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Press Release -- September 5th, 2011
Source: Global Crossing
Tags: Consolidation, Ethernet, Exchange, Expansion, MPLS, Video

Jesuit Institutions Improve Communications with Global Crossing IP Services

Expand contract and connect 15 units of Associação Nóbrega de Educação e Assistência Social (ANEAS)

Sao Paulo, Brazil – Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC), a leading global IP and Ethernet solutions provider, today announced the expansion of its agreement with Associação Nóbrega de Educação e Assistência Social (ANEAS) to provide Internet Protocol (IP) services.  The Association, which since 2009 has been using Global Crossing’s data center and data transmission services, now will use IP VPN (Virtual Private Network) services to connect its eight units in Sao Paulo, three in Rio de Janeiro, three in Minas Gerais and one in Brasilia.

The institutions will use the IP network to transmit videoconferencing sessions, generating savings in travel costs and facilitating a more constant exchange of information across all Jesuit units.

“The implementation of Global Crossing’s IP network has revolutionized the way we communicate and accomplished the network integration we needed,” said Paul Vincent Morégola, chief technology officer at ANEAS.  “With the new services, ANEAS will have fast and secure access to its database, with high-speed Internet available to all of our units.”

“We did a complete consultancy project for ANEAS, which allowed us to understand the requirements of each of its units, and then offered appropriate services to meet the needs of this customer,” said Marcos Malfatti, senior vice president of Sales for Global Crossing in Brazil.  “This agreement is a good example of how we work for our customers.  We always seek an accurate diagnosis and then design a solution that best meets the customer’s business needs. That is why today we have a strong and growing presence in the Brazilian corporate market.”

Services in Global Crossing’s IP Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) global network are versatile network solutions that offer true global reach, scalable connectivity, greater security, guaranteed quality of service, multiple access options and flexible billing options.
The service delivers appropriate levels of latency, jitter and packet loss to ensure the handling of multiple types of traffic, especially voice and video.  Global Crossing’s services are backed by comprehensive Service Level Agreements (SLAs), covering the performance of the service as a whole, and online access to historical and real-time performance reports.

Associação Nóbrega de Educação e Assistência Social (ANEAS) is an educational, nonprofit civil organization of a philanthropic, educational, welfare and cultural nature, acting in harmony with the guidelines of the Society of Jesus – Jesuits, belonging to the Roman Catholic Church, and which has as its goal the formation of the person.  Since its founding in August 1900, the institution values the concepts of citizenship, ethics and solidarity.  In its mission, it provides effective responses to social demands, relying on the structure of its educational, social and training centers located in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, and also involving partnerships with other social welfare institutions.

ANEAS relies on networking to expand the reach of its educational, social inclusion and social growth activities, contributing to the achievement of a more just and dignified society.  For ANEAS, social responsibility is, above all, an ethical and critical view of society.  This position translates into quality investments in education and welfare.  Through programs and social projects aimed at internal and external audiences, ANEAS takes quality of life and development to thousands of Brazilians, contributing to the consolidation of democracy in Brazil.

Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC) is a leading global IP, Ethernet, data center and video solutions provider with the world’s first integrated global IP-based network.  The company offers a full range of data, voice, collaboration, broadcast and media services delivered with superior customer service.

Global Crossing provides services to enterprises (including approximately 40 percent of the Fortune 500); government departments and agencies; and 700 carriers, mobile operators and ISPs.  It delivers converged IP services to more than 700 cities in more than 70 countries, and has 17 world-class data centers in major business centers around the globe.

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