Data center operator New Continuum has announced that global telecommunications provider Cogent Communications has extended its fiber-optic network into New Continuum’s West Chicago data center. The company says that this enables Cogent Communications to offer its full suite of connectivity services, including dedicated Internet access, IP transit and Ethernet VPN services to New Continuum’s customers.
Eli D. Scher, CEO, New Continuum said :
Extending Cogent’s fiber network into our West Chicago facility is critical to our development of an ecosystem. We have focused significant resources and energy toward building rich connectivity offerings in our facility.
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.
The company added that their West Chicago data center is designed for high performance computing applications. The facility has 2N power infrastructure, high density, adaptive cooling in a secure and scalable environment.
New Continuum also said that the addition of Cogent will enable them to offer unparalleled value to customers seeking to leverage its combined data center and network infrastructure.