VP Linn Gowen Talks Location, Colocation, and 1623 Farnam


  Location, location, location. At 1623 Farnam we think and talk about location a lot. We’re all about it. The reason has a lot to do with our position in the middle of the country. 1623 Farnam Vice President of Sales, Linn Gowen, sat down with JSA TV to discuss why our facility’s central location is such a big deal. “When the fiber networks were first being built across the country years ago, they passed right through Omaha east-west, as well as north-south,” says Gowen, “So we are right in the nexus, if you will, of the fiber backbone. And as more and more fiber facilities have been built they [...]

VP Linn Gowen Talks Location, Colocation, and 1623 Farnam2020-06-22T14:13:28-05:00

1623 Farnam Announces Expansion of Omaha Edge Data Center


1623 Farnam Announces Expansion of Omaha Edge Data CenterThe $40 Million Expansion Focuses on Increased Power and Capacity Omaha, NE - June 16, 2020 – 1623 Farnam, a regional leader in network-neutral, edge interconnection and data center services, announces today the details of its $40 million edge data center expansion. The expansion includes significant upgrades to the facility’s electrical power infrastructure and increases colocation capacity by converting floors six-through-nine into usable data center space.This expansion further supports the increase in demand for interconnected edge data centers, and comes after 1623 Farnam’s initial $10 million expansion last year to build out the facility’s fifth-floor space, which they are currently filling. The new [...]

1623 Farnam Announces Expansion of Omaha Edge Data Center2021-06-17T09:10:01-05:00

Gateway to the Google Cloud


Is it just us, or does it seem like everybody is transitioning to cloud integrations, particularly when it comes to running applications? For developers, the cloud offers unparalleled advantages in terms of scalability. Modern applications tend to require a hefty amount of processing power and are data dense. If you are running these applications with an eye to leveraging Google, you can reap a significant advantage by colocating in 1623 Farnam. Here’s why. Our edge data center location, at the nexus of the country’s North/South and East/West routes, is quite strategic when you consider our proximity to  Google’s largest North American Cloud node. By partnering with us, you can [...]

Gateway to the Google Cloud2020-05-28T12:36:23-05:00

In a Time of Crisis, Our Employees Step Up


The 1623 Farnam team, like all of you, are definitely feeling the strains of the current global health crisis. COVID-19 has turned many of our lives upside down, causing millions of Americans to begin working from home if they are fortunate enough to have jobs that allow them to do so. But for many of us in the telecom industry, our jobs have been deemed “essential” by state and local governments. This means that we must continue to carry out these job functions as if they were business as usual. Data centers have been deemed as an essential business, since they represent the core locations where so many organizations [...]

In a Time of Crisis, Our Employees Step Up2020-05-28T12:49:47-05:00

We Got a Makeover!


You may have noticed our website looks a little different than it used to. Like many of you, we at 1623 Farnam have New Year’s Resolutions as well, one of which was to make our website a valuable resource. So, we began this year with a complete website overhaul! We have optimized navigation, included more information at a glance, and have made it easier for you to find out exactly what you need to know about our state of the art Interconnected Edge Data Center. Our customers and partners are our number one priority, and now it is as easy as ever for anybody visiting our website to find exactly [...]

We Got a Makeover!2020-05-04T13:53:45-05:00
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