phoenixNAP and Telxius Announce Collaboration for Enhanced Data Center Connectivity

phoenixNAP and Telxius Announce Collaboration for Enhanced Data Center Connectivity

Telxius to establish presence at phoenixNAP’s flagship data center in Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ, and Madrid, Spain, May 9, 2019 – phoenixNAP®, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, today announced the upcoming deployment of Telxius, the telecommunication infrastructure company of the Telefónica Group, to its data center in Phoenix, Arizona. This deployment will provide phoenixNAP’s clients with access to Telxius Tier 1 IP network, while Telxius will benefit from additional interconnectivity points to its global network.

With its extensive global footprint and recently established transatlantic cable MAREA and BRUSA, the lowest latency and highest capacity subsea cables ever deployed in the Atlantic, Telxius is a global leader in providing low latency and high capacity cable services, in addition to IP, colocation and security services. Its infrastructure includes more than 87,000 km of fiber optics connecting principal exchange points in the U.S., Latin America, Europe, and Africa. Being a Tier 1 ISP, Telxius will provide quality Internet Transit to the customers in the data center. Through phoenixNAP’s global data center network, Telxius will further improve its connectivity to support the growing needs for high-speed network services.

“The establishment of Telxius will provide our clients with access to additional global fiber routes for minimized latency and ultra-high performance,” said Ian McClarty, president at phoenixNAP. “As an infrastructure company, Telxius will significantly boost our capacity to support global businesses and organizations that handle latency-sensitive or demanding cloud applications. We are excited about this collaboration and are looking forward to developing a closer business relationship with Telxius.”

phoenixNAP’s carrier-neutral data center in Phoenix enables organizations to directly connect to over thirty major network, bandwidth, and telecom providers in the world, including AWS Direct Connect. With such diverse carrier options and strategically positioned global nodes, phoenixNAP is one of the major interconnectivity hubs in Phoenix. Its strategic location, expert staff, and modern facility were some of the main reasons why Telxius selected it for its expansion.

“We are looking forward to working with phoenixNAP and unveiling new opportunities in the local market,” said Enrique Valdés, VP of Sales, Northern Region, at Telxius. “phoenixNAP offers us resources to establish our presence in an area that is strategic for us in order to better serve the US West Coast and Latin America as well as adding new points of presence to our global network of advanced IP, capacity, and colocation services. We will closely work with their expert staff on promoting new interconnection opportunities, network security, and data center resilience incorporating subsea enablement.”

phoenixNAP is a Premier Service Provider in the VMware vCloud® Air™ Network Program and a Platinum Veeam Cloud & Service Provider partner. phoenixNAP is also a PCI DSS Validated Service Provider and its flagship facility is SOC Type 1 and SOC Type 2 audited.