FiberLight connects to BYTEGRID's new Silver Spring data center

Fiber-optic network provider FiberLight, LLC says it now provides connectivity to BYTEGRID’s new 91,000 sq. ft. data center in Silver Spring, MD.

Fiber-optic network provider FiberLight, LLC says it now provides connectivity to BYTEGRID’s new 91,000 sq. ft. data center in Silver Spring, MD.

BYTEGRID is an emerging company that is establishing carrier neutral data centers across the country. “BYTEGRID’s first data center campus in Silver Spring, MD, exemplifies the solution we are committed to deliver – a highly secure, robust, and reliable facility that is flexible enough to satisfy the needs of government and private users alike, enterprise IT or a cloud service provider. Whether the need is for 50 watts per foot or 250 watts per foot, N+1, N+2 or 2N, we can deliver all in our Silver Spring facility,” said Don Goodwin, BYTEGRID’s executive vice president.

FiberLight has provided high-speed fiber-optic network services in Maryland and the surrounding area for more than a decade. It recently expanded its footprint in the market; its infrastructure in the area now extends across more than 600 route miles from Baltimore to Washington, DC, to central Virginia.

“FiberLight will provide turnkey transport services to BYTEGRID clients, connecting the BYTEGRID data center directly to facilities reached by the core fiber network we own including private financial market data centers, key interconnection facilities in Ashburn, major content providers, government campuses including the Pentagon, Fort Meade, many civilian agencies, and MAX GIGAPOP and Internet 2 POPs. All key destination points within the FiberLight network become immediately accessible for both managed services as well as our dark fiber solutions from BYTEGRID’s facility.” said Ben Edmond, president of sales and marketing at FiberLight.

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