Global telecommunications provider, Cogent Communications, has extended its fiber-optic network into New Continuum’s West Chicago data center. New Continuum is now able to offer Cogent’s full suite of connectivity services to its customers including Dedicated Internet Access, IP Transit and Ethernet VPN services.
“Extending Cogent’s fiber network into our West Chicago data center facility is critical to our development of an ecosystem. We have focused significant resources and energy toward building rich connectivity offerings in our facility,” said Eli D. Scher, CEO of New Continuum. “Our customers’ applications range from a variety of IT and managed services to cloud and content applications and disaster recovery. In almost every instance adding a carrier like Cogent will add value to their processes to be able leverage another powerful global network for a variety of IT solutions.”
New Continuum’s West Chicago data center is designed for high performance computing applications. The facility boasts true 2N power infrastructure, high density, adaptive cooling in a secured and scalable environment.
Cogent Communications (NASDAQ:CCOI) is a multinational, Tier 1 facilities-based ISP, actually one of the largest Internet backbone network providers in the world. The company specializes in providing businesses with high speed Internet access, Ethernet transport and colocation services. Cogent’s facilities-based, all-optical IP network provides services in more than 190 markets globally.