Press release

John Danko Joins 1025Connect as Director of Business Development

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Long Island’s premier network-neutral facility for network
interconnection and colocation, today announces that they have expanded
their leadership team with the appointment of John
A. Danko
as Director of Business Development. In this role, Danko
will be responsible for the development of domestic, international and
subsea carrier business for the 1025Connect interconnection and
colocation facility. As a professional with over 23 years of experience
in all facets of telecommunications and network neutral infrastructure,
Danko’s critical insight will be integral to the company’s continued
success and fulfillment of long-term objectives.

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John Danko (Photo: Business Wire)

John Danko (Photo: Business Wire)

Prior to 1025Connect, Danko held similar positions at ColoGuard and
Jamestown 325 Hudson LP, where he developed interconnection facilities,
negotiated and acquired domestic and international business for the
entity’s carrier hotel and Meet-Me-Rooms (MMR). At 325 Hudson, Danko was
directly responsible for growing the MMR from zero unique networks to
over 30, illustrating his proven success attaining customer
opportunities for dark fiber, access and colocation.

“We are very pleased to welcome John to the 1025Connect team,” comments Frank
, Executive Director at 1025Connect. “As a
highly-experienced and proven professional, he is sure to accelerate the
company’s ongoing success as we look for new opportunities and continue
to connect the digital economy.”

Danko’s addition to 1025Connect underscores the company’s continued
commitment to redefining and adapting its interconnection facility. In
January 2019, the company launched its ‘Discover the New 1025Connect’
campaign, unveiling
its restructured management team and enhanced upgrades to its
Meet-Me-Room and colocation facility. Danko joins the company’s dynamic
new management team, curated to enhance success and invite customers to
re-imagine what colocation and interconnectivity mean for their
business. The process has reinvigorated 1025Connect’s operations,
bolstering its ability to help customers and partners connect from North
America to Europe via global subsea systems and terrestrial networks at
the ‘Continental

“I am excited to join the 1025Connect team and bring my experience to
continue to drive interaction and opportunities for businesses that need
colocation, interconnection and connectivity in the New York metro
region and beyond,” notes Danko. “1025Connect has a great ecosystem and
is involved with exciting initiatives, including the Continental Edge,
which is currently providing some of the fastest connectivity solutions
between two continents.”

1025Connect has established itself as a hub for domestic and global data
transport due to the unique networking attributes of Long Island, which
feature extensive submarine cable systems including the AC-1, AC-2,
AEConnect and more, as well as a variety of Manhattan bypass fiber
routes. The company also functions as part of the Continental
, a best-of-breed holistic communications solution.
1025Connect’s interconnection facility also serves as the Easternmost
peering point in the New York metro area connecting to Europe.

To learn more about John Danko and the opportunities available at
1025Connect, visit

About 1025Connect

1025Connect is Long Island’s premier network-neutral interconnection
facility located at 1025 Old Country Road in Westbury, New York. This
facility is renowned for its ability to connect subsea systems to
terrestrial networks with the optional ability to bypass Manhattan for
greater network diversity. 1025Connect provides colocation solutions
that enable network interconnections through its highly-secure Long
Island data center. Network operators of all types within 1025Connect
benefit from direct access to Manhattan Bypass fiber routes, multiple
transatlantic and Latin American submarine cable systems and multiple
enterprise networks — all without monthly recurring cross-connect fees.