LDeX appoints new Group Sales Director

LDeX appoints new Group Sales Director

Fast growing London-based colocation provider LDeX, today announced the appointment of Paul Dowles as Group Sales Director.

Paul will join the LDeX Management Team with immediate effect and will be responsible for all group sales activities in the UK.

Paul has over 16 years’ experience running successful sales teams in the IP industry working in both Corporate and Wholesale, previously working for Cogent Communications, one of the largest carrier networks globally.

LDeX delivers innovative, high quality colocation solutions from its carrier neutral data centres in London and Manchester and recently announced its new Asigra BaaS platform to complement its colocation and network services.

Commenting on the appointment, Rob Garbutt, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder of LDeX, said: “We are delighted that Paul is joining the LDeX Management Team at this exciting stage in the growth of our colocation and data centre business. Paul brings with him an extensive knowledge of IP networks, colocation, cloud and hosting sectors. He is a very popular member of the IP community and has built over the last 16 years an extensive network of contacts. He has a mandate to deliver on our growth agenda and ensure we provide a best in class customer experience, with leading edge solutions and services that address our customers’ business needs.”

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Press contact:

Lizzi Long, Group Sales Manager, LDeX Group, [email protected] +44 (0)845 370 3510

About LDeX Group

LDeX Group is an independent national carrier neutral 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 facilities in both London and Manchester, providing colocation and network 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

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 operated by The London Internet Exchange (LINX).

As one of the global leaders of Internet Exchange Points (IXP), LINX, with the addition of IXManchester connecting to the LDeX2 data centre facility, will allow existing and new members alike to peer directly on IXManchester with the availability of both 1Gig and 10Gig ports.

With over 650 members from 65 different countries worldwide, LINX is the world’s largest membership association for Internet Service Providers and other major network operators. The organisation handles over 3 Terabytes per second (Tbps) of peak traffic on its public exchange alone and has over 13 Tbps of capacity on its public peering platform.

Commenting on the news, LDeX Group CEO Rob Garbutt said: “We are delighted to be working with LINX to bring IXManchester connectivity into our second and recently opened data centre thus enhancing the carrier rich eco system we are creating. Aligning the company with best in class partners such as LINX has always been a strategic priority for LDeX in delivering superior value added data centre and network services to our customers.”

Jennifer Holmes, Head of Sales at LINX says; “We are really pleased to have LDeX on board as our first branded PoP in Manchester. IXManchester is growing fast with nearly 70 members connected and peak traffic running at 26Gbps. We look forward to expanding IXManchester further as we work alongside LDeX and their customers in the future.’

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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.

The company owns, operates and manages its facilities, providing London and Manchester colocation and network 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 The London Internet Exchange (LINX)

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is one of the largest Internet exchanges in the world, connecting over 650 members from 65 countries around the globe. As a mutual membership organisation, whose members make up a large part of the global internet, the London based IXP is in a unique position to make a difference for all as it’s mantra ‘Working for the Good of the Internet’ indicates. LINX continues to expand their London presence with over 11 PoPs across the capital along with regional exchanges in Wales, Manchester and Scotland. LINX also operates an Internet exchange in the Ashburn metro area in the US just outside Washington DC.

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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 and Manchester 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

LDeX Group shortlisted for Colocation service offering of the Year at the 2014 SVC awards

LDeX Group shortlisted for Colocation services offering of the Year at the 2014 SVC awards

The team at LDeX Group is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the ‘Colocation services offering of the Year’ accolade at this year’s Storage, Virtualisation and Cloud Awards 2014.

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 LDeX Group, C4L and Pulsant.

About the awards

The Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Awards reward the products, projects and services as well as honour companies and teams operating in the cloud, virtualization and storage sectors. The SVC Awards recognise the achievements of end-users, channel partners and vendors alike and in the case of the end-user category there will also be an award made to the supplier who nominated the winning organisation.

The SVC Awards categories provide a wide range of options for organisations involved in the IT industry to participate. Nominate your organisation for categories that you think that it deserves to win. http://www.svcawards.com/index.php

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 it’s 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.

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 9th November and the awards ceremony will take place on the 27th November.

Best of luck to all the finalists.

For further information, please contact [email protected]

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