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Press Release -- October 28th, 2013
Source: Hudson Fiber Network
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HFN Achieves New Performance High in NY/NJ Financial Market Landscape

Sole Provider of Lowest Latency for All Key Financial Routes

PARAMUS, NJ (October 23, 2013)Hudson Fiber Network (HFN), the leading U.S.-based transport and IP services provider announced today that, as part of the completion of its fiber network upgrade, it now provides never-before-delivered performance to every major financial trading platform in the NY/NJ metropolitan area.

The HFN route upgrade decreases its length by roughly .8km south of Mahwah, shortening all paths and providing the lowest latencies and fiber distances from Mahwah to 755 Secaucus Road, Secaucus/NY4; 165 Halsey Street, Newark; Federal Boulevard, Carteret, NJ and 300 Boulevard East, Weehawken and 111 8th Avenue, NY, NY.  Official Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) metrics are available on all enhanced routes. Customers have been enabled to automatically migrate to the new paths without additional OPEX.

“We are first to provide this level of performance to every major trading platform in the NY/NJ metro area,” said Keith Muller, CEO of HFN. “This latest upgrade is a major step in our strategy to deliver the complete portfolio of ultra-low-latency solutions for financial services facilities in the region.”

“HFN purpose-builds each design for its clients. This upgrade is a milestone in performance for all of them,“ adds Brett Diamond, president of HFN. “Our customers have overwhelmingly selected to automatically upgrade to the new route, which we have been able to provide at no additional expense.”

The upgrade brings dark fiber and lit services, as well as HFN’s passive wave offering – the first of its kind in the industry – to financial services sector clients needing the lowest latency and highest reliability between critical financial services facilities. Completed over a 90-day period, the upgrade is the latest in a series of groundbreaking low-latency builds and service expansions completed by HFN over the past year.

For more information on how to leverage the shortest routes and fastest lit services in the NY/NJ metro area, please contact us at 1-888-HFN-4573 or www.hudsonfiber.com.

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