MDC launches two new data centres on US-Mexico border

21 June 2017 | James Pearce


McAllen Data Center will expand its presence on the US-Mexico border by opening two new data centres in Laredo and El Paso.

With the opening of the two new interconnection hubs, MDC will become the only carrier neutral provider with presence in the three largest gateways between Mexico and the US.

MDC said key benefits of the two new facilities, which were announced at this year’s Mexico Connect event, include diversity and choice in fibre passing in and out of Mexico; a wider choice of colocation facilities; and a better range of interconnection opportunities.

Juan Salazar, CEO of MDC said, "We are taking our proven model of neutrality, carrier density, and international fibre crossings to Laredo and El Paso. Two critical markets for the telecommunication industry in and out of Mexico."

“This growth represents a continuation of MDC’s mission of becoming the leading colocation provider along the entirety of the US-Mexico border —from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean.”

McAllen Data Center works with carriers and enterprises, offering interconnect services with major network service providers on the US-Mexico border.

One provider who recently partnered with MDC was FiberLight, which committed to building new fibre routes around MDC’s facilities.

“Flexibility of choice is what makes us such a good fit with MDC, we both believe that customers should have the right to choose what works best for them,” said Ron Kormos, chief strategy officer for FiberLight. 

“That is why we have committed to and are currently building into MDCs new and existing data centres.”