PacketFabric CTO to join CEO Roundtable exploring Innovative Interconnections and their impact on Business


CULVER CITY, Calif., June 15, 2017 –  PacketFabric, a member of the NantWorks ecosystem of companies, today announces that its Chief Technology Officer, Richard Steenbergen, will participate in a roundtable with executives from Microsoft, Facebook, Bank Street, FirstLight and New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) on June 21, 2017 at 2:10 p.m. at Telecom Exchange NYC 2017, taking place at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

During this session titled “Innovative Interconnections & Their Impact on Business” featured executives will explore how new forms of connectivity services are impacting consumer and enterprise marketplaces as they discuss the latest interconnection offerings, benefits, future opportunities and challenges. Leveraging two decades of industry experience, Mr. Steenbergen will provide an insider perspective on the evolution of network connectivity practices, and illustrate for attendees how PacketFabric’s Software-defined Networking (SDN) based platform delivers a superior solution for reliable, simple, cost-effective networking services.

“The interconnectivity infrastructure landscape is changing rapidly as we experience a major surge in the deployment of dark fiber, data centers and cable landing stations,” explains Mr. Steenbergen. “The PacketFabric platform is designed to serve the needs of evolving networks by delivering access to cost-effective, secure, reliable and dynamic connectivity that is instantly provisioned to meet the demands of the most bandwidth-intensive applications and workloads. I’m looking forward to joining my industry colleagues at Telecom Exchange to further discuss the impact of innovative interconnection models on the greater telecom market.”

Consistent with the design of a modern, cloud-based architecture, PacketFabric’s services are available on a month-to-month, and usage basis. This eliminates the need to purchase fixed capacity circuits or long-term contracts. Using the latest state-of-the-art networking and optical technologies, PacketFabric delivers hundreds of terabits per second of network capacity and is designed to scale to petabits per second.

PacketFabric’s vision is to completely transform how companies procure and maintain their networking services. Leveraging an advanced Application Program Interface (API) and web-based portal, PacketFabric provides customers with the ability to dynamically design and efficiently deploy any network configuration with unparalleled visibility and control over the network traffic and services. PacketFabric’s robust packet-switched network offers real-time analytics and interactive troubleshooting capabilities, ensuring scalable and reliable performance for all customers.

To learn more about the next-generation platform, request a meeting with the PacketFabric team at Telecom Exchange by emailing:, or visit

About PacketFabric

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 130 premier colocation facilities across 13 U.S. markets, and enables simple, cost-effective, and scalable network deployment via its advanced Application Program Interface (API) and web-based portal. For more information, visit or connect with PacketFabric on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About NantWorks

NantWorks, LLC, founded by renowned physician scientist and inventor of the first human nanoparticle chemotherapeutic agent Abraxane®, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, is the umbrella organization for the following entities: NantHealth, NantMobileHealth, NantOmics, NantBio, NantCell, NantPharma, NantCapital and NantCloud. Fact-based and solution-driven, each of NantWorks’ division entities operates at the nexus of innovation and infrastructure. The core mission of NantWorks is convergence and a systems approach to human biology: to develop and deliver a diverse range of technologies that accelerates innovation, broaden the scope of scientific discovery, enhance ground-breaking research, and improve healthcare treatment for those in need. NantWorks is building an integrated fact-based, genomically and proteomically -informed, personalized approach to the delivery of care and the development of next generation diagnostics and therapeutics for life threatening diseases such as Cancer, Infectious Diseases and Alzheimer’s. For more information please visit and follow Dr. Soon-Shiong on Twitter at @DrPatSoonShiong.

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