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IXcellerate’s Moscow 1 Data Center, Phase I is Scheduled to be Opened in Q4 2012

August 1, 2012

LONDON, August 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

IXcellerate [http://ixcellerate.com ], the Russian Alliance Member of the
International Data Centre Group [http://www.idc-g.com ], selects Arup as consulting
engineers and Mercury Engineering for Phase I of it’s 15,000 square metre Moscow 1
DataCenter Campus. Construction has begun on-site at the campus north of central Moscow
with an expected ready-for-service date in Q4 of this year.

“We are very pleased to be working with two world-class organisations in our project
to deliver the first chapter in our project,” said Guy Willner, CEO of IXcellerate. “Our
aim for IXcellerate was to select the best of breed to ensure our data centre meets the
requirements of our national and international customers. Both Arup and Mercury have a
solid reputation and extensive experience in the Russian market.”

Steve Campbell-Ferguson, Data Centre Business Leader for UK and Europe of Arup said,
“Having worked with Guy in the past with IXEurope and Equinix I am pleased we are
embarking on this new and exciting project together.”

“We are looking forward to a long-term relationship to build data centres in Russia
with IXcellerate,” said Declan O’Sullivan, General Manager of Mercury Russia.

About IXcellerate

IXcellerate is a data center project founded by Guy Willner (Founder and former CEO of
IXEurope), former President Europe for Equinix Inc.), and Cliff Gauntlett (Former SVP of
Golden Telecom). The project will encompass the construction and operation of a 6,200
square metre, carrier neutral data centre in Moscow set on a 15,000 square metre campus.
The data center will be built over three phases, with the first 1000 square metres planned
to be in operation in Q4 2012. IXcellerate is the Russian Alliance Member of the
International Data Centre Group [http://www.idc-g.com ] (IDC-G). See


About Arup

Founded in 1946 Arup is the creative force behind many of the world’s prominent
building, infrastructure and industrial projects. Offering a range of professional
services that combine to create and shape ideas that make a positive difference for our
clients. From 90 offices in 35 countries our 10000 planners, designers, engineers, project
managers and consultants deliver work across the world with flair and enthusiasm. Arup has
been working in Russia for more than 20 years with an impressive delivery record including
the development of multi-purpose Setun Hill Business Park in South East Moscow, to large
masterplans such as Skolkovo Innovation city and Rostov City
[http://arup.com/Home/Projects/Rostov_City_Masterplan.aspx ]. See http://www.arup.com

About Mercury Engineering

With over 3000 employees, revenues in excess of EUR450 million and offices throughout
the world, Mercury Engineering is a world-class provider of solution within the
construction industry. Began in 1972, Mecury’s areas of expertise include mechanical,
electrical, fire protection and data cabling installations in such sectors as: Light Rail,
Airports, Hospitals, Schools, Shopping Centres and Cinemas. Over the last decade Mercury
have been particularly active in the Data Centre market. See http://www.mercuryeng.com

        For further details, please contact Yidan Wang:
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