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Press Release -- July 25th, 2012
Source: Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower Builds into New Net Access Data Center in Cedar Knolls, NJ

  • New facility expands Lightower’s data center access in critical NY/NJ metro region
  • Lightower offers a complete suite of services at new data center, including dark fiber, Ethernet and wavelengths up to 100G, video transport, ultra-low latency solutions, and private networking
  • Lightower offers diverse routing and diverse points-of-entry to facility for added resiliency

BOXBOROUGH, MA — July 25, 2012 — Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, and Net Access Corporation, an industry leading supplier of data center and cloud services, announced today that Lightower has completed a diverse build into the Net Access data center in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey.  The build will provide Lightower and Net Access customers with diverse points-of-entry as well as diverse routing options.

With the addition of the Net Access data center to its network, Lightower continues its aggressive growth and expansion in the New York / New Jersey metropolitan areas.  Net Access customers have access to a complete suite of all-fiber networking services from Lightower including access to over 3,500 Lightower service locations throughout the Northeast.

“Lightower owns and operates one of the most extensive fiber networks in the Northeast, and especially in the New York City and New Jersey region.  The addition of the Net Access data center in Cedar Knolls provides great value for our mutual customers,” stated Herb Boynton, Vice President of Sales at Lightower. “The Net Access facility is state-of-the-art, confirming our partnership strategy of providing the best options for our clients at every opportunity.”

“Lightower’s network has reach, speed, diversity and redundancy, which are the attributes we always seek to offer our clients,” said Scott Palsgrove, Director of Sales for Net Access. “We therefore look for partners with similar philosophies and customer service mentalities. Lightower is clearly that kind of partner for us, one committed to the best service and best experience for the customer.”

Lightower customers at the Net Access facility have access to a complete suite of Lightower all-fiber networking solutions including dark fiber, Ethernet and wavelengths to 100G, Internet access, video transport, and private networking.  The Lightower Network provides end-to-end fiber connectivity throughout the Northeast and coast-to-coast on Lightower’s nationwide long haul network.

The Net Access Cedar Knolls data center is a 50,000 square-foot facility with Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) and generator-backed power available in N, N+1 and 2N configurations. In addition, the facility offers high-density power areas capable of 20kW per cabinet, redundant network connectivity, N+1 cooling, security systems featuring proximity card, biometric fingerprint and facial scanning, exterior and interior CCTV cameras, and 24x7x365 onsite operations center staff.

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About Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower Fiber Networks is the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, offering over 6,600 fiber route miles coupled with comprehensive transport, alternative access and nationwide long haul services. Lightower’s fiber footprint extends from New England, to eastern New York State, New Jersey, Long Island and New York City. With access to over 3,500 service locations, Lightower offers unparalleled regional density, performance, scalability, security and reliability in the Northeast. Lightower Fiber is headquartered in Boxborough, MA. For more information, visit or call 888-LT-FIBER.

About Net Access Corporation

Net Access Corporation is an industry-leading provider of data center services, delivering secure, reliable and flexible infrastructure, cloud and Internet services. Net Access’ data centers allow its customers to focus on their core strengths, without the need to operate the underlying infrastructure, providing technology solutions for small businesses and global enterprises alike. For more information, please visit

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