Seaborn Networks selects ODATA Data Centers to expand its Points of Presence in Brazil3 minutes reading
Premium colocation contract has been executed to support
the expansion of Seabras-1 within Brazil
ODATA, provider of the most modern data center infrastructure in Latin America, announced that Seaborn Networks (Seaborn), a leading developer-owner-operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems, has selected ODATA as a new Point of Presence (POP) for Seaborn’s local network in Brazil.
ODATA’s DC SP01 will act as a Point of Presence (POP) for Seaborn’s local network in São Paulo. ODATA will host the full suite of Seaborn’s services positioning itself as an interconnection point for the Seabras-1 submarine cable between New York (USA) and São Paulo (Brazil).
This enables Seaborn to be an On-Net Carrier at ODATA, and to offer a complete set of wavelength capacity services, MEF compatible Ethernet services and IP services. These highly scaled and reliable services provide direct connectivity between Brazil and the United States, with lower latency than any other current system.
By integrating ODATA’s Data Center infrastructure into Seabras-1, Seaborn provides customers an alternative access point to its high availability network, thereby providing the benefits of direct, low latency routes from North America to South America.
“With the addition of this new POP at ODATA, we continue our expansion plan in Latin America. This is an important milestone for us, as we are working together with ODATA to provide international connectivity for its customers,” said Michel Marcelino, Seaborn’s SVP & Head of Latin America.
“Our Data Center becomes a strategic interconnection point with other Seaborn POPs installed in different locations around the world,” explained Ricardo Alário, ODATA’s CEO. “We are ready to support our customers and future demands that need international transport capacity and low latency”.
About ODATA Data Centers
Built to house robust IT and Telecommunications infrastructures, supporting high-density racks, personalized design and high connectivity, ODATA ‘s Colocation Data Centers stand out among the most advanced in all of Latin America. Altogether there are 4 operating Data Centers, located in Barueri, Santana do Parnaíba, Hortolândia, in the interior of São Paulo and Bogotá, in Colombia and 2 more being constructed in Querétaro, México and Santiago, Chile.
ODATA Data Centers are highly efficient in energy consumption (ODATA has the lowest PUE in the LATAM market), and are managed by an industry leading operations team. All installations are managed by integrated systems and have several layers of automation. Thus, they provide the end customer with security and a total view of their IT environment.
There is also ample availability of office space for clients in the administrative building of DC SP01, including the possibility of implementation of private customer NOCs (Network Operations Centers), contingency environments, meeting rooms and parking spaces.
DC SP01 was the first Colocation Data Center in Brazil to earn the LEED Gold certificate, awarded by the US Green Building Council. In addition, it maintains the Uptime Institute’s Tier III design, design and construction certification.
About Seaborn Networks
Seaborn Networks is the leading developer-owner-operator of underwater fiber optic cable systems, including Seabras-1, the lowest latency subsea network between Brazil and the USA providing wavelength, Ethernet private line and IP services. Seaborn delivers industry leading SLA’s and Seabras-1 provides the fastest direct path between the trading exchanges of Sao Paulo and New York. For more information, visit www.seabornnetworks.com. Follow us on LinkedIn.
ODATA is a data center services provider of Brazilian origin, dedicated to providing scalable, secure and flexible IT infrastructures in Latin America. It has about 35 MVAs of capacity, distributed in three plants in Brazil and one in Colombia. 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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