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GlobeNet Renews ICREA Certifications for Barranquilla Data Center

Good news for GlobeNet, a wholesale provider of telecoms infrastructure in the Americas! The International Computer Room Experts Association (ICREA) has once again granted the company’s data center in Barranquilla, Colombia its Level IV and sustainability certifications.  Founded in 1999 in Mexico City, ICREA’s presence is felt globally with members in 23 countries around the world. For GlobeNet, the Level IV designation signifies that its Barranquilla facility is a High Security, World Class Quality Assurance Data Center (HS-WCQA) with 99.99% availability.

GlobeNet ICREAOpened in October 2017, GlobeNet’s data center was designed and built to meet the growing demand for wholesale telecommunications, storage and data processing services in the Latin American market. It provides integrators and operators with a safe and reliable alternative environment for the Caribbean region, Bogotá and any city in Colombia. Located next to GlobeNet’s submarine cable station in Barranquilla, the data center meets the most demanding requirements for mission-critical IT services. For its part, GlobeNet leverages its facility to offer its complete portfolio of IaaS, IP transit and national and international connectivity solutions.

“Our data center in Barranquilla is key for technological development in Colombia. It is located in the region with the lowest seismic activity in the country and has the best access to international destinations through GlobeNet’s submarine cable system.” – Eliana Naranjo, Country Manager in Colombia

Key features of GlobeNet’s data center in Colombia include:

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  • Host to major service providers and ISPs in Colombia
  • Fully redundant AC and DC, with generator backup
  • Redundant and hybrid cooling
  • On-site security 24x7x365 as well as key cards, biometric controlled access and video surveillance
  • Continuous network / systems monitoring
  • Secured racks
  • Fire protection and suppression systems

To learn more about GlobeNet and its Barranquilla data center, visit the company’s website at www.globenet.com.

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