Windstream Wholesale Gets First National Provider Status at Virginia Beach

Windstream Wholesale, a provider of advanced network communications, has announced that it is the first national service provider built into the Virginia Beach, Va., international subsea cable landing station, and is taking orders out of the new Globalinx Data Center, the company said.

Windstream Wholesale has secured a contract with anchor tenant Hurricane Electric for multiple 100G circuits connecting into the Globalinx location. The access point also provides another location for carrier, enterprise, and government customers needing metro and regional connectivity, as well as access to the subsea cables to Europe and South America.

This expansion follows Windstream Wholesale´s 2019 announcement of its strategic collaboration with Telxius to provide its customers with connections to and from US locations as well as into Europe, South America and the Caribbean over the MAREA (Spain) and BRUSA (Brazil) subsea cables.

In addition to Wavelengths, Ethernet Solutions and Dedicated Internet Access, Windstream Enterprise & Wholesale offers a range of complementary network and communications solutions to wholesale and resale customers including SD-WAN Wholesale, proprietary OfficeSuite White Label and Cloud SIP and PRI that are collectively designed to help wholesale customers increase productivity, improve ROI and win. More at windstreamenterprise.com/wholesale.

Globalinx Data Centers is a Tier-III carrier-neutral multi-megawatt data center campus in Virginia Beach, Va., developed to facilitate direct connectivity between subsea fiber and terrestrial fiber systems. The four-phased project boasts 287,000 square feet of data center space across a 21.5-acre dedicated site. The campus is fortified with high-security, access to more than 30MWs of power through two substations, and direct access to multiple terrestrial and subsea fiber cable systems. The campus also provides direct access to MAREA and BRUSA subsea cables connecting Virginia Beach to Europe, South America and beyond. VA. www.globalinxdatacenters.com | info@globalinxdatacenters.com

Hurricane Electric operates its own global IPv4 and IPv6 network and is considered the largest IPv6 backbone in the world. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected to over 200 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 7,500 different networks. Employing a resilient fiber-optic topology, Hurricane Electric has no less than five redundant 100G paths crossing North America, four separate 100G paths between the US and Europe, and 100G rings in Europe and Asia. Hurricane also has a ring around Africa and a PoP in Australia. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection. Connection speeds available include 100GE (100 gigabits/second), 10GE, and gigabit ethernet.

Windstream Holdings, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, is a provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions. Windstream provides data networking, core transport, security, unified communications and managed services to mid-market, enterprise and wholesale customers across the US The company also offers broadband, entertainment and security services for consumers and small and medium-sized businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. Services are delivered over multiple network platforms including a nationwide IP network, our proprietary cloud core architecture and on a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 150,000 miles. Additional information is available at windstream.com.