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Press Release -- July 18th, 2012
Source: Sidera Networks

Sidera Networks to Reduce the Latency of Every Major Route on its Xtreme Ultra Low Latency Network throughout the NY/NJ Metro Area

Company also announces low latency connectivity to Mahwah, NJ Financial Data Center

New York – July 18, 2012 —Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announces a major upgrade to its Xtreme Ultra Low Latency Network that will significantly reduce the latency between critical financial data centers and exchanges in the New York/New Jersey Metro area. The latency reductions between these locations (listed below in Table 1) secures Sidera’s position as the leading low latency provider to financial services firms, validated by the trillions of dollars in trades carried by its network each day.

Table 1: Sidera’s Xtreme Ultra-Low Latency Network Upgraded Routes
Location A Location Z
1400 Federal, Carteret, NJ 300 Blvd East, Weehawken, NJ
1400 Federal, Carteret, NJ 755 Secaucus Road, NJ
1400 Federal, Carteret, NJ 165 Halsey St, Newark, NJ
755 Secaucus Road, NJ 300 Blvd East, Weehawken, NJ
755 Secaucus Road, NJ 111 8th Ave, NY
300 Blvd East, Weehawken, NJ 111 8th Ave, NY
755 Secaucus Road, NJ 165 Halsey St, Newark, NJ
300 Blvd East, Weehawken, NJ 165 Halsey St, Newark, NJ
Mahwah Financial DC 755 Secaucus Road, NJ
Mahwah Financial DC 165 Halsey St, Newark, NJ
Mahwah Financial DC 1400 Federal Blvd

“Since the development and launch of the Xtreme Ultra-Low Latency Network in 2010, Sidera Networks has proudly served the low latency requirements of financial services market,” said Clint Heiden, President, Sidera Networks. “We have committed to customers that we will maintain our low latency edge so that they can meet their application requirements, including electronic trading. When completed, this upgrade will deliver on that commitment.”

Continued Heiden, “Additionally, low latency connectivity to NYSE’s Mahwah, NJ data center is critical to our customers. We will provide a unique, low latency connection to that facility.”

“Network connectivity is key to any company’s ability to transact and access information,” comments Larry Tabb, Founder & CEO of the Tabb Group.  “The New York/New Jersey market is an important region for the financial services market.  There are exchanges; market data hubs and other key data housed in these data centers throughout the region.  Network redundancy, reliability and accessibility to these information hubs are key concerns for companies as they architect their networks for more efficient communications.”

Sidera’s Xtreme Ultra-Low Latency Network provides strategic advantages to financial services firms and other high bandwidth customers who value diversity, low latency, and performance. Some important benefits of Sidera’s network include:
•    Diversity: Seven Manhattan river crossings and a unique conduit system in NY/NJ
•    Redundancy: A unique, diverse path from NY to DC (Sidera’s Transcom Route)
•    Long Distance Low Latency: the lowest latency routes from NY/NJ to Chicago, Toronto, and London

Sidera’s services include dark fiber, wavelengths and Ethernet. To learn more about Sidera’s services, or follow Sidera on Twitter @sideranetworks.

About Sidera Networks
Sidera Networks, LLC, is the premier provider of tailored, high capacity communications services to carrier and enterprise customers. Sidera Networks offers a comprehensive suite of facilities-based services including: Ethernet, Wavelength, Dark Fiber, Internet Access, Colocation, SONET, and more. With a fiber optic network leveraging unique rights-of-way that delivers connectivity to the major metropolitan areas from Maine to Virginia and out to Chicago, as well as access to Toronto and London, Sidera is committed to delivering cost-effective, custom solutions coupled with superior industry expertise, service and support.

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