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Press Release -- July 27th, 2011
Source: Hibernia Networks
Tags: Colocation, Expansion, Submarine Cable

HIBERNIA ATLANTIC CONNECTS ITS DIVERSE TRANSATLANTIC CAPACITY TO UK GRID

Offers High Capacity, Innovative Network Services to High Growth Region

  • Hibernia Atlantic further expands its diverse and reliable network into North West England
  • High capacity network supports growing local and international client base
  • Offers cost-effective, reliable and innovative network infrastructure to support mission critical operations

SUMMIT, NJ & DUBLIN, IRELAND – July 27, 2011 - Hibernia Atlantic, the only diverse transatlantic high bandwidth connectivity provider, announces today that it is now connected to UK Grid's Manchester One @ Synergy House, a carrier neutral colocation facility located in Manchester, U.K. This network expansion offers high capacity, innovative network services to this high growth region.

As one of the UK‟s leading colocation providers, UK Grid operates over 75,000 square feet of space across four carbon-neutral data centres, environmentally optimized for high efficiency and reliability. Its Manchester One @ Synergy House data centre provides over 23,000 square feet of secure and premium space with N+1 design for its power, cooling and back-up systems.

“Hibernia Atlantic‟s secure and diverse, high capacity connectivity, especially in and around the British Isles, makes them a natural partner to support our growing local, regional and international client base,” states Rob Garbutt, CEO for UK Grid. “With Hibernia Atlantic, our clients can further deliver cost-effective and highly reliable network services to support mission critical applications and IT requirements – all backed by industry leading SLAs. We also have a direct and secure link between England, mainland Europe and North America, allowing our clients the necessary reach and flexibility necessary in today‟s global economy.”

Engineered for „security through diversity‟, Hibernia‟s transatlantic submarine cable network securely connects over 120 points of presence throughout Europe and North America. Hibernia provides its customers and global communities high-end technical support, flexible network services and wholesale capacity prices.

“By connecting our diverse, high capacity network into UK Grid‟s Manchester data centre, we can further address the demand from enterprises and IT service providers throughout this region,” states Bjarni Thorvardarson, Chief Executive Officer for Hibernia Atlantic. “Hibernia Atlantic, known for its cutting-edge network technology and customized, high performance solutions, can now deliver significant competitive advantages to UK Grid‟s client base.”

For more information on Hibernia Atlantic, please visit www.hiberniaatlantic.com.

About UK Grid:
UK Grid provides carbon neutral, carrier neutral colocation solutions across four data centre facilities in London and Manchester. With over 300 clients and 75,000sq ft total data centre space,

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