CyrusOne has announced an agreement with PacketFabric, a provider of next-generation Ethernet-based cloud networking services, a member of the NantWorks ecosystem of companies that will bring an SDN-based network platform to organizations needing to communicate with each other securely, reliably, and cost-effectively, with real-time visibility and control over their network traffic. CyrusOne is targeting strategically located data centers in Houston, Phoenix, Dallas, Chicago, Cincinnati, and the NYC metro-area for the initial stage of the provisioning efforts. PacketFabric will facilitate the instantaneous provisioning of secure and reliable connectivity between customers and partners across a secure global ecosystem.

“PacketFabric brings extremely scalable and dynamic network capacity that enriches our ecosystem by linking CyrusOne to carriers, cloud providers, health research institutions, and other service providers. Our Fortune 1000 enterprise customers in the financial, energy, technology, and healthcare sectors require scalable networking cloud services, exactly the type of service offering PacketFabric delivers,” said Josh Snowhorn, vice president and general manager, Interconnection at CyrusOne. “The leadership team at PacketFabric are true innovators in the industry and are tackling some of the most challenging problems enterprises are facing in the new digital era. We are excited to work with PacketFabric to empower and evolve the CyrusOne ecosystem to better meet today’s opportunities with our customers and to be prepared for tomorrow’s as well.”

“This agreement with CyrusOne enables PacketFabric to provide reliable, secure and scalable connectivity to a wide-reaching ecosystem across our private purpose-built next-generation network,” said Huanhuan Jezzibell Gilmore, co-founder and senior vice president of business development for PacketFabric. “CyrusOne’s reputation as a trusted technology leader complements our platform, and aligns with our mission to change the ways networks communicate with one another.”