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  • August 6, 2020
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Flexential collaborates with Telstra to expand its global reach

Flexential, a provider of data center colocation, cloud, and connectivity solutions, is expanding its global reach by partnering with Telstra, a global telecommunications and technology company.

The partnership gives both Flexential and Telstra customers the ability to directly interconnect to the FlexAnywhere Network and the Telstra network proving the lowest latency possible for domestic and international connectivity.

"We've seen incredible demand for connectivity into Asia-Pacific over the last year, so partnering with Flexential allows us to establish a U.S. Pacific Northwest presence for our customers at the most interconnected data center in the region," said Nick Collins, President of Telstra, Americas. "Interconnection is the key to modern computing, cloud, AI and ecommerce. Our customers want secure, low latency connectivity between Asia Pacific, the U.S. and beyond."

Telstra, one of the largest mobile network operators in the world, manages a core subsea network of more than 400,000km that terminates in 58 data centers in Asia, Europe and the Americas, with access to more than 2,000 PoPs in 200 countries around the globe.

The NAP of the Northwest houses the New Cross Pacific?subsea cable (NCP) with 80 Tbs of capacity, which supports China Telecom, China Unicom, Chunghwa Telecom, China Mobile, and Korea Telecom and is the largest in the Pacific.

Flexential's Portland-Hillsboro 2 data center also connects to the Hawaiki Submarine Cable which links North America to American Samoa, Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii at another 60Tbs capacity. These two systems are complemented by more than 30 of the world's largest carriers, including as CenturyLink, AT&T, Comcast, and Telia Sonera, as well as national and regional providers such as Zayo or Wave for a full array of network needs.

For more information about this news, visit www.flexential.com.

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