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Sea Fibre Networks

November 27, 2013 09:00 ET

Citadel100 Joins the METRO2C Alliance

One of Ireland's leading data centres signs up to strategic telecoms alliance

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwired - Nov. 27, 2013) -

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The METRO2C Alliance, a collaboration of Europe's leading connectivity providers, data centre operators and Internet Exchanges founded by Sea Fibre Networks, today revealed Citadel100 as a member. This Dublin based data centre adds 65,000ft2 of colocation space to the METRO2C Alliance supporting the new wave of online media companies who continue to invest in significant operations in Ireland. Citadel100 is part of the Keppel Group's Securus Data Centre Property Fund that owns mission-critical Data Centres in Ireland, the UK, the Netherlands, Singapore, Malaysia and Australia.

Big Data is growing exponentially, forcing enterprises to implement forward thinking IT strategies that demand highly reliable, secure and accessible infrastructures. Over the past decade, Citadel100 has been supporting enterprises as they move to the cloud, with a robust, mission critical facility that guarantees 100% uptime. The METRO2C Alliance aligns best in class data centre operators, like Citadel100, and connectivity providers to deliver a platform for storing, analysing and transiting large scale data across European and global geographies.

Diane Hodnett, CEO of the Alliances' founding member, Sea Fibre Networks, said: "The addition of Citadel100 to the METRO2C Alliance provides an increasing amount of enterprises with access to critical infrastructure that is necessary to support the move from legacy IT systems to modern, cloud-based applications."

Karl Hennessy, CEO of Citadel100 said: "Joining the METRO2C Alliance demonstrates Citadel100's commitment to collaboration, customer centric innovation and making our data centre facility the most accessible for enterprises' critical data."

About The METRO2C Alliance

Founded by Sea Fibre Networks, the METRO2C Alliance is the collaboration of Europe's leading connectivity providers, data centre operators and Internet exchanges providing best-in-class communication solutions connecting Ireland, the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands and Germany. The METRO2C Alliance is carrier-neutral facilitating collaboration amongst members, providing enterprises with premier high capacity connectivity solutions matching bespoke requirements such as diverse routing, low latency, scalability and modern technology with very competitive cost efficiencies.

Members of the METRO2C Alliance include:

  1. Connectivity Providers: experienced in the design, delivery and management of tier 1 and tier 2 networks, with a proven track record in dealing with global enterprise and carrier customers. Product offerings include dark fibre and managed services.
  2. Data Centre Operators: Europe's leading Data Centre Service Providers crucial to the growth of the digital economy, providing services from data storage, disaster recovery and cloud computing.
  3. Internet Exchanges as reference members: Europe's leading Internet Exchanges dedicated to reducing costs and increasing the efficiency of the telecoms industry.

Visit the METRO2C website today for more information. To enquire about an enterprise solution, please use our Solution Generator feature. For becoming a member of the METRO2C Alliance, please contact us though this page.

About CITADEL100

CITADEL100, a member of the Keppel Group, is Ireland's leading wholesale datacenter owner and operator. CITADEL100 own and operate 65,000 sq ft. of raised-floor mission critical datacenter space in the National Digital Campus at Citywest in Dublin. Our experienced team has a proven track record in delivering large scale, wholesale colocation solutions to both international and local enterprises in the highly regulated technology, financial, pharmaceutical and telecommunications industries as well as local government agencies. Strong local market knowledge and an established contact network with international reach have maintained CITADEL100 at the forefront of the data center industry for over 12 years.

Services and solutions provided at Citadel include data center design and build solutions, data halls with 100% power availability SLAs, data center management services and private cloud services.

We operate a carrier-neutral data center and provide direct access to a wide selection of network providers for greater choice, flexibility, network resilience, cost savings and speed to market. Our partners deliver direct access to the widest possible selection of international and local fixed lines, broadband and mobile networks, financials service companies, and cloud hubs.

CITADEL100 is ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certified.CITADEL100 is part of the Keppel Group's Securus Data Center Property Fund with mission-critical Data Centers located in Dublin, London, The Netherlands, Singapore, Malaysia and Australia. For further information please see

About Sea Fibre Networks

Sea Fibre Networks is a carrier neutral, sub-sea telecoms provider. The company is owner and operator of CeltixConnect Europe's most advanced sub-sea telecoms network. Sea Fibre Networks delivers the innovation and flexibility businesses need to stay ahead in the market place. It provides network solutions tailored to specific needs with the most efficient service. All products are supported by industry leading Service Level Agreements (SLA's). These are further enhanced with proactive management and monitoring of the sub-sea cable system. Information about Sea Fibre Networks can be found at

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