Seaborn Provides High Capacity International Connectivity to Ascenty Data Centers in Brazil
Seaborn Networks (“Seaborn”), a leading developer-owner-operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems, and Ascenty, the largest data center and connectivity service provider in Latin America, announce today that Seaborn’s most reliable international fiber network is connecting Ascenty’s São Paulo and Vinhedo Data Centers in Brazil to the United States.
“Our customers at São Paulo and Vinhedo Data Center campuses require low-latency, high-capacity interconnection between their data center operations and North America,” states Marcos Siqueira, Vice President of Operations at Ascenty. “Seaborn is providing our connectivity ecosystem. We are excited because we know that Seaborn offers us an IP transport network, and seamless and robust access to internet exchanges that are strategic for our customers who rely on international traffic.”
Ascenty is linked to Seaborn’s Seabras-1 submarine cable that offers a lower latency POP than any other current system, which is a competitive advantage for its customers. This partnership is connecting more than 350 customers in Ascenty’s data centers that serve content providers, e-commerce and public cloud processing companies, and corporations in the financial sectors.
“We recognize the critical need for enterprise services to have high capacity, resilient and low-latency connectivity. Our network was built with this in mind, providing high availability capacity to customers with ever-changing bandwidth needs,” comments Michel Marcelino, Senior Vice President and Head of Latin America of Seaborn. “Expanding our services to Ascenty’s Data Center campuses provides its customers access to our industry-leading IP network, offering consistent local and global connectivity via our subsea cable.”
Seaborn addresses global communications needs across the Americas delivering wavelength, Ethernet private line and IP services. Unique among independent cable operators, Seaborn fully operates and maintains its submarine and terrestrial cable infrastructure. POPs, terrestrial backhaul, landing stations and subsea cable are all under Seaborn’s control. The Seaborn management team has designed, built, and operated more subsea cable systems than any other telecom management team including over 75 landing stations, 250 global POPs, and 250,000 km of subsea fiber optic cable. Visit www.seabornnetworks.com for more information or follow us on LinkedIn.
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Ascenty, a Digital Realty and Brookfield company, is the largest connectivity and data center service provider in Latin America, currently managing 27 data centers in operation and/or construction in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, interconnected by 5,000 km of proprietary fiber-optic network. The company was established in 2010 and builds and operates world-class data centers serving the world’s largest cloud and technology providers, as well as other customers in the finance, retail, industrial, healthcare and service industries. To support the company’s expansion, Ascenty is backed by its shareholders which include Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a Canadian asset management company and Digital Realty, the world’s largest data centers provider with 280 data centers located in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. To learn more about Ascenty, go to: http://www.ascenty.com
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