Cogent Communications has established a new Point of Presence (PoP) in the RACK59 Data Center’s colocation facility located at 7725 W Reno, Oklahoma City, OK 73127. The new collaboration between RACK59 and Cogent Communications will provide additional resources to handle the growing bandwidth needs of RACK59’s customer base.
With this recent addition to RACK59’s ‘7725 Connect,’ customers in the data center now have access to an expanded amount of local and international providers. With the addition of Cogent Communications, 7725 CONNECT can offer access to 14 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) with On Net presence.
The announcement follows the news that telecommunications provider Windstream Communications as well as Level 3 established their Points of Presence (PoPs) in RACK59’s colocation data center in Oklahoma City.
“I am very excited to light RACK59 with Cogent’s fiber presence, said Samual Curtis, P.E., Managing Member of RACK59 Partners, LLC. “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. The new connection with Cogent allows RACK59 colocation customers a direct connection to prime content and affordable Internet access.”
Cogent Communications (NASDAQ: CCOI) is a multinational, “Tier 1” facilities-based ISP specialized in providing businesses with “high-speed” Internet access, Ethernet transport and colocation services. Cogent Communications‘ facilities-based, all-optical IP network provides services in more than 195 markets globally. Cogent Communications is headquartered at 2450 N St, NW, Washington, D.C. 20037.
Colocation Oklahoma City
RACK59’s carrier dense and carrier neutral data center in Oklahoma City contains 15,000 square feet of available colocation space – and features including a high-density server environment with fully redundant power architecture. The SSAE16 Certified data center 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.