New York, NY – September 19, 2012 - Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions announces ultra-low latency connectivity between DuPont Fabros Technology’s (NYSE:DFT) NJ1 data center located in Piscataway, NJ and 2905 Diehl Road in Aurora, IL via Sidera’s Xtreme Ultra-Low Latency Network. Sidera’s network provides strategic advantages to financial services firms and other high bandwidth customers who value both diversity and low latency while guaranteeing optimal business performance.
Sidera is already connected to DFT’s recently delivered ACC6 data center located in Ashburn, VA, which provides a termination point for Sidera’s Transcom Route, a diverse route from the I-95 corridor with an option to bypass downtown Washington, DC. DFT’s tenants can access these diverse fiber paths and high-speed connectivity between Aurora, IL, Piscataway, NJ, and Ashburn, VA for financial services applications, back-up and recovery, cloud services and more utilizing Sidera’s network.
“Sidera’s Xtreme Ultra-Low Latency network enhances our ability to provide direct connectivity to the financial services market,” comments Vinay Nagpal, Director of Carrier Relations at DuPont Fabros Technology. “Our highly secure wholesale data center solutions now provide high-demand and big bandwidth connectivity leveraging Sidera’s ultra fast network.”
“We are excited about the opportunity to provide fast connectivity solutions to DuPont Fabros Technology’s customers,” adds Clint Heiden, President of Sidera Networks. “Our network is 100G ready and, in most cases, we can turn up customers in less than two weeks from any of DuPont’s connected data center facilities.”
Sidera delivers high-speed connectivity through its Xtreme Ultra-Low Latency network solutions between major financial hubs throughout the New York metro market, Chicago and Aurora, IL, Toronto, Canada and London, UK.
About Sidera Networks
Sidera Networks, LLC www.sidera.net, is the premier provider of tailored, high capacity communications services to carrier and enterprise customers. Sidera Networks offers a comprehensive suite of facilities-based services including: Ethernet, SONET, Wavelength, Dark Fiber, Internet Access, Colocation and more. With a fiber optic network leveraging unique rights-of-way that delivers connectivity to the major metropolitan areas from Maine to Virginia and out to Chicago, as well as access to Toronto and London, Sidera is committed to delivering cost-effective, custom solutions coupled with superior industry expertise, service and support.
About DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.
DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) is a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of large multi-tenanted wholesale data centers. The Company’s facilities are designed to offer highly specialized, efficient, carrier-neutral and safe computing environments in a low-cost operating model. The Company’s customers outsource their mission critical applications and include national and international enterprises across numerous industries, such as technology, Internet content providers, media, communications, cloud-based, healthcare and financial services. The Company’s ten data centers are located in four major U.S. markets, which total 2.4 million gross square feet and 205 megawatts of available critical load to power the servers and computing equipment of its customers. DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT) is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.dft.com.