New IO Data Centers facility brought on-line
AGL Networks announced today the completion of a fiber expansion into IO Data Centers new 530,000 square foot Phoenix ONE data center campus.
We are thrilled to offer dark fiber service to both the Scottsdale ONE and Phoenix ONE IO Data Centers facilities. said Jim Gillis, president, AGL Networks. The need for dark fiber network solutions is growing in todays current economic climate. Providing our clients with lower operating cost with enhanced network security and redundancy is essential.
“We’re pleased with AGL Networks decision to extend their dark fiber network into our Phoenix ONE data center,” said Matt Calhoun, chief technology officer, IO Data Centers. “This additional capacity will offer our existing and future clients greater diversity, flexibility and lower cost connectivity options. We are glad to have AGL supplement our world class network story.”
IO Data Centers provides next-generation data center and colocation services which are considered best in class for hosting and maintaining mission critical data center operations. IO Data Centers broad range of outsourced data center services are used by several of the largest Web properties and enterprises world-wide. The companys newest data center, Phoenix ONE, is a state-of-the-art, high powered facility which serves as both an enterprise data center complex and Phoenix carrier hotel. All IO Data Centers sites offer carrier neutral colocation services which allow customers the flexibility and cost savings of direct, no-charge cross connects to the AGL network.
The benefits of leasing capacity from AGL Networks include the ease and ability to increase bandwidth on demand, complete route diversity from other providers, enhance network security with an all underground network, provide flexibility in applications that utilize dark fiber and reduce overall telecommunication costs.
This addition brings AGL Networks on-net building list to over 70 sites. Today in Phoenix, AGLs fiber footprint encompasses 255 route miles. For more information about AGL networks, visit our website at www.aglnetworks.com
About AGL Networks
AGL Networks, a wholly owned subsidiary of AGL Resources (NYSE: AGL), owns, constructs and operates dark fiber optic networks and provides last mile connectivity between telecommunications service providers and business customers in the United States with large metro fiber footprints in Atlanta and Phoenix and specific turnkey fiber solutions in Kansas City, St Louis, Richmond and Nashville. For more information, visit www.aglnetworks.com.
About AGL Resources
AGL Resources (NYSE: AGL), an Atlanta-based energy services company, serves more than 2.3 million customers in six states. The company also owns Houston-based Sequent Energy Management, an asset manager serving natural gas wholesale customers throughout North America. As a 70 percent owner in the SouthStar partnership, AGL Resources markets natural gas to consumers in Georgia under the Georgia Natural Gas brand. The company also owns and operates Jefferson Island Storage & Hub, a high-deliverability natural gas storage facility near the Henry Hub in Louisiana. For more information, visit www.aglresources.com.
Founded in 2007, IO provides the data center as a service @scale™. IO internet data centers are engineered to deliver the optimal data center capacity, security, network and cloud inter-connectivity for mission critical applications of any scale. IO operates large data center campuses, featuring over 2 million square feet, hundreds of networks and 300 MWs in North America and Singapore. For more than a decade, IO has earned the trust of the most demanding technology users by delivering the data center at scale to digital-first enterprises, cloud companies, hyperscale service providers, governments and businesses worldwide. To learn more about IO @scale™, visit io.com.
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