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DartPoints Inaugurated its Eastern Iowa Carrier-Neutral Interconnection Point

By CIOReview | Wednesday, August 5, 2020

DartPoints has announced its eastern Iowa carrier-neutral interconnection point.

FREMONT, CA: DartPoints is a proprietor and operator of edge colocation data centers. The company has announced its eastern Iowa carrier-neutral interconnection point is Ready for Service (RFS). The facility is considered and designed along with a team of local networks, associations, and municipal entities. The facility attends as a network ecosystem collection and meet-me point among the carriers, content, and applications. The solution can enhance data delivery, demonstrating the skills possible for the evolving and adjacent markets across America.

Loren Long, Chief Development Officer and Co-Founder of DartPoints, states that “It is exciting to bring our new edge interconnection point and growing ecosystem to market in eastern Iowa.With our deployment now ready for service, we are excited to bring networks and content together in a neutral and managed environment. This will demonstrably improve the quality and performance of digital content and applications, bridging the digital divide for millions of Iowan residents.”

Aureon is a technology and network services company in Iowa. It is one of the many organizations set to achieve advantages from DartPoints’ unique, carrier-neutral interconnection ecosystems. According to Scott Behn, CEO of Aureon, “It is great to welcome DartPoints to Iowa, further helping us meet our commitment to customers and the greater Iowan community to improve access to quality content.” He further stated that “In April, we pledged to Keep Americans Connected and help businesses move forward. DartPoints’ edge interconnection facility helps Aureon ensure that we offer the best possible access to local content and applications to improve data performance. With Aureon’sstatewide network, these benefits will be available for all of our customers. This could not have come at a better time.”

One of the leading partners for DartPoints’ entry and facility development in Iowa is South Slope Cooperative Communications, a prominent provider of ultra-fast broadband Internet, phone and television service to homes and businesses. Moreover, South Slope also has a 62-year legacy of modernization and presently serves 15 communities all through eastern Iowa.

Chuck Deisbeck, CEO of South Slope, said, “As a co-op, we are dedicated to continually improving service for our members throughout the region, including enterprise, residential and rural customers.” “DartPoints’ neutral ecosystem is an important development for our communities, offering them an opportunity to achieve the same access, performance and network capabilities that adjacent markets receive today.”