Brussels, Belgium – October 20, 2020 – KevlinX is building high quality, environmentally sustainable and energy efficient data centres in the key growth markets in Europe. KevlinX is focused on its customers sustainability, green energy, scalability and security requirements which will be deployed its large-scale Data Centre Campus in Brussels that is scheduled to ‘go live’ in early fourth quarter of 2021.

Colt Technology Services aims to transform the way the world works with the power of connectivity. With its Colt IQ Network it provides agile, on-demand, high bandwidth solutions to enable customer’s success. Colt’s vision centres on being the most customer oriented business in the industry while maintaining a focus on the environment and renewable energy.

KevlinX is committed to bringing large scale Data Centre developments to key growth markets in Europe with efficient green energy whilst enabling economically viable power for KevlinX customers. In addition, KevlinX has a focus on efficient cooling solutions (Cooling accounts for almost 40% of a site’s power consumption) which require minimal water consumption which in turn leads to a more sustainable and cost-efficient customer solutions.

Colt has a deep commitment to using clean power sources as it continues to expand its Colt IQ Network, which now connects to more than 29,000 buildings and 900 data centres globally. As part of this expansion, Colt has completed the deployment of its Colt IQ Network into Antwerp in June 2020, striving to support the current and future demands of enterprises in Belgium.

KevlinX and Colt both understand that businesses and governments will continue to drive green initiatives in Europe and both companies will strive to support these important endeavours together, now and into the future.

The first site connected to the Colt IQ Network will be KevlinX’s large scale Data Centre Campus in Brussels, Belgium.

Key Points

  • KevlinX is committed to providing cost effective, sustainable and green powered Data Centre solutions for its customers.
  • KevlinX is focused on partnering with communication companies that share its values on the environment whilst delivering world class, quality network services for its Cloud, SaaS and Enterprise customers.
  • Colt’s IQ Network connects to more than 29,000 on net buildings and over 900 data centres globally
  • Colt is committed to playing a key role in the wider connectivity ecosystem, so however and wherever our customers what to connect, we can facilitate that.

Howard Shutt, Senior Vice President Sales at KevlinX, commented,

“At KevlinX, we build for a sustainable future – our large-scale Data Centre deployments will always use green and efficient power sources to meet the sustainability goals its customers require. We are pleased to partner with COLT who share our concerns for the environment and has an abiding commitment to sustainability across Europe and all its other markets.”

Peter Veenman, Vice President, Global Country Management & Country Manager Benelux at Colt Technology Services said;

“We’re pleased to work with KevlinX and to reinforce the alignment of our Colt IQ Network with customers’ sustainability goals. Digitisation means more data management, more computing capabilities, more data centres. Every data centre consumes huge amounts of energy. We know that many organisations are in the process of migrating their on-premise operations either partially or fully to the cloud. Our culture is focused on customer service, but also, as we move forwards it’s focused on connecting and creating a more sustainable digital world with the power of connectivity. This partnership further aligns customer experience with sustainability and this is something we’re proud of.”


About Colt

Colt strives to transform the way the world works through the power of connectivity. The Colt IQ Network connects 900+ data centres across Europe, Asia and North America’s largest business hubs, with over 29,000 on net buildings and growing.

Colt understands business connectivity requirements and provides high performance and high bandwidth solutions to enable customers’ success, with Colt’s vision centering on being the most customer oriented business in the industry. Customers include data intensive organisations spanning over 210 cities in more than 30 countries. Colt is a recognised innovator and pioneer in Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualisation (NFV). Privately owned, Colt is one of the most financially sound companies in its industry and able to provide the best customer experience at a competitive price.

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About KevlinX 

KevlinX builds and operates a pan-European platform of high performance, concurrently maintainable Tier III Data Center campuses across selected major growth markets in Europe. These facilities are specifically designed and built for large scale enterprise, government and cloud companies requiring flexible colocation or dedicated wholesale space with the highest standards in redundancy, security and energy efficiency.

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All KevlinX sites meet international construction, management and security standards and are powered via clean, green sustainable sources. All sites are carrier neutral and offer world class fibre connectivity from multiple providers.


KevlinX is committed to designing, building and operating sustainable and energy efficient data centres to minimize the impact on the environment, optimize the use of energy, and deliver improved performance to our customers.

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