Founded in 1999, Cogent are a network service provider headquartered in Washington, North America. They leverage their global Tier-1 optical IP backbone, which provides connectivity over 48 countries with over 3,000 PoP’s. Their offices are located in North America, Canada, The Netherlands, Germany, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Spain, France, Sweden and Singapore. The company is able to cater for small-medium enterprises (SMEs), and large global corporations, as well as netcentric companies such as service providers. Cogent has been consistently ranked as one of the top 5 networks in the world. Cogent’s clients currently include 80 percent of the top 100 US law firms, top financial institutions and major stock exchanges. Cogent were ranked №1 amongst US competitive providers for Ethernet services in concurrent years between 2017 and 2020.