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Data Foundry

September 17, 2014 13:00 ET

Data Foundry Announces Level 3 to Build Into Its Houston 2 Data Center

Level 3 Plans to Bring Its Fiber Network Into the Facility Prior to Its Opening in Early 2015

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2014) - Data Foundry, a leading provider of data center colocation, disaster recovery and managed services, today announced that Level 3 Communications will build into Data Foundry's Houston 2 data center. Level 3 plans to build diverse fiber entry points prior to the facility opening in the first quarter of 2015.

Data Foundry is committed to having multiple premium carrier options for Houston 2 customers. The addition of Level 3 allows customers access to its global network capabilities including its secure, high-bandwidth network. Level 3 is already a key network partner of Data Foundry and provides services at all of its global locations.

"Level 3, with its recognized expertise in networking and managed services, is a great carrier addition to Houston 2," said Edward Henigin, CTO at Data Foundry. "Our customers will benefit from having many choices in telecommunications providers from day one at our new carrier-neutral data center."

Houston 2 is a 350,000 square foot purpose-built data center currently being constructed in North Houston's Greens Crossing district. With capabilities for 60 megawatts of power, the facility will have a chilled water-cooling system, a 185 mph wind-rated structure and will offer carrier-neutral network access to more than 10 On-Net fiber carriers.

The facility will open in the first quarter of 2015. For more information on Data Foundry's Houston 2 Data Center, visit www.datafoundry.com.

About Data Foundry
Data Foundry provides comprehensive wholesale and retail data center outsourcing, colocation, and disaster recovery services. The company provides its customers with secure premium facilities for servers and equipment, emergency workspace and carrier-neutral network accessibility, supported by experienced onsite technicians and customer support 24/7/365. The company supports more than 1,000 enterprise customers across a variety of industries including energy, healthcare and financial services. Founded in 1994, Data Foundry was the first Internet Service Provider in San Antonio and one of the first 50 Internet Service Providers in the United States. Today, Data Foundry operates data centers in Austin and Houston and owns private networks in Austin, Houston, San Antonio and Dallas. For more information, visit www.datafoundry.com or call 1.888.839.2794.

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