Sabey Data Centers partners with Repeater Communications on Intergate.Manhattan project

22 January 2018 | Natalie Bannerman

Sabey Data Centers has announced that it is partnering with Repeater Communications Group, on its Intergate.Manhattan Sabey’s 560ft tower in Lower Manhattan.

Robert RockwoodSabey Data Centers has announced that it is partnering with Repeater Communications Group, on its Intergate.Manhattan Sabey’s 560ft tower in Lower Manhattan.

Repeater Communications Group is a provider of rooftop and tower communications and will to market and manage the development of Sabey Data Center $1 million dollar antenna superstructure atop its Intergate.Manhattan tower building.

Robert Rockwood, president, Sabey Data Centers, said: "From atop 375 Pearl Street, line-of-sight providers can reach thousands of buildings in the metropolitan area. We are delighted to partner with Repeater Communications Group because they are tremendous self-starters. They are one of the largest rooftop site operators in the Northeast."

The triple-tier, line-of-sight connectivity array was installed last year and since then has attracted customers including several government agencies, broadband ISPs, and other to the Intergate.Manhattan tower.

The unobstructed, 360-degree vantage point atop Intergate.Manhattan an ideal location for enterprises that require wireless backup connectivity in the event of a disruption in fibre connectivity, particularly ISPs that offer point-to-point service, and wireline connectivity.

"The investment that Sabey has made in 375 Pearl Street is second to none.  This building is ideally positioned to become the premier rooftop communications hub serving downtown and midtown Manhattan as well as Downtown Brooklyn.  We are very excited to be working hand in hand with the team at Sabey to achieve this goal," added Paul Eisenberg, co-Managing member of Repeater Communications.

By using a rooftop point of presence (PoP) customers’ immediate fibre access to more than 20 of Sabey’s on-site carriers at the meet-me-room on the building’s sixth floor. In addition, customers can also install a quarter-to-full rack of communications equipment on the floor directly below the roof. The tower can currently support a minimum of 300 antennas.

In March 2017, Sabey Data Centers deployed PacketFabric’s SDN platform at its data centre locations in New York, Seattle, Virginia and Washington. The platform allows direct provisioning of terabit-scale connectivity and Sabey’s customers will now be able to provision connectivity between any locations on the network.

Topics: Sabey Data Centers, Repeater Communications Group, Intergate.Manhattan, Manhattan, New York, PoP, PacketFabric, ISP, Robert Rockwood