Thursday, September 22, 2016

New Jersey Fiber Exchange Builds Tier 3 Colocation on the Shore

New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) officially commissioned its new 64,800-aquare-foot, Tier 3, carrier-neutral data center that intersects where subsea cables from around the globe meet on the New Jersey coast.

NJFX has operated the exclusive carrier-neutral Meet-Me-Room (MMR) inside Tata Communications cable landing station (CLS) in Wall, New Jersey for the past year.  The new facility builds this out to a data center campus with 250 fiber conduits connecting the new data center to the MMR.


NJFX said its key advantages include:

  • Direct Connectivity to leading service providers within Tata’s CLS and secured express routes with several facility-based carriers
  • Direct Access to robust international capacity and the availability of Tier 1 ISP services with multiple fiber-based providers offering regional, national and independent international networks
  • Interconnection Options, at the cable head-end, for service providers, enterprises, carrier-neutral operators and cable companies without recurring cross-connect fees
  • Direct Peering and the ability to design high-capacity, low latency networks directly to and from the cable head, minimizing the need for traditional backhaul connectivity. This removes a detour to New York City, eliminates choke points and lowers cost and latency. 

http://www.njfx.net/



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