Fiber Connectivity Enables Secure, High Speed Network Connectivity for IPR Customers
July 12, 2010 – Rochester, N
IPR International, LLC, a leader in data center and disaster recovery services, today announced that Fibertech Networks is now providing high bandwidth connectivity to its new data center in Wilmington, DE.
Fibertech, a leading provider of metropolitan bandwidth services in the Eastern U.S., is providing IPR with multiple protected GigE services via its fiber infrastructure. This will provide direct fiber optic connectivity for businesses from Philadelphia to Wilmington, with options of Ethernet up to 40 Gbs, SONET, OC-192 and DWDM services.
“Our high-profile clients now have access to highly-reliable and secure high speed fiber optic connections for their data storage and recovery initiatives,” said Bruce Carlson, VP Engineering from IPR. “Our new Wilmington facility is easily accessible from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and the Washington, DC area.”
IPR opened the Tier III, 2N Facility this year and is capable of supporting businesses and governments demanding a world-class environment. This center is fast becoming the new High Availability Network IP Hub in Wilmington for traffic routing throughout the Northeast corridor. Services provided out of the IPR Wilmington Continuous Computing Center (CCC) include private clouds, managed hosting, collocation and Disaster Recovery. In addition, the facility will house the infrastructure supporting other IPR services including online backup, email archiving, file archiving and replication.
Fibertech is able to provide fiber connectivity by utilizing its existing 70-mile fiber network in Wilmington, which connects into its 170-mile network in Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.
“By adding fiber connectivity to IPR’s state-of the-art facility, it will allow businesses within this region to take advantage of dedicated and highly customized bandwidth options for critical day-to-day operations,” said Mike Hurley, VP Sales and Marketing for Fibertech. “In addition, this provides alternative data center options for those seeking to enhance or diversify facilities, service options and network connection points.”
In addition to Wilmington, Fibertech has a total of 24 markets operational across the Northeast, including Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo, Binghamton, White Plains and Albany, NY; Indianapolis, IN; Columbus, OH; Hartford, Danbury, Stamford, Bridgeport, New London, and New Haven, CT; Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, PA; Providence, RI; Montgomery County, MD; Concord and Newark, NJ; Concord, NH; and Worcester and Springfield, MA.
About IPR International
IPR was founded in 1998 as one of the first Managed Electronic Data Protection Service Providers in the United States and is one of the very few companies to have developed and deployed a complete set of services to protect its clients’ data. Currently, IPR protects data for over 250 clients in 17 countries around the globe, providing data protection service for over 2.5 petabytes of data in our Data Centers. With the opening of the IPR Reading Business Continuity Center in 2008 and the Wilmington Data Center in 2010, IPR has expanded its Managed Data Center and Infrastructure Services to include production and dedicated recovery computing environments for our clients. IPR enjoys a 97% client retention rate, as well as 40% annual growth per year. IPR has been named one of “Fastest Growing Companies” in the Philadelphia Region (“Philadelphia 100”) in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009, and Inc. Magazine ranked IPR as number 593 on its first-ever “Inc. 5000” list of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2007.
About Fibertech Networks
Headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., Fibertech Networks is a leader in providing fiber-optic based network services throughout mid-size cities in the Eastern and Central regions of the United States. The company has built metro-area networks strategically connecting local Telco central offices, carrier hotels, data centers, office parks and other high traffic locations. Founded in 2000 and privately held, Fibertech investors are led by Nautic Partners of Providence, R.I., and Banc of America Capital Investors of Charlotte, N.C. Further information about the company can be found at www.fibertech.com.