PacketFabric adds presence to JAX NAP

21 November 2018 | James Pearce

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PacketFabric has partnered with JAX NAP to make its connectivity-as-a-service platform available to all of the Jacksonville network access point’s customers.

By connecting to the PacketFabric platform at the JAX NAP facility, customers will be able to access all of the 150 locations across PacketFabric’s private network in 18 US markets.

PacketFabric’s network includes secure connectivity to a range of major cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, and others.

“JAX NAP’s focus on providing greater choice and access for enterprise customers is in line with our own mission to make network services easy to consume,” said Chad Milam, president and COO at PacketFabric. “PacketFabric is excited to offer scalable connectivity on demand to customers in the Jacksonville and North Florida area.”

JAX NAP, which offers services to data centres and local networks in the Northeast Florida region, offers subsea fibre connectivity, disaster recovery suites, as well as colocation services. It will offer its customers secure interconnections between any two or more points on the PacketFabric network at speeds between 1Gbps and 100Gbps.

It has a range of key partners including C&W Networks and CenturyLink. It’s facility, located in Jacksonville, Florida, spans 240,000 square foot.

“We’ve always offered our customers greater options for which network carrier or service provider to use,” said Luke Leonaitis, senior partner of the JAX NAP. “Now we’re able to offer our enterprise customers the speed, convenience and security of PacketFabric, a pioneer in SDN, not only as an option for their network provider, but for instant access to an entire universe of service providers on the PacketFabric network.”