New York – June 23, 2011 — Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announced today that it has extended its fiber optic network to the DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT) data center in Piscataway, New Jersey ("NJ1") providing diverse, low-latency connectivity to the site.
DFT's tenants now can benefit from ultra low-latency connectivity to key financial exchanges and carrier hotels through diverse routes available through Sidera's Xtreme Network. DFT's NJ1 data center is now a network node on Sidera's ultra low-latency Xtreme Network and is directly connected to two of the major carrier hotels in the NY metro area – 111 Eighth Avenue and 165 Halsey Street.
"Sidera's Xtreme Network provides unique routes and ultra low-latency connectivity and will provide an ideal data center experience for our existing tenants, and it will also allow us to attract new clients looking for an expert partner with high quality network solutions," said Vinay Nagpal, Director of Carrier Relations for DFT.
Many businesses leverage Sidera's network for connectivity from data centers, including FactSet Research Systems Inc., a leading provider of financial information and analytic applications for investment professionals around the globe. Sidera's ultra low-latency Xtreme Network, combined with DFT's state-of-the-art New Jersey data center, will deliver a significant advantage to FactSet Research Systems, as well as other clients at this facility.
"We are excited to partner with DFT at its Piscataway data center. This highly specialized facility has brought a 'new class' of data centers to this region. Through this relationship, DFT customers can benefit from not only a superior data center, but high speed, diverse connectivity from a trusted provider," said Mike Sicoli, CEO of Sidera Networks. "Our Xtreme Network is a testament to our ongoing commitment to invest in our technology infrastructure – ensuring that we continue to deliver industry-leading speeds, access and quality of service."
About Sidera Networks
Sidera Networks www.sidera.net, is the premier provider of tailored, high-capacity communications services to carrier and enterprise customers. Sidera Networks offers a comprehensive suite of facilities-based services including: Ethernet, SONET, Wavelength, Dark Fiber, Internet Access, Colocation and more. With a fiber optic network leveraging unique rights-of-way that delivers connectivity to the major metropolitan areas from Maine to Virginia and out to Chicago, as well as access to Toronto and London,
Sidera is committed to delivering cost-effective, custom solutions coupled with superior industry expertise, service and support.
About DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.
DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE:DFT, news, filings) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) and leading owner, developer, operator and manager of wholesale data centers. The Company's data centers are highly specialized, secure network-neutral facilities used primarily by national and international Internet and enterprise companies to house, power and cool the computer servers that support many of their most critical business processes. DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.dft.com.