Lightower Fiber Networks acquires Datacenter101


Lightower Fiber Networks has acquired Datacenter101, a data center provider in Columbus, Ohio.

According to a press statement, Datacenter101 offers both enterprise-class data center services as well as carrier-class colocation services.

Datacenter101 stated that it’s next-generation data center is built to meet all industry standards, with all power, networking, and critical systems designed to N+1 architecture.

With flexible cage and cabinet options, the facility offers scalable and customizable enterprise and carrier options.

“Datacenter101’s facility is located in an essential connectivity point within Columbus, Ohio and this acquisition further emphasizes Lightower’s commitment to supporting and investing in the Ohio marketplace,” commented Rob Shanahan, CEO of Lightower.

“We have seen tremendous demand for data center and networking services within the Columbus region. We look forward to pairing the data center needs of customers, with Lightower’s all-fiber, high performance networking services, for a complete end-to-end solution.”

In March, Lightower Fiber Networks has acquired ColocationZone – an enterprise-class data center provider in Chicago.

ColocationZone is located in the 725 South Wells data center in downtown Chicago, on the South Loop of the city’s Central Business District.

This facility offers access to nine telecommunications carriers, in addition to connectivity on Lightower’s all-fiber network with access to over 8,500 Lightower service locations.

As part of its business expansion plans, Lightower expanded its all-fiber network in New York City in June and Baltimore in December last year.