CyrusOne Teams with EarthLink for Expanded Coverage in Key Texas Markets
DALLAS – (October 3, 2016) – Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) is pleased to announce it is working with EarthLink (EarthLink Holdings Corp. NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading network services provider dedicated to delivering great customer experiences, to provide connectivity into and between key CyrusOne data centers in Texas. EarthLink will initially provide 100 Gigabit connectivity between data centers in Dallas, Austin and Houston, with plans to provide additional connectivity to more data centers in the future. The new relationship will provide CyrusOne with additional flexibility, scale and network resiliency to match the growing needs of its customers in this region.
“We are excited to work with CyrusOne to provide direct access between key data center locations via our unique long-haul fiber routes,” said David Zimmer, EarthLink’s SVP Carrier Services. “By understanding their needs, we are able to provide a customized solution, including diverse routing and large scale bandwidth options. This helps CyrusOne maintain some of the most secure, scalable, and highly flexible data center infrastructure in the industry.”
Josh Snowhorn, VP and GM of Interconnection at CyrusOne, echoed the enthusiasm for the upcoming relationship. “As a provider of mission-critical enterprise data center services for Fortune 1000 organizations, we view the importance of our customers and infrastructure across this part of Texas’ DASH markets through a similar lens as EarthLink,” he said. “We’re proud to work closely with them on this project and look forward to building on our mutual success in years to come.”
In October, EarthLink will join CyrusOne at the NANOG event in Dallas, TX to discuss the benefits of the relationship. The planned network enhancements will be operational in Q4 2016. For more information, visit cyrusone.com or EarthLink.com/Carrier.
CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 950 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 175 of the Fortune 1000 or equivalent-sized companies.
CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise customers require, and are delivered through a tailored, customer-service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National IX platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its more than 30 data centers worldwide. Additional information about CyrusOne can be found at www.cyrusone.com.
EarthLink (EarthLink Holdings Corp., NASDAQ: ELNK) is a leading network services provider dedicated to delivering great customer experiences in a cloud connected world. We help thousands of multi-location businesses securely establish critical connections in the cloud. Our solutions for cloud and hybrid networking, security and compliance, and unified communications provide the cost-effective performance and agility to serve customers anytime, anywhere, via any channel, or any device. We operate a nationwide network spanning 29,000+ fiber route miles, with 90 metro fiber rings and secure data centers that provide ubiquitous data and voice IP coverage. To learn why thousands of specialty retailers, restaurants, franchisors, financial institutions, healthcare providers, professional service firms, local governments, residential consumers and other carriers choose to connect with us, visit us at www.earthlink.com, @earthlink, on LinkedIn and Google+.
David M. Baum