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Press Release -- September 20th, 2011
Source: Dupont Fabros Technology
Tags: Colocation, Ethernet, Exchange, Wavelength

Layer42 Networks Delivers Low-Latency Connectivity to DuPont Fabros Technology’s Santa Clara Data Center

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Layer42 Networks, a premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions in the San Francisco Bay area, announced today that it has extended its fiber optic network to the DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT) data center in Santa Clara, California.

DFT's tenants will benefit from ultra low-latency connectivity to key peering exchanges and carrier hotels through a protected fiber network. DFT's Santa Clara data center is now connected to five of the major carrier hotels and subsea landings on the west coast and twenty of the Bay area's most popular legacy data centers.

"We're thrilled to partner with Layer42 in our new Santa Clara data center. Layer42 has been providing top-quality services to their customers for over a decade providing unique routes and ultra low-latency connectivity. Layer42 Networks will assist us in providing an ideal data center experience for our tenants as we attract new clients looking for an expert partner with high quality network solutions," said Paul Hopkins, DFT's Regional Vice President of Sales & Leasing.

"We are excited to partner with DFT at its Santa Clara data center. As the premier network provider in the bay area extending into DFT is complementary to Layer42's plan and this build will offer customers the ability to access much needed broadband infrastructure" said Steve Rubin, CEO of Layer42 Networks. "Building into DFT is a testament to our ongoing commitment to invest in our technology infrastructure - ensuring that we continue to deliver industry-leading expertise and quality."

About Layer42 Networks

Layer42 Networks www.layer42.net , is the premier provider of, high-capacity communications services to carrier and enterprise customers. Layer42 Networks offers a comprehensive suite of facilities based services including: Ethernet, SONET, Wavelength, Internet Access, Colocation and more. Layer42 management are active in the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) and NANOG (North American Network Operators Group) and the company is committed to implementing innovative industry-standard technologies as well as open standards to guarantee the best network infrastructure for all types of business.

For more information, please visit www.layer42.net or call us at (650) 960-4600.

About DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc.

DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. DFT -4.22% is a real estate investment trust (REIT) and leading owner, developer, operator and manager of wholesale data centers. The Company's data centers are highly specialized, secure, network-neutral facilities used primarily by national and international Internet and enterprise companies to house, power and cool the computer servers that support many of their most critical business processes. DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.dft.com .

SOURCE Layer42 Networks

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