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Press Release -- January 19th, 2010
Source: AboveNet
Tags: Colocation, Content Delivery, Datacenter, Equipment, Ethernet, Exchange, Expansion, Low Latency, Wavelength

ABOVENET EXPANDS ITS LOW-LATENCY FIBER OPTIC NETWORK INTO TELEHOUSE AMERICA’S NEW YORK DATA CENTERS

Staten Island, NY, USA – January 19, 2010– TELEHOUSE America (www.telehouse.com), the United States’ leading provider of dedicated data centers, international Internet exchanges and managed IT services, announces today that AboveNet, Inc., (NYSE:ABVT, news, filings) a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, has extended its low-latency fiber optic network in TELEHOUSE America’s New York facilities, providing interconnectivity between its 25 Broadway and  7 Teleport data centers in Manhattan and Staten Island, respectively.  In addition to connectivity within TELEHOUSE’s New York City facilities, AboveNet’s network provides low-latency connectivity solutions, critical for financial markets and media content delivery in major data center and colocation facilities in the tri-state area.

TELEHOUSE America’s 25 Broadway and 7 Teleport data centers are secure state-of-the-art facilities with private power generation systems, 24/7 security controls, as well as N+1 environmental configurations and power redundancy for maximum uptime and availability.  These carrier-neutral facilities are rich with redundant and diverse interconnectivity options and offer a wide variety of IT support services, help desk options, disaster recovery planning and managed IT solutions to global and regional carriers, enterprise and financial companies.
AboveNet offers a privately owned and operated fiber optic network that spans more than 2.1 million fiber miles. The network offers secure, ultra-low latency routes to transport critical information.  AboveNet features its Agility Guarantee, ensuring ultra-low latency performance across its wavelength and Ethernet services, providing customized Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to meet any organization’s unique business requirements.

“Every millisecond counts for financial institutions executing millions of daily transactions and for delivery of sensitive Internet content by media or general enterprise organizations,” states Fred Cannone, Director of Sales & Marketing for TELEHOUSE America. “To this end, AboveNet’s network expansion in TELEHOUSE America’s data centers offers our clients the ability to procure dedicated, high-performance, customized connectivity, critical for day-to-day operations. In addition, this provides alternative data center options for those seeking to enhance or diversify facilities, service options and network connection points.”

“With AboveNet’s direct connectivity into the New York Stock Exchange, our ultra low-latency route is highly beneficial to the financial sector,” states MaryBeth Nance, Executive Director of Business Development for AboveNet. “TELEHOUSE’s state-of the-art facilities provide a secure foundation for the finance sector’s communications.  Clients can not only house their mission-critical infrastructure components within 25 Broadway or 7 Teleport, but also provide a link between these facilities through an ultra low-latency route for a truly resilient disaster recovery solution.”

AboveNet’s expansion into TELEHOUSE’s facilities in the New York metro market offers today’s demanding financial institutions and trading companies a complete and reliable solution that combines high-performance interconnectivity options with TELEHOUSE’s secure and power-protected data center facilities.

For more information about TELEHOUSE America’s public peering services and its total suite of business continuity solutions, including global data center facilities, multiple colocation options, IT infrastructure management and end-to-end telecommunications services, please visit www.telehouse.com or email sales@telehouse.com.  For more information on AboveNet’s high bandwidth connectivity solutions, please visit www.above.net.

About AboveNet, Inc.
AboveNet, Inc. provides high-bandwidth connectivity solutions for business and carriers. Its private optical network delivers key network and IP services in and among top U.S. metro markets and globally. AboveNet’s network is widely used in demanding markets such as financial services, media, health care, retail and government.

About TELEHOUSE America
TELEHOUSE America is the US’s leading provider of dedicated data centers, colocation facilities, international Internet exchanges, managed IT services and disaster recovery solutions.

A stable and trusted pioneer of carrier-neutral data center services, they provide secure, power-protected environments, where clients house and operate their telecommunications and network resources. Companies from a wide range of industries locate their mission critical equipment at Telehouse’s colocation “meet-me-centers” in New York and California; taking advantage of the potential business opportunities that exist from other Telehouse customers. Among the many benefits of collocating with Telehouse is the ability to connect to state-of-the-art peering exchanges in New York (NYIIX) and Los Angeles (LAIIX). Through Manage-E (http://www.Manage-E.com), TELEHOUSE provides a comprehensive suite of solutions – from help desk and hardware support to managed IT infrastructure, security and compliance services – all delivered by expert consulting and operations teams on a global scale and from one point-of-contact.  Additionally, the global availability of 37 TELEHOUSE-branded data centers in 19 cities throughout Asia, Africa, North America and Europe, delivers continuous, cost-effective operation of network-dependent, IT infrastructure to businesses around the world. Please visit http://www.Telehouse.com, or contact us at sales@Telehouse.com.

TELEHOUSE America Media Contacts:

Ilissa Miller
Jaymie Scotto & Associates
1.866.695.3629
pr@jaymiescotto.com

Vincent Corley
TELEHOUSE America
718.355.2572
corley@telehouse.com

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This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause or contribute to such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, general economic and business conditions, competition, changes in technology and methods of marketing, and various other factors beyond the Company’s control. This also includes such factors as are described from time to time in the SEC reports filed by AboveNet, Inc., including the most recently filed Form 8-K.

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