Today at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2016, Cleareon Fiber Networks announces it has established a Point of Presence (PoP) at Digital Realty’s 111 8th Avenue premier facility. Home to numerous wired and wireless carriers, clouds, media companies, financial networks and content providers, the 111 8th Avenue data center serves as an essential connectivity hub in New York City and now, with this newly established PoP, Digital Realty customers can conveniently access Cleareon’s robust dark fiber network.

1462795999502Cleareon is a metro dark fiber provider that is pioneering a new, transparent and straightforward way of doing business.  Its dense fiber network connects New York’s preeminent data centers and carrier hotels, where customers can access hundreds of service providers. Establishing a PoP at 111 8th Avenue is the first of many plans Cleareon has to further build upon its network, not only throughout Manhattan, but also across the Hudson and East Rivers into New Jersey, Brooklyn and Queens.

“Establishing a PoP in Digital Realty’s 111 8th Avenue location is an important milestone for Cleareon,” comments Cliff Kane, Co-CEO of Cleareon.  “We are growing an ecosystem of connected data centers and carrier hotels and extending the reach of the service provider community to enterprises in New York City and beyond. Digital Realty’s vast carrier and enterprise networks help us continue this growth by providing hassle free connectivity and neutral access to our dark fiber.”

“We are very pleased to welcome Cleareon Fiber Networks to Digital Realty’s list of premier customers and colocation tenants,” adds Chris Sharp, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Service Innovation at Digital Realty. “Digital Realty supports the data center and colocation strategies of more than 1,000 firms across the country.  Cleareon boosts our fiber-rich portfolio and brings a great product to the 111 8th Avenue facility.” images

Cleareon Fiber Networks is attending ITW from May 8-11, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. To meet the team onsite, please email [email protected] or visit the team at their bilateral table #SB592.

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