From the Wires
Philadelphia Technology Park Partners with Comcast Business Services To Expand Network Connectivity in Philadelphia Navy Yard
By: Business Wire
Feb. 5, 2013 08:33 AM
Philadelphia Technology Park, the Mid-Atlantic’s premier data center for colocation located in the Philadelphia Navy Yard, announced today that it has partnered with Comcast Corporation, one of the nation's leading providers of information and communications products and services, to provide the data center with access to Comcast’s private, optical network and extensive fiber footprint.
The new relationship allows both Philadelphia Technology Park and Comcast Business Services to continue to expand their connections in the region. Philadelphia Navy Yard businesses, including Comcast customers and perspective customers alike, will now be able to connect with a state-of-the-art data center and have access to Comcast’s high-performance network.
"As we continue to expand our connections throughout the region, we are proud to welcome Comcast to Philadelphia Technology Park and the Navy Yard," said Corey Blanton, Chief Operating Officer of Enterprise Technology Parks. "We are pleased to provide the Navy Yard with a connection to Comcast’s high performance network and to offer their bandwidth services and routes to meet customers’ communications needs."
“With our Ethernet suite of services, we are able to deliver the scalability and maximum uptime that are essential to the range of businesses located at the Philadelphia Technology Park, regardless of size or requirements,” said Michael Maloney, Vice President of Comcast Business Services, Freedom Region. “The backbone of a data center is flexible and reliable connectivity, and our Ethernet solution will enhance network capabilities in the Philadelphia Navy Yard while reducing the costs and management associated with delivering critical business applications.”
All press inquiries related to the Philadelphia Technology Park and the Comcast partnership should be directed to Emily Verna at 215-825-9634 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Philadelphia Technology Park
Philadelphia Technology Park opened in the Philadelphia-based Navy Yard in September 2010 and has quickly become one of the Mid-Atlantic’s premier carrier-neutral data centers. Philadelphia Technology Park is a state-of-the-art, 25,700 square foot colocation data center that serves to house mission critical data for its customers. The center was designed to meet the high density power, cooling and bandwidth requirements of the Uptime Institute. Located within the Philadelphia Navy Yard, it is the only purpose-built, single-use data center facility of its kind in Southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Wilmington market. Over $25 million have been invested into Philadelphia Technology Park.
Philadelphia Technology Park is owned by Enterprise Technology Parks, LLC and is a sister corporation to Baltimore Technology Park, a 30,000 square foot colocation data center located in Baltimore, Maryland. Philadelphia Technology Park utilizes the same experienced team that has made its Baltimore counterpart the premier data center of the greater Baltimore/northern Washington, D.C. area.
Philadelphia Technology Park is located at 4775 League Island Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, 19112. Inquiries can be made directly to Christina Cooper via phone at 215-218-1980, email to email@example.com, or Web at www.philadelphiatechnologypark.com.
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