October 17, 2016 | Ashburn, VA – Today, USA FIBER which engineers, builds, and operates mission critical underground conduit and dark fiber networks for clients, jointly announced with Sabey Data Centers, a privately held real estate development and investment company specializing in mission critical data center space, that USA FIBER’s Ashburn Ring would be made available within Sabey’s new state of the art, 900,000-square-foot data center campus now under construction called Intergate.Ashburn.
“Not only is USA FIBER bringing the Ashburn Ring directly to the Sabey Data Center, we are making our Peering Ring available, which enables leading companies to connect between any of the Ashburn data centers across their own dedicated buffer tube. Customers can pick and choose which locations to interconnect, and have the flexibility to move without penalty. This scale and architecture allows for simple, cost effective and secure connectivity across the key service providers located in the market, including IP services, CDN, and Cloud infrastructure,” said John Schmitt, Chief Revenue Officer.
Rob Rockwood, Senior Vice President, Eastern Region, Sabey Data Centers, said, “Getting access to competitive fiber is one of the most important aspects of our data center infrastructure offering. In USA FIBER, we found an infrastructure owner that is willing to provide open access infrastructure on our clients’ terms. Flexible, scalable and engineered for performance.”
Daniel Meltzer, Sabey Data Centers Vice President of Sales & Leasing, said, “USA Fiber’s Ashburn Ring links the key data centers, cloud computing platforms and high technology companies in the market. Their Ashburn Express route will connect Ashburn directly with Baltimore, MD, bypassing Washington, D.C. and its inherent latency and network risks. At present, all other major carriers’ routes cross into Washington, D.C. USA FIBER will see significant customer adoption on this unique route given the requirements for performance, diversity and uptime being pushed in the market by government, enterprise and service providers.”
At Intergate.Ashburn, carriers will use three separate and discrete paths from the street; ensuring customers ultimate protection. Within the data center there will be two separate communications equipment rooms and two separate meet me rooms for carrier interconnectivity.
USA FIBER’s dark fiber service is more than 10 times larger than most of the existing networks in service in Ashburn, which average around 432 fibers. At present in Ashburn, a full buffer tube for dark fiber is rarely available, and enabling customers with the flexibility of a cross connect to move when and where they want is almost unheard of. USA FIBER, in partnership with Sabey Data Centers and Integrate.Ashburn, is looking to change all that.
About Sabey Data Centers
With a portfolio of more than three million square feet of mission critical space, Sabey Data Center Properties is one of the most experienced and largest privately owned multi-tenant data center owner/developer/operators in the United States. Sabey specializes in scalable, custom-built solutions including data center ready shell space and fully turnkey data centers managed by Sabey’s award-winning critical environment staff. Consistently recognized for its reputation for operational excellence through its world-class data centers and sustained uptime, Sabey is proud to provide data center services to many of the world’s top financial, technology and healthcare companies. www.sabey.com
About USA FIBER
USA FIBER is a purpose built, high capacity, dark fiber network provider. USA FIBER engineers, builds and maintains application and carrier neutral dark fiber networks designed for mission critical customers. This strategy allows clients to connect with their applications and customers, on their own terms. Founded by Ken Goff and Judd Carothers, USA FIBER has deep expertise on staff in the most stringent of dark fiber networks, encompassing over 10,000 route miles and 50 years of excellence. USA FIBER owns and operates dark fiber routes, focusing on purpose built new routes that add diversity, performance and scalability for client’s coast to coast.
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