PS Lightwave announces public cloud access to Amazon Web Services

PS Lightwave has announced that the company will be offering low-latency, high-performance cross connects with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to its customers in four CyrusOne (NASDAQ:CONE) data centers in Houston, the company said.

Partnering with CyrusOne enables PS Lightwave to meet growing demands for data center services, cloud access, interconnection services, disaster recovery and business continuity. The cross-connects are available in CyrusOne´s Houston West I, Houston West II, Houston West III and Houston–Galleria facilities. This will enable PS Lightwave´s extensive fiber-optic network footprint in Houston to provide a direct connection to AWS, creating resilient, secure, hybrid computing opportunities for business applications and mission-critical data.

PS Lightwave, a telecommunications service provider headquartered in Houston, Texas, owns one of the nation´s largest private fiber-optic Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs). The facilities-based fiber-optic network spans approximately 5,500 route miles, features over 1,600 on-net locations and delivers managed Gigabit Ethernet business services, Internet Access, Dark Fiber, Voice over IP (VoIP), and services to carriers, enterprise, cities, municipalities and educational institutions throughout the Greater Houston Metropolitan area.