UPN to deploy core network node in Cologix’s INFOMART data center
Denver, Colorado – April 10, 2013 – Cologixﾙ, a network neutral interconnection and colocation company, announced today that Unite Private Networks, LLC (UPN), one of the largest turn-key providers of Fiber Optic Wide Area Networks (WANs) in the nation, has chosen Cologix in Dallas to provide space, power and connectivity for their core network node. UPN’s network expansion into the Dallas market supports two recently announced projects for school districts in the metro area. In addition, UPN will make its broader service portfolio tailored to enterprises and telecom service providers available via Cologix’s Meet-Me-Room in the Dallas INFOMART.
UPN provides high-bandwidth, fiber-based communications networks and additional services to enterprise business, data centers, schools, governments, and carriers throughout the United States. UPN networks are customized to meet the specific needs of customers, creating dedicated private networks with unparalleled reliability, security and performance.
“We are very excited to be expanding our network presence into the Dallas/Fort Worth metro area,” said Michael Klecar, Vice President of Enterprise Sales, Unite Private Networks. “As we build our markets, we look for neutral providers who have demonstrated a long history of reliability, responsiveness and flexibility to support our growth and our customer’s growth. Cologix was an easy choice for us in Dallas based on these criteria and we are pleased to be partnered with them.”
With data centers in Dallas, Minneapolis, 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 has over 550 customers that utilize Cologix colocation and interconnection services to scale their network needs rapidly and cost-effectively. To meet growing customer demand, Cologix recently announced the completion and opening of their second data center in the Dallas INFOMART.
“UPN has a unique network and a unique business model that will enrich the Dallas market,” stated Rob DeVita, General Manager, Cologix Dallas. “Their success supporting school districts builds on Cologix’s education ecosystem and their enterprise solutions add another option for our customers to optimize their network solutions.”
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. For more information about Cologix, please visit the company’s website at www.cologix.com.
About Unite Private Networks
Unite Private Networks (UPN) provides high-bandwidth, fiber-based communications networks and related services to enterprise business, data centers, schools, governments, and carriers throughout the United States. Service offerings include dark and lit fiber, private line, metro- optical Ethernet, Internet access, data center services, and other customized solutions. Headquartered in the Kansas City, MO metro area, UPN has been providing customer-focused communications solutions since 1998. UPN currently has customers located in 18 states. For more information on UPN, please visit www.upnllc.com.
Cologix Media Contact:
Julia Kendall – Cologix
Office: +1 720.940.2559
Mobile: +1 303.522.9758
Unite Private Networks Media Contact:
Jason Adkins – Unite Private Networks
Office: +1 980.229.6306