phoenixNAP works with the leader in network technologies to diversify its carrier connections.
PHOENIX, AZ, April 9, 2019 - phoenixNAP®, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, today announced deployment of PacketFabric’s Connectivity-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform in its flagship data center in Phoenix, Arizona. The new point of presence will provide additional access points to PacketFabric’s network, while phoenixNAP’s customers will benefit from a greater carrier choice and improved connectivity.
As a scalable network-as-a-service platform facilitating private interconnectivity between data centers, PacketFabric empowers its customers to easily create and manage private networks using its web portal and API. Customers can instantly create secure interconnections to every point on PacketFabric’s network, reaching major internet exchanges, cloud service providers, and more. phoenixNAP’s data center will enable PacketFabric to further improve access to its services and directly access AWS Direct Connect. As the only AWS Direct Connect edge location in Arizona, phoenixNAP is uniquely positioned to support PacketFabric’s expansion efforts.
“The collaboration with PacketFabric is our next step in ensuring carrier neutrality and expanding interconnectivity options for our customers,” said Ian McClarty, president at phoenixNAP. “Our flagship data center hosts over 30 premier bandwidth, network, and telecom carriers, and we are excited that PacketFabric is a part of that ecosystem. Its network is robust, stable, and scalable, which enables us to deliver an improved experience to our customers.”
phoenixNAP’s data center in Phoenix, Arizona, is directly connected to all major domestic and global network interconnectivity points. The available options enable seamless global internet exchanges to ensure fast and secure data transfer across the globe. PacketFabric’s network technology is a significant addition to phoenixNAP’s carrier list, enabling it to extend its internet exchange services and offer improved domestic connectivity.
“We are seeing a consistent uptick in adoption of our cloud on-ramp solutions, and to meet the needs of our customers, we are constantly looking for new avenues of expansion,” said Chad Milam, president and Chief Operating Officer at PacketFabric. “Our decision to work with phoenixNAP was driven by multiple factors, most important of which are its strategic location, security, robustness, and the availability of AWS Direct Connect. We are excited to work together on providing better options for our customers.”
phoenixNAP is a Premier Service Provider in the VMware® Cloud Provider Program and a Platinum Veeam Cloud & Service Provider partner. phoenixNAP is also a PCI DSS Validated Service Provider and its flagship facility is SOC Type 1 and SOC Type 2 audited.
phoenixNAP® is a global IT services provider with a focus on cybersecurity and compliance-readiness, whose progressive Infrastructure-as-a-Service solutions are delivered from strategic edge locations worldwide. Its cloud, dedicated servers, hardware leasing, and colocation options are built to meet always evolving IT businesses requirements. Providing comprehensive disaster recovery solutions, DDoS-protected global network, hybrid IT deployments with software and hardware-based security, phoenixNAP fully supports its clients’ business continuity planning. Offering scalable and resilient opex solutions with expert staff to assist, phoenixNAP supports growth and innovation in businesses of any size enabling their digital transformation. Visit www.phoenixnap.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube for more information.
PacketFabric redefines how companies procure, consume, and manage their network connectivity services. Leveraging an innovative, entirely automated SDN-based network architecture and the latest in optical and packet switching technology, PacketFabric enables dynamic, real-time connectivity services between major carrier-neutral colocation facilities at terabit-scale. PacketFabric facilitates coast-to-coast connectivity between more than 150 premier colocation facilities across 19 U.S. and European markets, and enables simple, cost-effective, and scalable network deployment via its advanced Application Program Interface (API) and web-based portal.