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Press Release -- October 9th, 2012
Source: Cologix

XO Communications Leverages Cologix To Extend Network Into Toronto

XO’s presence in Cologix’s 151 Front Street data center and Meet-Me-Room enable XO Communications to meet international demand for network connectivity services into the U.S.

Denver, Colo – October 9, 2012 – Cologix™, a network neutral interconnection and colocation company, announced today that XO Communications, one of the nation’s largest communications service providers, has expanded its relationship with Cologix as its launches service in Toronto. XO Communications, an existing Cologix customer in the Cologix Dallas INFOMART data center, is deploying transport and IP infrastructure in Cologix’s 151 Front Street data center in order to meet demand for their network services in Canada.

“As a major North American market and a strategic interconnection location in Canada, Toronto is a natural and strategic choice for XO’s international network expansion. We are excited to offer network connectivity services at speeds up to 10 Gbps for Canadian businesses and service providers that need direct access to major markets across the U.S.,” said Don MacNeil, chief marketing officer at XO Communications. “Cologix has been a great partner for our expansion into Toronto by demonstrating a high touch customer support model that made their customizable solutions and robust facilities even more attractive.”
Cologix Toronto provides colocation and interconnection support to over 150 customers from 30,000 square feet in 151 Front Street, Toronto’s carrier hotel. Cologix operates seven discrete data centers within the building and offers direct connectivity to the Toronto Internet Exchange (TORIX). Cologix is also near completion of a 20,000 SQF tier 3 data center at 905 King Street West which is connected to 151 Front street via a fiber ring that has better than 0.016 Millisecond latency. With data centers in Dallas, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver, Cologix provides one of North America’s largest neutral marketplaces where network operators and network buyers interconnect. Cologix offers over 300 network choices, manages thousands of interconnections and have over 500 customers that utilize Cologix colocation and interconnection services in order to grow their networks rapidly and cost-effectively.
“We are thrilled that XO Communications has chosen our 151 Front Street data center to leverage their expansion into Toronto,” stated Sean Maskell, President, Cologix Canada. “We are committed to enable XO to reach new customers, sustain their growth goals and provide them with robust connectivity, all backed with unparalleled local customer support and flexibility to meet their growth requirements.”
XO Communications is one of the largest communications service providers in the U.S. Their network has over 1.6 million miles of fiber, serves over 85 metro markets, and includes nationwide IP and transport networks as well as global service delivery to more than 50 countries for the door-to-door delivery of customer traffic around the world.
About Cologix, Inc. Cologix, Inc. is a network neutral interconnection and colocation company headquartered in Denver, Colorado, that provides massively scalable interconnection services and secure, reliable colocation services in densely connected, strategically located facilities in Dallas, Minneapolis, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. With more than 300 network choices and eleven prime interconnection locations, Cologix currently serves over 550 carrier, managed services, cloud, media, content, financial services and enterprise customers. The company’s experienced team of communications infrastructure professionals is committed to providing its customers the highest standard of local customer support.
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Media Contact: Julia Kendall – Cologix Office: +1 720.940.2559 Mobile: +1 303.522.9758

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