Kansas City, Missouri – (The Hosting News) – March 16, 2007 – Webhosting company, and subsidiary of United Internet, 1 and 1 Internet, has chosen American Fiber Systems Provides Enterprise Network Solution, to deliver a metropolitan fiber Solution for its data center in Kansas City.
Andreas Gauger, Chairman, 1 and 1 Internet, Inc. remarked, “We selected AFS to connect our brand new Lenexa data center with low latency to leading ISPs through state-of-theâ€“art connectivity. The AFS line will be an important element for our service level promise of 99.99 percent availability and is essential in bolstering our redundancy and achieving
The metropolitan fiber network solution connects 1 and 1â€™s newest Data Center, located in Lenexa, Kansas with a number of Internet bandwidth providers, carrier hotels and network hubs in Kansas City, Missouri. American Fiber Systems, as part of its major dedication and focus on the enterprise market, built a 4-node, point-to-point, metro fiber circuit which included three major telecommunications Points of Presence (POPs) already on the companyâ€™s network in the Kansas City metro area.
Mike Rosato, Senior Director-Carrier Sales for American Fiber Systems added, â€œ1 and 1 opened a fully-automated data center in Lenexa in early 2007 and the entire team at American Fiber Systems knew that completing this project on time was critical. Dwight Davis did a magnificent job managing this project for AFS while working very closely with 1 and 1 to assure an on-time completion in spite of significant obstacles.â€
American Fiber Systems owns and operates their fiber optic network in Kansas City which runs through both sides of the state lines of Missouri and Kansas. The company connects carriers and enterprises in six markets throughout the United States.
A provider of metropolitan fiber optic network infrastructure and wholesale transport services, American Fiber Systems endeavors to enable wireline, wireless carriers and large enterprises achieve a competitive advantage from optical broadband communications technology. AFS has deployed of high-capacity, high-bandwidth metropolitan fiber optic cable in several cities, including Atlanta, GA; Cleveland, OH; Kansas City KS/MO; Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, Nashville, TN and Salt Lake City, UT. They connect to a city’s most important points of communications presence, including ILEC central offices and wire centers; CLEC POPs; Internet Service Providers (ISP) and data center locations; Interexchange â€œcarrier hotels;â€ wireless providers and cable company head ends; and Fortune 1000 companies. AFS has over 500 capacity enabled on-net buildings.
1 and 1 was established in 1992 and hosts more than 7 million domain names, while 38,000 servers run on the company’s four state-of-the-art data centers, featuring Juniper and Cisco routers. 1 and 1’s global service community includes over 6 million customer contracts. The company’s U.S. headquarters is located in Chesterbrook, PA. Internet’s global community includes 6,000 employees and a market cap of $4 billion. 1 and 1 features an array of services, from instant domain packages to all-inclusive shared hosting plans, dedicated servers and ready-to-run eShops. 1 and 1 is a Microsoft Joint Development Partner, and works with other paramount companies such as Google, Plesk, Symantec, and HP/Compaq.
To learn more about American Fiber Systems, please visit: www.americanfibersystems.com
For more information about 1 and 1 Internet, please visit: www.1and1.com.