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LDeX Group become a LINX Branded vPoP

LDeX Group become a LINX Branded vPoP LDeX Group has today announced that it plans to enhance its connectivity services in its newly opened second Data Centre, LDeX2 in Trafford Park, Manchester, with the addition of a Branded PoP from the IXManchester Exchange...

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LDeX Group shortlisted for Colocation services offering of the Year at the 2015 DCS awards

LDeX Group shortlisted for Colocation supplier of the Year at the 2015 SVC awards

The team at LDeX Group are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the ‘Colocation supplier of the Year’ accolade at this year’s Data Centre Solutions awards 2015.

This prestigious award recognises the hard work which goes on behind the scenes in delivering dedicated colocation solutions to customers. Amongst those nominated in the category are Node4, C4L and VIRTUS.

About the awards

The DCS awards are designed to reward the product designers, manufacturers, suppliers and providers operating in data centre arena. The Awards recognise the achievements of the vendors and their business partners alike and this year encompass a wider range of both facilities and information technology award categories designed to address all of the main areas of the datacentre market in Europe.

About LDeX Group

As a datacentre and network connectivity provider, LDeX has gone from strength to strength in offering best in class colocation facilities in London since operations began in early 2012. Situated 6km from the city centre on Staples Corner, the company recently expanded its colocation offering with the acquisition of Ping Networks, a successful managed communications services provider. Over the last two years, the company has attracted many high profile tier 1, tier 2 and Internet Exchange Points such as LINX enhancing connectivity by enabling them to peer on the LINX Juniper LAN.

LDeX has attracted an array of clients in the managed services, media, telecoms and financial sectors to date. With an onsite satellite farm and extensive experience in streaming satellites over IP, the company lends its expertise to media clients by ensuring that content is delivered at ultra-fast low latency speeds and also offers services to those looking for a centralised media hub based in London.

This year, LDeX Group will be expanding its operations with a view to investing in the digital skills gap in Manchester and attracting global customers and carriers to the local region.

The new datacentre ‘LDeX2′ will feature best in class colocation facilities with a capacity of 4MVA, network carriers and global Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) as well as offering 24x7x365 customer support.

Why should you vote for us?

  • Exceptional customer service and onsite support with numerous industry accolades to our name
  • Robust and resilient multi-tiered approach to physical and network security
  • Extensive expertise in providing agile colocation, network connectivity and streaming media solutions
  • Growing organisation which treats each customer as a valuable client as opposed to just a ticket number
  • Offering tailored solutions to clients of varying sizes

Vote for us today

To vote for us today – click here. Voting will cease at 5pm on the 23rd April and the awards ceremony will take place on the 14th May.

Best of luck to all the finalists!

For further information, please contact [email protected]

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LDeX deploys Level 3 Point of Presence (PoP) in new Manchester datacentre

LDeX deploys Level 3 Point of Presence (PoP) in new Manchester datacentre

London, United Kingdom – 23rd March 2015: LDeX Group, a national colocation and network services provider, has today announced that Level 3 Communications has deployed a Point of Presence (PoP) at LDeX2, the group’s newest datacentre that was recently launched in the Trafford Park Area of Manchester. This news signals the strength and growth of the LDeX Group and enables customers to connect to the Level 3 global network from both its LDeX1 and LDeX2 data centres.

Level 3 is the first official on-net communications services provider to be confirmed at the group’s Manchester colocation facility. Rob Garbutt, CEO at LDeX Group commented: “We are delighted that Level 3 Communications has chosen to deploy a POP in our second UK datacentre, LDeX2, which we recently launched in the Trafford Park area. Attracting carriers such as Level 3 to the new site aligns with our strategic plans to be one of the best connected datacentre operators in the UK.”

He added: “This news solidifies our relationship with Level 3 which already provides superior connectivity services to our existing customers at LDeX1, our London based colocation facility.”

