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ROOT Data Center joins forces with PCCW Solutions to provide one-stop-shop global data center services

February 17
08:41 2017

MONTRÉAL – ROOT Data Center has teamed up with PCCW Solutions, the IT services flagship of PCCW Limited headquartered in Hong Kong, to address enterprises’ growing demand for cost-effective multi-site colocation and value-added services across countries and locations.

Through the cooperation, ROOT Data Center will become a partner of D-Infinitum Global Data Center Alliance (“D-Infinitum”), a strategic alliance of leading data center service providers around the world initiated by PCCW Solutions. ROOT Data Center and PCCW Solutions, together with other D-Infinitum partners, intend to provide a full suite of hosting and colocation services in addition to connectivity and value-added services. ROOT Data Center’s partnership adds additional value with their ability to bring large-scale deployments to market in 90 to 120 days; and 30% lower energy consumption than the industry average. Through the D-Infinitum, enterprise customers can enjoy multi-location hosting under simpler contract arrangement with greater efficiency, transparency and flexibility.

Mr. Ramez Younan, Managing Director of PCCW Solutions said “D-Infinitum will provide a one-stop hub for clients’ global hosting needs enabling them to reap the full benefits of each of the locations to achieve availability, performance, security and capacity requirements. Our collaboration with ROOT Data Center will further extend the D-Infinitum footprint to better support global businesses and their expansion into new markets.”

Some of the world’s largest technology providers have recognized the benefits of colocation in Montreal and set up shop to capitalize on its low energy costs, cool climate, and low latency connectivity to other Canadian and East Coast US markets. “Our rapid deployment, cost-effective and high density colocation will address the international demands for an efficient North American solution,” said AJ Byers, President and CEO of ROOT Data Center. “As a next-generation data center company, our priority is to help enterprises across the globe be less wasteful and more efficient at running their data centers, and D-Infinitum presents a perfect gateway to achieving our goals.”

The D-Infinitum network combines more than 120 data center facilities across over 70 cities globally and continues to expand rapidly. For more information about D-Infinitum, please visit

About PCCW Solutions
PCCW Solutions is the IT and business process outsourcing flagship of PCCW Limited, which also holds interests in telecommunications, media, property development and investment, and other businesses. Responsible for a growing number of large-scale IT projects in the public and private sectors, PCCW Solutions holds a wealth of experience and expertise and is viewed as a major industry player in Greater China. To learn more about PCCW Solutions, please visit

About ROOT Data Center
ROOT is a next-generation data center company that provides colocation solutions to empower the world’s computing leaders. Its modular design promises optimal agility and efficiency, which enables all customers to scale their technology infrastructure and grow with confidence. Less power to waste, more power to you. For more information, visit

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