(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Netrality Properties announced that CenturyLink has expanded its connectivity at 1102 Grand, a Netrality Property, in Kansas City, Mo. CenturyLink has been a long-time customer at 1102 Grand, using the property’s carrier-neutral “Meet Me Area” to connect with other carriers and enterprise customers. This expansion will create substantial new network capacity opportunities at 1102 Grand and further support CenturyLink’s 100 Gbps service offerings.
Sarah Nicholls, director of network for CenturyLink, said, “CenturyLink sees network growth opportunities at 1102 Grand, and we are pleased to continue operating at this location while focusing on that growth.”
Hunter Newby, joint venture partner at Netrality Properties at 1102 Grand, added, “Netrality is pleased to announce the expansion of our relationship with CenturyLink and to enhance the ecosystem at 1102 Grand for the benefit of all of our customers.”
Netrality Properties’ mission is to provide a stable, long-term network neutral environment for its customers, allowing them to operate and grow their network businesses. Netrality Properties offer customers a direct relationship with building owners, providing flexibility to offer longer-term agreements available in the market, critical for core network nodes.
About Netrality Properties
Netrality Properties integrate the ownership of carrier hotel real estate and the operation of data center colocation, providing network neutral “Meet Me-Room” environments with long-term stability and no monthly recurring charges for cross connections. Netrality Properties currently include 325 Hudson Street in New York (owned in Joint Venture with Jamestown, LP), 401 North Broad Street in Philadelphia, 1102 Grand in Kansas City, 717 South Wells in Chicago and 1301 Fannin in Houston. Netrality is a joint venture operated by affiliates of Amerimar Enterprises and Hunter Newby. For more information on Netrality Properties, please visit www.netralityproperties.com.
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The Company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations.