Interxion to Sponsor Largest Web Hosting Event in Europe

Interxion, a leading European operator of carrier-neutral data centres, today announced its diamond sponsorship of the fifth annual Webhosting Day, Europe’s largest web hosting event. Webhosting Day will be take place between 18th and 20th March 2009 at Phantasialand in Bruehl, Germany.

As part of its support for the event, Interxion will also be presenting two industry leaders at the conference to discuss the latest challenges facing the sector.

Anthony Foy, Interxion Group Managing Director, will be presenting a session assessing the impact of the credit crunch on European infrastructure hosting strategies. He will be discussing the ‘build or buy’ debate and highlighting how organisations can benefit from reduced capital expenditure and increased availability in a shared infrastructure environment. Lex Coors, Interxion VP Data centre Technology and Engineering, will outline how organisations can optimise their data centre efficiency by improving power usage efficiency (PUE) ratios and discuss best practice procedure.

"WebhostingDay is an ideal opportunity for the whole web hosting community to get together to share information and discuss solutions to issues, like the credit crunch and the environment, that will affect us all,” said Anthony Foy, Group Managing Director. “We support the event as a whole, but we also want to take an active part in the debate and contribute our experience to the problem-solving process.”

The conference consists of three days including group sessions with industry leaders, speeches and forums and a trade fair, as well as parties and social networking opportunities. For more information, visit

Interxion is a leading European provider of carrier-neutral data centres. Headquartered in Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands, Interxion serves its customers from 24 carrier-neutral data centres located in 13 cities across 11 European countries. Interxion serves network and carrier-based, hosting and enterprise customers who require professionally managed and strictly controlled physical environments within which to operate mission-critical applications and computer systems. Interxion’s data centres offer cost-effective and fast access to multiple local and global communication networks. For more information please visit

Source: Spreckley Partners Ltd