Newsroom Press Release

May 8, 2006

IXEurope extends its footprint in France

IXEurope has announced it has commenced work to build Phase 2 of its Paris IXDatacentre™ to extend its presence in the French market. The announcement comes only five years after its launch in Paris and just a few weeks after the flotation of the company on the London Stock Exchange.

The project when completed will provide IXEurope with 1,500sqm of additional raised floor space. The overall facility is designed to enable rapid installation of increased power capacity and thus the ability to provide adequate environment solutions to meet High Density Rack requirements. The first part of the upgrade programme, which involves preparing raised floor area and upgrading power systems, is scheduled for completion during autumn 2006.

“High-density server configurations represent the cutting edge of server management. Users of blade servers need access to optimum environments to operate and cool their equipment. As demand is fairly strong in this area we have already seen customers contract space in advance and with the expertise of our team offering purpose-built space for high power racks, we can now offer our customers configurations of up to 20KW per rack,” explains Michael Winterson, VP of International Sales and Marketing and General Manager of IXEurope France.

For further information on the Paris upgrade contact Michael Winterson at, to download further information about high density rack configurations visit

About IXEurope

IXEurope is one of Europe's fastest growing providers of datacentre services. Its principal activities include primary datacentre services, connectivity services and business continuity solutions.

IXEurope works with enterprise and internet customers to provide resilient datacentre infrastructure to house their IT systems far more cost-effectively than through in-house provision. The benefits include optimised IT performance, improved systems availability and reduced corporate risk through improved regulatory compliance. By continually focusing on quality, IXEurope also gives clients exceptional service levels and on-site access to a high level of technical expertise.

With award winning datacentre facilities in key European cities, broad technology expertise and a proven track record, IXEurope provides solutions that give customers the confidence that their operations are protected. The Company has over 400 customers in the enterprise, internet and networking markets including Merrill Lynch, Google, Network Rail and France Telecom.

Founded in 1998, IXEurope was listed on the London Stock Exchange in April 2006.

For more information please visit the website at

Forward Looking Statements

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