Phoenix, AZ, January 8, 2020 – phoenixNAP®, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, announced today the addition of 6×7 Networks to its carrier-neutral data center in Phoenix, Arizona. This establishment enables phoenixNAP’s clients to directly access 6×7 Networks’ encrypted Internet backbone, expanding their connectivity and security options.
As the world’s only fully end-to-end encrypted Global Telecommunications Carrier, 6×7 Networks provides advanced security to organizations worldwide. With its presence in phoenixNAP’s data center, the company will be able to deliver high-quality IP transit services to a greater number of organizations and with enhanced stability. Located near the Phoenix metro area, phoenixNAP’s flagship data center is a strategic location for 6×7 Networks to access major domestic and global cross-connects.
“Our global carrier network has grown significantly over the last few years and we are excited 6×7 Networks is a part of that growth,” said Ian McClarty, president at phoenixNAP. “Our clients and tenants now have an option to directly access 6×7 Networks’ encrypted Internet backbone and improve their network security. This is an important step for us as we continue to add new data protection options to our portfolio of services and solutions.”
6×7 Networks will leverage its first Arizona PoP to further improve connectivity to its robust communication network. The additional connectivity point will further optimize latency in delivering services and applications worldwide, ensuring greater efficiency for 6×7 Networks’ clients. phoenixNAP’s data center network spans across six continents through 30 data centers and network PoPs, providing complete global coverage.
For businesses in Arizona and beyond, this collaboration brings a possibility to establish a more secure network, which is especially important for organizations operating under strict regulatory requirements. By ensuring encrypted data transfer and protected storage, businesses can ensure operability and business continuity.
“phoenixNAP’s strategic location and the global network backbone significantly boost our capability to deliver seamless and secure services,” said Ben Cannon, CEO, 6×7 Networks. “We are continuously working on the improvement of our network and technologies, and this is a big step for us as it makes our technologies directly accessible to a greater number of organizations. We are looking forward to developing the relationship with phoenixNAP and establishing new collaborations in the region.”
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.
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