ADVA Optical Networking (News - Alert) announced the deployment of ADVA FSP 3000 by iWeb, one of Canada’s largest Internet hosting infrastructure providers. iWeb has deployed ADVA FSP 3000 throughout its data center network at Montreal.
iWeb has been expanding and its network has seen enormous data growth lately. Its network is spread across five key locations and comprises over 35,000 servers. The ADVA FSP 3000 optical networking will enable iWeb in scaling to future 100G technology.
“Our network is our critical competitive advantage. It's what differentiates us. It’s what sets us apart from the market,” said Cyrille Mertes, chief technical officer at iWeb. “Our network availability and response times are some of the best in the industry. That's why it's vital that we only work with the most dynamic partners. ADVA Optical Networking reflects our own drive for customer satisfaction and the desire to push technology. You only need to look at the small footprint and low power consumption of the ADVA FSP 3000 to understand this.”
“iWeb has built an impressive history focused on technology and, more importantly, using this technology to exceed customer expectations,” commented John Scherzinger, senior vice president of North American sales, ADVA Optical Networking. “The company has created a network that achieves 100 percent uptime and some of the fiercest response times in the industry. We're working with iWeb to help drive its network forward, to help the team achieve even more. This is the beginning of a partnership that will see iWeb scale to 100G and beyond.”
iWeb specifically chose ADVA FSP 3000 for its ability to respond to the data growth rapidly. The product has a small footprint and factors related to its space, and cost efficiencies have proved to be critical in its success in the data center market. It can be deployed in small and cramped facilities.
Its low power consumption helps in keeping the costs down and helps IT managers in keep their operating budgets down. Thus, with the help of ADVA FSP 3000, iWeb will be future ready and able to meet customer’s demand efficiently.
Headquartered in Montreal since 1998, iWeb has been growing steadily since its inception. The service provides reliable and scalable Internet hosting infrastructure solutions with its dedicated servers. It manages hosting and colocation services as well, and provides shared Web hosting services under the Funio brand.
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Edited by Braden Becker