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EdgeConneX® Announces Partnership With Tata Communications

Tata Communications Deploys Its IP Transit Service
in the EdgeConneX Portland Edge Data Center®

Herndon, VA – June 26, 2018 – EdgeConneX®, specializing in global data center solutions at the edge of the network, today announces that Tata Communications, a leading global provider of digital infrastructure, has established a Point of Presence (PoP) at the EdgeConneX Portland Edge Data Center® (EDC).  The presence provides interconnection to Tata Communications’ carrier-grade IP transit service.

The EdgeConneX Portland EDC houses a robust Internet ecosystem that offers native connectivity to Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect, as well as cloud onramps to other major cloud providers such as Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud.  The Portland facility’s cloud ecosystem also provides EdgeConneX customers with the latest services for digital infrastructure monitoring and performance measurement, and managed services solutions.

“Tata Communications empowers companies to grow their businesses globally while expanding its reach to the edge, ensuring a secure and improved connectivity experience for their customers and employees,” states Gaurav Anand, Vice President, Alliances and Strategic Partnerships, Tata Communications.  “We view EdgeConneX as a leader in this space and we are excited to move forward with them, designating their Edge Data Centers as our primary choice for IP transit deployment at the edge.”

Tata Communications’ IP transit service is designed specifically for companies seeking to grow internationally and connect global workforces. Tata Communications’ global network includes one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks and a Tier-1 IP network with connectivity to more than 240 countries and territories across 400 PoPs, as well as nearly one million square-feet of data center and colocation space worldwide.

The initial deployment of Tata Communications’ IP transit service in the Portland EDC is complete, with additional deployments planned across other EdgeConneX EDCs in the near future.

“The deployment of an interconnection PoP for Tata Communications’ IP transit service in the Portland EDC provides customers with enhanced connectivity options locally, regionally and internationally,” comments Brian Bellis, Vice President, Global Network and Ecosystem Development, EdgeConneX.  “By connecting directly, customers gain greater control of their networks through seamless connections and enhanced visibility, resulting in optimal network performance.”

EdgeConneX specializes in providing purpose-built, power dense Edge Data Center solutions that enable the fastest delivery of data to end-users.  EdgeConneX has created a new Edge of the Internet by designing and deploying facilities that are strategically positioned nearest to network provider aggregation points, ensuring the lowest latency data delivery with improved security and quality of service.

For more information about EdgeConneX and its leading Edge of network infrastructure solutions for expanding and improving access to wireless and data communications, visit edgeconnex.com or email info@edgeconnex.com.

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About EdgeConneX®
EdgeConneX® is the only global Edge Data Center® provider. Creating purpose-built, edge-of-network infrastructure solutions that extend the internet’s reach, EdgeConneX enables the fastest and most secure delivery of content, cloud services and applications. Edge Data Centers host bandwidth intensive and latency sensitive data closer to end-users, establishing a more secure, reliable and cost effective distribution model for the internet. For more information, please visit the EdgeConneX Internet of Everywhere® at edgeconnex.com.

About Tata Communications
Tata Communications Limited (CIN no: L64200MH1986PLC039266) along with its subsidiaries (Tata Communications) is a leading global provider of A New World of Communications™. With a leadership position in emerging markets, Tata Communications leverages its advanced solutions capabilities and domain expertise across its global network to deliver managed solutions to multi-national enterprises and communications service providers.

Tata Communications’ depth and breadth of reach in emerging markets includes leadership in Indian enterprise data services and leadership in global international voice communications. Tata Communications Limited is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India.