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