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Press Release -- April 19th, 2010
Source: Intellifiber Networks
Tags: Equipment, Ethernet, Low Latency, Wavelength

Intellifiber Networks Introduces Low Latency Connectivity between Major Financial Markets of New York City and Chicago

Secure, Unique Routing Provides Fastest Speeds

Richmond, VA — April 19, 2010 — Intellifiber Networks, serving the growing network needs of enterprise, service provider and government markets, today announced it has activated a new low latency system between New York City and Chicago. Intellifiber now offers Gigabit Ethernet (GigE), 2.5 Gbps and 10 Gbps wavelength and Ethernet services with the fastest roundtrip speeds currently available. Several major financial institutions and service providers are already taking advantage of the system and the outstanding service provided by Intellifiber.

“Our purpose-built low latency route provides the fastest path for financial institutions and carriers seeking secure and diverse routing between the New York City and Chicago metros,” said Clint Heiden, president of Intellifiber Networks. “Intellifiber has met the demand head on with industry-leading metrics around our low latency service offering. These metrics include guaranteed installation within 48 hours, 24 x 7 real-time latency monitoring, and scalable bandwidth solutions up to 100 Gbps.”

Every route segment has been specifically designed for speed by leveraging the latest in dispersion compensation technology for the reduction of latency. “Intellifiber’s custom-built network utilizes Ciena’s leading low latency connectivity technologies, yielding the fastest connections between key financial markets in New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Chicago,” said Gary B. Smith, president and CEO of Ciena.

Intellifiber’s low latency architecture avoids congested interconnection points such as Euclid Avenue in Cleveland and provides routing options around 401 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia for greater resiliency. Customers can reach data centers and carrier hotels in the New York City and Chicago metropolitan markets on paths optimized to limit equipment latency. In addition to the fastest connections on dedicated infrastructure it owns and operates, Intellifiber has multiple diverse non-express paths available to connect between these key markets.

About Intellifiber Networks

Intellifiber Networks, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cavalier Telephone, owns and operates a high-capacity fiber network spanning 17,000 route miles. Its scalable, reliable connectivity solutions for service provider, enterprise, and government customers include custom built private networks, low latency routing, SONET, wavelength, Ethernet and data services. For more information, please visit

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