Pacnet Upgrades Trans-Pacific and Asia Subsea Cable Network to 100Gbps

CoreSite Realty Corporation reported that Pacnet, has upgraded its trans-Pacific and Asia subsea cable network to 100Gbps to address the growing demand for bandwidth services throughout the U.S. and Asia-Pacific region.

Through Pacnet, CoreSite’s customers have the ability to connect to diverse carriers and gain high-capacity subsea cable access without purchasing backhaul to a landing station.

“We are pleased to expand our relationship with Pacnet and present our customers with higher bandwidth solutions and flexible connectivity options across the Pacific,” said Tom Ray, CEO at CoreSite. “As Internet traffic between the U.S. and Asia continues to increase, CoreSite customers can connect to a direct route to Asia, leveraging CoreSite’s capabilities as the leading gateway connecting the U.S. across the Pacific.”

Pacnet is the first carrier to provide 100Gbps services between the U.S. and Asia in an effort to support customers that require increasingly higher bandwidth solutions. This expansion is critical to the digital content companies, carriers, and large enterprises looking to direct connectivity to the Asia Pacific region.

“The 100Gbps bandwidth upgrade allowed us to roll out the Pacnet Enabled Network, a software-defined networking platform, at our interconnected data centers,” said John Garrett, President of Carrier Services, Pacnet. “CoreSite provides us with an access point to bring the innovative SDN platform to enterprise and carrier customers in the U.S., enabling them to self-provision scalable, private networks on demand and in minutes.”

Press Release, March 26, 2014

 

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