Secure Global Ecosystem Changes the Speed and Connectivity of Network-Based Commerce
DALLAS/Culver City (February 7, 2017) – CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE), a premiere global data center REIT, today announced an agreement with PacketFabric, a provider of next-generation Ethernet-based cloud networking services, a member of the NantWorks ecosystem of companies that will bring an SDN-based network platform to organizations needing to communicate with each other securely, reliably, and cost-effectively, with real-time visibility and control over their network traffic. CyrusOne is targeting strategically located data centers in Houston, Phoenix, Dallas, Chicago, Cincinnati and the NYC metro-area for the initial stage of the provisioning efforts. PacketFabric will facilitate the instantaneous provisioning of secure and reliable connectivity between customers and partners across a secure global ecosystem.
“PacketFabric brings extremely scalable and dynamic network capacity that enriches our ecosystem by linking CyrusOne to carriers, cloud providers, health research institutions, and other service providers. Our Fortune 1000 enterprise customers in the financial, energy, technology, and healthcare sectors require scalable networking cloud services, exactly the type of service offering PacketFabric delivers,” said Josh Snowhorn, Vice President and General Manager, Interconnection at CyrusOne. “The leadership team at PacketFabric are true innovators in the industry and are tackling some of the most challenging problems enterprises are facing in the new digital era. We are excited to work with PacketFabric to empower and evolve the CyrusOne ecosystem to better meet today’s opportunities with our customers and to be prepared for tomorrow’s as well.”
“This agreement with CyrusOne enables PacketFabric to provide reliable, secure and scalable connectivity to a wide-reaching ecosystem across our private purpose-built next-generation network.,” said Huanhuan Jezzibell Gilmore, co-founder and Senior Vice President of Business Development for PacketFabric. “CyrusOne’s reputation as a trusted technology leader complements our platform, and aligns with our mission to change the ways networks communicate with one another.”
CyrusOne operates 35 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia to provide customers with the flexibility and scale to match their specific IT growth needs. CyrusOne facilities are engineered to include the power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability, including an architecture with the highest available power redundancy (2N).
Renowned for exceptional service, building enduring customer relationships, and high customer satisfaction levels, CyrusOne serves nine of the Fortune 20 and 180 of the Fortune 1000 among its more than 950 customers.
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CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) is a high-growth real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 950 customers, including nine of the Fortune 20 and 180 of the Fortune 1000 or equivalent-sized companies.
CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise and cloud customers require, and are delivered through a tailored, customer-service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National IX platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its 35 data centers worldwide. Additional information about CyrusOne can be found at www.CyrusOne.com.
PacketFabric redefines how companies procure, consume, and manage their network connectivity services. Leveraging an innovative entirely automated SDN-based network architecture and the latest in optical and packet switching technology, PacketFabric offers dynamically provisionable real-time connectivity services between major carrier-neutral colocation facilities at terabit-scale. PacketFabric delivers coast-to-coast connectivity between 86 premier colocation facilities across 11 U.S. markets, and enables simple, cost-effective, and scalable network deployment via its advanced Application Program Interface (API) and web-based portal. For more information, visit www.packetfabric.com or connect with PacketFabric on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
NantWorks, LLC, founded by renowned physician scientist and inventor of the first human nanoparticle chemotherapeutic agent Abraxane®, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, is the umbrella organization for the following entities: NantHealth, NantMobileHealth, NantOmics, NantBio, NantCell, NantPharma, NantCapital and NantCloud. Fact-based and solution-driven, each of NantWorks’ division entities operates at the nexus of innovation and infrastructure. The core mission of NantWorks is convergence and a systems approach to human biology: to develop and deliver a diverse range of technologies that accelerates innovation, broaden the scope of scientific discovery, enhance ground-breaking research, and improve healthcare treatment for those in need. NantWorks is building an integrated fact-based, genomically and proteomically -informed, personalized approach to the delivery of care and the development of next generation diagnostics and therapeutics for life threatening diseases such as Cancer, Infectious Diseases and Alzheimer’s.For more information please www.nantworks.com and follow Dr. Soon-Shiong on Twitter@ @DrPatSoonShiong.
David M. Baum
iMiller Public Relations for PacketFabric