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  • Category: i3D.net News
  • Date: 17 Dec 2015
  • Contact: Rick Sloot - Operational Director
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i3D.net chooses Relined for its backbone
The Netherlands - Thursday, December 17, 2015
i3D.net has chosen Relined Fiber network. Not only because of their stable network solution; but also because of i3D.net’s unique datacenter locations in both Rotterdam and Heerlen which lie close to the railroad tracks.
These datacenters have been redundantly connected with geographically separated dark fibers towards the Amsterdam internet exchanges as a preparation to the estimated future demand.

Relined Fiber Network, the supplier of Dark Fiber connections in The Netherlands, Provides fiber connectivity solutions for the corporate market. Relined’s network is uniquely located on the railroad premises (managed by ProRail) and in the high-voltage power lines (managed by TenneT), which allows the transmission of data over long distances with minimal attenuation. The locations of i3D.net in Rotterdam and Heerlen are both located right next to the railroad tracks. This made the easy connection to Relined’s national network possible.  

"The fact that only certified contractors are allowed near the fiber lines results in exceptional network security and stability."
Stefan Ideler, CTO, i3D.net

i3D.net is a managed hosting-provider located in Rotterdam. i3D.net owns and operates a 435 Gigabit trans-Atlantic network that connects more than 10.000 physical servers in 16 datacenters locations worldwide. i3D.net offers its services from two privately owned datacenters in The Netherlands with a scale of 3500m2 in Rotterdam and 1000m2 in Heerlen. These datacenters are both redundantly connected by Relined’s network. i3D.net offers a global scalable platform for colocation racks, dedicated servers, cloud instances, webhosting services and online backup. i3D.net is internationally renowned for its video game hosting solutions. These video game hosting solutions service the worlds’ biggest video game publishers. It is by these solutions that i3D.net services indirectly millions of concurrent users on a daily basis. This is why i3D.net is constantly striving to the most stable network with the lowest possible latency. This ever-relevant objective is the cornerstone of our company vision: “Always up, Never Down”. With this resilient network i3D.net provides multiple networking solutions like Wavelengths, MPLS transport, Transit and dedicated connectivity with the worlds’ largest internet exchanges.

The managed services are supported by a 24/7 support department and in-house created software to manage and monitor custom IT infrastructures allowing i3D.net to meet and exceed very strict service level agreements (SLA)

i3D.net is a continuous-growing company. Its’ network is built in a way that it can facilitate this growth based on customer demand. “With dark fiber as stable basis is the capacity scalable and limitless. We came to this solution to provide in i3D.net’s future growth plans” says Guido Sip, Strategic Account Manager at Relined B.V.

“With dark fiber as stable basis is the capacity scalable and limitless. We came to this solution to provide in i3D.net’s future growth plans.”
Guido Sip, Manager Sales & Marketing, Relined Fiber Network

The cooperation between i3D.net and Relined begain in 2014 when i3D.net showed interest in a dark fiber solution between its Rotterdam-based datacenter and one of i3D.net’s on-net backbone locations in Amsterdam. “The cooperation with Relined’s account manager was very direct and went very smoothly. Relined is known for their short lines of communication and they are able to think creatively and proactively from a customers’ perspective. Besides this spotless cooperation was Relined able to offer a suitable solution for a competitive price; which resulted in the first cooperation between both organizations.”

Nowadays, Relined fiber network supplies i3D.net with the majority of its’ backbone transport lines within The Netherlands.

“Relined’s way of thinking matches our corporate strategy. Because of this synergy; cooperating with one another was bound to happen.”
Stefan Ideler, CTO, i3D.net

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