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SummitIG

October 12, 2015 07:00 ET

SummitIG's Growth Continues to Rapidly Transform and Take Command of the Northern Virginia Market

SummitIG is Northern Virginia's Largest and Fastest Growing Provider of Dark Fiber Solutions, With More Than 45 On-Net Buildings and 450 Miles of Dense Underground Network

DULLES, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 12, 2015) -

Highlights:

  • Exponential growth in network infrastructure, on-net buildings, and customer revenue make SummitIG the dominant provider of dark fiber in the region
  • Customer demand increasing from Internet and content companies, financial institutions and federal agencies that face the challenge of handling increasing amounts of business critical data that needs to be highly secure and always available
  • SummitIG powers the fastest growing dark fiber infrastructure in Northern Virginia

SummitIG, Northern Virginia's premier network solutions and bandwidth infrastructure provider, announced that the rapid expansion of its dark fiber network infrastructure continues to have a significant and positive impact on customers throughout the region. Since the company launched operations in 2012, SummitIG has built an extensive fiber optic network of more than 450 miles, including unique and densely populated infrastructure routes stretching from Data Center Alley in Loudoun County to Reston and greater Vienna and Tysons Corner commercial districts to developing data center areas of Prince William County. In late 2014, the company activated a 170-mile regional long-haul network connecting Northern Virginia to the greater Richmond area south of the Capital Region. With a 650% increase in customer revenue from data centers, carriers and enterprises, over a one-year period, SummitIG has taken the market by storm.

"The tremendous influx of demand is clear evidence that customers need a new alternative for high performance, flexible network connectivity," said Bill Cook, CEO at SummitIG. "Our dark fiber offers ideal, unique routes that are better performing and more secure than existing alternatives. Add the fact that it enables much greater control and flexibility at an affordable price, and you have an undeniably compelling solution for data centers and enterprises handling vast amounts of critical data."

As technology advancements continue to drive huge demand for Internet connectivity and data transport, business customers and government agencies face increasing challenges in managing massive amounts of critical and sensitive data. As Northern Virginia is the hub for large enterprises, content companies, cloud providers and, government agencies, the area is one of the most heavily trafficked data center regions in the world, and has become the epicenter of the Internet on the east coast.

"Not only do we have the most dark fiber infrastructure in the ground throughout the region, we also offer the most comprehensive solutions -- all high count fiber and the ability to easily replicate," said Sunny Kumar, Chief Commercial Officer at SummitIG. "Because of our approach, we are able to implement and deliver our services much faster than other providers, giving our customers on demand dark fiber services and a competitive advantage. SummitIG is transforming how metro networks are architected and deployed with dedicated, diverse and robust dark fiber solutions that deliver numerous benefits at affordable rates."

SummitIG's network infrastructure delivers unprecedented levels of performance, security, control, flexibility and scalability to its customers. At a glance, in just over two years, SummitIG has achieved:

  • 280 miles of 100% underground newly constructed metro dark fiber
  • 170 miles of 100% underground newly constructed long haul dark fiber
  • Over 45 on net buildings (150% increase since 2014)

"As we enter the final quarter of the year and look forward to 2016, continued growth and expansion is on the horizon. We are excited to offer these high quality dark fiber solutions, which bring immediate and significant benefits to our customers," concluded Cook.

About SummitIG
Dulles, Virginia-based SummitIG, LLC, provides custom network solutions and bandwidth infrastructure services using its dense and unique fiber-optic network located throughout key markets in Virginia. The company specializes in dark fiber connectivity for data center, carrier, government and enterprise customers, giving them strategic alternatives, unique routes, and greater flexibility to control their own networks. For more information about SummitIG, please visit www.summitig.com.

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