PalmettoNet Expands in Charlotte

Network services provider PalmettoNet, Inc. has signed an agreement that significantly expands its space in Digital Realty Trust’s 125 N. Myers Street data center facility in Charlotte, N.C. The agreement provides PalmettoNet with facilities to house both a corporate datacenter and a sales operations office. PalmettoNet also becomes the first tenant in 113 N. Myers Street’s new Meet Me Room, which allows telecom carriers and network service providers to cost-effectively cross connect their networks.

“By expanding our presence in 125 N. Myers Street and in the 113 N. Myers Street Meet Me Room, PalmettoNet has secured facilities that will allow us to fully support the steadily growing demand for our fiber optic network services,” said Vernon Williams, General Manager of PalmettoNet. “Digital Realty Trust’s facility is the ideal environment to support our technical operations because of the advanced technical features of the building. The space allows us to have a datacenter, Meet Me Room connections and sales operations in a single, integrated location — which is an optimum arrangement to support our customers.”

125 N. Myers Street is a 27,600 square foot facility with features and that meet the advanced technical requirements of corporate data centers and telecommunications network infrastructure. The building serves as a primary fiber hub for downtown Charlotte.

PalmettoNet owns and operates a network fabric of more than 3,100 miles of fiber throughout the Carolinas, and serves the broadband requirements of prominent telecommunications carriers in the region.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.