4 July, 2007
IXEurope wins business growth awards
IXEurope Plc (“IXEurope”, AIM: IXE), Europe's specialist datacentre services company, received the Technology & Innovation Award at the Business XL Company of the Year Awards 2007 glittering ceremony held on the 3rd July at Gibson Hall, London.
This nationwide competition to find Britain's best businesses is open annually to companies with �10 million-plus turnover. Companies are recognised for their growth and innovation, as well as for their environmental approach and social responsibility.
The Technology & Innovation Award in particular recognises the achievements of a business breaking new ground. Consideration was given to improvements in sales, profits and earnings and for evidence of flair, inventive thinking and an eye for seizing on an opportunity.
Guy Willner, IXEurope's Chief Executive Officer, comments: “We are proud to be a winner in these prestigious growth awards, which is testament to our efforts in achieving an unbroken history of over 30% annual growth, thanks to the commitment and dedication of our staff.”
The Company of the Year Awards are organised by Vitesse Media, publisher of Business XL magazine.
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 is ISO 9001:2000 certified and has over 450 customers in the enterprise, Internet and networking markets including Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Boerse, Citigroup, Rackspace and SurfControl.
IXEurope is listed on the London Stock Exchange Alternative Investment Market.
Forward Looking Statements
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