Metro Optic, Epsilon to deliver global on-demand connectivity in Canada

Metro Optic, a provider of high-speed fibre optic networks and interconnection data centres based in Montreal, has partnered with Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider headquartered in Singapore to deliver global on-demand connectivity to the Canadian market through its data centres in Toronto and Montreal, the company said.

Epsilon´s on-demand connectivity platform, Infiny, gives users on-demand access to its global interconnect fabric, which includes more than 600 network operators, cloud service providers (CSPs) and Internet exchanges (IXs). The platform enables direct connectivity to world-leading cloud service providers including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud platform, Microsoft Azure and Alibaba Cloud as well as more than 90 data centre locations globally.

Epsilon has recently announced that it will be deploying next-gen 100 Gigabyte per second (100G) packet optical switched ethernet technology to enable hyper-scale connectivity to support the growth of Big Data, IoT and Cloud on a global scale. The deployment will enable Epsilon to serve Metro Optic´s Canadian customer base with 100G connectivity on-demand via its Infiny platform.

Metro Optic is Canada´s largest independent, carrier-neutral operator of high-capacity fiber networks and carrier-dense interconnection and colocation facilities. The company offers dark and lit fiber solutions to medium and large sized businesses, telecom carriers, cloud operators, wholesalers and datacenter operators. The Metro Optic network reaches critical corporate and wholesale datacenters and interconnection locations in the greater Montreal and Toronto areas.

Epsilon is a global Cloud-centric Network Service Provider, extending carrier grade connectivity services to the world´s communications and cloud ecosystems. The company offers smart networking capabilities that combine on-demand infrastructure, automation, web-based portals and APIs to give partners friction-free access to global connectivity. For more information, visit