By establishing a presence at The Synchrium Group's Penn Regional Business Center in Pennsylvania, First Communications is responding to the idea that office buildings with high connectivity make those locations more attractive to tenants.
Map of Penn Regional Business Center with locations (yellow dots) and fiber routes. (Source: Synchrium Group)
Serving as another communications option, the service provider will establish a connection to its 5,400 fiber route mile network at the Penn Regional Business Center's 100,000-square-foot data center, which is currently being built.
Through an agreement with The Synchrium Group, First Communications gains access to a data center with 15 MW of power as part of a broader strategy to provide connectivity to various major access points along its long-haul and metro fiber network.
By the end of the year, the service provider plans to add more access points to its growing network.
What could be particularly attractive to multisite business data center tenants is they would be able to instantly have a different option to connect other sites could connections between other major tier one cities such as New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago and Toronto that First Communications has been building out.
- see the release
Special report: 2011 Women in Wireline
First Communications adds two new routes to low latency network
First Communications puts Telcordia into its back office
First Communications broadens Ethernet reach with Ethernet DIA
First Communications enters the Toronto low latency service race