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


Ethernet Suite

Value proposition

The Ethernet Suite Service caters those customers who need to connect different international data environments through cost-effective, high-performing, secure and transparent end-to-end connectivity.

Based on Sparkle’s global Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) certified state-of-the-art Carrier Ethernet backbone, the Ethernet Suite offers unbeatable flexibility in terms of scalability and cost reduction compared to other connectivity solutions.

Description

  • Flexibility and granularity for bandwidth: from 2Mbps to 10Gbps with different steps according to your needs
  • Based on Sparkle’s global MEF certified Carrier Ethernet backbone
  • underline the enormous potentiality of the Ethernet suite, Sparkle offers the following commercial propositions:
    • Global Connect provides great reliability to distinctive destinations like Libya and other Nord African countries, Ethiopia, Russia, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Italy, Brazil, Albania, Turkey, Greece and other Mediterranean countries
    • Cloud Connect supports customers (either pure-domestic or Internationalfocused) who need to be connected over private WAN links to Cloud providers such as Microsoft Azure, AWS and Google
    • IXP Connect caters to customers that need to transport IP traffic to International Exchange Points. In combination with Sparkle’s Band-width On Demand portal, customers can easily manage via single por-tal an entire global, cost-effective, private and secure multi-CoS Carrier Ethernet network, connecting their own local servers to ISPs, CDNs, mobile and fixed operators located abroad without the need to install and operate routers in foreign data centers and bear the re-lated collocation costs
    • Data Center Connect supports customers who need to transport large data between two or more end points, with a certain Service Performance in terms of Frame Delay (FD), Frame Delay Variation (FDV), Frame Loss Ratio (FLR)
    • Seabone Connect targets ISPs, content providers and accelerators that need to use their Seabone port also as the end-point of a certain Ethernet Suite Service, in order to further optimize their TCO network costs (ports and cabling)
    • Broadcasting Connect caters to media, content distributors, TV platform players and financial institutions that need to transport latency-sensitive data between two or more end points, with specific service characteristic such as L2 Protocol Transparency, Jumbo Frames, Class of Service (CoS) and Real Time Performance (jitter, Latency)
  • Cost saving: the combination of the various commercial propositions allows the full optimization of the physical interface
  • Multiple-access technologies: fiber, copper and wireless access types, to guarantee capillary coverage
  • Outsourcing & equipment provisioning services worldwide: a single point of contact for the provisioning, installation, maintenance and network management on request
  • Service level Agreement: to guarantee high quality services, Sparkle offers market-ready service level agreements

Product features

Ethernet Suite is provided through Sparkle’s MEF CE 1.0 and 2.0 certified Carrier Ethernet Backbone guaranteeing a ubiquitous, standardized, carrier-class Service in terms of specific attributes as VLAN preservation, Unicast/Multicast/Broadcast, Layer2 Control Protocol Processing (L2CP), Class of Service (CoS), Service Multi-plexing and Service Performance (Frame Delay (FD), Frame Delay Variation (FDV) and Frame Loss Ratio (FLR).

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