Company expands reach into Westchester facility, reducing network latency to support the needs of enterprises across the Northeast
WESTCHESTER, NEW YORK – January 19, 2015 – vXchnge, a carrier-neutral colocation services provider dedicated to improving the business performance of its customers, has announced that Fibertech Networks, a leader in fiber optic-based network services, has expanded into its Westchester, New York, data center.
Located within one hour of Manhattan, vXchnge’s Westchester data center is ideally positioned for regional businesses requiring geographic diversity and security at a highly accessible and well-connected facility. Fibertech’s deployment furthers vXchnge’s commitment to bringing together a strong network and cloud community to support the needs of enterprises across the country with unprecedented reach and resiliency. Fibertech’s most recent expansion marks its presence within a total of three vXchnge data center locations, including Cleveland, Ohio and Secaucus, New Jersey.
Now in 30 markets with a fiber footprint capable of reaching over nine million businesses within a variety of industries, including those in the healthcare and financial sectors, Fibertech owns and operates one of the fastest growing metro fiber optic infrastructures in the Northeast. Fibertech’s presence in vXchnge’s Westchester facility allows the company, which directly builds last mile fiber connectivity into its end user locations, to reduce network latency, providing its customers with an overall faster and more secure experience.
“Customer demand for lower latency across the Northeast has fueled Fibertech’s expansion within the New York metro area. Given our commitment to delivering our customers high-performance fiber connectivity between facilities and the interconnection opportunities located within vXchnge, this is an ideal partner for our expansion,” said Mike Hurley, VP Sales and Marketing at Fibertech Networks.
“Fibertech’s growth within vXchnge facilities marks a significant advantage to those customers that seek a high-performing network and interconnection,” said Ernest Sampera, Chief Marketing Officer at vXchnge. “We are looking forward to Fibertech’s deployment in our Westchester facility as it will broaden our customers’ ability to establish these on-net connections and presence throughout the Northeast.”
vXchnge is a carrier-neutral colocation services provider that helps improve the business performance of its customers. vXchnge’s state-of-the-art data center facilities are supported by unmatched operational and service support, enabling rapid business growth at an overall lower total cost of operations. Currently in eight critical markets, vXchnge is expanding its data center footprint to 15 additional markets throughout the country to tackle the “distance to customer” or “localization” issues cloud and service providers are currently facing. As the former executive team of Switch and Data, vXchnge’s leadership team is comprised of performance-driven experts with a combined 150+ years of experience, Bell Systems disciplines, and the extensive knowledge base needed to operate state-of-the-art data centers. For more information, visit www.vxchnge.com, or connect with vXchnge on Twitter and LinkedIn.
About Fibertech Networks
Headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., Fibertech Networks is a leader in providing fiber-optic based network services throughout mid-size cities in the Eastern and Central regions of the United States. Fibertech was founded in May of 2000, has built metro-area fiber networks in 30 mid-size markets in the Eastern U.S., and is led by Court Square Capital Partners of New York, N.Y. The company currently owns and operates a fiber optic network of more than 11,000 route miles, which contains more than 9,800 on-net locations with nearly 4,000 cell sites with its fiber-only network infrastructure. With this network, Fibertech serves wireline and wireless carriers, data centers, large enterprises, and facilities in the higher education, healthcare, and government verticals. Further information about the company can be found at www.fibertech.com.
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