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Sago Networks Selects Southern Telecom® for Fiber Needs


Southern Telecom, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), today announced it has expanded its growing customer base in Florida and Georgia with the addition of Sago Networks, a service provider to high-data users such as ISPs and hospitals.

Sago Networks chose Southern Telecom to help expand its operations and reach in Atlanta, Tampa and Miami. The company has connected its Tampa and Miami data centers with its Atlanta data center via leased dark fiber from Southern Telecom. The added fiber provides Sago Networks highly reliable data center fiber connectivity allowing Sago further access to a number of enterprise buildings and healthcare facilities where it has customers to deliver increased services and further grow its presence in Florida and Georgia.

“We chose Southern Telecom’s dark fiber network to ensure the highest levels of reliability for our customers document security and to provide a robust network supporting our state-of-art data centers throughout the southeast,” said Miller Cooper, president and CEO with Sago Networks. “This relationship is ideal for both companies and allows Sago to continue providing exceptional service to the healthcare industry throughout Florida and Georgia. Our customers are increasing their bandwidth needs each day as their business grows.”

It was imperative that Sago have the infrastructure to exceed the demand of the growing IT industries in the southeastern United States. Since Sago services customers from around the globe, its datacenters must have the capacity to improve service to customers every day. Southern Telecom offers reliable long-haul/metro dark fiber, conduit, maintenance and collocation services throughout the Southeast. This is a feature point of a great network infrastructure, and Sago fits perfectly into the caste of an innovative Network service provider.

“Southern Telecom offers a robust long-haul and metro dark fiber network supporting secured facilities for enterprise data storage and disaster recovery,” said Ben Easterling, business development manager with Southern Telecom. “We are excited about our new relationship with Sago Networks and hope to enable them to grow throughout the Southeast ensuring the protection of their core data network infrastructure.”


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