phoenixNAP and Telxius Join Forces to Enhance Data Center Connectivity
PHOENIX, AZ — phoenixNAP has announced the upcoming deployment of Telxius, the telecommunication infrastructure company of the Telefónica Group, to its data center in Phoenix, Arizona. This deployment will provide phoenixNAP’s clients with access to Telxius Tier 1 IP network, while Telxius will benefit from additional interconnectivity points to its global network.
With its extensive global footprint and recently established transatlantic cable MAREA and BRUSA, the lowest latency and highest capacity subsea cables ever deployed in the Atlantic, Telxius is a global leader in providing low latency and high capacity cable services, in addition to IP, colocation and security services. Its infrastructure includes more than 87,000 km of fiber optics connecting principal exchange points in the U.S., Latin America, Europe, and Africa. Being a Tier 1 ISP, Telxius will provide quality Internet Transit to the customers in the data center. Through phoenixNAP’s global data center network, Telxius will further improve its connectivity to support the growing needs for high-speed network services.
“The establishment of Telxius will provide our clients with access to additional global fiber routes for minimized latency and ultra-high performance,” said Ian McClarty, president at phoenixNAP. “As an infrastructure company Telxius will significantly boost our capacity to support global businesses and organizations that handle latency-sensitive or demanding cloud applications. We are excited about this collaboration and are looking forward to developing a closer business relationship with Telxius.”
phoenixNAP’s carrier-neutral data center in Phoenix enables organizations to directly connect to over thirty major network, bandwidth, and telecom providers in the world, including AWS Direct Connect. With such diverse carrier options and strategically positioned global nodes, phoenixNAP is one of the major interconnectivity hubs in Phoenix. Its strategic location, expert staff, and modern facility were some of the main reasons why Telxius selected it for its expansion.
“We are looking forward to working with phoenixNAP and unveiling new opportunities in the local market,” said Enrique Valdés, VP of Sales for the Northern Region, at Telxius. “phoenixNAP offers us resources to establish our presence in an area that is strategic for us in order to better serve the US West Coast and Latin America as well as adding new points of presence to our global network of advanced IP, capacity and colocation services. We will closely work with their expert staff on promoting new interconnection opportunities, network security, and data center resilience incorporating subsea enablement.”
About phoenixNAP: 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.
About Telxius: Telxius is the infrastructure company of the Telefónica Group. It manages an international network of 87,000 km of high capacity fiber optic submarine cables, including the two lowest latency and highest capacity systems in the world, MAREA and BRUSA, both already open for business. MAREA, a joint project with Microsoft and Facebook, is the highest-capacity submarine cable to ever cross the Atlantic. With its 11,000 km and cutting-edge technology, BRUSA links the United States and Brazil. SAM-1, PCCS, and UNISUR represent additional high capacity routes that link the United States and Latin America. In addition, Telxius has over 16,700 telecommunications towers in six countries, featuring one of the most extensive tower catalogues in the world, effectively serving customers as the leading tower company in Spain, Germany and Argentina and as a main provider in Brazil, Chile and Peru.