LITTLE ROCK, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Windstream Wholesale, a leading provider of fast and flexible solutions, today announced that it will connect its Intelligent Converged Optical Network (ICON) to the EdgeConneX data center in Tempe, Arizona. The Tempe connection, scheduled to come online in January 2022, is the latest addition to Windstream’s growing EdgeConneX portfolio.
“We are excited to provide our customers with diverse, high-capacity connectivity to the fast-growing Phoenix-Tempe-Scottsdale area,” said Joe Scattareggia, executive vice president of Windstream Wholesale. “And we’re equally pleased to continue growing our relationship with EdgeConneX, a truly top-flight data center provider.”
“Our edge network facilities were engineered to support latency sensitive and bandwidth intensive applications,” said Phillip Marangella, chief marketing officer for EdgeConneX. “By partnering with Windstream Wholesale, we can offer increased capacity options and additional ways for our customers to advance their digital transformation objectives. We are thrilled to welcome Windstream Wholesale into the mix in Tempe.”
The carrier-neutral PHX01 Data Center is located at 3011 South 52nd St., Suite 107, in Tempe, less than 10 minutes from downtown Phoenix. It connects to Windstream’s point of presence at 1710 East Grant St. in Phoenix and houses approximately 30 clients, including cable and content providers, carriers, enterprise-scale customers and international tenants.
A Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute cloud on-ramp is available at Windstream’s Phoenix facility as well as other multi-cloud hybrid solutions through the company’s technology and solution partners.
In addition, EdgeConneX enables customers to access leading CSP’s like AWS, Google, Oracle, and IBM.
Windstream Wholesale also has a presence in these EdgeConneX data centers:
- 1003 Donnelly Ave., Atlanta, GA
- 21005 Lahser Rd., Southfield, MI
- 6327 Northeast Evergreen Parkway, Hillsboro OR
- 282 Corliss St., Pittsburgh, PA
- 8535 Highfields, Englewood, CO (Jan 2022)
Windstream’s Intelligent Converged Optical Network (ICON) provides open and disaggregated networking infrastructure, enabling wholesale and enterprise technology customers to select unique custom routes, maintain operational insights with Windstream’s Network Intelligence functions, and place their networks closer to the edge to better serve end-users.
To view the Windstream network map, visit https://www.windstreamenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/national-network-map.pdf
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Source: Windstream Holdings