January 19, 2010 AboveNet Inc. in White Plains, N.Y., is extending its low-latency fiber optic network in the New York facilities of Telehouse America Corp. to provide interconnectivity between its 25 Broadway and 7 Teleport data centers in Manhattan and Staten Island. AboveNet's network also provides connectivity for financial markets and media content delivery in data center and colocation facilities in the tri-state area.
Telehouse America's New York data centers are secure facilities with private power generation systems, 24/7 security controls, N+1 environmental configurations, and power redundancy. AboveNet offers a privately owned fiber optic network that spans more than 2.1 million fiber miles. The network offers secure routes to transport important information.
"Every millisecond counts for financial institutions executing millions of daily transactions and for delivery of sensitive Internet content by media or general enterprise organizations," says Fred Cannone, director of sales and marketing for Telehouse America.
"Telehouse's state-of the-art facilities provide a secure foundation for the finance sector's communications," says MaryBeth Nance, executive director of business development for AboveNet. "Clients can not only house their mission-critical infrastructure components within 25 Broadway or 7 Teleport, but also provide a link between these facilities through an ultra low-latency route for a truly resilient disaster recovery solution."