Written by Jonathan Martone on April 02, 2020
Cyxtera Welcomes Silica Fiber Provider at Sunnyvale Data Center
Silicon Valley Has Expanding Dark Fiber Solution at Cyxtera with Silica Fiber Ecosystem Provider
Cyxtera’s Data Center Services continues to evolve and grow. Our interconnectivity and ecosystem continue to expand. With over 600 networks connected across the globe, we are working with our clients on services that optimize performance, minimize down time, and provide cost-effective fault tolerant network designs.
Cyxtera is pleased to announce Silica Fiber as our newest ecosystem provider. They are available in our Sunnyvale SFO3 Data Center campus. Customers residing in 1400 Kifer and 1320 Kifer now have access to a new dark fiber provider. Silica Fiber has unique metro dark fiber routes that provide additional diversity and resiliency in the metro Silicon Valley market. Silica can provide dark fiber linear or ring topology services to other data centers in the Silicon Valley market. Silica uses 100% buried fiber and can deliver redundant designs to Cyxtera data center customers looking for diverse paths.
Silica Fiber is rapidly deploying ultra-high capacity fiber optic cables throughout their conduit systems for the sole purpose of leasing dark fiber. Their current network in Silicon Valley touches almost 30 major data centers in and around Santa Clara County and will more than double in size in the next 12 months.
And with even more major data center operators constructing brand new facilities in key data center markets, it’s clear that growth will continue to be robust across North America. Whether your needs require a handful of fibers or hundreds of fibers, Silica is prepared to serve you through our 100% buried, high-count fiber optic network.
Cyxtera is a global leader in data center colocation and interconnection services. The company operates a footprint of 62 data centers in 29 markets around the world, providing services to more than 2,000 leading enterprises and U.S. federal government agencies. Cyxtera brings proven operational excellence, global scale, flexibility and customer-focused innovation together to provide a comprehensive portfolio of data center and interconnection services.
About Silica Fiber
Silica Fiber is led by industry veterans each with over 20 years of experience building – owning and operating dark fiber networks in the US and abroad for the world’s most demanding data-intensive enterprises. Our mission is to give the world’s most driven enterprises the bandwidth they need to grow and capture new opportunities. And our metro networks are built to our exacting specifications for the sole purpose of providing ultra-high-density dark fiber. Our backbone is populated with large capacity fiber cables to meet the demand for high-count dark fiber connectivity and allow our customers to future-proof their network infrastructure.