RagingWire Deploys Initial Carriers for Carrier Neutral Facility in Virginia

By admin, February 2, 2012 7:57 pm

RagingWire Data Centers has revealed that its Ashburn, Virginia facility has deployed its initial carriers including Level3 Communications, XO Communications, Verizon Business, FiberGate, Abovenet (News – Alert) Communications, Fiberlight Communications and Yellow Fiber Communications.

The carrier neutral facility offers complementary space and power for qualified facility-based fiber providers.

“Carrier interest in the RagingWire Virginia data center has been extremely high,” said Yatish Mishra, president and CEO of RagingWire, in a statement. “We see fiber providers as our partners in providing the highest possible levels of service to our customers, many of whom have extremely large bandwidth requirements.”

Carriers were selected on the basis of several criteria including customer demand, high bandwidth availability, unique capabilities and competitive pricing. They are capable of delivering a variety of services from dark fiber and optical wavelengths to conventional telephone service. These carriers are accessible for RagingWire VA1 customers via fiber cross-connects.

The company has also selected several other carriers for possible deployments, officials at RagingWire said.

“Our commitment to highly available network capacity is unparalleled,” said Daniel Golding, vice president and general manager of RagingWire Northern Virginia in a statement. “We want to ensure that the capacity our customers demand is always available by utilizing multi-carrier, diversely-routed and protected cross connects.”

In addition to the Virginia facility, RagingWire also has two data centers in Sacramento, California which provide access to numerous carriers for over 150 customers. The new RagingWire Virginia facility will offer 140k square feet of data center capacity for customers in order to meet t high-density, data-intensive enterprise demands. The positive traits that given geminis horoscope mercury is versatility, ease, courtesy, talent, diplomacy, intuition and insight..

The data centers in California and Northern Virginia are N+2 redundant, offering 100 percent availability and highly scalable power and cooling. The company also offers managed IT services to companies with mission critical IT systems.

Back in December, TMCnet had the news that RagingWire’s company founder George Macricostas has been appointed as executive chairman of the board of directors. He will be now responsible for RagingWire’s overall strategic direction and will provide visionary leadership and financial oversight.

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Rajani Baburajan is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Rajani’s articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Jamie Epstein

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