Google: Proximus and LuxConnect launch JV to offer Google Cloud services

Oct 30, 2023 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Cloud companies Proximus and LuxConnect recently launched a joint venture to offer Google Cloud services through a sovereign cloud. This venture called the Clarence JV, aims to provide a "disconnected sovereign cloud solution to governments, regulated companies, international organizations and enterprises with sensitive data in Europe."

Paul Konsbruck, CEO of LuxConnect, said, “Clarence’s core mission is to offer a state-of-the-art disconnected sovereign cloud solution. Based on Google Cloud technology, this unique proposition guarantees the confidentiality and security of the most sensitive information, giving control over data and offering total autonomy of operation. Clarence respects the highest ethical standards in data protection, confidentiality, transparency, and regulatory compliance.”

Gérard Hoffmann, CEO of Proximus Luxembourg, added, “Our two founding companies bring complementary expertise to this unique collaboration. Proximus has solid experience in delivering managed services to regulated companies in the financial sector in full compliance with European regulations. LuxConnect brings its expertise in highly secure, state-of-the-art hosting to the table. Our common goal is to enable our customers to benefit from a trusted solution on the Luxembourg market."