2017 Storms May Mean Network Rethink

2017 Storms May Mean Network Rethink

Major hurricanes, even ones as powerful and large as Hurricane Irma, don’t disrupt subsea cables, according to industry executives. But that doesn’t mean traffic crossing those cables won’t be disrupted by the damage from hurricanes, warns one data center operator. Gil Santaliz, founder and managing director of New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) , the New Jersey-based data center located next to the Tata cable landing station in Wall, N.J., says the impact of storms such as the US and the…

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NJFX CEO: “We Provide Options”

NJFX CEO: “We Provide Options”

Submarine Cable NewsFeed – Market Snapshot Editor’s Note: In September 2016, NJFX formally unveiled its data center campus located adjacent to the submarine cable landing station in Wall Township, New Jersey. The colorfully named “Tier 3 by the Subsea” was the first of its kind in the industry, disrupting the traditional backhaul model and redefining proximity by providing direct interconnection options at the cable-head without recurring costs on cross-connects. “NJFX is doing something that no company has ever done before,” Gil…

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Data Center Journal: INDUSTRY OUTLOOK: DATA CENTER DIFFERENTIATION

Data Center Journal: INDUSTRY OUTLOOK: DATA CENTER DIFFERENTIATION

Industry Outlook is a regular Data Center Journal Q&A series that presents expert views on market trends, technologies and other issues relevant to data centers and IT. This week, Industry Outlook talks with Gil Santaliz, founder and CEO of NJFX, about how data center companies can differentiate themselves in a changing landscape. Previously, Gil was CEO, founder and managing member of 4Connections LLC, a 500-mile New Jersey fiber network serving many verticals in that state. 4Connections pioneered the deployment of carrier-neutral dark-fiber services for…

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NJ Business: NJFX Announces Plan to Expand Cable Landing Station Campus by Additional 48 Acres

NJ Business: NJFX Announces Plan to Expand Cable Landing Station Campus by Additional 48 Acres

NJFX, the first Tier 3 carrier-neutral colocation campus that intersects where subsea cables from the United States, South America, Europe and the Caribbean meet, announces the expansion of its colocation campus in Wall. By expanding its campus an additional 48 acres, NJFX emphasizes its commitment to developing a tenant-driven community with purpose-built colocation and disaster recovery space, as well as its ability to accommodate space for future independent cable landing stations. With the additional 48 acres, NJFX will now span…

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Data Center Knowledge: NJFX to Expand Jersey Data Center Campus that Links to Submarine Cables

Data Center Knowledge: NJFX to Expand Jersey Data Center Campus that Links to Submarine Cables

NJFX says the amount of traffic has been “staggering” at its 65,000-square foot data center campus in Wall, New Jersey, known for connecting more than 240 countries and numerous communication providers via one of the largest global subsea fiber networks in the world. And the company is preparing for it to get a lot busier. This week it announced a 48-acre expansion to include a new two-story 80,000-square foot data center that will be adjacent to the existing campus. While the additional space is…

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Capacity Magazine: NJFX announces 48-acre campus expansion

Capacity Magazine: NJFX announces 48-acre campus expansion

The New Jersey Fibre Exchange (NJFX) has announced plans to expand its cable landing station campus by an additional 48 acres. The first Tier 3 carrier-neutral colocation campus, that intersects where subsea cables from the US, South America, Europe and the Caribbean meet, has designed for an 80,000 sq ft expansion at the Wall, New Jersey, colocation campus. The news comes after NJFX announced last month that a new 10,000 sq ft facility would be constructed just steps away from its…

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Q&A: Gil Santaliz, founder and managing member, NJFX

Q&A: Gil Santaliz, founder and managing member, NJFX

Gil Santaliz, founder and managing member of New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX), talks to Capacity about the company’s successes in 2015 and it plans for development this year. What have been the company’s three key highlights for 2015? 2015 was a year of substantial growth for the subsea cable industry, and therefore interconnection within the data centre. We saw a resurgence of investment in transatlantic subsea cable systems to Europe and South America, evidenced by the recent Seaborn Networks and…

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DataCenter Frontier: The Cloud Brings Colo to Cable Landings

DataCenter Frontier: The Cloud Brings Colo to Cable Landings

As the cloud wars extend under the ocean, colo is coming to cable landings. At sites stretching from Canada to the tip of Florida, colocation providers are building data centers at the sites where undersea fiber optic cables arrive in North America. These projects reflect the expanding geography of the data center business, as content providers and cloud companies seek new ways to move data around the world. Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon are all investing in undersea cables, in…

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Tata Communications Deploys Interconnection POP in NJFX’s Colocation Campus

Tata Communications Deploys Interconnection POP in NJFX’s Colocation Campus

WALL, NJ – November 07, 2016 – New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX), the first Tier 3 carrier-neutral subsea colocation campus linking the United States, Europe, South America and the Caribbean, announces that Tata Communications, a leading global, terrestrial and subsea network operator, has opened its core network presence at the NJFX Cable Landing Campus (CLC) in Wall, NJ. The POP provides interconnection to Tata Communications’ carrier-grade Ethernet, MPLS, IP transit and to TGN network. This is a significant development and strategic shift…

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