Level 3 expands to more vXchnge data centres

13 July 2016 | Jason McGee-Abe


Level 3 Communications has expanded its connectivity to two more vXchnge colocation data centres in Philadelphia and St. Louis.

vXchnge is a carrier-neutral edge colocation services provider and its data centres expand carrier and service provider ecosystem and Level 3 has expanded its footprint and capabilities in thirteen of their data centres.

"vXchnge continues to be a fantastic ally," said Michael Zody, general manager, northeast region, for Level 3 Communications. "Together we're tackling the pain points enterprise customers are experiencing today – storage, bandwidth, cost and scalability – to provide an easy connection to the Cloud and concurrent connectivity, giving customers a solution with the ability to strengthen and grow their business."

Adam Siegel, vice president of networks and service providers at vXchnge, added: "Level 3's expansion into our Philadelphia and St. Louis data centres demonstrates our commitment to partnering with leading companies to provide the best services and expanded connectivity for these high growth markets. Level 3 enhances vXchnge's ecosystem of carriers, providing customers with enhanced resiliencies and redundancies.”

Level 3’s footprint now expands to 13 vXchnge points of presence (PoPs): Austin, TX; Cleveland, OH; Jersey City, NJ; Minneapolis, MN; Nashville, TN; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Portland, OR; Raleigh-Durham, NC; Santa Clara, CA; St. Louis, MO; and St. Paul, MN.