There are five Tier-4 NAP’s in the United States. Only one has been designed and built from the ground up as a carrier-neutral facility offering colocation, managed services and the latest in peering network technology; only one is prepared to serve as the Internet gateway for Latin America; and only one is a premier TerreNAPSM Data Center. This is why global carriers, ISPs, other Internet-related businesses, educational institutions, and enterprises have chosen to become customers at the NAP of the Americas.
The NAP of the AmericasSM is owned and operated by Terremark Worldwide and backed by a consortium of over 100 major carriers , ISPs and other telecom companies. It is located in an area of numerous telecommunications carrier facilities, fiber loops, international cable landings and multiple power grids.
The NAP of the AmericasSM is the next-generation carrier-class facility, utilizing the most advanced networking standards in the world. The network architecture of the NAP of the AmericasSM boasts as its core, an efficient high-speed parallel cross point switch fabric. This fabric has a capacity of up to 178,000,000 packets per second of throughput. In addition, edge switches provide gigabit speed connectivity to the meshed 128 Gbps core chassis peering fabric.