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(YorkPedia Editorial):- Ashburn, Feb 6, 2020 (Issuewire.com) – 6×7 Networks, the world’s only fully encrypted Global Telecommunications Carrier, announced today Fourteen (14) new points of presence new Point-of-Presence (PoP) the Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) Campus, in Ashburn, VA. The facility currently contains 316,000 kW of critical IT capacity and services early, middle-market and Fortune 1000 corporations and other global telecommunications carriers such as Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and GTT (NYSE:GTT).
These new facilities underscore 6×7’s goal of providing businesses and networks in the Virginia and Washington DC Area with additional connectivity options, enabling greater bandwidth and reduced latency through connections as fast as 600GE (600 gigabit Ethernet). Additionally, customers of the Equinix Ashburn IBX Campus will experience improved fault tolerance, load balancing and congestion management infrastructure capabilities for the delivery of both IPv4 and IPv6 access services, as well as fully encrypted layer2 transport to Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud and Government Cloud services from all providers. They will also have the opportunity to exchange traffic with 6×7’s rich global network.
“Northern Virginia is quite simply the largest datacenter market in the United States, period, full stop.” Says Benjamin PD Cannon, CEO, 6×7 Networks.
“1.1 Gigawatts” – that’s not a typo or a false statistic Ms. Cannon insists – “that’s a real number describing the real capacity, the region has over 1,097MW of provisioned power in what, thanks to the US Government, is now one of the densest fiber regions in the world.”
“In addition, the Equinix Ashburn Campus is the largest internet peering point in North America, and a major strategic telecommunications hub between the eastern United States and Europe.”
“Up to 70 Percent of the world’s internet traffic flows through Loudon County’s nearly six million sq. ft. of data centers each day, making this location right adjacent to the Nation’s Capitol a critical telecommunications hub in every sense including National Security.” Ms. Cannon continues. “With a combined 316MW of power capacity, approximately a third of the entire region’s provisioned power, this is one of the densest, largest, and most interconnected campuses in the world.”
6×7 Networks operates the only fully encrypted global telecom carrier network in the world, meeting FIPS-140 encryption standards, from the core to edge, and it’s customers include other telecommunications carriers, cellular networks, Fortune 100, middle market, and emerging startups with exotic telecommunications needs.
A partial list of Datacenters in the Campus appears below:
21711 Filigree Court
21715 Filigree Court
44470 Chilum Place (Building 1)
21691 Filigree Court
21701 Filigree Court (Building D)
21721 Filigree Court
21551 Beaumeade Circle
21721 Filigree Court
44790 Performance Circle
Equinix,Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world’s leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most-interconnected data centers. On this global platform for digital business, companies come together across more than 50 markets on five continents to reach everywhere, interconnect everyone and integrate everything they need to create their digital futures. Equinix.com
About 6×7 Networks
6×7 Networksis the world’s only fully encrypted Global Telecommunications Carrier. Serving the data communications needs of enterprise businesses, government, healthcare, finance, and national interests across the globe for over 26 years, 6×7 applies government-grade security on all links to meet or exceed FIPS-140 standards in hardware on it’s redundant and highly-available global telco backbone. To better serve it’s customers; 6×7 owns and operates 2 Carrier-Neutral Datacenters in San Francisco and San Mateo, in addition to its bay area, California, Chicago, NYC, and global network of POPs which are integrated into other wholesale carrier partner networks in order to deliver a global wholesale footprint to the carrier community. This insures a cost-effective, scalable and resilient network that is committed to the wholesale environment and their respective clients. For more information, visit www.6x7networks.com.
In the heart of the Federal Government sector, with a large enclave of telecommunications carriers and cloud providers, CBRE reported that Northern Virginia is the first data center market in the world to surpass 1,000 MW, with a growth spurt of 25% in 2019. Northern Virginia data centers captured 73% of the primary wholesale colocation demand in the first half of 2019, and holds 60.4% of the primary market that is currently under construction
Source :6×7 Networks, LLC
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