Comcast Business Leverages Cologix in Minneapolis

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(The Hosting News) – Cologix™, a network neutral interconnection and data center company, announced today that Comcast Business, a unit of Comcast Cable, the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to business and residential customers, is leveraging Cologix’s 511 11th Avenue data center in downtown Minneapolis as a preferred partner to support their enterprise customers’ colocation needs. Comcast Business has recently expanded their service portfolio to include Ethernet, Internet, Voice and TV services and data connectivity options providing scalable bandwidth from 1 Mbps to 10 Gbps.

“Minneapolis is a thriving enterprise market where we see strong demand for high capacity bandwidth services,” stated Chris Lyons, vice president of Comcast Business-Twin Cities. “As our business portfolio evolves, our customers are increasingly interested in colocation as part of their overall solution. Our relationship with Cologix enables us to address more customer opportunities with the confidence that their infrastructure will be well supported.”

The Comcast Business Ethernet suite offers high-performance point-to-point and multi-point Ethernet services with the capacity to deliver cloud computing, software-as-a-service, business continuity/disaster recovery and other bandwidth-intensive applications. Comcast’s fiber footprint spans 29 regional networks in 39 states and includes an enhanced fiber optic network, with more than 145,000 miles of fiber providing high speed, high quality and high definition services to a variety of large companies.

“As a carrier-neutral provider it is important for us to offer our customers access to a robust community of network solution providers, and Comcast Business is an important provider in the Minneapolis market,” stated Mike Hemphill, General Manager, Cologix Minneapolis. “We appreciate their trust in supporting their customers and look forward to expanding the relationship going forward.”

Cologix operates premium data center space and the largest Meet-Me-Room in the carrier hotel at 511 11th Avenue South in Minneapolis, the most connected building in Minnesota. In addition to the robust carrier ecosystem which includes more than 80 national, regional and local networks, the facility supports media, cloud, financial, education and government communities as well as direct access to the Midwest Internet Cooperative Exchange (MICE).

About Cologix, Inc.

Cologix, Inc. is a network neutral interconnection and data center company headquartered in Denver, Colorado, that provides massively scalable interconnection services and secure, reliable colocation services in densely connected, strategically located facilities in Dallas, Minneapolis, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. With more than 330 network choices and fourteen prime interconnection locations, Cologix currently serves over 550 carrier, managed services, cloud, media, content, financial services and enterprise customers. The company’s experienced team of communications infrastructure professionals is committed to providing its customers the highest standard of local customer support. For more information about Cologix, please visit the company’s website at http://www.cologix.com.

About Comcast Business

Comcast Business, a unit of Comcast Cable, provides advanced communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives. Through a modern, advanced network that is backed by 24/7 technical support, Comcast delivers Business Internet, TV and Voice services for cost-effective, simplified communications management.

The Comcast Business Ethernet suite offers high-performance point-to-point and multi-point Ethernet services with the capacity to deliver cloud computing, software-as-a-service, business continuity/disaster recovery and other bandwidth-intensive applications. Comcast Ethernet services are significantly faster than standard T1 lines and other legacy technologies, providing scalable bandwidth from 1 Mbps up to 10 Gigabits-per-second (Gbps) in more than 20 major US markets.

For more information, call 866-429-3085 or visit http://business.comcast.com/enterprise .

Comcast Business Leverages Cologix in Minneapolis

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