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Press Release -- April 27th, 2011
Source: Hibernia Networks
Tags: Datacenter, Ethernet, Exchange, Low Latency, Wavelength

HIBERNIA ATLANTIC LAUNCHES ‘HIBERNIA SECURE’ FOR ITS GLOBAL FINANCIAL NETWORK

OFFERING THE FINANCIAL COMMUNITY DEDICATED NETWORK PROTECTION ACROSS ITS LOW LATENCY FAILOVER ROUTES

  • ‘Hibernia Secure’ is a resilient, dedicated platform that ensures network protection across its low latency failover routes, with multiple routes for each city pair
  • ‘Hibernia Secure’ offers one failover route that avoids congested corridors
  • Service available from 10 Mbps to 1 Gbps
  • Also provides a safe-time window, insuring optimal network performance during major trading hours, including third-party vendors for end-to-end compliance

SUMMIT, NJ & DUBLIN, IRELAND - April 27, 2011- Hibernia Atlantic, the only diverse transatlantic high bandwidth connectivity provider, announces today its launch of ‘Hibernia Secure’ for its Global Financial Network (GFN), offering the financial community dedicated network protection across its low latency failover routes, with multiple routes for each city pair. Dedicated to connecting the financial industry, including banks, financial exchanges and trading firms, Hibernia’s GFN now provides a resilient, reliable, dedicated platform, ‘Hibernia Secure’, to ensure safer and faster trading. With service available from 10 Mbps to 1 Gpbs, ‘Hibernia Secure’ offers one single interface with multiple route choices, providing 100% guaranteed uptime between critical trading routes. Depending on locations, this includes options for several failover routes that avoid common, congested corridors, such as the waterways around New York and London, in case of regional failure.

Providing an extra layer of diversity and security, ‘Hibernia Secure’ will automatically re-route GFN traffic to the client’s secondary route choice in the unlikely event of signal loss. Service will then be re-routed back to the primary or faster route as soon as that route becomes available. ‘Hibernia Secure’ also provides a safe-time window, from 11 PM to 2 AM EST, for network maintenance, thereby insuring optimal network performance during major trading hours in the US and EU regions. This includes third-party vendors to ensure end-to-end compliance.

“We are committed to delivering innovative solutions to the financial community,” states Matt Johnson, Vice President of Product and Strategy of Hibernia Atlantic. “We created ‘Hibernia Secure’ in direct response to financial firms’ stringent network requirements for fast and secure connectivity for their financial transactions and trades.”

Clients can choose an expected latency on key financial routes including from London to Frankfurt at 8.75 ms for the primary route, 9.22 ms for the secondary route and 9.88 ms for the third route. Additionally, firms sending traffic from the New York metro area to Chicago can access 14.6 ms for the primary route, 17.08 ms for the secondary route, and 27.5 ms for the third route. These are just a few of the ‘Hibernia Secure’ Routes currently available. For further routing latencies and the complete ‘Hibernia Secure’ network map, click here.

As with all GFN routing, ‘Hibernia Secure’ includes rapid installation, with five-day turn-up, from signature to service, or one month free guaranteed.

To find out more information on ‘Hibernia Secure’ and the GFN, please contact sales@hiberniaatlantic.com or visit www.hiberniagfn.com.

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About Hibernia Atlantic’s GFN:

Hibernia Atlantic’s Global Financial Network (GFN) is a financial exchange connectivity division of Hibernia Atlantic, the Trans-Atlantic, high-bandwidth, connectivity provider. Built on over 24,000 kilometers of network, GFN connects the world’s largest exchanges? datacenters to its direct participants through secure and diverse dedicated, high bandwidth, ultra low-latency Ethernet and optical-level service from 1-GigE, 10- GigE, LanPhy wavelengths and traditional SONET/SDH services. Utilizing the Hibernia Atlantic diverse and secure backbone, GFN offers world-leading broker dealers, hedge funds, market data providers and other financial firms over 120 Points of Presence (PoPs) into key capital market cities in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Ireland, mainland Europe and the Pacific Rim. For more information, please visit www.hiberniagfn.com.

For Hibernia Atlantic media inquiries, please contact:

Jaymie Scotto & Associates

+1.866.695.3629

pr@jaymiescotto.com

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