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Optical Communications Group (OCG) Lights 100Gb at ColoGuard: Brooklyn’s Biggest Data Center

New York, NY--(PRWeb - May 27, 2015) - Optical Communications Group (OCG), a leading fiber optic connectivity provider based in New York, announces today it has lit a 100 Gigabit system linking ColoGuard’s newly expanded data centers located at 882 3rd Ave in Brooklyn to 325 Hudson, Netrality Properties’ carrier-neutral interconnection facility located in the heart of NYC’s telecom corridor.

ColoGuard operates state-of-the-art, HIPAA and SSAE 16 compliant data centers, offering affordable enterprise colocation solutions for companies of all sizes. ColoGuard will continue its no monthly cross-connects fees policy along with offering its first month free and zero setup fees through the end of June, in honor of the recent expansion.

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Optical Communications Group Links with DE-CIX Internet Exchange at 325 Hudson Street, NYC’s Leading Carrier-Neutral Interconnection Facility

Optical Communications Group (OCG), a leading fiber optic connectivity provider based in New York, announces today a new partnership with DE-CIX North America Inc., part of the DE-CIX group – the world’s largest Internet Exchange operator. As part of DE-CIX’s initiative to expand into North America, the company established a new open, carrier-neutral Internet exchange in New York City.

OCG will provide the dark fiber backbone for DE-CIX New York, including the service location at 325 Hudson, the carrier-neutral core interconnection facility strategically located on New York City’s fiber-dense crossroads of Hudson Street and the Holland Tunnel. Ready for service on November 13, DE-CIX New York currently consists of five Points of Presence (PoPs) across the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. More service locations will be announced in the future.

Throughout the New York/New Jersey metro, DE-CIX New York will offer the same resilient service that successfully serves nearly 600 global networks in its Frankfurt exchange. With a growing list of customers, the company is building DE-CIX New York to be one of the five largest Internet exchanges in the world by 2020.

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Optical Communications Group (OCG) Installs Substantial Dark Fiber Infrastructure in Preparation for 100G DWDM Deployment at 325 Hudson Street

Optical Communications Group (OCG) announces the installation of the first of four high-count dark fiber cables in to the new Meet Me Room (MMR) at 325 Hudson Street, the carrier-neutral core network interconnection facility strategically located on the fiber-dense crossroads of Hudson Street and the Holland Tunnel in New York City. Through this new dark fiber OCG is preparing for the addition of a diverse 100G DWDM core transport node on its expansive New York metro network. The new dark fiber build is comprised of a 4 x 864 count cable design with all 4 fiber cables coming from 4 different manholes on Hudson Street for the most diverse entrance and robust fiber access possible.

The new dark fiber provides physical access to the OCG network including several transatlantic submarine cable systems, broadcast media and entertainment centers in the New York metro area. The dark fiber is available for lease or Indefeasible Right of Use (IRU), for those customers requiring control of producing their own dedicated, lit capacity. Additionally, OCG’s 100G DWDM core node in the 325 Hudson Street MMR will add diversity for customers looking for an alternative to the lit networks built over the past decade that are limited to offering only 10G transport services and, or only from legacy interconnection points.

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