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Press Release -- April 16th, 2012
Source: FiberLight
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FiberLight Awarded the Fiber Optic Connectivity Project for the National Institute of Health in Bethesda

WASHINGTON, DC–FiberLight, LLC, one of the nation’s leading providers of mission critical, high performance fiber optic networks, announced today FiberLight was selected by the National Institute of Health for an end to end optical transport services delivering Ethernet services from Bethesda to their remote data center.

FiberLight has provided fiber optic network services to carrier, enterprise, government and education customers in Maryland for over a decade and recently completed a major expansion of its footprint now stretching in excess of 600 route miles from Baltimore to Washington DC to central Virginia. FiberLight has been one of the most active builders of new underground fiber infrastructure in the Mid-Atlantic over the past 5 years and as a result earned another marquee customer with the contract award from the National Institute of Health.

“FiberLight will provide turnkey Ethernet transport services to the National Institute of Health for the delivery of data between the NIH facilities. The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. The architecture of FiberLight’s flagship offering, LightSource Ethernet, will employ MEF compliant E-Line logical design with no oversubscription at any point on the network ensuring optimal performance, latency and security. Performance matters at FiberLight and to our customers. In the case of the federal government, no other provider in the Mid-Atlantic has the reach, architecture and fiber count to customize purpose built networks and deliver secure optical connectivity the way FiberLight can in terms of network capabilities and value. FiberLight has served the federal government for over a decade in a contract and support agnostic approach supporting our partners that are system integrators or telecommunications carriers, and the direct users with the best network available for the application, leveraging the contract vehicle preferred by the client.” said Ben Edmond, President of Sales & Marketing at FiberLight.

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. Visit FiberLight at www.fiberlight.com.

For More Information
Ben Edmond
Ben.Edmond@fiberlight.com
President, Sales & Marketing
(678) 366-0093

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