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UKFast Boosts Manchester Connectivity with Metronet (UK)

Article date: Mon, 13 May 2013 12:11 GMT


Manchester-based cloud hosting specialist UKFast has signed top wireless technology provider, Metronet (UK).

Metronet (UK) specialises in providing wired and wireless technology to extend the power of dedicated leased line connectivity beyond the reach of traditional fibre. This technology delivers services 10x faster than traditional fibre and copper-based solutions.

Providing the top service level agreements and customers support in its field, Metronet (UK) shares UKFast's obsession with speed and customer care.

UKFast will house 24 racks for the business, in its MANOC 4 data centre, Manchester's sole fully-owned and managed hosting facility. Working with UKFast will help Metronet grow its network and, ultimately, its business.

UKFast CEO Lawrence Jones said: "I'm passionate about boosting speed, innovation and connectivity in the North West, and working with clients who share that passion is what drives me every day. Building our clients' businesses and helping them to grow is the core objective of UKFast, and I'm excited to help Metronet (UK) expand its network and push Manchester forward as the next UK digital hub."

Metronet (UK) CEO, Elliott Mueller, said: "Metronet (UK) is very pleased to have expanded our core connectivity to include UKFast's data centres. Their infrastructure significantly contributes to Manchester's increasing importance as worldwide technology hub and provides an excellent platform to help us meet our growing co-location requirements.

"UKFast are an excellent partner and, in addition to also being a great Manchester success story, share our commitment to meeting customer requirements and providing the highest standards of customer service."

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