Originally posted to Data Center POST
Connectivity to and from data centers is in more demand than ever before. With data centers serving as a central location for compute infrastructure, getting data to and from these facilities is a key factor to many companies deciding on where to place their communications infrastructure. As a result of the ongoing demand for data center connectivity, STACK INFRASTRUCTURE (STACK), the digital infrastructure partner to the world’s most innovative companies has fortified its connectivity in the Dallas Fort-Worth Market with InnerCity FiberNet (ICFN), a leading provider of metro dark fiber infrastructure and managed services. As a result of this partnership, STACK’s two Dallas-Fort Worth data center facilities is now enabled with dark fiber, Ethernet, WDM (wavelength-division multiplexing), and dedicated Internet.
“Connectivity is a critical offering for all of our clients, and we are proud to partner with industry leaders like ICFN to bring best-in-class options to the cloud providers and enterprises whom we serve both in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and nationwide.” said Donough Roche, Senior Vice President of Engineering for STACK. “ICFN has a long track record of success here, and we’re proud to bring their redundant fiber infrastructure into our facilities.”
Connecting the South and Central U.S. and Latin America, Dallas Fort-Worth is a central marketplace and international interconnection hub. With IFN’s private fiber network available at STACK’s DFW01 and DFW-2 facilities, the growing number of networks available increases to 14 carriers. STACK’s facilities have a total of 32 MW, about 400,000 square feet of space and with adjacent expansion capacity the data center provider can add another 50 MW on 16 acres of land.
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