Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 49 - Page 12


Anapaya and Extreme Networks to deliver SCiON-enabled switches for Swiss finance industry

will ensure secure , flexible and resilient data communication between various financial organisations in Switzerland .
Extreme Networks offers its advanced , easy-to-deploy and highly secure hardware switches as SCiON gateways for SSFN participants . It will enable participants to access the SSFN without the inconvenience of complex server-based implementation .
“ Extreme is a long-standing and trusted partner of Anapaya and we are incredibly pleased to have it involved in this groundbreaking project . Its innovative solutions will further add to the benefits the SSFN provides for users and organisations ,” said Martin Bosshardt , CEO , Anapaya .

Anapaya Systems AG has announced its collaboration with Extreme Networks , a cloud-driven networking company based in San Jose , California , to create SCiON-enabled switches for the Swiss finance industry .

The new Secure Swiss Finance Network ( SSFN ) has been launched by the SIX Group and the Swiss National Bank to further improve the financial system ’ s resilience against cyber-risks . The project
“ The fact that Extreme Networks is becoming one of the first networking solutions providers to be SCiON-enabled is also a testament to SCiON ’ s role in the future of connectivity .”

Yondr Group establishes data centre presence in Frankfurt

Yondr Group , a global leader , developer , owner-operator and service provider of data centres has announced its plans to develop a data centre project in Frankfurt , Germany . The project , located in the City of Bischofsheim , is expected to be ready for service by Q1 2024 .

The 40MW facility in Bischofsheim will join the company ’ s rapidly growing portfolio of global data centres , which includes the recent announcement of a 100MW data centre development in Slough , UK .
Frankfurt , part of the FLAP market , is expected to surpass 600MW of total supply this year , with 145MW of new supply expected to come online , according to a CBRE report .
The growing hyperscale cloud opportunities and capacity demands from multinational enterprises positions Frankfurt as a strategic location and a key part of Yondr ’ s global expansion plans .
“ The last few years have seen an aggressive expansion in Frankfurt due to increased cloud capacity demands . The availability of this new metro will greatly support our clients ’ growth and remove any constraints when it comes to scalability challenges ,” said Pete Jones , Chief Development Officer and Founder at Yondr Group .
Yondr ’ s approach to data centre development will offer clients cloud capacity at scale with space to expand . Yondr additionally made several biodiversity and community development commitments , which is an integral part of the company ’ s efforts to create a lasting positive impact in any community it operates in .
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