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Press Release -- May 24th, 2011
Source: Sidera Networks
Tags: Colocation, Ethernet, Expansion, Low Latency, Video, Wavelength

Sidera Networks Expands to Western Suburbs of Chicago

Advanced fiber optic network delivers reliability, low latency and redundancy to the education, healthcare and financial services enterprises in the western suburbs of Chicago

New York – May 24, 2011 – Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announced today it has completed its expansion out to the suburbs west of Chicago to address the increasing demand for reliable, scalable connectivity from education, healthcare and financial services businesses in this region.

Designed and built exclusively by Sidera’s expert team, the network will leverage unique-rights-of-way from downtown Chicago to Aurora and offer ultra low-latency connectivity through switched and dedicated Ethernet, Wavelength and Dark Fiber services.

“We have seen an increasing demand for our scalable, ultra low-latency network in the suburbs west of Chicago. This expansion provides connectivity to a key data center in the area and is well positioned to serve additional data centers along the route.  This new fiber-based network offers healthcare and educational institutions access to a first-class network infrastructure,” said Mike Sicoli, CEO of Sidera Networks. “Sidera has been serving downtown Chicago for many years and this expansion is a clear example of our commitment to continuously enhance our capabilities and to extend our network reach – making our customer-focused approach available to more clients.”

The Chicago Medical District, which includes world-class medical centers and hospitals, can now benefit from superior connectivity speeds and increased bandwidth from Sidera’s network to facilitate applications such as PACS imaging, Electronic Medical Records (EMR) as well as telehealth solutions.

In addition, educational institutions in this area can now optimize research, distance learning and video conferencing solutions with the flexibility and scalability of the network. Sidera’s network infrastructure has been designed to meet the unique security measures and bandwidth fluctuations in education environments.

Sidera Network’s fiber-optic connectivity will also provide a strategic advantage to the financial services industry with its diversity and unique, low-latency path.

About Sidera Networks
Sidera Networks, LLC., is the premier provider of tailored, high capacity communications services that ensure optimal business performance to carrier and enterprise customers. Sidera Networks offers a comprehensive suite of facilities-based services including: Ethernet, SONET, Wavelength, Internet Access, Colocation and more. With a fiber optic network leveraging unique rights-of-way that spans from Maine to Virginia, out to Chicago and up to Toronto, Sidera is committed to delivering cost-effective, custom solutions coupled with superior industry expertise, service and support.

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