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Press Release -- January 30th, 2012
Source: FiberLight
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FiberLight Selected By Amazon.com for Direct Connect Services to the AWS Cloud Platform

FiberLight, LLC has signed an agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to become an AWS Direct Connect Solution Provider. As a partner, FiberLight will be able to connect a client’s network directly to Amazon’s AWS data centers for secure cloud access.

ALPHARETTA, GA – FiberLight, LLC, one of the nation’s leading providers of mission critical, high performance fiber optic networks, announced today the company has become an AWS Direct Connect Solution Provider to offer high bandwidth, dedicated network connectivity directly from a client’s network to the AWS cloud.

“FiberLight is pleased to offer customers dedicated access to the AWS cloud with secure and highly reliable connections,” said Ben Edmond, FiberLight’s President, Sales & Marketing. “The relationship with AWS extends FiberLight’s network service platform leadership, enabling secure, low latency, high bandwidth connectivity that drives cost savings across the IT spend of organizations. We simply focus on providing a better way to connect to applications enterprises need to run their operations more effectively.”

With FiberLight’s state-of-the-art network architecture, customers can securely connect to the AWS cloud to take advantage of the highly reliable, scalable, low-cost IT infrastructure platform. Customers will benefit from AWS’s pay-as-you-go pricing with no long term commitments and the ability to instantly scale resources up and down based on demand.

By bypassing the public Internet via a direct connection between the client and AWS over FiberLight’s secure network, clients can transport mission critical data at a faster rate while experiencing less congestion. Customers can connect to AWS Direct Connect with circuits of up to 10 Gbps. AWS customers can benefit from FiberLight’s 500,000 miles of high-capacity fiber, offering secure connections to thousands of facilities in growing markets in the Southwest, South and Mid-Atlantic regions.

About FiberLight
FiberLight, LLC is a premier provider of mission-critical, high performance networking services including Ethernet, Wavelengths and IP, SONET and Dark Fiber optical transport network solutions. Solutions are provided to telecom carriers, government, enterprise, content providers and web-centric businesses. FiberLight wholly owns its 500,000 fiber-mile network in key growth areas and offers robust metro networks in 23 metros within Georgia, Florida, Washington, D.C., Texas, Virginia and Maryland, as well as Wide Area Networking options to major commercial hubs throughout the country. Visit FiberLight at www.fiberlight.com.

For More Information
Pat Mahony
pat.mahony@fiberlight.com
Marketing Manager
(678) 347-9256

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