New Jersey Fiber Exchange has announced a new U.S.-based data center facility focused on providing direct connectivity to international submarine cable systems. As part of the announcement, NJFX is partnering with Tata Communications, a lprovider of A New World of Communications™, to provide colocation and other data center services to global enterprises and carriers at the East Coast-based facility. 

“We are building a data center that will serve as a network interconnection point at the eastern most edge of the United States to enable companies to design and construct the most efficient network for their business and ensure the delivery of high-bandwidth applications to serve end-customers,” says Gil Santaliz, founder and managing member, NJFX.

The highly secure, Tier III data center is expected to go live in 2016 and will be open to carriers, enterprises, carrier-neutral operators and cable companies. Carriers and enterprises using the NJFX location will also have access to Tata Communications’ global connectivity, built on the world’s largest and most advanced global subsea cable network, which enables carriers and enterprises to connect to certain locations around the world. Over 24% of the world’s Internet routes use Tata Communications’ network.