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Press contact:
Anne-Marie Lavelle, Group Marketing Manager, LDeX Group, [email protected], +44 (0)207 183 3960

About LDeX Group
LDeX Group is an independent national datacentre and colocation operator providing best in class colocation, network connectivity and satellite services to an array of customers across the globe.
The company owns, operates and manages its facilities, providing London colocation services to a range of industry sectors to protect the availability of data, applications, ecommerce and online presence.For further information, please visit the website: www.ldexgroup.co.uk

About Level 3 Communications

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) is a Fortune 500 company that provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Level 3’s comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice and data communications; wide-area Ethernet services; video and content distribution; data center and cloud-based solutions. Level 3 serves customers in more than 500 markets in over 60 countries across a global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents and connected by extensive undersea facilities. For more information, please visit www.level3.com or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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LDeX Group plough ahead with plans for second datacentre ‘LDeX2’ in Manchester

LDeX Group plough ahead with plans for second datacentre ‘LDeX2′ in Manchester

– Expanding UK based datacentre operator to provide best in class colocation services to the Manchester by ExitraShopper” href=”http://www.londondataexchange.net/#”>market

London, United Kingdom – 9th March 2015: LDeX Group has today announced that it is to launch a second UK datacentre in Manchester in Q2 of this year, signalling the strength and growth of the carrier neutral datacentre and network connectivity provider.

The new datacentre ‘LDeX2′ will feature best in class colocation facilities with a capacity of 4MVA, network carriers and global Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) as well as by ExitraShopper” href=”http://www.londondataexchange.net/#”>offering 24x7x365 customer support. Confirmed on-net carriers offering ultra-fast low latency connections for clients will also be revealed in Q2.

Similar to LDeX1, the new 20,000 sq. ft. facility in Trafford Park will have an onsite satellite farm and will provide connections to content delivery networks, OTT players and cloud platforms, enabling customers to broadcast large scale events and stream content over multiple hosted platforms. Customers can also look to expect by ExitraShopper” href=”http://www.londondataexchange.net/#”>energy efficient facilities which will have a 100% uptime SLA and by ExitraShopper” href=”http://www.londondataexchange.net/#”>offer 24x7x365 disaster recovery and remote hands support services.

Commenting on the news, Rob Garbutt, CEO of LDeX, said: “With an increased uptake of colocation services in the UK, we are delighted to announce our plans to expand and open up another UK based datacentre facility offering best in class colocation, network connectivity and streaming media satellite facilities to clients.”

He added: “As a growing technological hub, Manchester is a great strategic fit for us in expanding our customer orientated datacentre portfolio. We look forward to by ExitraShopper” href=”http://www.londondataexchange.net/#”>investing in the economy there and providing employment and IT services to the local by ExitraShopper” href=”http://www.londondataexchange.net/#”>market.”

Further details of the expansion will be confirmed in Q2. For more information, please contact [email protected]

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About LDeX Group

LDeX Group provides carrier neutral London colocation and data centre facilities within the M25 and in close proximity to Central London. LDeX own, operate and manage their facilities, providing London colocation services to a range of industry sectors to protect the availability of data, applications, ecommerce and online presence.

For more information please visit: www.londondataexchange.net

Press Contacts: LDeX Group Ltd
Anne-Marie Lavelle (Group by ExitraShopper” href=”http://www.londondataexchange.net/#”>Marketing Manager), [email protected], +44(0) 207 183 3960

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LDeX Group appoints Lizzi Long as Group Sales Manager

LDeX Group appoints Lizzi Long as Group Sales Manager

Monday, 19th January, 2015: LDeX Group has today announced that it has appointed Ms Lizzi Long as its new Group Sales Manager with immediate effect.

Ms Long joins LDeX with over four years’ experience in the European Colocation and Hosting sector. She has previously held business development roles in UK Grid Group, Iomart Hosting, UK Fast and TeleCity PLC where she was responsible for managing high profile accounts.

This strategic appointment will play a pivotal role in driving new business development and account management throughout the UK and EMEA for the expanding national datacentre and network connectivity operator which is progressing with plans to extend its’ reach in London, Manchester and Dublin.

Commenting on the news, Rob Garbutt said: “We are delighted that Lizzi has decided to join the team at LDeX. Lizzi brings with her an extensive database of Industry contacts and knowledge of the colocation, cloud and hosting sectors. We look forward to leveraging her expertise in targeting the UK and EMEA markets.

“She is coming on board at a very exciting time in the group’s development with expansion plans firmly underway and we are certain that she will prove to be an invaluable member of the team.”

