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Cogent signs partnership with ODATA to extend network in Brazil

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Companies join expertise and strengths to offer even more advanced technologies to consumers in Brazil

With one of the most modern data center infrastructures in Latin America, ODATA is Cogent’s new connectivity partner in Brazil. Aglobal provider of internet services (Global ISP), Cogent is a leader with presence in more than 47 countries and classified as Tier 1 Cogent´s   networks are composed of 100% self-managed equipment.

Top 5 in Backbone Networks and specialist in promoting products with high band’s internet speed and ethernet transport, the point of presence (POP) in DC SP01 will allow ODATA customers to benefit from Cogent’s extensive international network, which extends through North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa for more than 93,000 km of metro fiber. Its size is reflected in the breadth of its team of more than 1,000 employees around the world, who support its 88,100 customer connections. In addition, ODATA’s new partner has one of the largest existing IP networks, enabling consumers by offering large capacities at competitive prices, in addition to increasing the potential to attract customers with cross-border conctivity needs  with a dedicated PoP, which is extremely important and, often considered as a reference to measure size or growth rate.

“We are delighted with the selection of ODATA for this partnership. There is a great synergy between the services offered by Cogent and our offerings. We are experiencing an increase in demand for private cloud services, hybrid cloud designs and access to public clouds which in turn generates an increase in data traffic volumes”, notes Ricardo Alário, ODATA’s CEO.

“We are pleased to supply Internet services to ODATA’s customers,” said Vincent Teissier, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Cogent Communications. “As demand for internet access expands and the world becomes increasingly interconnected, Cogent looks forward to delivering high quality and high-performance bandwidth to meet their needs.”

Alário also mentions the importance of having a data center like SP01. “Our building has a differentiated structure and is in a prime location and the arrival of Cogent confirms that. We are always exploring innovative services  to offer our customers, be them  in newer technologies  or increative commercial agreementss”, he concludes.


ODATA data center stands out for its efficiency

Built to shelter robust infrastructures, supporting high-density racks, personalized projects and connectivity ODATA is a Brazilian headquartered company specialized in providing colocation services. The company is focused in building and operating data centers in a pure-colocation and carrier-neutral model and its Data Centers stand out among the most advanced in all of Latin America. Altogether there are 4 data centers, located in Barueri, Santana do Parnaíba, Hortolândia, in São Paulo’s countryside and in Bogotá, in Colombia.

The data centers are highly efficient in operation and energy consumption. All installations are managed by integrated systems and have several layers of automation. Thus, they provide the final customer with security and a total view of their IT environment. ODATA provides flexible, reliable and secure infrastructure growth capabilities to its customers, through an experienced project and operations team.



ODATA is a Data Center services provider of Brazilian origin, dedicated to providing scalable, secure and flexible IT infrastructures in Latin America. It currently has three Data Centers in Brazil, one in Colombia and has already started its expansion in Mexico and Chile. Specialized in Colocation, ODATA supports the growing demands for energy, space and security of organizations from different sectors, interested in advancing their digital transformation journeys.

It is a company of the Patria Investimentos group, one of the largest alternative investment managers focused on assets in Latin America, a pioneer in the Private Equity industry in Brazil. One of its shareholders is CyrusOne, a high-growth North American real estate investment company (REIT), specialized in carrier-neutral, highly reliable and world-class data centers. It is one of the main international players in the sector.


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