Cogent Expands vXchnge Data Center Footprint

Cogent Communications has reached a total of nine vXchnge data centers with the latest expansion of its footprint in vXchnge markets.

Cogent serves more than 190 markets in 42 countrie. With this network expansion, businesses in vXchnge’s Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Philadelphia and Secaucus data centers will join those in vXchnge’s Santa Clara, New York City, Jersey City, and Cleveland facilities – where data center customers will be able to tap into Cogent’s Internet access and data transport services.

“vXchnge’s broad geographic footprint enables Cogent to reach more businesses and continue to offer the high quality services, we have committed to providing to customers,” said Dave Schaeffer, CEO at Cogent Communications. “In addition, vXchnge has a strong record of operational resiliency and quality of service, which is required for us to continue to serve our customers as we do.”

“With Cogent’s global network presence in our data centers, we are able to provide our customers access to Cogent’s high quality fiber optic connectivity options from one of the world’s largest ISPs,” added Keith Olsen, CEO at vXchnge. “vXchnge has a proven track record of supporting global and emerging brands by providing the flexibility, security and operational excellence that enables connectivity between networks, cloud providers and enterprises.”