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About LDeX Group

LDeX Group is an independent national datacentre and colocation operator providing best in class colocation, network connectivity and satellite services to an array of customers across the globe.

LDeX own, operate and manage their facilities, providing London colocation services to a range of industry sectors to protect the availability of data, applications, ecommerce and online presence.

For further information, please visit the website: www.ldexgroup.co.uk

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LDeX Group ranked the 189th fastest growing technology company in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2014

Deloitte Technology Fast 500 2014 winner - LDeX Group

LDeX Group ranked the 189th fastest growing technology company in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2014

London, United Kingdom, 2nd December 2014: Today, LDeX Group announced that it ranked number 189th on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2014, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over five years.

LDeX Group grew 897% percent during this period.

LDeX Group’s CEO, Rob Garbutt, credits 897% percent revenue growth over the past five years to its focus on providing best in class customer service as well as the team’s commitment to operational excellence.

Commenting on the news, Rob Garbutt said, “We are very proud to be recognised as the 189th fastest growing technology company in EMEA. As an expanding datacentre operator, our growth has come as a result of our acute focus on providing best in class customer service as well as the team’s commitment to operational excellence.”

David Halstead, Deloitte UK and partner in charge of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA programme added “Achieving such a high sustained revenue growth of 897% over five years is a tremendous achievement. It is a delight to honour LDeX Group for this by naming them in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500” In addition to ranking in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, LDeX Group ranked 31st in the UK Deloitte Technology Fast 50, which is a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology firms in the United Kingdom.

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Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA selection and qualifications The Technology Fast 500 list is compiled by the Deloitte EMEA Technology Fast 50 programme, nominations submitted directly to the Technology Fast 500, as well as public company database research. To qualify for the Technology Fast 500, entrants must have had base-year operating revenues of at least €50,000 and current-year operating revenues of at least €800,000. Entrants may be either public or private companies but must be a ‘technology company’, headquartered in EMEA.

A ‘technology company’ is defined as a company that develops or owns proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company’s operating revenues, or manufactures a technology-related product, or devotes a high percentage of effort to the research and development of technology. Using other companies’ technology in a unique way does not qualify.

About LDeX Group LDeX Group provides carrier neutral London colocation and data centre facilities within the M25 and in close proximity to Central London. LDeX own, operate and manage their facilities, providing London colocation services to a range of industry sectors to protect the availability of data, applications, ecommerce and online presence. For more information please visit: www.ldexgroup.co.uk

Press Contact: LDeX Group Ltd: Anne-Marie Lavelle (Group Marketing Manager), [email protected], +44(0) 207 183 3960

About Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ EMEA The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA programme is the region’s most objective industry-ranking to focus on the technology field, recognising technology companies that have achieved the fastest rates of revenue growth in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) during the past five years. Combining technological innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid growth, Fast 500 companies – large, small, public and private – span a variety of industry sectors, and are leaders in hardware, software, telecom, semiconductors, internet, media, life sciences and emerging areas, such as clean technology.

The programme is supported by the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 initiatives, which rank high growth technology companies by location or specifically defined geographic area and is run by the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) global industry group. Co-sponsors include Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, a venture and growth capital investor which backs entrepreneurs with aspiration for greatness in the IT and clean technology sectors across Europe, Silicon Valley Bank, the premier bank for technology, life science, private equity and premium wine businesses and Taylor Wessing, a leading International law firm with a focus on the industries of tomorrow. More information on the programme and prior year winners is available on www.deloitte.com/fast500emea.

About Deloitte In this press release references to Deloitte are references to Deloitte LLP, which is among the country’s leading professional services firms. Deloitte LLP is the United Kingdom member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (“DTTL”), a UK private company limited by guarantee, whose member firms are legally separate and independent entities. Please see www.deloitte.co.uk/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of DTTL and its member firms. The information contained in this press release is correct at the time of going to press.

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LDeX Group awarded Investors in People accolade for best practice in employee engagement

LDeX Group awarded Investors in People accolade for best practice in employee engagement

London, United Kingdom – 25 November 2014: LDeX Group has today announced that it has been awarded the Investors in People (IIP) accolade for best practice in employee engagement, having developed its internal communications function over the last six months and surpassed all 37 evidence based criterion associated with the prestigious people management standard.

