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Press Release -- March 28th, 2012
Source: Alpheus Communications, Telarus
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Telarus Adds Alpheus to Carrier Portfolio

Telarus becomes the first master agent to partner with Alpheus Communications

SANDY UT, March 28, 2012 - Telarus Inc., the premier telecom master agent and patent holder of real-time carrier quotes, today announced they have entered into an agreement with Alpheus Communications, a leading provider of high bandwidth transport, Internet, Ethernet services, disaster recovery and data center solutions. The new partnership will enable Telarus sales partners to sell Alpheus’ enterprise fiber and colocation services to businesses in major markets in Texas.

“Alpheus will make a fantastic supplier in our portfolio,” commented Adam Edwards, President of Telarus. “This new relationship demonstrates our focus on becoming the preeminent source for Ethernet. Alpheus is a leader in metro Ethernet, Ethernet-over-LAN, Ethernet DIA, and data center services. As one of Texas’ largest fiber network operators, we know our agents will be able to compete and win more enterprise business in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi, and the Rio Grande Valley.”

Alpheus Communications specializes in serving enterprise customers in the healthcare, energy, banking/finance, IT, media and legal fields. With its lit and dark fiber running over most the state of Texas, including more than 2,800 miles of long-haul fiber and 3,250 miles of metro fiber, Alpheus provides transport and backhaul services for enterprises and carriers alike.

“We look forward to working with Telarus and its partners,” added Layne Levine, Senior Vice President of Enterprise & Channel Sales for Alpheus Communications. “Telarus is the leader in its space and we look forward to leveraging their distribution channel to achieve mutual success.”

In preparation for launch, Telarus has added all of Alpheus Communications’ lit building to its GeoQuote system which shows agents – on a Google map – the exact location of fiber splice points, helping partners know in advance the plausibility of Alpheus services at any given address.

“Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Austin and San Antonio represent the four fastest growing markets in the United States,” added Robert Butler, VP of Sales for Telarus. “Telarus is fortunate to have a large portion of its sales team strategically located in the heart of Texas, which is why we have made a special effort to reach out to Alpheus and initiate this partnership.”

If you are interested in becoming a Telarus agent and adding Alpheus to your own product suite, please contact Justin Chugg at (877) 346-3232 or visit www.telarus.com for more information.

About Alpheus Communications
Alpheus Communications (http://www.alpheuscommunications.com) is a provider of high bandwidth transport, Direct Internet Access (DIA) and data center services for carrier, government and enterprise customers. With owned facilities in Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi and the Rio Grande Valley, Alpheus is flexible, content-neutral and responsive to customer needs when low-latency and uptime are essential. As the preferred fiber backbone for Metro Texas, Alpheus is in a unique position to support mission-critical information technology functions and cloud computing solutions through its resilient SSAE 16-compliant data center platforms for colocation and disaster recovery.

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