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Global Cloud Xchange and Tampnet Partner to Serve Data Center Customers throughout the Nordics and Beyond

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) and Tampnet Carrier, a unique high-speed network operator in the Nordic sector responsible for over 30% of the traffic between Norway, the UK and Europe, announced their strategic partnership to support the increased network demands stemming from the burgeoning data center market in the Nordics. Through strategically located network interconnections, GCX and Tampnet provide ample seamless connectivity solutions to support the growing community of data center customers throughout the Nordics and beyond.

The GCX and Tampnet partnership offers a simplified way to expand reach across each company's network footprint. Through the partnership, GCX customers now have access to enhanced route diversity and new network routes throughout the Nordics utilizing Tampnet's unique and diverse footprint which traverses eight countries, connecting over 40 core data centers across 12 markets throughout Europe and the United States. In addition, Tampnet's customers gain access to GCX's global network which consists of 66,000km of cables spanning 46 countries from North America to Asia, with subsea and terrestrial route diversity and redundancy throughout Europe-Asia and Intra-Asia routes.

Subsea networks are the backbone of connectivity and provide international interconnectivity solutions, further fueling data center growth around the world. Both GCX and Tampnet are fostering a globally accessible ecosystem that further leverages each company's subsea network assets, allowing customers to design, manage and connect their networks - seamlessly - throughout the world.

GCX owns and operates one of the world's largest privately-owned submarine networks, enabling new media providers, telecom carriers and enterprises to leverage growth opportunities and improve resilience through strategic subsea network capacity and diverse route offerings in high growth markets throughout the world. Tampnet is the leading independent offshore communications network owner and operator in the North Sea and Gulf of Mexico, with additional networks in Canada and Trinidad and Tobago. Beyond its roots in oil/gas and offshore connectivity solutions, Tampnet is one of the most robust wholesale network operators, providing fully diverse data center connectivity solutions throughout the Nordics and Scandinavia with connections to Europe.
Published Wednesday, January 11, 2023 4:11 PM by David Marshall
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