EBRC operates five highly-secured, interconnected data centres in Luxembourg – three of them certified as Tier IV - providing 17,000 sqm of server space. It specialises in supporting organisations which are dependent on highly sensitive information, with particular strength in the finance, International institutions, government, Healthcare and biotech sectors.
MIGSOLV provides IT colocation services from its ultra-secure Gatehouse facility in Norwich, England. It provides flexible rack space to public bodies and companies from small organisations to large enterprises. This is backed by an IT migration service to help clients move their systems to the Gatehouse plus comprehensive, round-the-clock support.
By selecting MIGSOLV as its UK partner, EBRC can now offer its clients a wider selection of data centres under a single contract - including a UK facility which some are seeking to address the uncertainties posed by Brexit. Similarly, MIGSOLV can now offer customers additional facilities on mainland Europe.
EBRC will also appoint a partner in other major European countries including Germany, Switzerland and Belgium.
Alexander Duwaerts, International Client Development Director at EBRC, explains: “Our partnership with MIGSOLV is a core part of our ambitious growth plans. We want to offer a wider portfolio of highly secure data centres in addition to our own ones Luxembourg. And the UK is especially important with Brexit on the horizon as customers are concerned about the implications it may have for cross-border data transfer. Many want to secure a presence in a UK facility to protect their options and ensure they can continue trading with Britain without disruption when Brexit takes effect.”
Duwaerts continues: “Our link with MIGSOLV goes back many years as their team advised us on the initial development of our own data centres. With this long-standing relationship and the extremely high security of their Gatehouse data centre, they’re the right UK partner for us and our customers.”
David Manning, Managing Director of MIGSOLV, comments: “EBRC is one of Europe’s most highly-reputed data centre operators – particularly in the data-critical sector of financial services. We’re well-matched in the emphasis both our companies place on offering the highest levels of security and customer service. EBRC has staked its reputation on this, so I’ve no doubt they’re the right fit for us and that this is a partnership that will prove highly productive.”
For more on MIGSOLV, see www.migsolv.com.
Luxembourg market facts:
- GDP approx €55 billion
- One of the highest GDP per capita in the world
- AAA rating
- Access to 70% of European GDP within 700 km
- Approx 36% of GDP represented by financial services
- The world’s second largest investment fund centre
- Largest captive reinsurance market in the EU
- Foremost private banking centre in the Eurozone