SOURCE: TELEHOUSE America

TELEHOUSE America

August 15, 2011 08:03 ET

TELEHOUSE New York Chelsea Welcomes AboveNet, a Highly Esteemed Provider of Premium Bandwidth Connectivity

Connectivity Solutions Provider Brings Low Latency Fiber Optic Network to the New Premium Facility

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 15, 2011) - TELEHOUSE America, a leading provider of global dedicated data centers, international Internet exchanges, and managed IT services, announces today that AboveNet Inc., a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, is the first carrier tenant to reside at TELEHOUSE's new, premium data center facility at 85 10th Avenue, in the Chelsea district of Manhattan. AboveNet's expansion into the facility represents TELEHOUSE's on-going commitment to bringing to its customers robust carrier neutral options and reliable solutions that combine high-performance interconnectivity options.

"AboveNet is uniquely positioned to serve the high bandwidth customers located in the TELEHOUSE data centers," said Rajiv Datta, chief operating officer at AboveNet. "Our network is specifically engineered to deliver fast, dedicated, secure connectivity to critical business locations, and we look forward to expanding our network to serve additional enterprise and carrier customers in the New York metro area."

"TELEHOUSE's state-of the-art facilities provide a secure foundation for the finance sector's communications," states Noriyuki Kita, executive vice president of TELEHOUSE America. "Clients such as AboveNet can not only house their mission-critical infrastructure components within 85 10th Avenue, as well as TELEHOUSE New York Broadway or TELEHOUSE New York Teleport, but also provide a direct link between these facilities through an ultra low-latency route for a resilient disaster recovery solution."

Carriers gain additional benefits with TELEHOUSE's 24/7 center-based troubleshooting solutions, its Customer Assistance Center (CAC), as well as customer authorized access to their own equipment and space. The data center also offers access to the 140+ members of TELEHOUSE's leading New York Internet Peering Exchange.

AboveNet is a current tenant of TELEHOUSE America in TELEHOUSE New York Chelsea, TELEHOUSE New York Broadway, TELEHOUSE New York Teleport, and TELEHOUSE Los Angeles. In June 2010, AboveNet Communications Ltd. announced its network connection to the new TELEHOUSE LONDON Docklands West data center in London's Docklands, an installation that builds upon the company's existing connections to TELEHOUSE LONDON Docklands North, TELEHOUSE LONDON Docklands East, and TELEHOUSE LONDON Metro.

To learn more about TELEHOUSE America, please visit www.TELEHOUSE.com or call 718-355-2500. For more information on AboveNet services, please visit www.above.net.

About TELEHOUSE America

A stable and trusted pioneer of carrier-neutral data center services, TELEHOUSE provides secure, power-protected environments, where clients house and operate their telecommunications and network resources. Among the many benefits of colocating with TELEHOUSE is the ability to connect to state-of-the-art peering exchanges in New York (NYIIX) and Los Angeles (LAIIX). Through Manage-E (http://telehouse.com/mngdservices.php), TELEHOUSE provides a comprehensive suite of solutions -- from help desk and hardware support to managed IT infrastructure, security and compliance services -- all delivered by expert consulting and operations teams on a global scale and from one point-of-contact. Additionally, the global availability of 42 TELEHOUSE-branded data centers in 22 cities throughout Asia, Africa, North America and Europe, delivers continuous, cost-effective operation of network-dependent, IT infrastructure to businesses around the world. Please visit http://www.Telehouse.com, or contact us at sales@Telehouse.com. Follow TELEHOUSE on Twitter @TELEHOUSE.

About AboveNet, Inc.

AboveNet, Inc. provides high bandwidth connectivity solutions for business and carriers. Its private optical network delivers key network and IP services in and among top U.S. metro markets and globally. AboveNet's network is widely used in demanding markets such as financial services, media, health care, retail and government. For more information, visit: http://www.above.net.

Contact Information

  • For TELEHOUSE Media Inquiries:
    Amy Wetton
    TELEHOUSE America
    1.718.355.2572
    Email Contact

    For AboveNet Media Inquiries:
    Kristen Hyland
    AboveNet
    914-993-1250 PR
    Email Contact