Boston and Jacksonville, USA. April 29, 2020 – Seaborn Networks (Seaborn), a leading developer-owner-operator of transoceanic subsea fiber optic cable systems, and Jacksonville’s Network Access Point (JaxNAP), servicing specific needs datacenter needs and local area networks in Northeast Florida, announced today that the JAX NAP (Jacksonville Network Access Point) will host Seaborn as their endpoint for the AMX-1 Subsea cable between Jacksonville, Florida and Rio de Janeiro Brazil.
This system provides customers with a direct, low latency and high availability route from the southern United States to Brazil. Seaborn will offer its full suite of Wavelength, highly scaled MEF compatible Ethernet Services and IP Services providing direct connectivity to their internet backbone (AS13786). High capacity integration into Seabras-1 will also enable the delivery of fully protected services between the US and Brazil.
“This connectivity is a game-changer for anyone in the southeast United States seeking an alternative to the NAP in Miami or the risk of terrestrial transport to connect going north to other subsea cable alternatives,” said Luke Leonaitis, Senior Partner of the JAX NAP. “We expect the latency advantage to further cement Seaborn and Jacksonville as the go-to place for data flowing to Brazil and other markets in South America.”
“We are delighted with our decision to have our AMX-1 end-point hosted within the JaxNAP. This will enable Seaborn’s customer base to access an alternative path that offers route diversity within one single company and on one single order,” said Michel Marcelino, Senior Vice President & Head of Latin America for Seaborn. “We offer reduced time-to-market for any project, with a full diverse solution to customers needing connectivity between the Americas”.
Jacksonville’s Network Access Point (JaxNAP), North Florida’s largest carrier hotel since 2009 offers direct overland connections to Dallas, Atlanta, and all of northeastern Florida through our 34 carriers, and overseas connectivity to Central and South America, the Caribbean, and other distant regions via our subsea cable connections.
For more information, visit https://jaxnap.com.
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About Seaborn Networks
Seaborn Networks is a leading developer-owner-operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems, including Seabras-1 between São Paulo and New York. Seabras-1 is the only direct POP to POP system between São Paulo and New York metro, offering the lowest latency route between the B3 exchange in São Paulo and the trading exchanges of New Jersey. Seaborn’s industry-leading service delivery and performance combined with our new IP and Ethernet service offerings broaden our solutions-driven approach and commitment to always exceeding the service expectations of our customers. For more information about AMX-1, please visit www.seabornnetworks.com. Follow us on Linked In.