The Client will use Switch for its Primary U.S. Data Centers
Las Vegas and Reno, NV — Switch (NYSE: SWCH), the technology infrastructure corporation that is powering the future of the connected world®, today announced that an international streaming media corporation has signed a 15 MW colocation deal. The streaming corporation plans to use Switch’s North American PRIME data centers as a worldwide distribution hub for its services. The company plans to go live at Switch’s facilities in Nevada in July of this year.
“We are really excited to have another international technology powerhouse join the Switch ecosystem,” said Chris Donnelly, chief connectivity officer for Switch. “We look forward not only to fulfilling this company’s ultra high-density data center needs but also its global connectivity demands through Switch CONNECT®, the world’s only hyperscale telecom auditing and purchasing cooperative.”
The international streaming client will be able to take advantage of Nevada’s data center tax abatements, Switch’s 100% renewable energy, its substantial connectivity gateways, and access to international cable landing stations via the Switch CORE® InterExchange.
In addition to this streaming company, Switch added a new high security government client at its Core Campus in Las Vegas. At The Pyramid Campus in Grand Rapids, MI, Switch added a large electric utility company and a global consumer goods manufacturer, which filled the remaining available cabinets in the second sector of the Switch PYRAMID.
Total contract value of these new sales exceeds $100 million in new incremental revenue.
POWERING THE FUTURE OF THE CONNECTED WORLD®
Switch (NYSE: SWCH), the technology infrastructure corporation headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada is built on the intelligent and sustainable growth of the internet. Switch founder and CEO Rob Roy has developed more than 500 issued and pending patent claims covering data center designs that have manifested into the company’s world-renowned data centers and technology solution ecosystems.
The Switch PRIMES located in Las Vegas and Tahoe Reno, Nevada; Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Atlanta, Georgia are the world’s highest-rated hyperscale data center campus ecosystems with low latency to major U.S. markets. The Switch PRIMES are located in the most cost-effective area of each North American zone based on power, connectivity, taxes, cost of living and lower risk of natural disasters. Visit switch.com for more information.
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