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Press Release -- April 9th, 2019
Source: Phoenix NAP
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PacketFabric Establishes Presence in phoenixNAP’s Flagship Data Center

Phoenix, AZ, April 9, 2019 – phoenixNAP®, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, today announced deployment of PacketFabric’s Connectivity-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform in its flagship data center in Phoenix, Arizona. The new point of presence will provide additional access points to PacketFabric’s network, while phoenixNAP’s customers will benefit from a greater carrier choice and improved connectivity.

As a scalable network-as-a-service platform facilitating private interconnectivity between data centers, PacketFabric empowers its customers to easily create and manage private networks using its web portal and API. Customers can instantly create secure interconnections to every point on PacketFabric’s network, reaching major internet exchanges, cloud service providers, and more. phoenixNAP’s data center will enable PacketFabric to further improve access to its services and directly access AWS Direct Connect. As the only AWS Direct Connect edge location in Arizona, phoenixNAP is uniquely positioned to support PacketFabric’s expansion efforts.

“The collaboration with PacketFabric is our next step in ensuring carrier neutrality and expanding interconnectivity options for our customers,” said Ian McClarty, president at phoenixNAP. “Our flagship data center hosts over 30 premier bandwidth, network, and telecom carriers, and we are excited that PacketFabric is a part of that ecosystem. Its network is robust, stable, and scalable, which enables us to deliver an improved experience to our customers.”

phoenixNAP’s data center in Phoenix, Arizona, is directly connected to all major domestic and global network interconnectivity points. The available options enable seamless global internet exchanges to ensure fast and secure data transfer across the globe. PacketFabric’s network technology is a significant addition to phoenixNAP’s carrier list, enabling it to extend its internet exchange services and offer improved domestic connectivity.

“We are seeing a consistent uptick in adoption of our cloud on-ramp solutions, and to meet the needs of our customers, we are constantly looking for new avenues of expansion,” said Chad Milam, president and Chief Operating Officer at PacketFabric. “Our decision to work with phoenixNAP was driven by multiple factors, most important of which are its strategic location, security, robustness, and the availability of AWS Direct Connect. We are excited to work together on providing better options for our customers.”

phoenixNAP is a Premier Service Provider in the VMware® Cloud Provider Program and a Platinum Veeam® Cloud & Service Provider partner. phoenixNAP is also a PCI DSS Validated Service Provider and its flagship facility is SOC Type 1 and SOC Type 2 audited.

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