PACKETFABRIC’S SDN-BASED PLATFORM OFFERS GREATER CUSTOMER CHOICE AND FLEXIBILITY.
NEW YORK – August 29, 2017 – TELEHOUSE, a KDDI Group company and the global leader for data centers, international internet exchanges and managed IT services, today announces the deployment of PacketFabric, the highly scalable network-as-a-service platform and a member of the NantWorks ecosystem of companies, in two Telehouse data center facilities in New York.
The partnership allows both companies to extend their carrier and data center ecosystems. Telehouse customers in any of its U.S. Tier 3 data centers can now access the extensive network platform provided by PacketFabric, including Internet Exchange Point (IXP), Internet Service Provider (ISP) and Cloud Service Provider (CSP) services.
“Telehouse has been expanding our connectivity and cloud solutions both domestically and globally as we continuously seek to offer greater flexibility and choice to our data center customers,” comments Akio Sugeno, Vice President, Internet Engineering, Operations and Business Development, Telehouse America. “We expect more deployments with the addition of new global locations coming on the PacketFabric network this year.”
Through the PacketFabric network, Telehouse will be able to greatly extend its internet exchange services, and its multi-cloud connectivity exchange, Telehouse Cloud Interconnect, thus enhancing its carrier-neutral data center services. By partnering with Telehouse, PacketFabric adds to its existing U.S. footprint and expands Over-the-Top (OTT) service offerings.
“We are very excited to increase the number of locations where Telehouse can offer services to their customers, while allowing our customers to access Telehouse customers and services,” remarks William Charnock, CEO, PacketFabric. “This partnership is a natural fit, expanding the ecosystem for both companies across our carrier grade SDN-based network.”
TELEHOUSE owns and operates 48 data centers worldwide. The company has two data centers in New York, including 85 Tenth Avenue in the Chelsea district of Manhattan and 7 Teleport Drive in Staten Island, New York, as well as one data center in California located in downtown Los Angeles at 626 Wilshire Blvd. The PacketFabric deployment will first be made available in Telehouse’s 7 Teleport Drive facility in Staten Island, as of August 1, 2017, with additional US locations to follow by the end of the year.
To learn more about TELEHOUSE, visit www.telehouse.com.
For more information about PacketFabric, visit www.packetfabric.com.
A stable and trusted pioneer of carrier-neutral data center services, TELEHOUSE provides secure, power-protected environments, where clients house and operate their telecommunications and network resources. Among the many benefits of collocating with TELEHOUSE is the ability to connect to state-of-the-art peering exchanges in New York (NYIIX) and Los Angeles (LAIIX). Additionally, the global availability of 48 TELEHOUSE-branded data centers in 23 cities throughout Asia, Africa, North America and EMEA, delivers continuous, cost-effective operation of network-dependent, IT infrastructure to businesses around the world. Please visit www.telehouse.com, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about the Channel Partner program. Connect with TELEHOUSE on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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 www.packetfabric.com or connect with PacketFabric on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
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 operate 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 www.nantworks.com and follow Dr. Soon-Shiong on Twitter at @DrPatSoonShiong.