NAP of the Americas

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NAP of the Americas
NAP of the Americas
Full name NAP of the Americas
Abbreviation NOTA
Founded 2001
Location  United States, Miami
Website Official website

Network Access Point (NAP) of the Americas is a large data center[1] and Internet exchange point[2] in Miami, Florida, run by Verizon Terremark. It hosts one of the instances of the K-root of the Domain Name System.[3]

The building has six stories, and a floor area of around 70,000 square meters. Its construction was completed in 2001.[4]

NAP of the Americas serves as a relay for the Department of State's Diplomatic Telecommunications Service.[5]

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  1. ^ Rich Miller (May 12, 2009). "A Look Inside the NAP of the Americas". Data Center Knowledge. Retrieved 2010-08-20. 
  2. ^ "Euro-IX public resources". Retrieved 2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ "New Instance of RIPE NCC Operated K-root Server Deployed in Miami, USA". RIPE NCC. 29 July 2005. Retrieved 2010-08-20. 
  4. ^ Thomas Sparrow (31 January 2013). "Behind the scenes of Latin America's internet 'brain'". BBC News. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "5-FAH 2 H-510: DTS Network". U.S. Department of State Foreign Affairs Manual Volume 5 Handbook 2: Telecommunications Handbook. U.S. Department of State. June 6, 2012. Retrieved December 13, 2015. 

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Coordinates: 25°46′56.63″N 80°11′35.21″W / 25.7823972°N 80.1931139°W / 25.7823972; -80.1931139