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Press Release -- May 30th, 2012
Source: Cross River Fiber, Hibernia Networks
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HIBERNIA ATLANTIC ANNOUNCES NEW LOW LATENCY MANAGED CONNECTIVITY TO KEY NEW JERSEY FINANCIAL TRADING FACILITY

  • Now offers options for dark fiber, dim waves and lit waves between 165 Halsey to 1400 Federal Blvd.
  • Initiative is part of a multi-year objective to invest in new telecommunications infrastructure throughout New Jersey
  • New route also exhibits certification of new lower latency equipment vendor, Vello Systems
  • Complete solution for managed low latency and secondary route diversity

SUMMIT, NJ & DUBLIN, IRELAND – MAY 30, 2012Hibernia Atlantic, a global and metro provider of diverse high bandwidth connectivity, announces today that its newly constructed low latency route connecting 165 Halsey to 1400 Federal Blvd in New Jersey is ready for service. Constructed by Cross River Fiber, this new route and strategic partnership provides customers with increased diversity and lower latency than existing routes.

After a thorough planning and design process, Cross River Fiber and Hibernia engineers collaborated on a solution that would showcase the strengths of the partnership and provide customers with a unique alternative in the market. “Our initial customers have been pleasantly surprised to find the actual latency on the new route was lower than expected,” states Joseph Hilt, Senior Vice President of Financial Services for Hibernia Atlantic.

“This was a true team effort, with Cross River and Hibernia reviewing every aspect of construction to the highest standards,” adds Michael Sevret, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Cross River Fiber. “If something wasn’t perfect, we went back and did it over. No detail was overlooked.”

In addition, Hibernia has certified Vello Systems’ new latency-optimized equipment along this route. The new equipment enables Hibernia to now offer 10Gigabit lit services to customers on the new route with an SLA of 239 microseconds RTD. Vello Systems is the leader in low-latency networking systems, with ultra-low-latency solutions at 10Gigabit and above, based on the intelligent VellOSTM operating system for operational simplicity, software-defined networking, and extreme reliability for mission critical applications.

“This new low latency route marks an important milestone for Hibernia and its commitment to New Jersey,” states Kathy Perone , Chief Operating Officer for Hibernia Atlantic. “Our deep understanding of the region and customers in the area made implementing this route possible. As Cross River Fiber is also a New Jersey based company with proven technical capabilities, selecting their network services for the new route was an easy decision for our team. In addition, our team selected Vello Systems because of its low latency infrastructure systems with high port densities and for its robust technology roadmap – all affording Hibernia key competitive advantages.”

“We are very pleased to collaborate with Hibernia on this critical new route,” commented Vello Systems CEO Karl May. “Vello’s networking solutions provide Hibernia with ultra-low-latency and advanced software-defined networking capabilities which support more intelligent, powerful and flexible networks, enabling Hibernia to offer the most compelling services to their customers.”

Hibernia Atlantic delivers wholesale capacity with a strong focus on customer support, route diversity and competitive pricing. To find out additional Service Level Agreement (SLA) details for Hibernia’s 165 Halsey route, contact Sales@HiberniaAtlantic.com.

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About Hibernia Atlantic:
Hibernia Atlantic operates a global network connecting North America, Europe and Asia with its own submarine and terrestrial network between the United States, Canada and Europe. Hibernia offers over 120 redundant network Points of Presence (PoPs) on over 24,000 kilometers of fiber. Hibernia is a subsidiary of Columbia Ventures Corporation (CVC) and owned by both CVC and Constellation Ventures Partners.

Hibernia provides secure and diverse dedicated Ethernet, DTM and optical- level service up to GigE, 10G and LanPhy wavelengths and traditional SONET/SDH services. In addition, Hibernia offers unparalleled support, flexibility and service. For more information on Hibernia Atlantic's cutting-edge network or to view the company’s communication video, please visit www.hiberniaatlantic.com.

For Hibernia media inquiries, please contact:
Jaymie Scotto & Associates | +1.866.695.3629
pr@jaymiescotto.com

About Cross River Fiber:
About Cross River Fiber Cross River Fiber, LLC, is a New Jersey-based CLEC (Competitive Local Exchange Carrier) and boutique dark fiber solutions provider that designs, constructs and maintains its own independent fiber-optic network infrastructure. Designed around your company's unique requirements, Cross River Fiber provides the most effective and scalable high-speed fiber optic network for your business.

For Cross River Fiber Media Inquiries please contact:
iMiller Public Relations
pr@imillerpr.com
Tel:1.866.307.2501

About Vello:
Vello Systems is a privately held Silicon Valley company pioneering in the emerging field of software-defined networking by building networks controlled by a powerful network operating system, VellOS™, to simplify connectivity of compute and storage resources within and between data centers. Vello delivers solutions for latency sensitive applications for data center networking including market data content delivery, storage replication and big data connections. Vello has an established track record delivering scalable networking solutions to enterprises and service providers in North America and Europe with over 1500 systems deployed. For further information, visit www.vellosystems.com.
For Vello inquiries, please contact:
Jeff Ferry
jferry@vellosystems.com
Tel. +1-650-273-2100

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