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Press Release -- May 24th, 2010
Source: CENX
Tags: Ethernet, Exchange

CENX Reaches More Than 10 Million Ethernet Service Locations

Rapid Achievement of New Carrier Ethernet Industry Milestone

Washington DC, Monday May 24th, 2010. CENX, Inc., operator of the world’s first Carrier Ethernet exchanges, today announced that it had achieved an historic industry milestone: Exceeding 10,000,000 Ethernet Service Locations served via its Carrier Ethernet Exchanges. This important milestone was achieved in less than 8 months since the opening of CENX’s first exchanges and well ahead of earlier predictions. It establishes CENX as the “most connected Carrier Ethernet exchange.”

“This milestone is truly the measure of the network effect taking a hold—indeed new carriers are actively reaching out to us to join CENX. The scalability of CENX combined with our recognized expertise and unmatched customer interfacing systems are the driving forces behind our rapid membership growth. 10,000,000 Ethernet Service Locations represents the number of exchange-enabled physical locations that can be reached via our Carrier Ethernet Exchanges,” said Nan Chen, CEO of CENX. “This is recognized as the most relevant measurement of the effectiveness of an exchange, as it represents the potential size of the opportunity and reach for telecom operators doing business via an exchange.”

“Exchanges have the potential to accelerate carrier Ethernet service adoption by making it much easier to identify serviceable locations and speeding service delivery to those locations in markets all around the world,” said Stan Hubbard, senior analyst at Heavy Reading. “Tracking the number of site connections is a good way to measure the relevancy of an exchange and to monitor the intensity of competition within particular markets.”

Each Ethernet Service Location is an Ethernet serviceable physical location/address, readily searchable, for example, via the CENX Market application.

About CENX

CENX, Inc., operator of the world’s first Carrier Ethernet exchanges, delivers carrier-neutral, location-neutral, Carrier Ethernet exchange services to global telecom/internet service providers. CENX interconnects service providers’ Carrier Ethernet networks worldwide, providing access to more than ten million Ethernet Service Locations. CENX simplifies, expedites and enables vast revenue opportunities, dramatic cost-saving and Carrier Ethernet global ubiquity – a foundation for next generation telecommunications networks. Through its work in the MEF ( and in the industry, the CENX management team has played a leading role in the definition of standards and the development of the Carrier Ethernet market over the last nine years.

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