DartPoints’ edge colocation data centre interconnection point becomes available in Iowa



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The facility serves as a network ecosystem aggregation and meet-me point between carriers, content and applications for data delivery improvements.

Edge data centre operator DartPoints has unveiled its eastern Iowa carrier-neutral interconnection point is Ready for Service (RFS).

DartPoints deploys and operates edge colocation data centres in forms of real estate, driving high performance ecosystems for carriers, cloud, content providers and enterprises.

“It is exciting to bring our new edge interconnection point and growing ecosystem to market in eastern Iowa,” said Loren Long, Chief Development Officer and Co-Founder of DartPoints.

“With our deployment now ready for service, we are excited to bring networks and content together in a neutral and managed environment.

“This will demonstrably improve the quality and performance of digital content and applications, bridging the digital divide for millions of Iowan residents.”


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Aureon, a technology and network services company in Iowa, is one of the many companies set to gain advantages from DartPoints’ interconnection ecosystems, the company revealed.

“It is great to welcome DartPoints to Iowa, further helping us meet our commitment to customers and the greater Iowan community to improve access to quality content,” states Scott Behn, CEO of Aureon.

“In April, we pledged to Keep Americans Connected and to help businesses move forward. DartPoints’ edge interconnection facility helps Aureon ensure that we offer the best possible access to local content and applications to improve data performance.

“With Aureon’s state-wide network, these benefits will be available for all of our customers. This could not have come at a better time.”

DartPoints reimagines the way data traffic is managed, processed and fulfilled by catalysing carrier-neutral interconnection colocation data centre points.

The company said that the interconnection ecosystem helps rural and underserved markets solve real-time challenges associated with data traffic, laying a firm foundation that expands the ability to deliver real-time data and supports the evolving demands for content and applications at the edge.

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