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Rogers Business Solutions Extends Next Generation Network into Cologix's 905 King Street West Data Centre in Downtown Toronto


Rogers Business Solutions Extends Next Generation Network into Cologix's 905 King Street West Data Centre in Downtown Toronto

TORONTO, May 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Rogers Business Solutions, a division of Rogers Communications, announced today the completion of a Point-of-Presence (PoP) deployment within Cologix's new state-of-the-art data centre at 905 King Street West in downtown Toronto.

Cologix, a network neutral interconnection and colocation company, provides scalable interconnection services and secure, reliable colocation services in densely connected, strategically located data centers. Through its PoP, Rogers Business Solutions will offer connectivity solutions on its next generation network to enterprises and carrier organizations globally.

"We have invested to interconnect this important location to our advanced access, metro and long haul networks to meet customers intensified needs for data services in downtown Toronto," said Andy Striegler, Vice-President, Carrier Services, Rogers Business Solutions. "Through this new deployment, Cologix customers have the opportunity to connect with advanced and deeply connected high capacity access locally and abroad."

Rogers Business Solutions (RBS), a division of Rogers Communications, provides Canadian enterprises and partners with network connectivity using its fibre, cable and wireless assets to support a range of leading-edge voice,  data and networking services solution. Rogers Business Solutions owns and operates a transcontinental network with a 100 percent digital fibre optic backbone and strategic interconnect points to the United States and overseas for seamless, cross-border and international coverage. With an extensive customer base including commercial, government and  financial enterprises, RBS offers scalable business communications services backed by a team of industry leading technical experts.

"Cologix is pleased that Rogers Business Solutions has chosen Cologix's 905 King Street as their PoP to provide their leading fibre-based network connectivity solutions to downtown Toronto enterprise and carriers," stated Sean Maskell, President, Cologix Canada.  "The 905 King Street facility will offer seamless, neutral connectivity back to the dense set of carriers in 151 Front Street which is highly valuable to our colocation customers.  At the same time, we believe network providers who also have a physical PoP at 905 King Street will be viewed favorably by our customers looking to buy network services.  Roger's commitment to serve customers directly within 905 King Street from Day One puts them in a strong position to communicate their value proposition.

Cologix is a network neutral interconnection and collocation company offering scalable interconnection services globally. With data centers in Dallas, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver, Cologix provides one of North America's largest neutral marketplaces where network operators and network buyers interconnect.  Cologix offers over 330 network choices, manages thousands of interconnections and have over 550 customers that utilize Cologix colocation and interconnection services in order to grow their networks rapidly and cost-effectively.

About Cologix, Inc. Cologix, Inc. is a network neutral interconnection and colocation company headquartered in Denver, Colorado, that provides massively scalable interconnection services and secure, reliable colocation services in densely connected, strategically located facilities.  With more than 330 network choices and nine prime interconnection locations, Cologix currently serves more than 550 carrier, media, financial services and enterprise customers. The company's experienced team of communications infrastructure professionals is committed to providing its customers the highest standard of local customer support.  For more information about Cologix, please visit the company's website at www.cologix.com.

About Rogers Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. The company is Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony. Through Rogers Media, the company is engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and digital media. Rogers is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).

For Rogers: Allison Fitton, Rogers Communications Allison.fitton@rci.rogers.com Office:  +1 416-935-8860

For Cologix: Julia Kendall - Cologix Office: +1 720.940.2559 Mobile: +1 303.522.9758 julia.kendall@cologix.com

SOURCE: Rogers Communications Inc.

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