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


Seabone

Description

Seabone is Sparkle's IP Transit service: a worldwide Tier 1 Internet backbone providing ISPs, content providers and accelerators with top performing access to the Global Internet. With its vast presence throughout Europe, Latin America and the United States, its unique presence in Africa, the Middle East and Mediterranean Basin, and its continuous expansion in Asia Pacific, Seabone is one of the Top 10 global IP players providing “state-of-the-art” performance, robustness, and reliability. In addition, DoS/DDoS attacks are managed with customized solutions as Self DDoS Mitigation & Cleaning, a more sophisticated option for smart customers to self-protect their networks, and BGP Flowspec, a new mitigation technique to rate-limit or drop the attack at the edge of the backbone. Furthermore Seabone offers the opportunity to bundle multiple different services over the same access port providing customers with efficient and scalable solutions.

Value proposition

Sparkle is committed to providing reliable, high quality Internet services through its global IP network. Its extensive worldwide presence means Seabone puts Internet access right at your fingertips. The innovative concept and architecture of its meshed network provides a congestion-free environment, ensuring fail-proof service to customers. Fault tolerance and redundancy are fully granted by a network that circles the globe reaching across Europe to Asia, from Asia through the US and from the US back to Europe. Seabone provides customers with a comprehensive Service Level Agreement that guarantees availability, packet delivery and latency. Contact Center is led by a team of professionals who welcome customers in four different languages and a Self-Caring platform accessible via WEB. The backbone management is performed in NOCs located in Europe and Latin America.

Product features

Seabone backbone technology is based on a proprietary, redundant and scalable fiber network. With a fully redundant core/edge POP architecture and continuous upgrading, Seabone stands out in the wholesale IP arena. Direct and oversized interconnections with all the Tier 1 networks around the globe ensure the shortest path across the backbone:

  • Port types: SDH and Ethernet
  • Speed rates from 2 Mb to 100 Gb
  • Link & Bundle aggregation
  • Flat or burstable billing options
  • Aggregate billing over multiple ports
  • IPv4, IPv6 native, Dual Stack IPv4 + IPv6
  • Multiple BGP sessions
  • Extensive eBGP community support
  • Bundles of multiple services
  • IP ring circles the globe
  • Competitive Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • “State-of-the-art” protection platform from DDoS attacks
  • Customized DDoS mitigation solutions
  • Fast delivery

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