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Industry Experts to Reveal Why Henrico, Virginia, is Poised to Become Dominant Force in Future of Global Communications

Henrico Internet Infrastructure Webinar 5 produced by Henrico EDA in collaboration with InterGlobix

On March 22 at 1 p.m. (ET), the Henrico Economic Development Authority will host “The Past, Present & Future” webinar as the fifth installment of its award-winning Internet Infrastructure webinar series. It is produced in collaboration with InterGlobix, a global consultancy company focused on the convergence of data centers, subsea cables, and terrestrial fiber. This discussion will detail the meteoric rise of Henrico, Virginia, as a data connectivity powerhouse.

Industry leaders will provide a detailed overview of the QTS Data Center, housed in the locality’s White Oak Technology Park (WOTP). The facility offers access to four subsea cables that provide the fastest data speeds on the planet. It also leverages the new DE-CIX Richmond, a revolutionary global Internet exchange (IX) platform that is part of the largest carrier and data center neutral interconnection ecosystem in North America.

Webinar speakers include:

  • Ivo Ivanov, CEO, DE-CIX International, Founding Member, IEIC
  • Clint Heiden, CRO, QTS Data Centers, Founder, IEIC, and Co-founder, QTS Richmond NAP
  • Vinay Nagpal, President, InterGlobix, Co-founder, QTS Richmond NAP, Executive Director & Founding Member, IEIC
  • Greg Force, President & CEO, Tindall Corporation

In terms of reach, the QTS Richmond Network Access Point (NAP) in Henrico features 20 terrestrial networks. Subsea cables MAREA, BRUSA, SAEx1, and Dunant extend to Spain, Puerto Rico and Brazil, South Africa, and France, respectively. The new partnership with DE-CIX provides a virtually instant connection with the leading IX operator’s more than 2,400 networks and 500 data centers in 14 countries around the world. As for speed, in one-third of a second – the time of a single blink – data can travel from Henrico to Europe and back. In 2 milliseconds – the time of two flashes of a camera – local businesses can send their data to 80% of the U.S. population.

To learn more, watch the Henrico Data Autobahn video

Eager to attend Henrico’s “The Past, Present & Future” Internet Infrastructure webinar and learn how the locality can give your business the competitive edge? Reserve your spot now. Registration is free, but space is limited. InterGlobix Magazine, the digital infrastructure industry’s leading global publication, is the Media Partner for the event. Webinar attendees will be eligible to win a complimentary copy of the Second Anniversary edition of the publication.

WEBINAR DETAILS:

  • Title: Henrico’s “The Past, Present & Future” Internet Infrastructure Webinar
  • Date: March 22, 2022
  • Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
  • Cost: FREE
  • Registration Link: HERE
  • Media Partner: InterGlobix Magazine
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