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Press Release -- April 20th, 2016
Source: faction

Get to Know Your Faction Cloud Node: New York/New Jersey

If our cloud nodes were our children (maybe a slight exaggeration, but true nonetheless), our New York and New Jersey nodes would be the ones who always dreamed of living in the big city just to be in the center of it all. Located in the financial center of the world, Faction’s NY/NJ nodes work at lightning speed and seamlessly handle millions of workloads at once, without ever missing a beat. (But really, don’t they all?) Faction resides at NYI’s Bridgewater, New Jersey and New York City data centers, as well as Telx’s NYC2 facility – all interconnected with private (and patented), dedicated Layer 2 direct connections.

Telx’s 111 8th Avenue data center is the third largest building in Manhattan and acts as a global connectivity hub – offering customers the opportunity to connect with hundreds of leading providers and businesses within the Telx ecosystem. NYC2 is a premier North American facility, occupied with both domestic and international carriers and physical connection points for the world’s telecommunications networks and Internet backbones. Taking up over 100,000 square feet and numerous floors, NYC2 provides extreme low-latency access to financial exchanges, application providers and media and content providers around the world.

Serving the tri-city area, Faction colocation partner, NYI, builds and manages customized data center solutions when and where you need them most. NYI’s 100 William Street facility is located in the heart of Lower Manhattan, with connectivity to all major exchanges and peering networks. NYI’s Bridgewater facility is just 40 miles outside the Big Apple and sits alongside New Jersey’s famed “Magic Mile,” which means it’s a perfect location for disaster recovery and business continuity solutions. Always available with round-the-clock support, NYI delivers customized data center solutions in one of the nation’s most heavily trafficked data hubs.


Why We Love This Location:

Whether you need cloud presence in New York or New Jersey, the Faction cloud is merely just a cross-connect away, offering extreme low latency and high availability. Your mission critical, latency-sensitive applications will perform like a dream!

Rundown of Cloud Node Features:

  • 24×7 NOC operations
  • Purpose-built infrastructure architected to support mission critical applications
  • Cisco UCS computing platform featuring FlexPod as a Service
  • Open compute Intel, Dell & AMD solid state sleds
  • NetApp FAS 8000 Series Storage flash-optimized and fully redundant
  • Multi-petabyte storage capabilities in every cloud location guarantees exceptional performance.
  • Blended Internet dramatically reduces latency, while dedicated links ensure superior intracloud performance

Fun Fact

Did you know that you can interconnect to any other Faction cloud customer or enterprise located within any Faction data center Nationwide? With Faction FIX, launching later this month, you can extend your services to a collocated enterprise or integrate the extended features of a provider directly to your Faction cloud environment – un-metered! Don’t worry, you read that correctly. With Faction, we’ll hook you up with no ingress or egress fees. It’s really that simple.

Learn more about our New York/New Jersey cloud nodes here and don’t forget to stay tuned for the next blog in our “Get to Know Your Could Node Series” featuring London.

Love the Faction Cloud Node series? Get to know Faction’s Atlanta cloud here!

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