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ROOT Data Center Secures Tier 1 Carrier Cogent Communications

April 15
13:01 2015

Montréal, QC. – ROOT today announced that Cogent Communications, the multinational Tier 1 Internet Service Provider, has launched a new point of presence (PoP) at ROOT’s data center facility in Montréal, Canada.

The addition of Cogent enhances ROOT’s ability to meet clients’ increasingly large bandwidth requirements. “We are committed to deliver value to customers via service efficiency, flexibility, and scalability,” said Jason van Gaal, CEO of ROOT. “Adding Cogent to our network gives customers access to one of the largest and most interconnected networks in the world, which also means more options and cost-effective bandwidth for our clients.”

Being a carrier-neutral data center plays a big part in ROOT’s customer strategy. Since its grand opening in 2014, ROOT has been augmenting its on-net carrier presence through last mile connectivity services, which insofar, has allowed customers access to over 75 carriers with minimal additional latency.

ROOT is a Tier 3 colocation data center designed and engineered for efficiency. “By coupling high connectivity with efficient design,” added van Gaal, “ROOT has built and secured a value proposition that will resonate with our clients for many years to come.”

About ROOT Data Center
ROOT Data Center is Canada’s first colocation provider that is Engineered for Efficiency on an international basis. ROOT’s efficiency provides optimal colocation services to businesses through innovative infrastructure designs and allows our clients to hold an advantage in an increasingly competitive world. Our services are rooted in reliability, scalability, cost effectiveness and ecological.

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