Dark Fiber and Infrastructure, LLC (DF&I), a leading developer, owner and operator of high-capacity dark fiber and conduit networks in Northern Virginia and Maryland, has announced that global data center operator Digital Realty is bringing two additional data center campuses on-net to to DF&I’s Express Connect dark fiber network.
The infrastructure enables peering and interconnection of a multitude of unique carriers, clouds, and data center operators on the region’s most vital high capacity, open access data pathway between Northern Virginia and Baltimore.
“We are thrilled to enable our customers to reach these Digital Realty properties with DF&I’s high capacity, lowest latency conduit and dark fiber in the region,” said Scott Bergs, CEO of DF&I. “We look forward to growing and scaling our network infrastructure alongside trusted partners like Digital Realty to accommodate the region’s ever-growing data and interconnection demands.”
Featuring the most conduit capacity in the region, DF&I Express Connect provides dedicated access to and between major data centers and peering points in and around the Ashburn area. The system includes a highly concentrated loop interconnecting Data Center Alley and extends to the north on the fastest and most direct route to Baltimore. DF&I’s infrastructure offers more than 40,000 fiber strands between Maryland and Virginia and more than 70,000 fiber strands within its Virginia network.
Read the press release in its entirety here.
For more information about unique carrier, cloud, and data center opportunities on DF&I’s open access direct data pathway between Virginia and Maryland, click here to contact the DF&I team and visit darkfiberinfra.com to learn more.