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01 September 2017
| Natalie Bannerman
Telehouse is partnering with network-as-a-service platform PacketFabric in two of its New York data centres.
Under the new partnership the two
companies will be able to extend their carrier and data centre
environments. Customers of KDDI subsidiary Telehouse in any of
its Tier 3 data centres can now access the PacketFabric network
platform, which includes internet exchange point, internet
service provider and cloud service provider service
"We are very excited to increase the number of locations
where Telehouse can offer services to their customers, while
allowing our customers to access Telehouse customers and
services," said William Charnock, CEO of PacketFabric. "This
partnership is a natural fit, expanding the ecosystem for both
companies across our carrier grade SDN-based network."
By using PacketFabric’s network, Telehouse is
able to extend its internet exchange services and its
exchange – Telehouse Cloud Interconnect
– expanding its carrier-neutral data centre services.
In turn, PacketFabric increases its US footprint and OTT
Telehouse owns and operates 48 data centres worldwide. The
PacketFabric network platform is immediately available at
Telehouse’s Staten Island facility, with
additional US deployments to be completed by the end of 2017.
"Telehouse has been expanding our connectivity and cloud
solutions both domestically and globally as we continuously
seek to offer greater flexibility and choice to our data centre
customers," adeed Akio Sugeno, vice president of internet
engineering, operations and business development at Telehouse
America. "We expect more deployments with the addition of new
global locations coming on the PacketFabric network this
Earlier this month PacketFabric partnered with
Webair to offer ransomware recovery-as-a-service and compliance
cloud offerings across 130-plus nodes through PacketFabric's