NAP of the Americas

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NAP of the Americas
NAP of the Americas
Full nameNAP of the Americas
AbbreviationNOTA
Founded2001
Location United States, Miami
WebsiteEquinix Miami Data Centers

Network Access Point (NAP) of the Americas (also called MI1)[1] is a massive, six-story, 750,000 square foot data center[2] and Internet exchange point[3] in Miami, Florida, operated by Equinix.

The facility is home to 160 network carriers[4] and is a pathway for data traffic from the Caribbean and South and Central America to more than 148 countries.[1]

The NAP of the Americas is built 32 feet above sea level and is designed to withstand Category 5 hurricane-level winds.[1] It serves as a relay for the U.S. Department of State's Diplomatic Telecommunications Service.[5]

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  1. ^ a b c "Miami Data Centers - Internet Exchange Point & Colocation Services by Equinix". www.equinix.com. Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  2. ^ Rich Miller (May 12, 2009). "A Look Inside the NAP of the Americas". Data Center Knowledge. Retrieved 2010-08-20.
  3. ^ "Euro-IX public resources". Archived from the original on 2008-05-19.
  4. ^ https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-21178983
  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