SSE Telecoms Adds 30 UK PoPs
LONDON -- SSE Telecoms Ė the UKís leading provider of network infrastructure and data centre services, and part of the SSE Group Ė today announced that an additional 30 points of presence (PoPs), which offer up to 10Gb capacity per customer connection, are now live. Predominantly located in and around central London, but also in Birmingham, Cambridge, Coventry, Derby, Edinburgh, Leeds, Slough and Windsor, these PoPs will help meet the growing demand for SSE Telecomsí high performance networking services.
This is the latest phase of SSE Telecomsí major network expansion, dubbed Project Edge, and adds to the 24 new PoPs that went live in November 2013. All 54 PoPs are located in central business districts and provide an ever deeper presence into the UKís busiest towns and cities, bringing high performance yet affordable connectivity solutions right to the doorsteps of the UKís largest and most demanding organisations.
The Project Edge investment also saw SSE Telecoms launch its LIGHTNOW service Ė a new high-capacity, ultra-resilient optical networking service connecting 21 of Londonís busiest data centres with 10Gb Ethernet wavelengths that can be provisioned within seven days.