SUBSCRIBE TO TMCnet
TMCnet - World's Largest Communications and Technology Community

August 09, 2012

Sunesys Expands Dark Fiber with Lit Transport Services to Philadelphia Technology Park



By Rory Lidstone
TMCnet Contributing Writer



Telecommunications services and dark fiber provider, Sunesys recently announced plans to offer lit transport services from across the Philadelphia region to the Philadelphia Technology Park, a high-density, high-redundancy data center facility.

The Philadelphia Technology Park is located at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia and is connected to Sunesys' Northeast regional network, which boasts over 3,300 miles of fiber in Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware.

“Since we installed our connection to the Philadelphia Technology Park earlier this year, we have seen an increased demand for lit services into the facility. With the Sunesys model of end-to-end network dedication, our lit service offering provides a unique solution for customers looking for the highest levels of security, reliability and simplicity,” said Alan Katz, senior vice president of Business Development for Sunesys, in a press release.

Sunesys will expand the dark fiber services it already offers with 1Gbps, 10Gbps, 40Gbps and 100 Gbps layer 2 connections over dedicated fiber strands. Sunesys president, Larry Coleman, pointed out that this isn't the first time the company has offered lit services, but this is the first instance of brining a lit landing point to a regional data center. "We look to expand on this model moving forward,” he added.

Corey Blanton, president of the Philadelphia Technology Park, added that the growing needs of the park's customers require a robust, reliable network with direct integration to Internet and other service providers. "The cost benefits and security of a Sunesys private managed solution offers Philadelphia Technology Park the ability to meet our customer demands to the fullest degree,” finished Blanton.

The Philadelphia Technology Park is a state-of-the-art, 25,700 square foot collocation center that was designed to meet the high density, cooling and bandwidth requirements the Uptime Institute.

In June, the collocation center was chosen by Fox Rothschild, a national law firm, as the primary data center for the firm's entire network.



Want to learn more about the latest in communications and technology? Then be sure to attend ITEXPO West 2012, taking place Oct. 2-5, in Austin, TX. ITEXPO (News - Alert) offers an educational program to help corporate decision makers select the right IP-based voice, video, fax and unified communications solutions to improve their operations. It's also where service providers learn how to profitably roll out the services their subscribers are clamoring for – and where resellers can learn about new growth opportunities. For more information on registering for ITEXPO click here.

Stay in touch with everything happening at ITEXPO. Follow us on Twitter.




Edited by Brooke Neuman
 
More Dark Fiber Community Stories


blog comments powered by Disqus




Technology Marketing Corporation

800 Connecticut Ave, 1st Floor East, Norwalk, CT 06854 USA
Ph: 800-243-6002, 203-852-6800
Fx: 203-866-3326

General comments: tmc@tmcnet.com.
Comments about this site: webmaster@tmcnet.com.

STAY CURRENT YOUR WAY

© 2014 Technology Marketing Corporation. All rights reserved.