Sparkle Greece


About Us


TI Sparkle Greece S.A., formerly known as Mediterranean Nautilus Greece S.A., is part of Sparkle Group, a leading global telecommunication provider of IP, Data, Cloud, Data Center, Mobile and Voice solutions through a state-of-the-art- backbone of around 530.000 kilometers worldwide. 

Sparkle’s Mediterranean submarine network spans over a distance of approximately 10,800 km. linking Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey and Israel. Throughout these countries and specifically in the cities of Catania, Athens (Metamorphosis and Koropi), Chania, and Istanbul, our company has privately owned Data Centers.

Sparkle Greece manages and operates the whole infrastructure within Greece, that is the backbone as well as the three Data Centers of Metamorphosis and Koropi in Athens and Chania in Crete. 
 

Our Platform


Greece Data Centers

Description

Sparkle’s Greece colocation sites encompass an area of more than 8000 m2 and are situated in Koropi and Metamorphosis in Attica and in Chania on the island of Crete. We offer a wide range of state-of-the-art services including co-location with first and second level support, networking, managed hosting, cloud services, storage, disaster recovery as well as many others.

Hosting your computing and/or telecommunications system in one of Sparkle’s Greece sites provides fast, reliable and cost efficient connectivity options to other telecommunications providers, as well as to your customers.

Using 2N system back-up throughout each building, our infrastructure is designed and built to meet the most advanced international standards, in accordance with NEBS (Network Equipment Building Standards) requirements.
 

Colocation

SPACE

  • 8,000 square meters of Customer Space
  • Full rack or rack units
  • Custom cabinets & cages
  • Weight load: > 1500 Kg/sqm
     

POWER

  • Protected High voltage power supply feeding two separate power transformers
  • Electrical supply redundancy up to customer rack
  • Diesel back up generators and redundant UPS  systems
  • Double DC power feed for equipment A+B
  • Electro-mechanical SLA is 99,999% 

 

COOLING

  • Down flow venting to all IDC areas via raised floors
  • Designed to operate in extreme conditions
  • Temperature & Humidity are  monitored and controlled
  • A temperature of 22oC±2o is preserved at all times as well as a humidity of 50% ±10%. These conditions guarantee an SLA of 99,99%

     

SECURITY AND ACCESS CONTROL

  • 24x7 On-site security personnel
  • Card-based Secure Entrance System
  • Camera system for 24-hour surveillance
  • Automatic Fire detection and gas-based extinguishing system

 

CONNECTIVITY

  • Dual Fiber Entries for redundant connectivity
  • Multiple connection feeds for IP and MPLS bandwidth 
  • Variable speed options (1 Mbps – 10Gbps)
     


SUPPORT

  • Hands & Eyes with local technicians on site
  • 24x7x365 technical support and continuous monitoring
  • Facility Management
  • DC access for provisioning and assurance activitie
  • Help desk available in Greek and English

Our Network


The Sparkle Greece network is identified as Aegean Network and comprises a portion of Sparkle’s Mediterranean Submarine Network. 

Specifically, the Aegean network has three landing points - Aghia Marina, Vravrona and Chania - and two landing stations in Koropi and Chania, Crete. In a ring configuration, the backbone is fully protected and with a guaranteed availability of 99,99%.

In the area of Attica, the Koropi landing station is interconnected with the Metamorphosis Data Center through a double routing fiber-optic connection. Our Metamorphosis, Koropi and Chania Data Centers comprise the perfectly monitored facilities where our clients can co-locate their IT and telecommunications equipment.

03 April 2019     

Sparkle Greece Financial Statement 2018