ROOT Data Center Adds GTT Point of Presence in Montreal Facility

ROOT Data Center Press ReleaseROOT Data Center announces today that GTT Communications, Inc. has established a Point of Presence (PoP) in ROOT’s Montreal facility, MTL-R2, Canada’s largest wholesale data center.

February 1, 2018

MONTREAL, Canada – ROOT Data Center, specializing in next-gen colocation that extends beyond security and reliability, announces today that GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, has established a Point of Presence (PoP) in ROOT’s Montreal facility, MTL-R2, Canada’s largest wholesale data center.

“Through GTT, ROOT Data Center customers now have more connectivity options,” comments AJ Byers, President and CEO, ROOT Data Center. “Companies throughout North America, including top technology firms that have IT infrastructure in Canada, can now benefit from ROOT’s cutting-edge colocation services coupled with GTT’s internet and wide area networking services, including secure and private connectivity to leading cloud service providers.”

GTT’s global Tier 1 IP network is ranked in the top five worldwide and spans six continents, providing extensive reach across North America, Europe, and Asia. GTT’s new PoP coincides with growing demand for colocation services in Montreal, including major cloud providers and multinational enterprises that are attracted to Quebec’s business and economic opportunities.

“ROOT Data Center’s Montreal facility is located along one of the busiest routes for Internet traffic between Europe and the U.S.,” states Jeff Beer, GTT division president, Carrier. “With this new PoP, ROOT’s multinational customers are able to combine industry-leading infrastructure with GTT’s global reach to support their international business operations.”

ROOT Data Center facilities are characterized by advanced network infrastructure, scalability, low-cost, green energy solutions and strict security standards. ROOT Data Center provides an effective colocation solution complete with rapid deployment of high-density racks, a secure, carrier-neutral facility designation, as well as 55MW of power capacity to accommodate the growing demands of customers. At the forefront of the green revolution with free air-cooling systems and renewable hydroelectric power resources, ROOT also leverages the cool, Canadian climate for cost-effective energy efficiency.

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About ROOT Data Center

ROOT is a next-generation data center company that provides colocation solutions to empower the world’s computing leaders.  Its modular design promises optimal agility and efficiency, which enables all customers to scale their technology infrastructure and grow with confidence. Less power to waste, more power to you. For more information, visit

About GTT

GTT provides multinationals with a better way to reach the cloud through its suite of cloud networking services, including optical transport, wide area networking, internet, managed services, voice and video services. The company’s Tier 1 IP network, ranked in the top five worldwide, connects clients to any location in the world and any application in the cloud. GTT delivers an outstanding client experience by living its core values of simplicity, speed and agility. For more information on how GTT is redefining global communications, please visit