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Press Release -- March 17th, 2016
Source: Sunesys

Forsythe Data Centers Employs Sunesys Dark Fiber Ring in Chicago

March 15, 2016 (Chicago, IL) – Sunesys, LLC, a leading provider of premium bandwidth services and private fiber optic networks, has deployed a diverse Dark Fiber (SunDF) network solution in the Greater Chicago area for Forsythe Data Centers. The Cook County connection is a dedicated, dark fiber ring from Forsythe’s enterprise colocation facility in Elk Grove Village to 350 E. Cermak, providing secure, private diverse paths to the downtown Chicago area.

Sunesys’ installed connectivity supports Forsythe’s state-of-the-art data center location, which includes Forsythe’s Technology Evaluation Center, an independent, multi-vendor test bed and demo facility. The colocation center in Elk Grove allows customers to connect to a carrier-neutral environment that offers unlimited bandwidth capacity to evaluate and support key IT decisions. The network circuit provides two strands of dedicated fiber that not only give customers access to Sunesys’ premier Dark Fiber, Ethernet, Wavelength and IP services in the Greater Chicago area, but also provide an access point to Forsythe Data Centers’ colocation and IT solutions, to spec, manage, and maintain infrastructure.

Sunesys looks forward to a continued relationship with Forsythe Data Centers. “Forsythe provides a host of IT, colo, business continuity and disaster recovery solutions to service the needs of our carrier, healthcare and enterprise customers,” states Sunesys’ Vice President, Alan Katz. “Moreover, these additional services require high-bandwidth WAN solutions like the dark fiber circuit Sunesys has installed. The ever-evolving world of application usage, coupled with security / privacy concerns, and a need for resiliency, means soaring bandwidth requirements and a drive for dedicated, diverse, connectivity. We continue to expand our portfolio as the foundation for these services.”

Sunesys is one of the leaders in dark fiber and private telecom networks in the communications industry for carrier network solutions. Dark fiber offers Forsythe Hosting Solutions the flexibility to deliver multiple types of transport services to our clients quickly at costs comparable to other providers,” said David Carlson, General Manager, Forsythe Hosting Solutions. “Sunesys has enabled us to design and construct redundant low latency fiber routes between the Forsythe Data Centers facility and one of the key carrier hotels at 350 E. Cermak.”

Sunesys, headquartered in Pennsylvania, currently operates over 16,000 fiber route miles in more than thirty states across the country. Sunesys’ entire footprint can be viewed online at or by downloading the Sunesys App, available for iPhone and Android devices.

About Sunesys, LLC

Sunesys is a leading provider of premium bandwidth services and private fiber optic networks. We own, operate, and maintain our own high density fiber optic network in major metropolitan areas across more than 30 states in the U.S. Sunesys offers a comprehensive suite of tailored, high capacity, facilities-based network services coupled with superior industry expertise, service, and support.

For more information or to be contacted about Sunesys’ services, please visit

About Forsythe Hosting Solutions

Forsythe Hosting Solutions is the division of Forsythe Technology, Inc. that includes managed security services, managed systems services (remote or on-premise for compute, network, storage and software), managed hosting services and Forsythe Data Centers (FDC). Organizations face an increasing gap in the marketplace between demand for and availability of skilled IT professionals. Forsythe Hosting Solutions helps clients meet their needs for day-to-day security monitoring and management, infrastructure management and hosting, and private, secure, resilient, turnkey data center facilities.

FDC is a “Retail+” facility, offering secure, client-controllable private data center suites. FDC is Tier III certified for Design and Constructed Facility by the Uptime Institute; LEED Gold certified by the U.S. Green Building Council and ISO: 9001 certified for quality management. Forsythe Data Centers is one of the few multi-suite data centers in the United States that is SOC2 and ISO 27001 compliant. “Retail+®” is a registered trademark of Forsythe Data Centers, Inc. in the U.S.

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