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phoenixNAP Deploys New Bare Metal Cloud at American Tower’s Austin, TX Edge Data Center

phoenixNAP aligns with American Tower to deploy cloud edge architecture for its Bare Metal Cloud platform in Austin, Texas

phoenixNAP®, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, has launched its Bare Metal Cloud (BMC) edge location in Austin, Texas. Deployed at an American Tower Edge Data Center, this location allows low-latency access to Bare Metal Cloud out of Southwest locations in the US.

American Tower owns and operates an extensive portfolio of communications sites and data centers that provide the critical infrastructure for numerous wireless and emerging applications. Bare Metal Cloud deployment in the American Tower Edge Data Center in Austin uses an innovative architecture to deliver advanced network speeds.

“5G workloads are the future of business, and we are adapting our service offering to meet market demands,” said Ian McClarty, President of phoenixNAP. “Our collaboration with American Tower is instrumental for us to meet this goal. Through our edge installation, we will provide low-latency access to Bare Metal Cloud out of most locations in the U.S. Southwest, enabling users to streamline latency-sensitive and high-bandwidth applications. We are excited to start the year with such a major announcement, and we appreciate the help and support of the American Tower team in making this possible.”

“Our edge infrastructure is built to enable innovative service offerings for new markets, such as Bare Metal Cloud,” said Eric Watko, Vice President, Product Line Management, American Tower. “We are all witnessing the inflection point in the business ecosystem, with edge computing becoming essential to delivering new advanced services and applications globally. Allowing more businesses to innovate through technology is a mission we share with phoenixNAP.”

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