Integra Telecom Extends Fiber Network to vX's Data Center
By: Blair Felter on April 23, 2014
Deployment of Integra’s Vast Fiber Network Within vXchnge’s Award-Winning Data Center Further Ensures Reliable, Seamless and Secure Customer Connectivity
April 23, 2014 – vXchnge, a leading, next-generation, software-defined, intelligent data center services company operating data centers in multiple markets across the US, announces today that Integra™ has extended its advanced fiber network connection to vXchnge’s Data Center. Integra is a leading, carrier-grade network provider connecting to over 2,700 on-net buildings. By extending its network to the premier data center, Integra offers vXchnge’s customers more options for highly scalable and secure bandwidth business connectivity solutions.
Integra’s fiber connectivity to the vXchnge data center aligns with its strategic plans to invest in existing and adjacent markets leveraging its existing network. This includes expansion of fiber assets to strategic targets in the San Francisco Bay Area. Integra presently has over 6,000 miles of long-haul fiber-optic network, 3,000 miles of metropolitan fiber and a nationwide IP/MPLS network that can deliver high bandwidth services to over 460,000 businesses.
“In our search for prime data centers to connect to, vXchnge registered high on our radar, not only for its prime West Coast location, but for its industry leading data center design that supports high-power and cooling densities, a necessity for new cloud service deployments. vXchnge’s flexible, high-performance infrastructure platforms are designed to afford customers and service providers growth and scale dimensions that our clients’ applications and technologies demand,” states Dan Stoll SVP Strategy and Development of Integra. “We look forward to providing a connectivity solution for our mutual customers that require vXchnge’s infrastructure capabilities and Integra’s high capacity network services. These customers are afforded seamless, secure transport via our available high-bandwidth products.”
“vXchnge is operating and building data centers for colocation services for the future. We operate as a neutral marketplace for customers and service providers where power, cooling and network capacities meet today’s and tomorrow’s needs. This marketplace serves the needs today where high bandwidth demands are matched with high performing data center infrastructures to meet application deployment needs, with a seamless, flexible and high performing ecosystem. Service Providers and Cloud providers will be able to maximize the number of ‘eyeballs,’ eardrums and end points for their networked and cloud applications,” continues Ernest Sampera, CMO and Senior Vice President at vXchnge. “We are honored that Integra is joining us and look forward to the growth opportunities that Integra’s network services will bring to our collective marketplaces. As our clients grow, we all grow – the essence of the networked marketplace model.”
vXchnge operates leading, next-generation, software-defined, intelligent data centers. Designed for Performance®, vXchnge delivers high-density infrastructures and choice of carriers. Our data centers incorporate the latest technologies and monitoring systems. A performance-driven infrastructure provider, vXchnge’s facilities offer infrastructure designs, densities and networks that are operated by industry-leading technical teams required to support today’s network-enabled businesses.
Integra™ provides facilities-based communications and network services to enterprises, small and mid-sized businesses, government agencies and carriers throughout the western United States, with nationwide and international connectivity delivered via a robust IP/MPLS network. Integra’s vast, privately owned network connects customers to 6,400 miles of long-haul fiber optic infrastructure and 3,000 miles of metro fiber across 35 cities in 11 states, and its Ethernet-over-copper infrastructure extends ubiquitous Ethernet access to more than 460,000 business locations. Customers trust Integra for secure, reliable, low-latency solutions to power high-bandwidth cloud services, data center connectivity and the applications that drive their success. Integra’s services are backed by hands-on support and strong service level agreements. For more information, visit www.integratelecom.com.
About Blair Felter
As the Marketing Director at vXchnge, Blair is responsible for managing every aspect of the growth marketing objective and inbound strategy to grow the brand. Her passion is to find the topics that generate the most conversations.