Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne Launches National Internet Exchange

May 20, 2013 by  

Web Hosting ServicesDallas, TX – Global data center services provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) is pleased to introduce the CyrusOne National Internet Exchange (IX), an on-net platform deployed across CyrusOne facilities in Texas and Arizona.

The CyrusOne National IX delivers interconnection across states and between metro-enabled sites within the CyrusOne facility footprint and beyond. The platform enables high-performance, low-cost data transfer and accessibility for customers and unites 12 state-of-the-art CyrusOne sites in Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and Phoenix, with other locations coming online soon.

“With the launch of our Texas IX earlier this year, and with the recent opening of our data center site in Phoenix, CyrusOne has completed the important first steps in building out the CyrusOne National IX,” said Josh Snowhorn, vice president and general manager of Interconnection for CyrusOne. “No matter what kind of scalability our customers choose, the National IX will deliver robust, national connectivity and enable content and ISP peering that brings the heart of the Internet closer to CyrusOne data centers. Enterprises benefit from core access to the most powerful networks in the world—opening the door to facility-to-facility interconnection at costs and performance metrics that were previously not available to them.”

CyrusOne customers have the ability to “mix-and-match” solutions to unite top-tier data centers within and across metro areas for both production and disaster recovery needs. The CyrusOne National IX provides customer freedom of choice when building out capacity to transport large amounts of data. Customers may choose CyrusOne’s bandwidth marketplace, its Internet Exchange platform, or cross-connect to cloud services. Customers using the CyrusOne National IX have the ability to connect between CyrusOne facilities region-to-region at greatly reduced wholesale cost via terabit-class capacity. This capability can also provide cross-connection with any on-net third-party facility within metro regions for a minimal charge.

CyrusOne remains ahead of the multi-site deployment curve by continuously anticipating needs and changes while aggressively building and integrating data centers throughout the U.S.,” said Snowhorn. “We are excited about the opportunities associated with our new CyrusOne National IX.”

Best-in-Class Facilities and Networks
CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center colocation, engineering facilities with the highest power redundancy (2N architecture), and power-density infrastructure required to deliver

excellent availability. Earlier this year, CyrusOne launched in Texas the first statewide Internet Exchange (IX) in the United States, connecting all major sites in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. The CyrusOne Texas IX also enables customers to connect to their own enterprise-owned facilities and to third-party facilities to seamlessly engage the full ecosystem of business partners, content providers, networks, carriers, Internet service providers, and Ethernet buyers and sellers.

CyrusOne has designed 24 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia that give customers the flexibility and scale to perfectly match their specific growth needs. The data center provider is renowned for exceptional and personalized customer service and for building enduring customer relationships and high customer satisfaction levels. Customers include nine of the global Fortune 20 companies and more than 100 of the Fortune 1000.

For more information about CyrusOne, call 1-866-CYRUSONE (1-866-297-7663) or visit

About CyrusOne
CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 500 customers, including nine of the global Fortune 20 and more than 100 of the Fortune 1000 companies.

CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s internet interconnection platform provides robust connectivity options for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its 24 data centers worldwide.

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