Originally posted to Telehouse

The New Silicon Island

Staten-Island-mapOnly 11 miles from Manhattan, and a stone’s throw from New Jersey, the Staten Island Teleport offers many surprising benefits to any business looking for Colocation in the New York region.

Here are 7 Major Benefits to Colocation on Staten Island

A Telecommunications Haven

The 700,000 sq ft campus that is home to our flagship Data Center is managed by the Port Authority, and is considered one of the most secure environments in the region.

Construction for the Teleport, a 100-acre office complex on 440 acres, began in 1989 next to a wildlife refuge. AT&T was one of the original tenants in the park. Designers planned a sophisticated telecom infrastructure and maximum security into the Teleport’s original design. Reference

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