July 1, 2008

Cogent Communications Expands into Additional Switch and Data Sites

Switch and Data, a provider of internet exchange and colocation services, has announced that Cogent Communications Group has deployed additional points of presence in its network-neutral colocation and internet exchange sites in Cleveland, Phoenix, and Sunnyvale, California.

Jeff Karnes, chief revenue officer of Cogent Communications, said: "Switch and Data's broad footprint of densely interconnected sites across North America makes them a natural partner as we expand our network to meet new customers and peer our traffic to enhance performance."

Ernie Sampera, senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Switch and Data, said: "Having one of the broadest internet exchange footprints in North America combined with our customer densities makes Switch and Data the logical choice for service providers looking for a single solution to reach customers and end users across North America."