FISPA Provides Neutral Forum for Networking, Education & Collaboration Amongst the Industry’s ISPs, CLECs, and MSPs
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PISCATAWAY, NJ – DECEMBER 2, 2013 – Open Data Centers, LLC (‘ODC’), a carrier-neutral data center operator in New Jersey and New York City, announces today the company’s membership in www.FISPA.org, an association of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs). ODC joins FISPA’s extensive community of 190 members and focused industry of 480 Service Providers and 685 emerging CLECs including 1st Point Communications, AT&T, and Telx.
FISPA helps small and mid-sized CLECs and ISPs compete against and work with incumbent carriers and competing application providers to ensure a better business model and increase their probability for success. The association provides a valuable resource to the Internet provider community, offering opportunities for education and networking, discussion and meeting forums (www.FISPALIVE.com), aggregate buying programs, and vendor participation programs to increase access solutions.
“FISPA provides a neutral forum for the facilitation of discussions, collaboration and sharing of industry insights amongst some of the industry’s leading ISPs, CLECs, and MSPs,” says Erik Levitt, CEO of Open Data Centers. “ODC’s FISPA membership opens the door for partnership opportunities, offering greater exposure for our proven colocation services and connectivity solutions.”
Open Data Centers provides carrier-neutral colocation and alternative connectivity options for carriers, service providers and enterprise customers. Featuring diverse power feeds and N+1 redundancy, the company’s flagship Piscataway, NJ data center fulfills the low latency needs of financial institutions and high-availability requirements of Cloud services and applications while serving as an ideal location for carrier Points of Presence (PoPs). The facility also offers customers access to multiple network and fiber providers including: Zayo, Sunesys, Lightower, Level3, Verizon, Verizon Business, Wolfe.NET, MetroOptical, Cablevision, Core Technology Services, Endstream Communications, and many others.
To learn more about Open Data Centers and its Piscataway, NJ facility, visit www.opendatacenters.net.
For more information about FISPA, visit www.FISPA.org.
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About Open Data Centers, LLC
Open Data Centers is a carrier-neutral data center operator in New Jersey and New York City, offering alternative connectivity options for carriers, service providers and enterprise customers. For more information about Open Data Centers, LLC, please visit www.opendatacenters.net.
FISPA was founded in May 1996 to represent the interests of Internet Solution Providers (ISP), emerging Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs), and Managed Service Providers (MSPs). The organization calls its members Solution providers because its members are companies who provide a whole range of services, including Internet Access, Web Hosting, Web Design and an ever-increasing number of other services — all which use the Internet to facilitate a Solution. Follow FISPA at www.FISPA.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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