NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sentinel Data Centers today announced that Level 3 Communications has extended its fiber network into each of Sentinel's NC-1 and NJ-1 data centers. As a global Internet service provider, Level 3's presence will further expand connectivity options for Sentinel's rich universe of downtime-sensitive enterprise occupants.
"We are excited that an industry leader such as Level 3 has recognized our leadership position with discerning enterprises and has elected to invest in expanding to our NJ-1 and NC-1 data centers," said Nelson Frye, director of business development for Sentinel. "Our tenants can now choose Level 3's rich connectivity services over multiple fiber routes to get the right mix of bandwidth, latency, reliability and security for their businesses."
"By strategically expanding our network to data centers that serve key growing markets, we can ensure that enterprises have access to the advanced communications solutions that help drive their efficiency and growth amid an increasingly global marketplace," said Chris Sikora, regional vice president of Level 3's Northeast Region. "We have worked with Sentinel for many years to great mutual success and are thrilled to support the enterprise communications needs of the tenants at their newest facilities."
Level 3 Communications joins a rapidly expanding roster of network providers within Sentinel's data centers. As a carrier-neutral, enterprise-class data center provider, Sentinel's facilities offer potential tenants a wide diversity of providers from which to choose, insuring flexibility and price competitiveness.
Located in Somerset, New Jersey, Sentinel NJ-1 is a mega-scale enterprise facility that houses many of the largest enterprises in the New York tri-state area. Sentinel NC-1 is a newly constructed 420,000 square foot facility in Durham, North Carolina, the only carrier-neutral, enterprise-class data center in the region.
About Sentinel Data Centers
Sentinel Data Centers, LLC, is a leading owner, developer and operator of multi-tenant, and build-to-suit enterprise-grade data centers. Founded in 2001, Sentinel was an early pioneer in the "wholesale" data center business. Since its inception, Sentinel has developed more than 1.6 million square feet and 120 megawatts of best-in-class data center solutions for a diversity of Fortune 500 enterprises across multiple industries, including financial services, healthcare, technology and biotechnology. Sentinel strives to stay at the forefront of evolving best practices for data center design, development and operation and maintains a flexible and transparent business model that is grounded in customer service. Further information is available at www.sentineldatacenters.com.
About Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company that provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Level 3's comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice and data communications; wide-area Ethernet services; video and content distribution; data center and cloud-based solutions. Level 3 serves customers in more than 500 markets in over 60 countries across a global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents and connected by extensive undersea facilities. For more information, please visit www.level3.com or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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