Media Release: Grand Opening of I.C.E DATACENTERS — Montreal’s Leading Interconnection & Fiber Hub

Grand Opening of I.C.E DATACENTERS — Montreal’s Leading Interconnection & Fiber Hub

I.C.E DATACENTERS’ and Metro Optic’s Unique Internet Hub and Service Offering Attracts Global Players and Puts Montreal on the Map as a Major Telecommunication & Cloud Hub

MONTREAL, QC–(Marketwired – September 27, 2016) – I.C.E DATACENTERS (Interconnection & Colocation for the Enterprise), a carrier-neutral and independent provider of network-centric datacenters and Metro Optic, its business unit specialized in owning and operating high-speed fiber-optic networks, will be hosting its Grand Opening of I.C.E Datacenters – Montreal on September 28, 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Centre de Conférence le 1000, 1000, de la Gauchetière, first floor, Montréal. The Grand Opening will feature keynote speeches, a ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of its Interconnection & Fiber Hub.

“We are excited to expand our operations in Montreal. Montreal is a major internet traffic aggregation hub not only for the Canadian market, but also internationally for European and U.S. companies as it is located along one of the fastest and most reliable fiber routes between North America and Europe. Furthermore, Quebec’s low power cost and reliable power infrastructure attract global technology enterprises, media and content providers, and cloud technology companies to Montreal,” says Michael Bucheit, CEO of I.C.E Datacenters and Metro Optic.

“I.C.E Datacenters is the leading Canadian independent, carrier-neutral inter-connection and colocation service provider. In combination with our sister company Metro Optic which builds and manages strategic fiber networks, we offer our customers a unique combination of the cloud infrastructure essentials: interconnection, colocation and fiber, all-in-one. That’s why 30+ leading global carriers and cloud platforms host with us,” says Daniel Legault, President and COO of I.C.E Datacenters and Metro Optic.

Technical features of the I.C.E Datacenter Montreal site:

  • 1.2 megawatts of electrical power. Auto-transfer to a separate, fully redundant 1.2 megawatts
  • 25,000 sq ft. of datacenter floor space
  • UPS N+1
  • DC Plant: 400KVA. Expandable
  • AC Plant: 450KVA. Expandable
  • 300 tons of air conditioning capacity up flow
  • 7 separate fiber entrances
  • Two (2) meet me rooms (MMR) are available for local, provincial, national, North American and International interconnections in an impartial, secure and stable environment.
  • Strategically located in the heart and at the junction of all established network operators.
  • 24/7/365 security patrols

If you have not yet had the chance, click here to RSVP. To book an early tour, please contact

About I.C.E Datacenters: I.C.E Datacenters (Interconnection & Colocation for the Enterprise) operates multiple datacenter sites & interconnection hubs in Canada. These include a leading interconnection site at 875 Saint-Antoine in Montreal. Another flagship facility for Colocation and Interconnection recently opened in Toronto (Markham). I.C.E combines deep datacenter expertise serving enterprises and cloud operators in the U.S. and Canada with know-how in operating high-speed fiber networks. I.C.E serves 150+ clients including global network providers, Fortune 500 companies in industry, e-commerce, financial services and healthcare, the government, cloud providers, ISPs, content providers and CDNs across its datacenter and fiber network in Canada.

About Metro Optic: METRO OPTIC is an independent provider of datacenter-neutral high-speed fiber solutions. Since its inception, Metro Optic offers specialized telecommunications services and solutions to medium- and large-sized businesses, telecom carriers, cloud operators, wholesalers and datacenter operators. Its carrier-neutral datacenter at 875 Saint-Antoine is the fiber-densest interconnection center in Montreal.

Company Contact: Vanessa Graetz-Côté, Sales and Marketing Support, 514-954-1162 ext. 602, Our CEO will be available for interviews by phone before or after the event.

Media Contact: Elisabeth Philibert, VP, Wholesale Carrier Relations, I.C.E Datacenters, 514-603-8975,



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