Irish cloud and connectivity company Viatel have today announced a deal with the world’s largest manufacturer of memory products Kingston Technology. The deal will see the US multinational take substantial managed data centre space and connectivity in Viatel’s state of the art Blanchardstown data centre facility, Kingston will also occupy some office space within the facility to base critical operations.
The Data centre facility will house Kingston’s EMEA cloud computing, data storage and other mission critical digital assets for the next five years with a contract value in excess of €1.4m.
Commenting on the announcement Viatel Director of Sales and Marketing Damien McCann stated “We are delighted to welcome Kingston Technology to the growing number of clients choosing Viatel for critical cloud and data centre applications. We look forward to building on this relationship for many years to come”
Kingston was founded in 1987, it has grown to become the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products, it employs over 3,000 employees globally with its EMEA HQ located in Dublin 15.
CEO of EMEA Glenn Chegwidden stated “Kingston’s ethos focuses on putting its employees first, the product of which is a loyal, dedicated and driven workforce thought of as family. We believe in forging strong relationships with all our partners. Relationships which are adaptable to dynamic market conditions. Viatel demonstrated an intense eagerness to find solutions quickly and were only to happy to provide us with everything we needed to get things done. That’s the soil businesses thrive in.”
Viatel, is the largest Irish-owned provider of advanced voice, data connectivity, data centre and managed WAN solutions. We provide cost effective, innovative and bespoke cloud and telecoms solutions for small to medium enterprises (SME), corporate, public sector and wholesale customers. With over 20 years’ experience innovating within the industry our aim is to deploy solutions tailored to your business needs in a fast, flexible and cost-effective manner.