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(COLO@) Atlanta, GA, USA — Colocation facility provider, COLO@ ( is proud to announce that Tier 1 ISP Cogent has opened a new POP at their datacenter at 470 East Paces Ferry Road in the Buckhead business district of Atlanta. Adding Cogent bolsters an already diverse bandwidth blend at this datacenter. Additionally, this adds a second Cogent POP at a second COLO@ facility in Atlanta. The COLO@ datacenter at 34 Peachtree St. also boasts a Cogent POP. This POP opens up even more bandwidth in an already highly connected facility.

This new POP is the latest in a series of events in which COLO@ is providing its customers with a rich, diverse blend of bandwidth providers. In addition to providing additional diversity, this POP boasts 10GigE port availability within the datacenter.

Gary Simat, CEO of COLO@ states “We enjoy working with Cogent. Their goal is to provide bandwidth where it’s needed and our goal is to match our customers with great bandwidth options. They trust our facilities and infrastructure and we trust them.”

Ryan DiRocco, CTO of COLO@ said “One of the goals of our second Atlanta datacenter is to provide space for future growth of our customers. Adding a new Cogent POP at 470 is yet another way that we plan for and enable our customers to grow and prosper.”

Dave Schaeffer, CEO at Cogent, said “Cogent welcomes the opportunity to work with COLO@ as we continue to extend our footprint in the Atlanta market, providing their customers with access to one of the largest and most interconnected networks in the world.”