NEW YORK – ZenFi Networks, an innovative communications infrastructure company focused on enabling fiber optic network, network edge colocation and wireless siting solutions in the New York and New Jersey metro region, and PacketFabric, an innovator of fast, on-demand connectivity for enterprise customers, today announced a strategic partnership to deliver enhanced cloud connectivity to wholesale and enterprise customers.
The partnership enables ZenFi Networks to offer expanded digital capabilities across its dense footprint through seamless and cost-efficient connections to all major cloud providers through PacketFabric’s software defined network (SDN) platform. The collaboration also enhances ZenFi Networks' footprint outside of the New York metro region, empowering its customers to expand their reach to more than 160 additional colocation facilities across 24 global markets throughout the world. The partnership also gives PacketFabric access to ZenFi Networks' expansive fiber network, which spans more than 1,100 route miles, to reach a host of enterprise destinations across New York and New Jersey — a market with one of the world's densest concentrations of commercial business.
ZenFi Networks builds network architecture that supports high density and low latency requirements for wireless, wholesale and enterprise customers. ZenFi Networks has deployed over 1,100 miles of fiber in the New York metro region with over 45 network edge colocation facilities, and specializes in communications infrastructure solutions through its dark fiber, wireless siting and network edge colocation services.
PacketFabric's highly scalable, SDN platform is a private, Layer 2 NaaS that delivers instant and secure connectivity at speeds from 50Mbps to multi-100Gbps.
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Over the next two years, approximately 60% of service providers (both large and small) will adopt virtualization on a wide scale across their networks, according to the latest survey report from Ovum. Why are providers making these moves? Is there an easy way to start?
Learn how and why service providers are using virtualization to transform their networks. This webinar will look at how providers are leveraging virtualization to create more flexible and agile networks while also providing a better customer experience. Expert speakers from netElastic and Heavy Reading will address the industry drivers for network virtualization, the benefits that can be realized, the challenges to face and the results of virtualization being achieved by providers today.
Key topics will include:
Current network infrastructure and the move to virtualization
Benefits and challenges of network virtualization
How providers can get started
Service provider success stories: the decision to virtualize, the solution, and results