The PoP is located in the MTL-R2 facility, Canada’s largest wholesale data center.
“Through GTT, ROOT Data Center customers now have more connectivity options,” said AJ Byers, president and CEO, ROOT Data Center. “Companies throughout North America, including top technology firms that have IT infrastructure in Canada, can now benefit from ROOT’s cutting-edge colocation services coupled with GTT’s internet and wide area networking services, including secure and private connectivity to leading cloud service providers.”
The PoP coincides with growing demand for colocation services in Montreal, including major cloud providers and multinational enterprises that are attracted to Quebec’s business and economic opportunities.
“ROOT Data Center’s Montreal facility is located along one of the busiest routes for internet traffic between Europe and the U.S.,” said Jeff Beer, GTT carrier division president. “With this new PoP, ROOT’s multinational customers are able to combine industry-leading infrastructure with GTT’s global reach to support their international business operations.”