Hamilton, Bermuda – (The Hosting News) – December 7, 2005 – Provider of international
telecommunications services to Internet service providers (ISPs), Teleglobe International
Holdings Ltd., has announced that VeriSign, operator of Internet
infrastructure that manages .com and .net, has selected Teleglobe to host a
Internet Server Cluster located in Australia, one of VeriSign’s 14 planned sites
around the globe that will more effectively manage and distribute the world’s
The announcement makes Teleglobe one of a select group of
companies to host these important Internet infrastructure sites around the
The site began live operations on December 3, 2005 and provides Australia’s 13.9 million Internet users with enhanced performance, enhanced connection speeds and greater stability. The decision to have Teleglobe host the server cluster is testimony to the breadth and robustness of the Tier 1 Internet service provider’s network. VeriSign currently operates a constellation of 18 such Internet sites around the world that monitor and mirror the world’s Internet traffic for .com and .net. Earlier in 2005 they announced plans to install 14 sites around the world by the end of 2006. To date, VeriSign has installed additional sites in Korea and China and plans to install another site in Brazil later this year. Teleglobe will now be a key service provider in this effort by hosting the server operations in Australia.
According to Sylvie LaPerriere, Director of Marketing for Data and IP Services at Teleglobe, ”We’re very pleased to be selected by VeriSign to host a Internet server cluster. It makes us part of a select group of networks that host the key components of the global Internet infrastructure, and it’s a responsibility we take very seriously.”
Teleglobe is a global Tier 1 Internet service provider and operates the IP backbone AS 6453 which circles the globe. Its MPLS-enabled IP network connects more than 90 countries to the Internet and supports IPv6, the new generation IP protocol. Dedicated international access to Teleglobe’s IP backbone is available from virtually any country at bandwidth speeds ranging from 64 Kbps to 10Gbps. Carriers and ISPs can connect to the Teleglobe Internet backbone using access alternatives such as satellite or cable, leased line or local loop, or Ethernet.
Teleglobe’s IP network supports a wide variety of advanced data and IP services including global IP transit, international private leased circuits (IPLs), bandwidth capacity, and broadcast services. Teleglobe has ownership in over 100 subsea and terrestrial cable systems and has access to over 40 teleport antennas and transponder capacity serving the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans.
To learn more about Teleglobe, please visit: www.teleglobe.com.
For further information on VerisSign, please visit: www.verisign.com.