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28 January, 2014, London and Moscow: IXcellerate Moscow One, Russia’s premier carrier-neutral data centre operator is pleased to announce that Peter Cladingbowl has joined the company as Senior Technology Adviser.

Peter was formerly Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations Support at Interxion, a leading European carrier-neutral data centre operator, where he oversaw the exacting standards-based design, build, operation and ongoing maintenance of Interxion’s 34 European data centres, and the continuing development of the company’s pan-European footprint and services.

Peter has 15 years’ experience in the telecoms and data centre industry. Previous to Interxion he worked with Global Crossing, where he was vice president IT EMEA and then the EMEA VP of operations.

In his advisory role at IXcellerate, he will be assisting IXcellerate’s Operations team in developing its Moscow One campus and in the selection process for Moscow Two.

“I am excited to be associated with IXcellerate in Russia – they have a real first-mover advantage in this booming market” Cladingbowl said. “IXcellerate has already gained a reputation as one of the most professional data centre operators in Moscow. I look forward to helping develop the company’s systems, processes, operations certifications and technology.”

“I am pleased to welcome such an industry veteran to our team. We aim to be World-Class and Pete’s arrival as Senior Technology Adviser certainly helps us towards this goal”, said Dmitry Fokin, General Director of IXcellerate.

In addition to his time in data centres and telecom, Peter has spent six years in manufacturing and supply chain management and four years in the offshore oil industry.

He is a graduate in engineering from the University of Cape Town.


About IXcellerate

IXcellerate is an unparalleled carrier neutral data centre operator in Moscow, which is comparable to the quality of data centres in America and Western Europe. IXcellerate offers pure-play co-location designed to meet the standards of financial institutions, multinational corporations, international carriers and major content operators.

Opened in 2012, IXcellerate’s Tier 3+ Moscow One data centre is a stand alone data centre located within the MKAD ring road of Moscow, set over a 15,000m² campus. IXcellerate Moscow One provides clients with a bespoke solution aimed towards solving their unique data centre requirements, offering co-location services including private and secure cages, combined with on-hand technical support 24/365. Within our carrier-neutral facility, affordable and resilient connectivity is available in Russia and the entire World. Expansion phases have the potential to increase the co-location floor space to over 5000m², with power feeds planned up to 13.7 MVA.

IXcellerate was founded by Guy Willner (co-founder and former CEO of IXEurope, former President Europe for Equinix Inc.), and Cliff Gauntlett (former SVP of Golden Telecom in Russia).

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