Windstream Boosts Connectivity Coast to Coast

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See the original article at Capacity Media

July 22, 2022

Windstream boosts its coast to coast connectivity with increased capacity options from NJFX’s purpose-built Tier 3 carrier neutral colocation campus.  With diverse routes from NJFX to multiple US locations across its 150,000 mile fiber network, Windstream helps carriers meet high bandwidth demands and reinforce their existing network architectures with expanded connectivity options. Through NJFX’s cable landing station campus, Windstream enables reliable and secure routes from New Jersey down the coast to Miami.

In addition, wholesale, carrier and enterprise customers can efficiently transport traffic with Windstream’s NEW strategic west coast locations including:

  • One Wilshire, Los Angeles, CA
  • 55 Market Street, San Jose, CA
  • 9/11 Great Oaks, San Jose, CA
  • 529 Bryant Street, Palo Alto, CA
  • 7135 S. Decatur, Las Vegas, NV
  • 1 Super Loop Way, Reno, NV
  • 120 E. Van Buren Street, Phoenix, AZ
  • 200 S 10th Street, McAllen, TX

These locations serve as international gateways for Windstream clients to reach LATAM and AsiaPac as well as points in between. Through its presence at NJFX, Windstream clients can also gain direct access to five independent subsea cable systems including TGN1, TGN2, and Seabras, with WALL-LI and AEC2 coming online in 2019. All of these enable interconnection to North America, Europe, South America, and the Caribbean.

Carriers, service providers and enterprises can leverage Windstream’s robust connectivity options including:

Wavelengths – dedicated point to point connectivity:

  • Speeds ranging from 1G up to 100G
  • Highly resilient connectivity, ideal for long distances
  • Low latency routes in 50+ markets in the US
  • Limitless scale
  • Enables enterprises to adopt carrier-grade services

E-line services – offers a variety of voice, data and cloud services delivered over highly-reliable Ethernet connections:

·    Speeds up to 1G
·    99.99% uptime SLA
·    Quickly transfer large files
·    Easily add bandwidth

·    Delivers high performance

The solid partnership we’ve built with NJFX – with its industry-leading facility providing a prime meeting hub connecting three continents (the United States, Europe and South America) – strongly supports and aligns with our international strategy of serving global customers seeking connectivity in the U.S,” states Joe Scattareggia Executive Vice President, Windstream Wholesale. “The NJFX team has consistently proven to be a valuable partner, serving their core customers with quick and reliable installs that enable Windstream to then build out networks across the country for those same customers, supporting their expansion and growth. As we continue to build into strategic landing stations across the country, we will also be adding new express routes from NJFX. The flexibility, creativity and innovation of the NJFX team has been exceptional and we look forward continuing this successful partnership.”

Built for flexibility and resiliency, NJFX’s 64,800 square foot facility offers high and low-density colocation solutions and 24/7 on-site security as well as CAT-5 hurricane resistant infrastructure. The site also offers onsite generators with fuel for up to five days of uninterrupted emergency service. NJFX collaborates closely with its carrier partners like Windstream to ensure the availability of diverse and high-performance infrastructure.


About NJFX:

NJFX is a Tier 3 Carrier Neutral Cable Landing Station campus. Our colocation ecosystem has expanded to over 35 network operators offering flexibility, reliability, and security. Our Wall, NJ location provides direct access to multiple subsea cable systems giving our carriers diverse connectivity solutions and offers direct interconnection without recurring cross-connect fees.

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