phoenixNAP Enables Direct Access to GridFury’s IP Transit Service from its Phoenix Data Center

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GridFury establishes carrier connectivity in phoenixNAP’s flagship data center

“The operation at phoenixNAP is world-class, and that’s driven by the quality of their team. We have enormous respect for their people and trust in their expertise, so phoenixNAP was an easy choice to launch this exciting new phase of our business," said Jeff Wheelhouse, GridFury.

phoenixNAP®, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized Infrastructure-as-a-Service technology solutions, announced today the establishment of GridFury internet connectivity at their flagship data center in Phoenix, Arizona. As a data center carrier, GridFury will provide phoenixNAP’s clients with direct access to its highly redundant network at affordable prices.

GridFury’s IP network, originally designed to support the demanding performance and availability requirements of its managed infrastructure customers, will now provide IP transit and DIA (dedicated internet access) options at phoenixNAP from 1 Gbps to 10+10Gbps at highly competitive prices starting under $1,000 per month. With a point of presence in phoenixNAP’s data center, GridFury significantly improves service stability and access options for our data center customers.    

“We have been working with GridFury for years and we are excited to welcome it as a carrier to our flagship data center,” said Ian McClarty, president at phoenixNAP. “GridFury has a robust and cost-effective carrier connectivity option, which I believe our clients will find very valuable. We are looking forward to the future expansions of GridFury in the carrier ecosystem.”

With its highly-redundant local and long-haul IP network, including connections to multiple Tier 1 backbones, regional providers, and extensive peering, GridFury aims to provide turnkey connectivity that redefines the relationship between quality and price. GridFury’s IP transit and DIA are currently available from five locations in Arizona and Massachusetts, with phoenixNAP being a strategic location for its future expansion.

As a connectivity hub for Phoenix, phoenixNAP interconnects with all major domestic and international fiber routes. Its carrier-neutral Meet-Me-Room in Phoenix is home to 40 network, bandwidth, and telecommunications carriers at a SOC 1, SOC 2, and PCI certified facility. Providing the highest standards of security and a global reach (through 15 data center locations and PoPs), phoenixNAP supports growth of different sized organizations.

“Our previous experience with phoenixNAP left no space for doubt that they are the best location for our expansion,” said Jeff Wheelhouse, general manager at GridFury. “The operation at phoenixNAP is world-class, and that’s driven by the quality of their team. We have enormous respect for their people and trust in their expertise, so phoenixNAP was an easy choice to launch this exciting new phase of our business. We are thrilled to expand our partnership and look forward to providing the high level of quality that phoenixNAP customers expect.”

About phoenixNAP

phoenixNAP® is a global IT services provider with a focus on cybersecurity and compliance-readiness, whose progressive Infrastructure-as-a-Service solutions are delivered from strategic locations worldwide. Its cloud, dedicated servers, hardware leasing, and colocation options are built to meet ever-evolving IT businesses requirements. Providing comprehensive disaster recovery solutions, DDoS-protected global network, and hybrid IT deployments with software and hardware-based security, phoenixNAP fully supports its clients’ business continuity plans. Offering scalable and resilient opex solutions with expert staff to assist, phoenixNAP supports growth and innovation for businesses of all sizes, enabling their digital transformation.

phoenixNAP is a Premier Service Provider in the VMware® Cloud Provider Program and a Platinum Veeam® Cloud & Service Provider partner. phoenixNAP is also a PCI DSS Validated Service Provider and its flagship facility is SOC Type 1 and SOC Type 2 audited.

See all phoenixNAP's colocation carriers here.

About GridFury

GridFury started in 2007 as a provider of managed Internet infrastructure focused on the highly-demanding needs of hosting companies, tech startups, and independent game developers. Over time, GridFury has expanded their network, and now offers IP transit and DIA at five locations in the U.S. Please visit https://www.gridfury.com/ for more information.

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