Ascenty and PIT open internet exchange point in Chile

Ascenty and PIT open internet exchange point in Chile

This is a machine translation of the original Ascenty press release

São Paulo, September 20, 2022 Ascenty, the leading colocation company in Latin America, with 28 data centers in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, 22 of which are in operation and six under construction, announces a new network interconnection point in its data centers in Chile . The investment was made in partnership with PIT Chile, a neutral, public, open and transparent traffic exchange point.

The new offer is part of Ascenty’s project to invest in excellent connectivity that increases benefits for its customers, always remaining neutral carrier , that is, guaranteeing direct access to any telecommunications operator in its data centers. The total aggregate volume of traffic is around 9 Tb/s, which improves the quality and reduces the cost of Internet traffic exchanges.

PIT Chile’s point of presence enhances the connectivity ecosystem available to Ascenty customers, which includes connections to cloud providers and telecommunications operators. PIT Chile’s arrival at Ascenty’s data center campus is redundant, further increasing the availability and resiliency of the solution.

“Collaboration between companies is essential for the development of the Chilean market, promoting business to our clients – owners of content and traffic – and for the operators, who distribute to the market”, says João Walter, Manager of Products, Solutions and Edge Strategy at Ascenty.

“When we look at the Chilean market, Ascenty stands out for having world-class data centers with space available for the market, as well as being competitive in financial matters and in technical projects that are made specifically for each business,” he adds.

According to Daniel Fried, Commercial Director of PIT Chile, the association and presence of PIT in Ascenty’s data center structure represents a great evolution for the market that seeks quality interconnection and world-class data center offers. “This is a combination of interests that has a very positive impact on the clients of both companies,” he reiterates.

About Ascenty

Ascenty, a Digital Realty and Brookfield company, is the largest provider of data centers and connectivity services in Latin America, currently with 28 data centers in operation and/or under construction in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, interconnected by 5,000 km of own fiber optics. . The company was founded in 2010 and operates in the construction and operation of world-class data centers, serving the world’s largest cloud and technology service providers, as well as customers in the financial, retail, industrial, health and service integrators. To support its expansion, Ascenty relies on its shareholders: Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a Canadian asset management company, and Digital Realty, the world’s largest data center company with 290 locations located in North America, Europe, America America, Asia and Australia. To learn more about Ascenty, visit the website by clicking here.

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