Sidera Networks, a provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announced it has begun construction of a fiber-optic network that will interconnect major cities throughout Virginia.
The new network will add more than 1,000 route miles to Sidera’s already expansive East Coast network footprint, delivering greater reach to a broad audience of customers that require scalable, resilient, and diverse network solutions.
The Virginia expansion will extend Sidera’s fiber network from its southernmost point today in Chantilly, Va., to major cities including Richmond, Newport News, Roanoke and points in between.
The project is expected to be complete by the end of 2013.
“The new Virginia network is an important extension of our footprint, providing both new and existing customers with access to key locations throughout Virginia,” said Clint Heiden, president of Sidera Networks. “Sidera already connects to approximately 125 data centers; the Virginia network will provide our customers with access to additional data centers in key areas such as Culpeper and Richmond.”
Heiden continued, “This expansion also will provide a diverse, high-capacity network option to major government and military locations throughout Virginia, bringing us closer to data centers and financial, healthcare and education hubs in North Carolina – an important benefit to our customers.”
For information about Sidera Networks and its new Virginia network, visit www.sidera.net or follow Sidera on Twitter @sideranetworks.