For many of our customers, rapid content delivery is the number one driver of loyalty and satisfaction. With Edge Data Centers, we were instantly able to provide our customers the fastest physical delivery of content possible”.
–one of the nation's largest network providers

Proximity Matters

Any Content.
Anywhere.
Instantly.

Our creative approach facilitates innovative distribution models that support our customer’s content delivery services at the edge of the network. These purpose-built, Edge Data Centers are designed and deployed in conjunction with our customers to ensure the most efficient placement of their content delivery infrastructure. EdgeConneX is trusted by the world’s leading and most influential ILEC, cable and content providers to deliver their data.

Collaboration at this level in the digital ecosystem represents a complete paradigm shift. EdgeConneX partners with each network and cable operator to ensure that data is delivered faster than ever before, resulting in a superior end-user experience that breeds unprecedented customer loyalty and retention.

From Web pages to downloads to streaming content and gaming, digital content is the new medium, and access to content anywhere, on any device, is the new expectation. EdgeConneX solves content delivery challenges specific to any market, and drives business success even as digital content grows at a fourfold rate every five years.

Benefits

Unmatched proximity to cable, ILEC and cellular networks in markets across the United States

Optimally sized colocation facilities are built near key network and cable operator locations, and are uniquely designed according to their input and specifications

Our pioneering business model offers innovative pricing with predictable economics and a direct correlation to cost

Our expert project management team partners with network and cable operators to identify the most relevant and appropriate Edge Data Center sites, allowing instant delivery of bandwidth-intensive applications such as OTT and on-demand video

High-value digital content is monetized by optimizing delivery and distribution, while enabling unsurpassed digital experiences that ensure the highest audience retention and new customer adoption

Costs are reduced by offloading backbone traffic, mitigating performance-related outages and eliminating complex routing policies

Core network infrastructure is simplified and expensive infrastructure build-outs are avoided

Standard Edge Data Center Technical Specifications and Configuration

EdgeConneX Edge Data Centers® are purpose-built and precisely located in order to provide, secure Tier II and Tier III facilities that house content with the lowest possible latency to local-market consumers. We partner with each network and cable operator at a local level to select sites that guarantee the shortest and fastest routes for delivering content to their customers. The following information is representative of a standard Edge Data Center configuration:

Space

Our typical Edge Data Center is between 5,000 and 10,000 square feet of raised floor, providing space for tenant racks and cages. We locate CRACs and PDUs in separate suites, maximizing our customer-designated areas.

Security

We implement multi-stage security containment systems that use biometrics, PIN and keycard access, mantraps and strictly enforced protocols regarding entry access. Color CCTV/video surveillance and video storage are standard.

Power

Our sites are unique to the industry, offering a power density up to 300 watts per square foot. Our generators are concurrently maintainable, with onsite fuel reservoirs and redundant preferred refueling contracts. Power feeds are diverse A/B feeds with redundant PDU distribution. UPS AC power is also fully redundant with bypass switch and surge protection. Flexible power configurations and metered power options are standard.

Cooling

Our temperature and humidity are controlled and managed to industry standards. We provide N+1 across all environmental control systems.

Monitoring

All sites operate 24/7, following standard procedures for problem escalation, and report to a national network operations center with full environmental monitoring and reporting systems.

Network

Building POEs are diverse, with a variety of fiber conduits to multiple fiber network providers. Secure fiber vaults are located in close proximity to customers for convenient access

Fire Suppression

We use pre-action, dry-pipe zoned sprinkler systems with maintenance aisles zoned in separate suites.

Optional Services

At your option, you may choose Remote Hands for break fixes, configuration and troubleshooting. Additionally, EdgeConneX can design, build, implement and maintain your equipment.