Lightower Fiber Networks Acquires Data Center Provider in Columbus, Ohio

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Lightower Fiber Networks, a provider of custom, high-capacity network services, has acquired Datacenter101 – a data center provider in Columbus, Ohio. Datacenter101 is strategically located in downtown Columbus at 101 East Tower Street. The facility is expertly engineered for redundancy, reliability, and scalability for small, medium and large businesses within the region.

Datacenter101 offers both enterprise-grade data center services as well as carrier-class colocation services. The company’s data center is built to meet all industry standards, with all power, networking, and critical systems designed to N+1 architecture, ensuring no single points of failure. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.

lightower networksThe data center Datacenter101 offers connectivity to a diversified group of service providers, as well as access to Lightower‘s all-fiber network and its 15,000+ service locations throughout the Midwest, Northeast, and Mid-Atlantic. With flexible cage and cabinet options, the facility offers scalable and customizable enterprise and carrier options.

“Datacenter101’s facility is located in an essential connectivity point within Columbus, Ohio and this acquisition further emphasizes Lightower’s commitment to supporting and investing in the Ohio marketplace,” said Rob Shanahan, CEO of Lightower. “We have seen tremendous demand for data center and networking services within the Columbus region. We look forward to pairing the data center needs of customers, with Lightower‘s all-fiber, high performance networking services, for a complete end-to-end solution.”