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Press Release -- December 8th, 2016
Source: Unite Private Networks, Viawest

Unite Private Networks Extends Its Fiber Network to New ViaWest Plano Data Center

Customers now have access to UPN’s state-of-the-art fiber-optic network at the new facility

Dallas, TX (Dec 7, 2016) – Unite Private Networks (UPN), a leading provider of high-capacity, fiber-based communication networks, today announces it is now offering a full suite of carrier-grade, high-bandwidth Ethernet, IP, dark fiber and data transport services to customers in the new ViaWest Plano, Texas data center. UPN already provides services in ViaWest’s two other facilities in the Dallas metro, the Dallas Infomart data center and Richardson Synergy Park data center.

The new fiber extends the existing UPN Plano infrastructure and will enable customers to have diverse routes to some of the most important connectivity hubs in the Dallas/Fort Worth metro.

ViaWest officially opened the Plano data center today, hosting a grand opening celebration. The data center is Tier III certified by the Uptime Institute for concurrently maintainable reliability and features 148,000 square feet of raised floor capacity.

“We are looking forward to continuing our long-standing partnership with ViaWest and extending our fiber-optic infrastructure to their new Plano data center,” said Steve Hartman, Vice President of Content at Unite Private Networks. “Business customers will now have more options available for unique, low-latency routes, as well as access to our state-of-the-art fiber-optic network and suite of services that includes dark fiber, Internet and metro Ethernet products.”

“This new data center will support the increasing amount of new enterprises that continue to move into Plano, Richardson, and the North Dallas area,” said James Edison, Regional Sales Director of Enterprise Markets at Unite Private Networks.

“Fiber connectivity and networking routes are key components of our data center and our ability to offer flexible and innovative connectivity services to clients,” said Tom Myers, Regional Vice President and General Manager of the Southeast region for ViaWest. “Unite Private Networks has enabled our success in Dallas and Richardson, and we are pleased to partner with them to support our fiber network at our new data center in Plano.

For more information about ViaWest and its Texas data centers, visit

About Unite Private Networks: UPN provides high-bandwidth, fiber-based communications networks and services to schools, governments, carriers, data centers, hospitals, and enterprise business customers across a 20 state service area. Service offerings include dark and lit fiber, private line, metro-optical Ethernet, Internet access, data center services, and other customized solutions. Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, UPN has been providing customer focused communications solutions since 1998. For more information on UPN, please visit, or connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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