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GTT Expands Network To Cologix Columbus Regional Cloud Hub

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GTT Expands Network To Cologix Columbus Regional Cloud Hub

PoP expands reach of GTT's comprehensive suite of cloud networking services through the most advanced colocation data center in the region with the only AWS Direct Connect node

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DENVER, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cologix, a network and cloud neutral interconnection and data center company announced that GTT Communications, the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, has chosen COL3, a hyperscale edge data center in Columbus, Ohio, as the location of a new point-of-presence (PoP) on its global network. GTT's global Tier 1 IP network, ranked among the largest in the world, is composed of more than 550 PoPs on six continents. COL3 is the largest neutral data center in the region and showcases the robust power and connectivity profile that Cologix delivers.

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"This network expansion supports growing enterprise demand for our comprehensive suite of cloud networking services," stated Steve Hammons, VP Sales at GTT.  "With many Fortune 1000 companies in the Columbus metro area, COL3 is an important addition to our global footprint to serve client requirements for secure, high performance connectivity from any location around the world to every application in the cloud."

Operating three data centers in Columbus, COL1, COL2 and COL3, Cologix offers the most connected data center campus in Ohio. Through its Meet-Me-Rooms, Cologix enables connectivity to more than 50 network service providers, which will now include GTT, and more than 20 cloud service providers. This includes access to the AWS Direct Connect node, providing enterprises with low latency access to the AWS U.S. East 2 region.

"Organizations rely on cloud connectivity to accelerate application and service delivery, and we are pleased to have added GTT's vast network connectivity footprint to our ecosystem," said Bill Fathers, Chairman & CEO, Cologix. "COL3 delivers the right balance of power, connectivity and computing options for companies looking to scale essential enterprise applications delivered through the cloud. These companies can now leverage GTT's Tier 1 global network and comprehensive suite of cloud networking services through COL3 and we look forward to supporting their success."

About Cologix Inc.

Cologix provides reliable, secure, scalable data center and interconnection solutions from 25 prime interconnection locations across nine strategic North American edge markets. Over 1,600 leading network, managed services, cloud, media, content, financial services and enterprise customers trust Cologix to support their business-critical infrastructure and connect them to customers, vendors and partners. Our dedicated, experienced local teams and scalable solutions enable us to provide industry-leading customer service and the ability to successfully support customers at the internet's new edge. For a tour of one of our data centers in Columbus, Dallas, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Minneapolis, Montreal, New Jersey, Toronto or Vancouver visit www.cologix.com or email sales@cologix.com. Follow Cologix on LinkedIn and Twitter.

About GTT

GTT is redefining global communications to serve a cloud-based future, connecting people across organizations, around the world and to every application in the cloud. Our clients benefit from an outstanding service experience built on our core values of simplicity, speed and agility. A Fortune Future 50 company, GTT owns and operates a global Tier 1 internet network and provides a comprehensive suite of cloud networking services to any location in the world. For more information on GTT, please visit www.gtt.net.

 

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