Cologix Acquires JAX Meet Me Room
September 17th, 2013 By: Jason Verge
Cologix has once again boosted its interconnection offerings, acquiring the JAX Meet Me Room (JMMR) located in the carrier hotel at 421 West Church Street in Jacksonville, Florida. The JMMR operates over 9,000 square feet as well as the building meet me room, which serves over 20 carriers and a range of financial, cloud, and enterprise customers.
The acquisition gives Cologix a meet me room and data center in a key, emerging southeastern market.
“The submarine cables slated to land in Jacksonville create an opportunity for networks to deliver traffic directly to South America without the additional cost, latency and hurricane risk that comes with traversing through Miami,” said Grant van Rooyen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cologix. “We are pleased to bring the JAX Meet Me Room business and customers into the Cologix platform. We have already initiated plans to make significant incremental investments in this facility to enhance infrastructure and expand capacity to support new networks interested in establishing a presence in Jacksonville.”
Cologix now operates 16 network neutral data centers, supporting over 600 customers and offering over 330 network choices for its customers. Dallas, Jacksonville, Minneapolis, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver.
The carrier hotel at 421 W. Church Street is located in Jacksonville’s central business district, adjacent to the Bellsouth Central Switch.