Alentus Announces Membership with London Internet Exchange
Aliso Viejo, California. - November 17, 2008
ALISO VIEJO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alentus Corporation, a leading provider of web hosting, SharePoint hosting, dedicated server and managed hosting services announces that it has joined the London Internet Exchange (LINX) in London, England.
The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is one of the world’s largest Internet Exchange Points (IXPs). LINX has acted as the focus for development of the Internet infrastructure in the UK and, increasingly, the infrastructure between Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia. The peering arrangement allows Alentus to exchange traffic with other members of the LINX exchange, providing greater opportunities for connectivity with the Alentus Global Network.
“As our network continues to grow globally it is important not only to provide a greater means for connectivity to our clients, but to contribute to the global internet infrastructure as well,” said John Macleod, CTO of Alentus Corporation. “LINX facilitates a peering network that not only spans the UK, but also multiple continents, allowing us to reach out through our peers to our clients in those nations as well.”
Richard Yule, Sales & Marketing Manager at the London Internet Exchange said: "With 300 networks in over 40 countries, we have one of the most diverse and wide-ranging memberships of any Internet exchange point in the world. As an expanding global hosting provider, Alentus is a very attractive peering proposition for our members and we are delighted to welcome them to LINX."
About Alentus Corporation
Alentus Corporation is based in Aliso Viejo, California, with NOC facilities and Data Centers in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Columbus and Austin in North America and in London, United Kingdom. Alentus offers both Windows and Linux website hosting, SQL and mySQL database hosting, Microsoft Share Point hosting, Microsoft Exchange Hosting, Linux-based Virtual Private Servers (VPS), and an assortment of dedicated servers to thousands of small- to medium-sized companies (including many Fortune 500 clients). Alentus Corporation is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, RedHat Ready Hosting Partner, and MySQL Enterprise Ready Partner.
For more information, please visit: http://www.alentus.com
About the London Internet Exchange (LINX)
LINX is a mutually owned membership association for operators of Internet Protocol networks. Established in 1994, LINX provides a neutral interconnection facility and peering platform while also representing the interests of its 298 members on matters of public policy. The LINX platform has a global reputation for quality, performance and technical excellence and as a result, is able to access 175,000 Internet routes reaching in excess of 40 countries from Europe, North America, the Middle East, the Far East, Australasia and Africa.
For more information please visit the LINX website: http://www.linx.net