DC BLOX, a provider of multi-tenant data centers that deliver the infrastructure and connectivity essential to power today’s digital business, recently unveiled its new Metro Fiber Network in Huntsville, Alabama, which is officially available and ready for service. Achieved in partnership with Huntsville Utilities, this network leverages extensive dark fiber to deliver connectivity to a vast majority of local organizations, serving as core infrastructure that offers enhanced connectivity, security, speed and geographic reach to local businesses and government entities.
Businesseses, government agencies and contractors in Huntsville are all incorporating increasingly distributed and complex IT environments, embarking on digital transformation initiatives in order to support expanded capabilities, meet evolving customer demands and achieve a competitive advantage. As a result, many of these organizations need experienced partners that can provide the insight and critical infrastructure necessary to connect local systems, private and public clouds, mobile apps, IoT devices, supply chain partners and more.
“Huntsville Utilities constructed a robust fiber-optic network to move our community forward,” said Wes Kelley, President and CEO of Huntsville Utilities. “It not only serves existing utility and municipal needs; it is a catalyst for innovative partners like DC BLOX, who provide cutting-edge solutions for Huntsville’s job creators. We are excited to watch as our infrastructure is paired with great services that make our community stronger.”
“DC BLOX is excited to offer Huntsville businesses and government agencies this core network infrastructure to better serve their customers, improve operational efficiencies and increase their competitiveness,” comments Jeff Wabik, Chief Strategy and Connectivity Officer for DC BLOX. “Data is the currency of the 21st century, and enabling local access to our global data ecosystem is central to DC BLOX’s core commitment to serving locally and connecting globally.”
DC BLOX’s high-speed, private regional network; secure and resilient data centers; and robust connectivity ecosystem serve as the comprehensive solution organizations are looking for to empower their digital transformation. By connecting to this new Metro Fiber Network, customers benefit from agile, flexible access to necessary infrastructure alongside global data transport through built-in carriers, Internet exchanges and public cloud providers.
DC BLOX stands as the only multi-tenant data center operator in Alabama that has received Uptime Institute’s Tier III certifications for Design and Constructed Facility. Achieved for its Birmingham facility, these certifications ensure that tenants can rely on the utmost reliability, availability and performance for their business-critical equipment. The company’s secure, reliable data centers and global data connectivity options allow Huntsville businesses to leverage additional advantages when implementing their digital platforms. As a strategic data center and connectivity partner, DC BLOX empowers hybrid IT, disaster recovery and local large-scale data storage solutions.
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