DE-CIX to deploy at Iron Mountain data centre in New Jersey

DE-CIX to deploy at Iron Mountain data centre in New Jersey

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Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE:IRM) has announced that DE-CIX deployed a new switch at its NJE-1 data centre in Edison, New Jersey, in a bid to expand their network ecosystems and geographical reach in the New York metropolitan region.

Iron Mountain’s New Jersey data centre customers will have direct access to DE-CIX’s IX platform, enabling connectivity to local peering and cloud services in metropolitan markets like New York, Dallas and Chicago, the company revealed.

Frank Scalzo, General Manager, Network Strategy and Services for Iron Mountain Data Centres said, “We are pleased to welcome DE-CIX to our NJE-1 data centre.

“DE-CIX’s physical node further enhances our robust ecosystem, enabling our customers even more opportunities to reach the greatest number of networks available through a single cross-connect.”

Iron Mountain’s NJE-1 is a 26MW data centre with over 18,000 solar modules on its rooftop generating 7.2MW of renewable power.

Part of a 40-acre campus, the data centre is located 30 miles southwest of New York City and minutes from regional network hubs.

The company said the carrier and cloud-neutral data centre offers access to 20 network service providers.

“Our new switch at Iron Mountain’s NJE-1 data centre geographically expands our reach further into central New Jersey, demonstrating the continuation of our commitment to serve the entire New York and New Jersey metro region,” said Ed d’Agostino, General Manager of DE-CIX North America.

“Together we can now provide seamless Layer 2 access to thousands of global networks through a single cross-connect, giving customers the ability to manage, scale and expand their network reach more cost-effectively through our platform.”

The company claim that its data centre platform is powered by 100% renewable energy and can support more than 375MW of IT capacity at full build-out. It includes 15 operational data centres across 13 markets and three continents.

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