Home Sponsored Announcements iTelecom Wholesale to become a Carrier Partner with NEXTDC and announces new Melbourne Data Centre

Melbourne, VIC, 20 March 2013  - iTelecom Wholesale (iTW), Australia’s leading telecommunications wholesale only aggregator and integrated Virtual Network Enabler (iVNE) to service providers and brands, has chosen NEXTDC’s M1 facility to launch their Melbourne data centre.

The details of the arrangement involve iTW becoming a carrier partner of NEXTDC and establishing its own colocation suites in each NEXTDC facility across Australia commencing at NEXTDC’s M1 facility which will initially house approximately 40 racks. NEXTDC will enable iTW to establish Points of Presence (POPs) in the carrier room of all NEXTDC facilities.

Through NEXTDC, iTW will be able to deploy its mission critical infrastructure required to deliver services to its customers in Australia and expand its cloud services portfolio including the enablement of private cloud networks and geographically diverse colocation facilities underpinned by iTW’s carrier partners to the Australian market.

Craig Scroggie, Chief Executive Officer for NEXTDC said “We are excited to welcome iTelecom Wholesale as a carrier partner within the NEXTDC ecosystem following their commitment to launch their Melbourne Data Centre in our M1 facility. As a wholesale only aggregator and integrated virtual network enabler (iVNE) to service providers and brands they will offer key services to our data centre customers. Under the arrangement iTW will establish Points of Presence (POPs) in the carrier room of all NEXTDC facilities and we look forward to working with them as they roll out their cloud services portfolio across our national network”.

Thomas Derum, CEO for iTelecom Wholesale said, “We are excited to expand into the data centre market in partnership with NEXTDC. The stringent security and reliability provided by NEXTDC is critical for iTelecom Wholesale to provide best in class wholesale products and services to its customers. We continue to see strong demand for secure and well-connected colocation space as well as access to our products and services. This investment marks a significant milestone in iTelecom Wholesale’s commitment to serve the growing infrastructure needs of the Australian market and will enable more customers to leverage our unique, services-driven value proposition, which combines, industry-leading SLAs and customer support”.

Vikram Mohite, Chief Sales Officer for iTelecom Wholesale, said “With a strong customer presence across Australia, iTelecom Wholesale is committed to advancing its cloud services portfolio including the enablement of private cloud networks. Through iTelecom Wholesale, our customers can now leverage and resell geographically diverse colocation facilities which offer premium support, optimal reliability and allows us to combine our products and services with NEXTDC’s ecosystem”.




About iTelecom Wholesale

out iTelecom WholesaleiTelecom Wholesale is Australia’s leading telecommunications wholesale only aggregator and integrated virtual network enabler (iVNE) supplying services providers, MVNOs and brands of all sizes across the communications industry with wholesale only, voice, cloud, broadband and mobile products and a range of white label Platform-as-a-Service solutions.

At iTelecom Wholesale we do more than offer you great wholesale products and powerful business tools. We help your business grow and prosper, working with you to build a strong, productive and sustainable relationship.

As an iVNE, iTelecom Wholesale enables brands to offer communication products to their end customers backed by next generation real-time converged billing, customer care, contact centre support and proven telecom domain expertise.

For more information, see www.itelecomwholesale.com.au

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For clarifications, write to us at: media@itelecomwholesale.com.au



NEXTDC is an ASX 300 company and is the only independent data centre operator with strategic footprint in all major growth markets in Australia.

NEXTDC offers a range of highly flexible, scalable, resilient and secure colocation services to corporate, government and IT services companies.

NEXTDC’s purpose-built facilities have been designed to address the market’s growing appetite for energy-efficient, independent data centres in which organisations can host their critical IT infrastructure, and also to address the emergence and growth of cloud (internet-based) computing.

As a cloud enabler, NEXTDC’s enterprise-class data centre facilities address the challenges of security, connectivity and neutrality that have hindered the wider acceptance of cloud computing.

Further information is available at www.nextdc.com or www.nextdc.com/blog




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