AboveNets announced that it will connect to the Cervalis data centers located in Stamford, Connecticut and Totowa, New Jersey. Customers located in the facilities will have access to AboveNet's private, optical network and extensive fiber footprint for connectivity in and between top metro markets in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
AboveNet will provide Cervalis customers with diverse, low-latency routes to other top business centers. For example, a company operating in the Cervalis center in Stamford or Totowa can establish an Ethernet connection to its office location, remote data center and to business partners within top metro locations.
The Cervalis data center in
represents an AboveNet IP POP (point-of-presence) which enables AboveNet to
deliver Tier 1 IP service to the Cervalis client base at affordable rates.
"Cervalis is extremely pleased to partner with AboveNet and their high performance telecommunications network," said Michael Boccardi, president and chief executive officer of Cervalis. "The partnership is part of Cervalis' continuing efforts to provide additional premiere networking capabilities to our customers," added Boccardi.
AboveNet provides a complete portfolio of metro Ethernet, WDM, Long Haul and IP transit services. Cervalis customers also can benefit from AboveNet's world-class fiber optic network in both the U.S and Europe, with connections to buildings containing more than 400 data centers. Its infrastructure includes more than 2.3 million fiber miles, an intercity network spanning approximately 12,000 route miles and a global Tier 1 IP backbone.
"AboveNet is uniquely positioned to serve the high bandwidth customers located in the Cervalis data centers," said Rajiv Datta, chief operating officer at AboveNet. "Our network is specifically engineered to deliver fast, dedicated, secure connectivity to critical business locations, and we look forward to expanding our network to serve additional enterprise and carrier customers in the tri-state area."