Tata Communications deploys PoP in New Jersey Fiber Exchange

07 November 2016 |


New Jersey Fiber Exchange announced today at Capacity Europe that Tata Communications has opened its core network PoP at their NJFX campus.

New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX), the carrier-neutral subsea colocation campus linking the United States, Europe, South America and the Caribbean, announced today at Capacity Europe that Tata Communications has opened its core network point of presence (PoP) at the NJFX Cable Landing Campus (CLC) in Wall, New Jersey. The PoP provides interconnection to Tata Communications’ carrier grade network.

International carriers and major content providers can now deliver direct routes from the CLC, bypassing legacy infrastructure and avoiding New York City as a single point of failure for their global network traffic.

This is a strategic shift, according to NJFX, in global network architecture enabling what it calls ‘hair pin’ route design between continents for latency reduction, disaster avoidance and recovery, and operating cost reduction.

“Tata Communications has played an integral role in bringing NJFX to the market from day one and this next step is a natural progression for our relationship,” said Gil Santaliz, Founder and chief executive officer of NJFX. “We have invited all international carriers to join us in establishing the same high standards, which Tata Communications has fully embraced” Santaliz said.

“The deployment of an interconnection POP in the NJFX facility enables us to provide customers with enhanced connectivity options locally, regionally and internationally,” said Matthew Ma, vice president of international transmission product, engineering and cable planning for Tata Communications. “The option to connect directly provides customers with the ability to bypass New York City, a potential choke point, in the event of a force majeure.”

NJFX is attending Capacity Europe in Paris on November 7-9, 2016. To request a meeting on-site, please email jsa_njfx@jaymiescotto.com.