Originally posted to Data Center POST
With connectivity demands continuing to be on the upswing, Aqua Comms’ second Trans-Atlantic System, America Europe Connect-2 (AEC-2), now ready for service, is a boon for companies looking to fortify their networks with route diversity, resiliency, increased capacity and performance.
AEC-2 is the second fully operational Trans-Atlantic system (AEC-1 was launched in 2016). This new system is completely diverse from the first leg with fiber connectivity routed between the U.S. in Wall, NJ at NJFX’s carrier-neutral cable landing station and Tier 3 colocation facility, completely bypassing Manhattan enroute to Denmark. This new system, directly connecting North America to Denmark is the first system in 20 years to do so. The system also routes around the United Kingdom, offering complete diversity from European traditional landing points on both continents.
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