EdgeConneX has partnered with Integra to deploy fiber network connectivity to its Edge Data Centers to address escalating data traffic volumes. Initial upgrade locations will include Denver, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Seattle, Portland and Sacramento, with plans to connect additional facilities in the future.
Edge Data Centers that are strategically positioned nearest to network provider aggregation points, with the goal of providing low-latency data delivery for businesses and wholesale customers, as well as improved quality of service.
“As we cross into the zettabyte era and face even more sophisticated user demands, we must focus on developing and deploying networks that provide faster and more reliable data connections,” said Dan Stoll, senior vice president of strategy and development at Integra. “Accessing our extensive fiber network allows EdgeConneX to bring content closer to end-users within major metro markets with reduced network latency, delivering content faster than ever before.”
Integra maintains a network footprint across the Western United States, offering EdgeConneX customers access to more than 9,000 route miles of long-haul fiber-optic network connectivity from each Edge Data Center.
“With a reliable, high-speed backbone, Integra was a perfect strategic partner for EdgeConneX as we continue to extend our reach, optimize delivery of data and ensure an exceptional end-user experience,” added Clint Heiden, chief commercial officer at EdgeConneX. “Connecting our Edge Data Centers with Integra’s extensive fiber network is another giant step forward in alleviating widespread Internet congestion.”