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Digital Fortress Enhances Data Center, Colocation Services and Capabilities with a Full Suite of Global Partners

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Digital Fortress, one of the fast-growing multi-tenant colocation and wholesale data center providers, has been rapidly evolving throughout 2021 expanding and adding new facilities to offer solutions across ten interconnected key locations in Chicago, Denver, New Jersey, Portland, Seattle and Richmond, Virginia. As a result of its expanded footprint, Digital Fortress announces the formation of a new suite of local and global partners to enhance service and further extend network capabilities within its existing and growing footprint. The assembly of new partnerships includes cloud, network and managed service solutions offered by market leaders, DataPlex Group Limited, Megaport, SinglePoint Global, Sky Data Vault, and Viatel.

DataPlex Group Limited provides a range of technical facilities and services to clients seeking mission-critical wholesale data center services including colocation, private suites, powered shell, and client tailored data centers. DataPlex Executive, Andy Collinge, shares, “Our new partnership will allow Digital Fortress and DataPlex customers to have the capability to expand into new global markets. Our focus is on customer satisfaction and meeting the high standards that our data center customers demand. We are excited to work alongside Digital Fortress and provide North American customers the ability to develop and operate data centers in the European market.”

Digital Fortress is also proud to announce its latest partnership, Megaport, a leading global Network as a Service provider with a private Software Defined Network (SDN) that connects to over 760 enabled data centers in 23 countries across North America, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. Megaport provides customers with fast, flexible, secure, and on-demand connectivity to leading cloud, network, and managed service providers. Megaport Chief Revenue Officer Rodney Foreman adds, “We are pleased to partner with Digital Fortress to enhance network service capabilities to customers and enable low-latency Software-Defined Cloud Interconnections (SDCI) across the Digital Fortress platform. Megaport’s extensive reach of over 230 cloud on-ramps provides Digital Fortress customers with easy, direct, and scalable access to leading global cloud providers. Digital Fortress customers can now provision and manage network services with ease in a point-click-connect manner to meet their evolving business needs.”

SinglePoint Global, headquartered in the data center hub of Ashburn, Virginia, is an IT service vendor focusing on solutions and support for customers’ productivity and profitability. SinglePoint Global founder, Gregory Browning, shares, “Our partnership with Digital Fortress provides customers with the resources to run their businesses worry-free in regards to their mission-critical equipment, enterprise-level infrastructure and security. Our mission aligns with Digital Fortress’ goal to provide custom services to every customer with a market leading approach to primary IT needs.”

Sky Data Vault, a top Managed Cloud Services provider headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, has partnered with Digital Fortress to offer Microsoft Office 365 Backup, managed data backup, disaster recovery and cloud infrastructure to Digital Fortress’ rapidly expanding customer base. For each of their service offerings, Sky Data Vault includes complete end-to-end onboarding, service, and support to their customers. Michael Thompson, Co-Founder and VP of Sales and Strategy of Sky Data Vault, states, “Sky Data Vault will provide a truly ‘white glove-service’ for all of our service offerings. This will allow the Digital Fortress customer a chance to refocus on their core business while Sky Data Vault provides the day-to-day support of the service and our team of US-based experts at the ready, 24x7x365 if data recovery is required.” The partnership between Digital Fortress and Sky Data Vault will ensure Digital Fortress customers the highest quality experience with an industry leader in the backup, disaster recovery, and cloud infrastructure marketplace.

Along with the many new partnerships, Digital Fortress introduced its sister company, Viatel, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Viatel is the leading independent, Irish-owned provider of connectivity, cloud and security solutions. Serving respected Irish companies, multinational corporations and public sector bodies, Viatel has deep strengths in the healthcare, financial services and education sectors. Damien McCann, Executive of Viatel, shares, “Viatel offers Digital Fortress customers the opportunity to expand into the European data center market with confidence to receive great customer service as well as access to the service and capabilities that Digital Fortress has to offer in the North American data center market.” Digital Fortress’ and Viatel’s combined efforts can now support customer requirements across North American and European markets.

Digital Fortress’ partnerships enable customers to access additional communications solutions – directly available and accessible from Digital Fortress facilities across the U.S – including disaster recovery, cloud connectivity, colocation management and cloud services. This announcement fortifies Digital Fortress’ mission to provide customers with a one-stop shop solution for all digital infrastructure needs.

For more information about how Digital Fortress and its partnerships with DataPlex Group Limited, Megaport, SinglePoint Global, Sky Data Vault, and Viatel can help your business grow and succeed on a local and global scale, please visit: www.digital-fortress.com or contact Jhoan Checo at jhoan.checo@dfcolo.com.

About Digital Fortress

Digital Fortress is a fast-growing multi-tenant and wholesale data center provider offering colocation, network, and cloud access services to large and mid-size enterprises. Since 1994, the company has expanded its nationwide footprint through both organic and inorganic strategies, now operating nine SSAE SOC 1 and II, PCI, and HIPAA compliant facilities in Washington, Illinois, Colorado, New Jersey, and Oregon. In 2021, the company acquired a wholesale data center in Richmond, VA offering N+1 concurrently maintainable configurations with up to 25MW of expansion capabilities. All Digital Fortress facilities are carrier-neutral with 24/7 support. For more information visit: www.digital-fortress.com.