Level 3 Communications has established a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) in RACK59’s colocation data center located at 7725 W Reno, Oklahoma City, OK 73127. With this recent addition to RACK59 Partners’ 7725 Connect, customers in the data center now have access to Level 3’s international fiber network and “high-speed” IP services.
“The spirit of RACK59 has always been to promote a carrier friendly Internet Exchange Point while cultivating a free peering environment for all fiber carriers interconnected at RACK59,” said Samual Curtis, P.E., Managing Member of RACK59 Partners. “The new connection with Level 3 allows RACK59 colocation customers a direct connection to prime content and affordable Internet access. RACK59 is now the only data center in Oklahoma with a true direct fiber connection with Level 3 and we are excited for the future. This is a major milestone for commerce in Oklahoma and will enable Oklahoma businesses to effectively compete with the world.”
Level 3 Communications provides communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers, serving more than 500 markets in over 60 countries. The new PoP within RACK59’s 7725 Connect is part of RACK59’s broader strategy to provide Tier 1 network connectivity coupled with high quality data center services for Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
“RACK59 is in a unique position to meet the needs of its customers,” said Julie Masino, regional vice president, Level 3 Communications. “With the launch of this new PoP, RACK59’s diverse portfolio of clients will be able to meet their bandwidth needs while maintaining the capacity to increase in scale to accommodate future business opportunities.”
RACK59 Partners’ carrier dense and carrier-neutral data center contains 15,000 square feet of available space and its features include a high-density server environment with fully redundant power architecture. The SSAE16 certified facility is outfitted with a multi-stage security system, including HID card readers, biometrics, and 24/7/365 monitoring. All power equipment is built with 2N redundancy in case of component failure and the building draws power from two independent power grids, backed by two diesel generators with 10,000 gallons (1 full week) of reserve fuel.