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Sicily Hub
Value proposition

Sicily Hub is Sparkle’s open Data Center in Palermo and the leading IP gravity center in the Mediterranean basin where Content meets ISPs.

Located closer to North Africa, the Mediterranean and the Middle East than any other European peering point is connected to all cable landing stations in Sicily and intercepting most submarine cables crossing the Mediterranean.

In Sicily Hub customers can benefit from Sparkle Tier 1 grade IP Transit service Seabone, locally empowered by top global content as well Sparkle’s top quality and cost efficient connectivity solutions that guarantee reduced latency and lower bandwidth costs than any other European location.

Sicily Hub’s open and resilient configuration supports carriers and ISPs that want to improve the efficiency and enhance the redundancy of their networks while enjoying a rich ecosystem and marketplace of multi-breed interconnected players. Several alternative service providers are available to provide IP and connectivity services to customers.


Customer benefits

Sicily Hub is the best value for money for customers that want to reach or deliver regional and global content out of the area. Sicily Hub is, in fact, the preferred hosting platform in the region for:
  • ISPs and carriers with their network equipment
  • Content providers, CDN and cloud players with their caches and servers
  • Multinational customers, enterprises and mobile operators
Benefits for Sicily Hub customers are:
  • Private Peering through the Meet Me Room
  • Virtual Private Peering through the Meet Me Room in the most important telehouses in the world
  • Public Peering through neutral leading IP exchange platforms
  • Virtual Public Peering through the major worldwide IXPs/NAPs
  • All connectivity services in a one-stop-shopping multivendor and multilayer environment (L1/2/3 transport, IP, IPX) typically available in European Telehouses
  • Cloud Solutions
  • Cost efficiency: Sicily Hub prices are constantly benchmarked with most relevant European Telehouses and landing stations. In addition Sicily Hub proximity and connection to all landing stations in Sicily saves submarine MIU Kilometers and terrestrial long backhauls to European locations
  • Increased Quality: Sicily Hub interconnections configuration saves 15 to 35 milliseconds in latency with an overall quality improvement from 50% to 80% for customers from Africa, Mediterranean and Middle East
  • Increased Reliability: Sicily Hub proximity to customers lowers impact of fiber breaks
  • Connection to all landing stations in Sicily makes recovery from cable failure faster and less expensive
  • Highest Security: customers are hosted in a highly secure and state-of-of-the-art technological environment that ensures maximum protection and service continuity

All telco Services are orovided by Multi-Breed Players

Contact us at SicilyHub@tisparkle.com for more info

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