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LU-CIX opens its 3rd PoP at EBRC

Still in development, LU-CIX, in cooperation with EBRC, has opened a new Point of Presence (PoP) in the EBRC Data Center, located in Kayl.

This new PoP is the 7th for LU-CIX and the 3rd active at EBRC, the first two being installed in the Data Centers „EBRC Resilience Center Luxembourg West“ in Windhof and „EBRC Resilience Center Luxembourg East“ in Betzdorf. The connection between this new PoP and the existing LU-CIX infrastructure is supplied by POST.

The deployment of this LU-CIX PoP in the EBRC infrastructure will make it possible to locally connect new Internet access operators as well as new content providers on the national LU-CIX network.

“During the COVID19 crisis, we were all able to measure the vital, even systemic, importance that digital now occupies in our society, our institutions and our economy. This new LU-CIX interconnection node in one of our three Tier IV certified Data Centers, contributes to strengthening the resilience of the Luxembourg market’s communications infrastructure. This additional investment is part of the strategic Cyber-Resilience approach advocated by EBRC. It contributes to strengthening the digital robustness of the Luxembourgish place but also its attractiveness, compared to new prestigious international players. EBRC and LU-CIX share the same enthusiasm and challenge: to make Luxembourg a trusted European digital capital.” Yves Reding CEO EBRC.

“POST Telecom joins EBRC in its initiative to welcome the new LU-CIX PoP by providing its powerful and redundant connectivity. This project is part of our group strategy which aims to provide IT, connectivity and security solutions to our customers and partners. We are very happy to be able to contribute in this way to the development of the LU-CIX network, which is also part of our common desire to build the network of the future for the country.” Cliff Konsbruck CEO POST Telecom.

„The opening of a new PoP for LU-CIX with our partners POST and EBRC contributes to the synergies of the telecom and data center communities in the Grand Duchy, which is one of our main missions. We are glad to collaborate with partners involved in the development of the national ecosystem. “ Claude Demuth, Chairman LU-CIX ASBL.

About EBRC – European Business Reliance Centre

Founded in 2000, EBRC aims at becoming a European excellence and trust centre the management and protection of sensitive information.

EBRC has developed a unique value proposition for its clients and partners focused on trust and cyber-resilience: EBRC-Trusted Services Europe.

In order to provide the highest security and quality of service, EBRC had its services certified: ISO 27001 (information security), ISO 22301 (business continuity), ISO 20000 (IT service management), ISO 9001 (quality), Health Data Hosting-HDS, PCI DSS level 1 (payment security). EBRC meets the financial sector regulation and has a „Professional of the Financial Sector“ (PFS) accreditation.

From its three Tier IV certified Data Centres, EBRC operates its own sovereign European cloud, EBRC-Trusted Cloud Europe, offering public, private and hybrid deployment models over 100 international destinations. With its 200 employees, EBRC offers consulting services, EBRC-Trusted Advisory Services, IT Transformation support services, risk and security management services and the full range of managed services, EBRC-Trusted Managed Services.

Well-known by the international banking and financial sectors, as well as in the healthcare and international institutions markets, EBRC advises and operates clients with sensitive information and critical operations: e-commerce, industry, pharma & biotech, public sector, defense, space, energy, critical operators, large law firms, FinTechs & RegTechs, and sensitive start-ups.

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About LU-CIX

LU-CIX, the LUxembourg Commercial Internet eXchange was founded in 2009 based on a not-for-profit membership association with an open and neutral philosophy. Its aim is to develop the Internet and support the data center community in Luxembourg. As well as providing the technical infrastructure LU-CIX also makes a major contribution to the Luxembourg Internet community through its leading industry event, Luxembourg Internet Days which takes place in November every year and attracts over a thousand industry experts and decision makers from around the globe. LU-CIX also runs the website, which provides a shared communication platform for all the players in the Luxembourg data center and Internet arena and promotes Luxembourg as the best place for your European data center and ICT business in the heart of Europe.

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About POST Luxembourg 

POST Luxembourg owns its own fixed and mobile infrastructures, through its subsidiary POST Telecom S.A., telecommunications services, very high speed secure connectivity solutions as well as data management services for individuals and professional customers. The POST Luxembourg Group thus pursues the objective of anchoring its leading position in the telecommunications industry in the Grand Duchy.

In addition, POST has been adopting an ambitious cybersecurity strategy since 2019 by bringing together all the skills of the POST Group in a single team: POST Cyberforce. The expertise of this team aims to support POST’s digitalization strategy and its customers in the face of cyber threats by offering optimal protection of information systems.

The evolution of our infrastructures towards a network of the future (5G and all-IP technology) and the continuous deployment of national and international connectivity, contribute directly to the economic development of the country and to its international positioning as a pole of excellence in ICT level. A comprehensive portfolio of ICT products and services reserved for professional customers, as well as an international M2M („machine to machine“) offer complete the range.

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