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Press Release -- April 19th, 2010
Source: Global Crossing
Tags: Ethernet, Exchange

Global Crossing Launches Advanced Security Testing Solution in Latin America

Broadens Security Solution Portfolio for Customers

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Buenos Aires, Argentina -- Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC), a leading global IP solutions provider, today announced the launching in Latin America of its Advanced Security Testing solution, a risk management solution for information security focused on an organization’s IT infrastructure.

Advanced Security Testing integrates different types of vulnerability analyses and penetration tests, performed both from the Internet and the customer’s LAN.  It provides comprehensive and current information for use in the decision making process pertaining to information and infrastructure risk levels.

Advanced Security Testing allows for the simplification of an otherwise complex process – risk management – by reducing diagnosis and implementation times, and decreasing risks.  Through the Advanced Security Testing solution, customers receive a monthly report showing updated risk levels for infrastructure components, as well as recommendations from Global Crossing’s experts on how best to mitigate risks.

“With Advanced Security Testing, we can broaden the security solutions portfolio we offer customers in Latin America,” said Gabriel del Campo, senior vice president, Data Center, Security and Outsourcing for Global Crossing Latin America and global product manager.  “This solution enhances our overall capabilities to make recommendations in order to strengthen our customer´s security and protect their critical assets together with the managed security services we provide.”

Advanced Security Testing complies with ISO 27001 norm guidelines in that it is based on a continuous risk management process that provides the client with evidence of compliance, using reports generated by experts.

ABOUT GLOBAL CROSSING
Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC) is a leading global IP and Ethernet solutions provider with the world's first integrated global IP-based network.  The company offers a full range of data, voice and collaboration services with an industry leading customer experience and delivers service to approximately 40 percent of the Fortune 500, as well as to 700 carriers, mobile operators and ISPs.  It delivers converged IP services to more than 700 cities in more than 70 countries around the world.

Global Crossing serves Latin American businesses through its operations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Mexico, Venezuela, the United States (Florida) and the Caribbean region.  In addition to its IP-based, fiber-optic network, Global Crossing’s regional infrastructure includes 15 metropolitan networks and 15 world-class data centers located in the main business centers of Latin America.

Please visit www.globalcrossing.com or http://latamblog.globalcrossing.com/ for more information about Global Crossing.

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Statements in this press release about expected future events and financial results are forward-looking and subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially, including risks referenced from time to time in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Global Crossing undertakes no duty to update information contained in this press release or in other public disclosures at any time.


CONTACT GLOBAL CROSSING:
Press Contacts

Paula Vivo
Latin America
+ 55 11 3957 2424
paula.vivo@globalcrossing.com

Rich Larris
North America
+ 1 973 937 0153
richard.larris@globalcrossing.com

Jennifer Campbell
Europe
+44 (0) 125 673 2663

Analysts/Investors Contact
Antonio Suarez
+ 1 973 937 0233
glbc@globalcrossing.com

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