Global Cloud Xchange partners with Safe Host to bring subsea cable connectivity to Switzerland

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications (RCOM), has partnered with Safe Host, a data center colocation provider in Switzerland, the company said.

Safe Host´s customers now have direct access from its data centers in Switzerland to fast-growing digital markets across the Emerging Markets corridor through GCX´s global network infrastructure.

This partnership will provide Safe Host with enhanced coverage and increased diversity options to be more competitive, especially along the emerging markets corridor, which further solidifies its position as a truly global colocation provider.

Enterprises in Switzerland now have access to many of these telecommunications hubs across the globe, from the developed markets in the US and Europe to the key emerging markets in the Middle East and Asia, including India and China.

The GCX Global Network is distinguished by its unmatched geographic coverage and ability to provide both subsea and terrestrial connectivity to major telecommunications hubs, fully supported by two redundant global network operation centers.

The network connects many of these telecommunications hubs across the globe, from the developed markets in the US and Europe to the key emerging markets in the Middle East and Asia, including India and China.

Safe Host delivers scalable and secure data centre services through its data centre facilities in Switzerland. With the ability to scale up to 56MW across three Swiss facilities, the company provides the flexibility required by todays´ IT loads. Safe Host´s data centres are ISO 9001, ISO 27001 certified, fed from renewable power sources and conform to regulatory standards required by all major industry verticals. The company owns, runs and operates data centres in Geneva, Gland (Vaud) and Avenches (near Bern) and has been the preferred data centre provider for multinationals and United Nations agencies.

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions customized for carriers, enterprises and new media companies. GCX owns the world´s largest private undersea cable system spanning more than 68,000 route kms which, seamlessly integrated with Reliance Communications´ 200,000 route kms of domestic optic fiber backbone, provides a global service delivery platform.

With connections to 40 key business markets worldwide spanning Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East, GCX delivers Managed Services to more than 160 countries and offer extensive VPLS-enabled Ethernet network capabilities globally. GCX is equipped to support businesses through the deployment of next generation Enterprise solutions across its Cloud Delivery Networks.