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Summit Infrastructure Group Enters Growing Columbus Market

Summit Infrastructure Group (SummitIG), a leading dark fiber network solutions and bandwidth infrastructure provider, recently announced it is entering the burgeoning data center market of Columbus, Ohio with over 200 miles of new, purpose-built dark fiber. 

On track to complete the network buildout by Q1 2023, the company’s new infrastructure will provide the diversity and modern, high-performance capabilities that data centers, cloud service providers and their end-users in the region need for increasingly bandwidth-intensive applications. 

With 700 miles of dense dark fiber infrastructure in Northern Virginia, the world’s largest data center market, SummitIG is set to bring its experience and deep knowledge of deploying and operating critical network infrastructure to the Columbus market.

The brand new network infrastructure will support the region’s growing cloud and data center market

“We’ve seen Columbus become one of the fastest growing data center markets in the U.S., with demand for new dark fiber infrastructure,” said Sunny Kumar, Chief Executive Officer for SummitIG. “Our customers require high performance connectivity to grow their core businesses, and we are proud to bring our unparalleled network quality, unique routes and infrastructure density to the Columbus market.”

Columbus has become an attractive market for data center development with aggressive tax incentives that create opportunities for significant savings on mission-critical deployments. A number of hyperscale data center operators are eyeing Columbus as a potential investment location and cloud providers like Amazon, Google and Facebook are also actively developing campuses in the area.

The market is growing, and so is the need for new network infrastructure like dark fiber, which provides the mission-critical foundation for cloud-based applications. As a provider of fiber connectivity with a proven track record, SummitIG is ready to serve the cloud giants and data centers in the region.

SummitIG is the leading pure play dense dark fiber infrastructure provider. The company designs, constructs and operates custom and purpose-built dark fiber connectivity essential to the digital economy. SummitIG’s unmatched approach to network architecture and fiber density along unique routes enables hyperscale cloud providers, carriers, data center operators and enterprises to seamlessly connect mission-critical data center and cloud computing environments.

SummitIG has plans to invest in an additional 250 dark fiber miles in the Columbus area and is actively assessing further expansion opportunities elsewhere in the U.S.

To learn more about SummitIG, visit the company’s website at summitig.com.

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