Lightower Extends Its All-Fiber Network Into Telehouse New York Chelsea

New York, NY, USA – April 11, 2012 – TELEHOUSE America (www.telehouse.com), the United States’ leading provider of dedicated data centers, international Internet exchanges, and managed IT services, announces today that Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, has extended its all-fiber network into the  TELEHOUSE New York Chelsea data center. This network build offers TELEHOUSE clients and partners throughout the New York metro area direct access to Lightower’s all-fiber network, all Lightower services, and all Lightower service locations.

Engineered for reliability and low latency, Lightower’s all-fiber network provides enterprises, financial firms, media companies, and service providers access to advanced services including 40G and 100G Ethernet and wavelengths, ultra-low latency networking, dark fiber, private networking, SONET, and video transport. By extending its network into TELEHOUSE New York Chelsea, clients can seamlessly connect to Lightower’s full range of networking solutions with a simple cross connect.

“Lightower’s aggressive expansion in the greater New York area to premium facilities such as TELEHOUSE’s Chelsea Center, is driven by the demand we are seeing for customized, state-of-the-art networking,” states Doug Dalissandro, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Lightower. “Over the past 18 months, Lightower has added close to a thousand service locations to its network and we are proud to be a part of TELEHOUSE’s premier facility in the heart of NYC.”

“It is an honor to host Lightower in our newest New York facility,” comments Satoshi Adachi, Vice President of TELEHOUSE America. “Known for supporting mission critical networks for top Fortune 500 companies, Lightower brings expanded options to our clients and carrier partners. Our team is focused on increasing the benefits and options for our clients, and we are always planning for additional high-end carriers for the Chelsea Center.”

Located at 85 10th Avenue in the center of the New York Meatpacking district, TELEHOUSE New York Chelsea is a prime location for firms of all sizes and across varied industries, including finance, legal, media, and healthcare. The facility has over 60,000 sq. ft. of secure colocation space built with N+1 power configurations including 2.5MVA diesel-powered generators and redundant cooling systems.

To learn more about TELEHOUSE America, please visit http://www.TELEHOUSE.com, or call 718-355-2500. For more information on Lightower Fiber Networks, please visit www.lightower.com.

About TELEHOUSE America
A stable and trusted pioneer of carrier-neutral data center services, TELEHOUSE provides secure, power-protected environments, where clients house and operate their telecommunications and network resources. Among the many benefits of colocating with TELEHOUSE is the ability to connect to state-of-the-art peering exchanges in New York (NYIIX) and Los Angeles (LAIIX). Through Manage-E (http://telehouse.com/mngdservices.php), TELEHOUSE provides a comprehensive suite of solutions – from help desk and hardware support to managed IT infrastructure, security and compliance services – all delivered by expert consulting and operations teams on a global scale and from one point-of-contact.  Additionally, the global availability of 43 TELEHOUSE-branded data centers in 23 cities throughout Asia, Africa, North America and EMEA, delivers continuous, cost-effective operation of network-dependent, IT infrastructure to businesses around the world. Please visit http://www.Telehouse.com, or contact us at sales@Telehouse.com. Follow TELEHOUSE on Twitter @TELEHOUSE.

About Lightower Fiber Networks
Lightower Fiber Networks is the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast, offering over 6,400 fiber route miles coupled with comprehensive transport, alternative access, and nationwide long haul services.  Lightower’s fiber footprint extends from New England, to eastern New York State, New Jersey, Long Island, and New York City.  With access to over 2,800 service locations, Lightower offers unparalleled regional density, performance, scalability, security, and reliability in the Northeast.  Lightower Fiber is headquartered in Boxborough, MA.  For more information, visit www.lightower.com or call 888-LT-FIBER.

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