StrataNet Expands its Service Reach and PacketFabric Gains Broader Network Access
HONG KONG – December 4, 2018 – StrataNet Group (StrataNet), the leading operator of subsea fibre-optic network interconnecting key sites intra-Asia, today announced that PacketFabric, the highly scalable Connectivity-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform, has selected StrataNet to provide secure, private intra-Asia capacity, extending its disruptive Software-defined Network (SDN) platform into Asia.
This strategic partnership will enable PacketFabric to reach the Asian continent, making PacketFabric’s network-as-a-service platform accessible throughout StrataNet’s intra-Asia locations. In addition, StrataNet will gain instant access to 19 additional markets and more than 150 colocation facilities across the United States, as well as the ability to reach Europe.
With this partnership, StrataNet will be able to offer their customers instantaneous and private connectivity to all locations on PacketFabric’s secure and scalable network.
The PacketFabric platform enables dynamic, real-time connectivity services between major carrier-neutral colocation facilities at terabit-scale. PacketFabric reduces the sourcing and provisioning times of network services to minutes by leveraging an innovative, automated SDN-based network architecture and the latest in optical and packet-switching technology.
“Most of our focus had been on establishing a robust, reliable network footprint throughout the United States,” explains Chad Milam, President and COO, PacketFabric. “Our partnership with StrataNet will allow us to bring our network to new markets in Asia and offer reliable, private access to network and cloud environments throughout our ecosystem, regardless of physical location. We couldn’t be more excited about redefining the way clients in the Asian market procure and manage network connectivity within the region and the rest of the world.”
“We’re excited to partner with PacketFabric,” states StrataNet CEO Chris de Josselin. “This mutually-beneficial partnership will also expand StrataNet’s North American footprint, enabling us to serve a wider range of customers beyond Asia across the continental United States, with an extremely fast time to market.”
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About StrataNet Group
StrataNet owns and operates a pan Asia network spanning over 120,000kms of subsea fiber optic cable that connects more than 50 locations, in 12 countries across Asia, and the USA. With each country having at least two landing points, StrataNet ensures absolute location and cable-system diversity into each country. To the capacity buying market, StrataNet provides access to over 13TBPs of capacity on 6 key cable-systems across Asia under a single sales, service and operations model.
PacketFabric redefines how companies procure, consume, and manage their network connectivity services. Leveraging an innovative, entirely automated SDN-based network architecture and the latest in optical and packet switching technology, PacketFabric enables dynamic, real-time connectivity services between major carrier-neutral colocation facilities at terabit-scale. PacketFabric facilitates coast-to-coast connectivity between more than 150 premier colocation facilities across 19 markets in the United States and Europe, and enables simple, cost-effective, and scalable network deployment via its advanced Application Program Interface (API) and web-based portal.