NexGen Adds Miami Point of Presence at Verizon’s Flagship Data Center

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Point of Presence (POP) at Verizon’s massive facility at NAP of the Americas—a critical part of the global internet backbone—will bolster NexGen’s connectivity for the Southeastern US, Latin America and Caribbean

“We are pleased that NexGen has joined" Bob Bratcher, Sr. Product Manager at Verizon.

NexGen Networks, a leading global provider of ultra high-speed fiber-optic services with a distinctive customer service approach, today announced its establishment of a new Point of Presence in the Verizon Enterprise NAP of the Americas facility in Miami, Florida—a key hub in the global internet infrastructure. NexGen’s presence in this massive, fortified data center expands its global network and provides its clients with secure, reliable backbone connectivity in an impressive network ecosystem.

The NAP of the Americas data center is one of the Internet’s major nerve centers. It is an important stopover for a substantial section of global Internet traffic, with the vast majority of Central and South American data traffic flowing through the Verizon facility on its way to a final destination. The 750,000 square-foot building is highly secure and thoroughly resilient—it is located in one of the highest parts of Miami and can resist the force of a Category 5 hurricane thanks to the 7-inch thick steel-reinforced concrete panels making up its exterior.

“The NAP of the Americas offers exceptional security, reliability and interconnectivity, allowing a diverse array of businesses, governments, and consumers to transfer data efficiently and cost effectively,” says Bob Bratcher, Sr. Product Manager at Verizon. “We are pleased that NexGen has joined the more than 160 network service providers providing clients with direct connectivity to the Americas at the highest standard of service.”

“Our Point of Presence in the NAP of the Americas data center places our services directly at the internet gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean,” says Jeff Barth of NexGen Networks. “It affords us a new level of connectivity in the region as we improve and extend our global network and seek new opportunities in the various Latin American markets.”

About NexGen Networks

NexGen Networks,, is the premier provider of tailored, high-capacity communications services to carrier and enterprise customers. NexGen Networks is committed to delivering cost-effective, custom solutions coupled with superior industry expertise, service and support that allows for unparalleled time to market connectivity. It offers a comprehensive suite of facilities-based services including: Ethernet, SONET, Wavelength, Dark Fiber, Internet Access, Colocation and more. Its fiber optic network leverages unique rights-of-way that deliver connectivity to the major metropolitan areas in North America, Europe and the Far East. While consistently building upon its private and public IP and Ethernet expertise and evolving its capabilities to continually meet the needs of its customers, large and small, it has continued to maintain a superior standard of customer service and support.

About Verizon NAP Data Centers

Our Network Access Point (NAP) data centers combine telecommunications with advanced IT infrastructure and services. This allows global carriers, ISPs, e-commerce giants, educational institutions, government agencies, and worldwide enterprises to operate with high efficiency. Verizon NAP data centers are among the most reliable, secure facilities in the world and provide the latest enterprise-grade technology. Our NAP facilities offer colocation, connectivity, managed hosting, cloud computing, and comprehensive disaster-recovery solutions that maintain the performance of your IT infrastructure and help keep your data and apps readily available.

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