NexGen Networks Completes Fiber Build AlteredScale Data Center Downtown Chicago

Continued network enhancements ensure highest quality of service for Chicago clients

NexGen Networks, a leading global provider of ultra high-speed fiber-optic services with a distinctive customer service approach, continues a spate of recent Chicago service expansions with the completion of a fiber build into the downtown facility of AlteredScale, a provider of flexible data center solutions in the Chicago metropolitan area.

With multiple, diverse points of fiber entry and redundant fiber paths, AlteredScale’s 601 W Polk facility provides unparalleled access to power and connectivity. “Our expansion into the AlteredScale facility is going to be critical to our long term success in delivering services in the Chicago market,” says Edward Lawson, SVP of Business Development at NexGen Networks. “It will allow us to optimize the performance and efficiency of our fiber services in the Chicago metropolitan area.”

According to AlteredScale’s Kevin Francis, “Our solutions help maximize the performance of services for end users with direct connections to Chicago’s primary fiber optic ring and low latency access to all of the major data centers and exchanges in the downtown area. We take pride in customizing our infrastructure to meet and exceed the demanding uptime and scalability criteria of today’s enterprise.”

NexGen’s build into this leading facility is the latest in a series of proactive expansions and enhancements to ensure that clients can leverage the most advanced and reliable infrastructure in any region within its fiber footprint.

About NexGen Networks

NexGen Networks,, is the premier provider of tailored, high-capacity communications services to carrier and enterprise customers. NexGen Networks is committed to delivering cost-effective, custom solutions coupled with superior industry expertise, service and support that allows for unparalleled time to market connectivity. It offers a comprehensive suite of facilities-based services including: Ethernet, SONET, Wavelength, Dark Fiber, Internet Access, Colocation and more. Its fiber optic network leverages unique rights-of-way that deliver connectivity to the major metropolitan areas in North America, Europe and the Far East. While consistently building upon its private and public IP and Ethernet expertise and evolving its capabilities to continually meet the needs of its customers, large and small, it has continued to maintain a superior standard of customer service and support.

About AlteredScale

AlteredScale provides mission-critical data center solutions in downtown Chicago. The company owns and operates 601 W Polk a multi-tenant facility offering a range of flexible data center services from wholesale and private suite to carrier-neutral colocation. AlteredScale provides unparalleled access to power and connectivity in a convenient and secure location allowing customers to efficiently scale their IT operations.

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