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Press Release -- June 22nd, 2018
Source: EdgeConnex
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EdgeConneX® Significantly Expands Denver Site, Extending Into Second Data Center to Form Edge Campus

dgeConneX Also Announces Megaport’s Software Defined Network (SDN) Will Be Available in Denver Campus to Support Direct Multi-Cloud Connections for Local Enterprises

Herndon, VA – June 21, 2018 – EdgeConneX®, specializing in global data center solutions at the edge of the network, today announces the formation of an Edge Data Center® (EDC) campus in Denver by adding an additional building supporting 21MW of available capacity.  In addition, Megaport, the leading Network as a Service provider, will deploy their SDN to enable elastic interconnection services within EdgeConneX’s Denver facilities, helping to enable enterprise customers to securely and rapidly connect to multiple cloud service providers.

EdgeConneX’s Edge Data Center campus, located in the heart of the Denver technology center, offers a carrier-neutral and high power density facility purpose-built for content, network, cloud and IT providers, capable of supporting deployments of up to 30kW/rack. The new, 115,000-square-foot facility, built from the ground up in under six months, complements the existing facility, which hosts some of the leading network and web scale content service providers in the world.

Customers in the facility will have the ability to leverage Megaport to interconnect to leading cloud and managed service providers with flexible terms, and scale bandwidth on demand from 1 Mbps to 10 Gbps.  This extends the reach of the leading cloud service providers to the Edge and locally to markets like Denver, providing customers with improved choice, security, performance and economics when migrating their workloads to the cloud.

“By expanding our available capacity seven fold in the Denver market, we can easily scale our existing ecosystems of network and content service providers to include cloud service providers looking to garner hybrid cloud deployment from enterprises,” explains Jeff King, VP & General Manager for Denver Market.  “Additionally, by layering in cloud access solutions from Megaport, and managed cloud service providers, we are helping bring cloud solutions locally to Denver.”

For more information about EdgeConneX and its leading Edge of network infrastructure solutions for expanding and improving access to wireless and data communications, visit edgeconnex.com or email info@edgeconnex.com.

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About EdgeConneX®

EdgeConneX® is the only global Edge Data Center® provider. Creating purpose-built, edge-of-network infrastructure solutions that extend the internet’s reach, EdgeConneX enables the fastest and most secure delivery of content, cloud services and applications. Edge Data Centers host bandwidth intensive and latency sensitive data closer to end-users, establishing a more secure, reliable and cost-effective distribution model for the internet. For more information, please visit the EdgeConneX Internet of Everywhere® at edgeconnex.com.

About Megaport

Megaport is the global leading provider of Elastic Interconnection services. Using Software Defined Networking (SDN), the Company’s global platform enables customers to rapidly connect their network to other services across the Megaport Network. Services can be directly controlled by customers via mobile devices, their computer, or an open API. Megaport connects over 900 customers in more than 200 data centers globally. Megaport is an Alibaba Cloud Technology Partner, Oracle Cloud Partner, AWS Technology Partner, AWS Networking Competency Partner, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partner, Google Cloud Interconnect Partner, IBM Direct Link Cloud Exchange provider, and Salesforce Express Connect Partner.

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