(WHITE PLAINS, NY, July 29, 2010) — AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE:ABVT, news, filings), a leading provider of high-bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced its service expansion to the Miami market. This marks the company’s 16th US market and supports a continued focus on enhancing its global footprint to best support customers with large data transport needs.
“Miami is an established high-bandwidth center with a significant datacenter footprint, a leading international IP gateway and many financial, media and healthcare enterprises that require the type of high-bandwidth solutions delivered by AboveNet,” commented Rajiv Datta, Chief Technology Officer of AboveNet. “In many respects, we believe that AboveNet’s service strength and focus are well-aligned to Miami’s market dynamics and customer needs.”
In support of this expansion, AboveNet is connecting to Terremark’s NAP of the Americas in Miami. Currently, AboveNet also connects to major Terremark data centers located in Herndon, VA, Dallas, TX, and in Santa Clara, CA. “We are excited to expand our relationship with AboveNet,” said Norm Laudermilch, Terremark’s Senior Vice President of Infrastructure. “AboveNet’s competitive high-bandwidth solutions will deliver significant value to our customers in this market.”
“AboveNet is committed to investing in our network to serve our customers in key high-bandwidth markets. By expanding our capabilities to the Miami marketplace, we will be able to deliver our next-generation services to customers in Miami and to customers across our portfolio of high-bandwidth centers with connectivity needs to this significant market,” said Bill LaPerch, Chief Executive Officer of AboveNet.
About AboveNet Inc.,
AboveNet, Inc. provides high-bandwidth connectivity solutions for business and carriers. Its private optical network delivers key network and IP services in and among top U.S. metro markets and globally. AboveNet’s network is widely used in demanding markets such as financial services, media, health care, retail and government. To learn more go to www.above.net.
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