Ascenty and PIT open internet exchange point in Chile

This is a machine translation of Ascenty’s original press release

Sao Paulo, September 20, 2022 Ascenty, the leading colocation company in Latin America with 28 data centers in Brazil, Chile and Mexico – 22 of which are operational and six under construction – announces a new network connection point at its data centers in Chile. The investment was made in partnership with PIT Chile, a neutral, public, open and transparent transport hub.

The new offering is part of Ascenty’s project to invest in connectivity excellence that increases and continues to deliver value to its customers carrier neutral , ie ensuring direct access to each telecom operator in its data centers. The total aggregate volume of traffic is about 9 Tb/s, which improves the quality and reduces the cost of Internet traffic exchange.

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PIT Chile’s point of presence enhances the connectivity ecosystem available to Ascenty customers, including connections to cloud provider and telecom operators. PIT Chile’s arrival at Ascenty’s data center campus is redundant, further increasing the availability and resiliency of the solution.

“Collaboration between companies is fundamental to the development of the Chilean market and drives business forward our customers – content and traffic owners – and for operators who sell to the market,” said João Walter, manager of products, solutions and edge strategy at Ascenty.

“If we look at the Chilean market, Ascenty excels in having top-of-the-line data centers with available space on the market, as well as being competitive in financial terms and in technical projects designed specifically for each business,” adds he added.

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According to Daniel Fried, Commercial Director of PIT Chile, the unification and presence of PIT in Ascenty’s data center structure represents a major development for the market looking for high quality connectivity and premium data center offerings. “It’s a combination of interests that has a very positive impact on customers of both companies,” he affirms.

About Ascension

Ascenty, a Digital Realty and Brookfield company, is the largest provider of data center and connectivity services in Latin America, with 28 data centers currently operating and/or under construction in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, interconnected by 5,000 km of proprietary fiber optics . Founded in 2010, the company builds and operates world-class data centers, serving the world’s largest cloud and technology service providers, as well as customers in the financial, retail, industrial, healthcare and service integrator segments. To support its expansion, Ascenty relies on its shareholders – Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a Canadian asset management company, and Digital Realty, the world’s largest data center company with 290 locations across North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. To learn more about Ascenty, visit the website by clicking here.

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