EdgeConneX creates 2nd Atlanta data center

EdgeConneX®, specializing in global data center solutions at the edge of the network, has announced the creation of an Edge Data Center® (EDC) campus in Atlanta, Georgia, the company said.

The new EDC, ATL02, brings 15MW of additional critical power capacity to market. The Edge Campus will be able to support a total of 21MW of capacity once fully built out. With diverse networking options available to customers, including private connectivity solutions to cloud service providers, the EdgeConneX data center campus in Atlanta is ideally suited to support requirements for both service providers and enterprises.

EdgeConneX´s Atlanta Data Center Campus can support local requirements for cloud, content, network and IoT providers, enabling them to deploy their infrastructure in close proximity to customers and end users ensuring optimal performance, availability, security and economics for their services.

The EdgeConneX Atlanta-2 EDC will be capable of supporting up to five data halls. Both facilities are carrier-neutral and some of the network providers available will include CenturyLink, Cogent, Comcast, Level 3, Pilot Fiber, Southern Telecom, Crowne Castle, Telia, Charter, Windstream, and Zayo offering IP, lit transport and dark fiber networking solutions. Both Atlanta EDCs, located just outside Atlanta´s City Center, will be interconnected via redundant dark fiber.

Both Atlanta EDCs will be SOC2 Type 2, PCI-DSS and HIPAA-compliant facilities.

EdgeConneX® is a global Edge Data Center® provider. Creating purpose-built, edge-of-network infrastructure solutions that extend the Internet´s reach, EdgeConneX enables the fastest and most secure delivery of content, cloud services and applications. Edge Data Centers host bandwidth intensive and latency sensitive data closer to end-users, establishing a more secure, reliable and cost-effective distribution model for the Internet. For more information, visit the EdgeConneX Internet of Everywhere® at edgeconnex.com.