upgrades to the MONET Cable connecting the USA to Latin America
Subsea cables are the important thing to worldwide connectivity. The earlier Google Cable solely linked São Paulo, Brazil to Boca Raton, nonetheless latest upgrades made to the MONET Cable and Flexential’s partnership with Angola will prolong this subsea cable entry to an extra level of entry within the U.S. and now have direct entry to the AngoNAP Tier III information heart in Fortaleza, Brazil and the SACS touchdown station.
Increasing upon its present worldwide subsea cable connections in APAC and LATAM, Flexential’s worldwide connection to markets in Africa by way of easy cross-connect fiber optics stands to considerably profit its clients.
Flexential’s clients, a lot of which have a major presence within the area, will expertise low-latency, specific connections not solely from Fort Lauderdale, however throughout all forty of Flexential’s information facilities by way of the corporate’s nationwide FlexAnywhere™ platform.
Appearing because the termination level for Flexential’s subsea cable connections, FlexAnywhere supplies the spine and adaptability wanted to maneuver information seamlessly between functions and customers so clients seeking to attain the African continent can accomplish that with none geographical limitations.Our partnership with Flexential will strengthen interconnection choices throughout southern and West Africa,” stated Ângelo Gama, CEO of Angola Cables.
Gama says that this high-capacity connectivity is well-suited to serve a number of industries from the oil and gasoline sector to scientific and tutorial analysis. “Plugging into Flexential’s intensive community of information facilities within the U.S. will profit our purchasers in Africa by not solely extending their presence and publicity to the extremely energetic U.S. market however will open up additional alternatives for enterprises in Africa to ascertain direct connections with mother or father firms, subsidiaries, enterprise companions and suppliers throughout the U.S.”
“Given the numerous presence we’re already seeing from clients, together with over-the-top (OTT) suppliers, hyperscalers and Fortune 500 firms within the African area, we’re excited to deliver these organisations a brand new degree of worldwide capability and connectivity by way of new cross join choices,” stated Tim Parker, Senior Vice President, Community Technique, Flexential. “The extension of the MONET cable into Fort Lauderdale is a major step ahead for worldwide connectivity.”