June 27, 2012
Data center and network solutions provider InfoRelay has selected and deployed the Ekinops 360 optical transport platform to interconnect multiple data centers and colocation facilities in the Washington, D.C., area, InfoRelay announced today.
The regional network includes InfoRelay’s latest data center, Dulles Exchange, in Herndon, Virginia, which is being inaugurated Thursday with a grand opening celebration.
Ekinops, a leading supplier of next generation optical transport equipment, is supplying InfoRelay with its Ekinops 360 transport platform. InfoRelay will take advantage of Ekinops’ ability to flexibly and efficiently aggregate multiple service types and rates over fiber. The initial deployment will provide transport for Gigabit Ethernet, Fibre Channel, and 10G LAN services over a high-capacity fiber-optic infrastructure.
InfoRelay was looking for a solution to link its four data center operations in northern Virginia which are home to a large variety of network providers, Federal clients, and large enterprise customers. Russell Weiss, president of InfoRelay. “We were also looking for a platform that would allow us to provide lit services to those strategic customers of ours looking for bandwidth between facilities. We found that Ekinops provided us with that flexibility at the right price points and our trial confirmed that the Ekinops solution was the right choice.”
InfoRelay, founded in 1995, provides on-demand data center and cloud hosting services, guaranteeing 99.999 percent up-time with extremely low latency to almost anywhere in the world. Its extensive service portfolio includes colocation, bandwidth, metro ethernet and more, with overall network capacity exceeding 200 Gbps of Internet connectivity...Ethernet, and Infiniband.
InfoRelay Online Systems, Inc. delivers enterprise-level managed services and wholesale data center services to thousands of clients, including Fortune 500 companies and Federal agencies. InfoRelay improves its clients’ efficiency and profitability through the company’s array of reliable IT services...For more information, please visit http://www.inforelay.com or call (703) 485-4600.
Ekinops is a leading supplier of next generation optical transport equipment for telecommunications service providers. The Ekinops 360 addresses Metro, Regional, and Long-Haul applications with a single, highly-integrated platform. Ekinops is a market-leading innovator in 100G transport with its unique all-in-1RU® approach that truly optimizes optical networks. The Ekinops 360 system relies on the highly-programmable Ekinops T-Chip® (Transport-on-a-Chip) that enables fast, flexible and cost-effective delivery of new services for high-speed transport...Ekinops is headquartered in Lannion, France, and Ekinops Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary, is incorporated in the USA. For more information, visit Ekinops at http://www.ekinops.net.
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