- Initial contract is a multi-year deal with a Fortune 500 global data networking and telecommunications equipment leader.
- Dallas is INAP’s largest Tier III data center facility which recently earned EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency.
- The Dallas facility features key elements around security, redundancy, and high-density power that meet the customer’s mission critical facilities needs.
ATLANTA – (April 11, 2017) — Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), (“INAP” or the “Company”), a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure including Colocation, Cloud, and Network Services, today announced a multi-year agreement with a large worldwide data networking and telecommunications equipment leader for customized colocation and network services in INAP’s Dallas facility.
In making its selection through a rigorous competitive process, INAP’s Dallas location, which recently earned EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency, was chosen given its clear superiority in redundancy in power, network, and security. These factors and the necessary certifications and compliance requirements allow INAP to meet the mission critical network management needs of clients being hosted in its Dallas facility.
“We are committed to providing superior service to our VIP customer throughout this agreement to demonstrate our world-class data center services with one of the largest telecom equipment and network services providers in the world.” said Corey Needles, INAP Colo’s General Manager. “We look forward to applying our extensive expertise to help our customer continue to meet its strategic objectives as a worldwide information technology leader.”
This deal was successfully brokered by Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, a Cantor Fitzgerald Company. According to Bryan Loewen, Executive Managing Director, Data Center Consulting Group, “This partnership was developed over several months in order to ensure that both supplier and customer could meet the demands of current market conditions for redundancy, power, and security. INAP’s Dallas facility with its team is a perfect match, and we are extremely excited to build on this relationship.”
Design and construction of a custom network are already in progress, as INAP engineering and operations make this build a high priority. INAP Dallas was selected as the customer’s preferred location given its stable and robust external environment, coupled with INAP’s state-of-the-art colocation facilities. In fact, the center sits on one of the highest priority locations of the Texas power grid, as well as in a low disaster risk zone alongside mission-critical medical locations and secure transaction processing centers.
About Internap Corporation
Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP) is a leading technology provider of Internet infrastructure through both Colocation Business and Enterprise Services (including network connectivity, IP, bandwidth, and Managed Hosting), and Cloud Services (including enterprise-grade AgileCLOUD 2.0, Bare-Metal Servers, and SMB iWeb platforms). INAP’s global high-capacity network connects 15 company-controlled Tier 3-type data centers in major markets in North America, 34 wholesale partnered facilities, and points of presence in 26 central business districts around the world. INAP continues to transform since its inception in 1996, meeting customer demand for custom solutions and high-touch state-of-the-art colocation and cloud products and services. INAP now operates a premium business model that also provides high-power density colocation, low-latency bandwidth, and public and private cloud platforms in an expanding internet infrastructure industry. For more information, visit www.inap.com.
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