Colo Atl Tenants Gain Access to Next-Generation Cloud Networking Services and Secure, Terabit-Scale Connectivity

ATLANTA, May 16, 2017Colo Atl, the leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation, data center and interconnection services at 55 Marietta Street in Atlanta, announces today that PacketFabric’s Software-defined Networking (SDN) based network platform is now available at its downtown data center location. A NantWorks company and provider of next-generation Ethernet-based cloud networking services, PacketFabric can now easily interconnect with network service providers with no monthly recurring cross-connect fees within the Colo Atl Meet-Me Area (MMA). The collaboration also enables seamless access to the platform for Colo Atl’s enterprise, cloud and XaaS provider customers

“As a carrier-neutral facility offering key interconnection opportunities with no monthly recurring cross connect fees, Colo Atl is an ideal partner for PacketFabric in the Atlanta market,” comments William Charnock, CEO of PacketFabric. “Colo Atl’s strategic location is critical to further extending the PacketFabric network and providing more customers with access to scalable, next-generation cloud networking services and simplified provisioning and maintenance of network infrastructure.”

PacketFabric’s fully automated network platform enables instantaneous, direct and secure provisioning of terabit-scale connectivity between any of the 128 locations on its network. PacketFabric customers can dynamically design and quickly deploy any network configuration leveraging an advanced Application Program Interface (API) and web-based portal for unmatched visibility and control over their network traffic and services. Real-time analytics and interactive troubleshooting capabilities allow PacketFabric to offer the robustness of a packet-switched network, while ensuring consistent and reliable performance.

“PacketFabric is an excellent addition to our Colo Atl family,” states Tim Kiser, Owner and Founder of Colo Atl. “Here at Colo Atl, in addition to our highly qualified staff, outstanding customer support, and critical interconnection opportunities, we aim to provide our customers with industry-leading infrastructure and solutions that will meet their considerable data demands. PacketFabric’s innovative cloud networking platform’s ability to deliver hundreds of terabits per second of on-demand connectivity surely fits the bill.” Founded in November 2001, Colo Atl provides a reasonable, accommodating and cost-effective interconnection environment for more than 90 local, regional and global network operators. In 2016, the company celebrated its 15-year anniversary of providing service excellence and growth.

Colo Atl is an Atlanta Telecom Professionals Award Nominee and Winner of the 2016 TMT News Award for Best Colocation & Data Center – Georgia and the 2016 Georgia Excellence Award by the American Economic Institute (AEI).


About Colo Atl

Colo Atl, a JT Communications company, is the leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation, data center and interconnection solutions at 55 Marietta Street in the global telecom hub of Atlanta, GA. Colo Atl provides superior carrier-neutral colocation, data center and interconnection services at an affordable rate. Colo Atl is a carrier-neutral environment that allows all types of network operators to securely and conveniently cross connect within a SSAE 16 certified facility. Colo Atl has no monthly recurring cross connect fees between tenants within the Colo Atl meet-me-area (MMA) and provides exceptional customer service.

Colo Atl is also home to the Georgia Technology Center (GTC), a live laboratory for network equipment vendors to highlight their optical and electrical hardware and operating systems, and the Southeast Network Access Point (SNAP), which provides next-generation Internet Exchange (IX) solutions, including SDN peering, testing, collaboration and implementation.

Visit Colo Atl online at: www.coloatl.com and follow us on Twitter @ColoAtl.

About PacketFabric

PacketFabric redefines how companies procure, consume, and manage their network connectivity services. Leveraging an innovative, entirely automated SDN-based network architecture and the latest in optical and packet switching technology, PacketFabric enables dynamic, real-time connectivity services between major carrier-neutral colocation facilities at terabit-scale. PacketFabric facilitates coast-to-coast connectivity between 130 premier colocation facilities across 13 U.S. markets, and enables simple, cost-effective, and scalable network deployment via its advanced Application Program Interface (API) and web-based portal. For more information, visit www.packetfabric.com or connect with PacketFabric on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About NantWorks

NantWorks, LLC, founded by renowned physician scientist and inventor of the first human nanoparticle chemotherapeutic agent Abraxane®, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, is the umbrella organization for the following entities: NantHealth, NantMobileHealth, NantOmics, NantBio, NantCell, NantPharma, NantCapital and NantCloud. Fact-based and solution-driven, each of NantWorks’ division entities operates at the nexus of innovation and infrastructure. The core mission of NantWorks is convergence and a systems approach to human biology: to develop and deliver a diverse range of technologies that accelerates innovation, broaden the scope of scientific discovery, enhance ground-breaking research, and improve healthcare treatment for those in need. NantWorks is building an integrated fact-based, genomically and proteomically -informed, personalized approach to the delivery of care and the development of next generation diagnostics and therapeutics for life threatening diseases such as Cancer, Infectious Diseases and Alzheimer’s. For more information please visit www.nantworks.com and follow Dr. Soon-Shiong on Twitter at @DrPatSoonShiong.


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