The national datacentre and network connectivity provider has aligned itself to best practice in accordance with Investors in People and has placed a strong emphasis on developing its employee engagement strategy in order to ensure that LDeX Group is an attractive place to work for both existing and new employees.

Investors in People provides a best practice people management standard, offering accreditation to organisations that adhere to the Investors in People framework. Investors in People is owned by the UK government, managed nationally by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills and supported by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Investors in People assessments are conducted locally through seven local Delivery Centres.

Rob Garbutt, CEO of LDeX Group commented: “We are very proud to be part of the Investors in People programme and we look forward to evolving our employee engagement and people management strategy over the coming years. With a view to expanding the business over the next decade, we want to enable our staff to feel valued and continue to put the resources in place for them to succeed and achieve the group’s organisational objectives.”

He added: “It is imperative for organisations such as ours to develop the skills, knowledge and expertise of their staff in order to enhance the levels of operational effectiveness and customer service within the business.”

David Umpleby, Head of Investors in People, said: “I would like to congratulate LDeX on achieving the Investors in People Standard, it is something that any organisation should be truly proud of. Achieving this standard clearly show’s LDeX’s commitment to its people but also an understanding of the value of employee engagement in the successful delivery of a wider strategy.”

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Press contact:

Anne-Marie Lavelle, Group Marketing Manager, LDeX Group, a.[email protected], +44 (0)207 183 3960

About LDeX Group

LDeX Group is an independent national datacentre and colocation operator providing best in class colocation, network connectivity and satellite services to an array of customers across the globe.

LDeX own, operate and manage their facilities, providing London colocation services to a range of industry sectors to protect the availability of data, applications, ecommerce and online presence.

For further information, please visit the website: www.ldexgroup.co.uk

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LDeX Group announced as 31st fastest growing technology company in the UK at the Deloitte Fast 50 awards

LDeX Group announced as 31st fastest growing technology company in the UK at the Deloitte Fast 50 awards

– UK colocation provider LDeX Group recognised for achieving 897% revenue growth over the last five years –

London, United Kingdom – 21st November 2014: LDeX Group has today announced that it has been named as the 31st fastest growing technology company in the United Kingdom at this year’s Deloitte Fast 50 awards, which took place yesterday evening at the Montcalm Hotel in London.

The prestigious accolade was awarded to the independent datacentre and network connectivity provider having achieved an exponential revenue growth of 897% over the last five years. The award highlights the growing success of LDeX as a national datacentre operator in the United Kingdom.

Now in its seventeenth year, the Deloitte Fast 50 awards ranks the country’s 50 fastest growing technology companies, based on revenue growth over the last five years, and includes both public and private companies of all sizes in the technology arena, such as Skyscanner and Just Eat Plc.

Rob Garbutt, CEO at LDeX Group commented: “We are very proud to be recognised as the 31st fastest growing company in the UK. As an expanding datacentre operator, our growth has come as a result of our acute focus on providing best in class customer service as well as the team’s commitment to operational excellence.”

He added: “We believe that this award showcases to the industry how customer service is paramount to successful commercial growth in an otherwise difficult and competitive trading environment.”

David Halstead, Partner leading the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, said: “The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 gives great profile to technology companies and is internationally recognised as being one of the most important business awards in the sector.”

“The 2014 Deloitte Fast 50 shows that tremendous growth rates are still possible, with software sectors showing particular strength, they have had the greatest amount of entries in the past five years. This year’s ranking highlights the importance of being innovative and finding a niche product or service, to beat the recession.”

The colocation provider will automatically be entered in the Deloitte Fast 500 EMEA programme, which ranks the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

For further information, please contact [email protected]

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About LDeX Group
LDeX Group provides carrier neutral London colocation and data centre facilities within the M25 and in close proximity to Central London. LDeX own, operate and manage their facilities, providing London colocation services to a range of industry sectors to protect the availability of data, applications, ecommerce and online presence.
For more information please visit: www.ldexgroup.co.uk

Press Contact: LDeX Group Ltd:
Anne-Marie Lavelle (Group Marketing Manager), [email protected], +44(0) 207 183 3960

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