Ethernet networking that delivers up to 100-gigabit speeds

Now more than ever, data center connectivity is critical. At Horizon, we have established connections to data centers across the Midwest, connecting our fabric with a pure fiber-optic Ethernet network that delivers up to 100-gigabit speeds.

  • Access Tier 1 to Tier 4 data centers
  • High-speed, fiber-optic Ethernet network
  • Reliable connectivity for business data
  • Better business agility
  • Real-time data anywhere, anytime

Current Data Center Connectivity List

Cologix555 Scherers Ct.ColumbusOH
Bresco Broadband423 E. Town StColumbusOH
WOW Columbus226 N 5th StColumbusOH
Zcolo251 Nielston AveColumbusOH
The SOCC1320 Arthur E Adams DrColumbusOH
DartPoints565 Metro Pl #300DublinOH
Expedient5700 Innovation DrDublinOH
OCLC Data Center6565 Kilgour PlDublinOH
Cyxtera8180 Green Meadows Dr. NorthLewis CenterOH
Expedient5000 Arlington Centre Blvd, Building OneUpper ArlingtonOH
Involta3203 Southern BlvdYoungstownOH
WeConnect35 Collegeview RdWestervilleOH
Databank Pittsburgh ACM100 S Commons #126PittsburghPA
Netrality Data Centers701 W. Henry St.IndianapolisIN
DataBank731 W. Henry St.IndianapolisIN
The Brookfield Group Data Center800 Oliver Ave.IndianapolisIN
Union Station Technology Center506 W South StSouth BendIN
Equinix350 E. CermakChicagoIL
  • Data is the most important asset for any organization, but managing and governing that data while accounting for security and compliance can be difficult. Data centers are a vital part of data management and play a crucial role as the central point of access for data and essential business applications.

    Data management is critical for every company to improve business agility by ensuring up-to-date information is available anywhere, anytime to the employees who need it most. That’s why businesses are moving their existing resources to data centers to help with data management.

    Data centers are no longer just an additional storage facility — they have emerged as a key business parameter. They’re no longer a luxury, they’re expected for businesses that need to enhance their IT infrastructure systems and support requirements with superior connectivity services, allowing for a greater competitive edge.

  • Data center colocation is a key component in today’s business digital transformation strategy. Colocation enables businesses to offload the complex IT data management of their mission-critical data, instead opting for more managed services. However, without a secure and reliable connection between customers, employees and data centers, businesses can’t deliver their products, services and information.

    Horizon’s pure fiber-optic dedicated Ethernet service to key data centers guarantees that your operations have access to all of your available bandwidth and are secure at all times.

    Our robust network incorporates ring-protected network architecture, plus network points of presence with diverse connectivity and power, ensuring disaster-resistant service that is built to survive worst-case scenarios.

    Here are the advantages of partnering with Horizon for your business data center connectivity:

    • One of the newest, most state-of-the-art fiber networks, managed by a local team that has been trusted for 125 years to supply quality customer care to all partners
    • Redundant core ring configuration
    • Industry-leading SLAs for latency, availability and packet delivery
    • Available speeds from 10 Mbps to 10 Gbps
    • Deployment protection options for partially diverse, fully diverse and redundant POPs
    • Failover time in Horizon core is less than 50 milliseconds
    • Our Network Operations Center (NOC) is located and staffed in Columbus, OH, providing 24/7/365 monitored support
    • Decades of experience customizing and building individualized solutions that are scalable to fit not only today’s needs, but tomorrow’s as well
  • Business data center infrastructure cannot be a cookie-cutter approach. Organizations need to seek out a facility that meets their unique demands both today and in the future.

    While some may need the security that comes with a Tier 4-classified data center, other organizations find that a Tier 1 facility will meet their needs. Still, others may require connections to data centers that are compliant with HIPAA, US-EU Safe Harbor, SSAE 16 or PCI certifications.

    Recognizing that our customers need connectivity options, Horizon takes an agnostic approach to keep you connected. We offer connections to a dozen data centers that meet a variety of certifications and tier levels while providing a range of options for services and security. It’s all part of our long-standing commitment to remarkable customer care and serving as a strong network partner for your business or organization.

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