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Press Release -- August 24th, 2012
Source: Hibernia Networks
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HIBERNIA ATLANTIC ADDS CME GROUP AS NEW POINT OF PRESENCE ON ITS GLOBAL FINANCIAL NETWORK (GFN)

Financial Risk Management Firm Now Has Access to Additional Ultra Low Latency Routes Across the Globe

SUMMIT, NJ & DUBLIN, IRELAND – AUGUST 24, 2012 – Hibernia Atlantic, a provider of global capacity services, announces that CME Group , the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, is a new Point of Presence (PoP) on its Global Financial Network (GFN). Hibernia is now able to provide direct, ultra low latency connectivity up to 10 Gigabit Ethernet into CME Group’s new data center located in Aurora, Illinois.

With more than 428,000 square feet, CME Group’s world class data center houses its advanced trading match engines for its CME Globex platform, the fastest-global electronic trading systems for futures and options.

With access to over 60 global exchanges and high frequency trading access points around the world, the GFN was custom designed to support financial firms, exchanges, traders, market data providers and capital markets. The GFN platform was engineered on top of the Hibernia Network, which has over 120 PoPs spanning the United States, Canada, Europe and the Pacific Rim.

“Serving the risk management needs of global clients, CME Group requires secure and ultra fast high capacity services,” comments Kathy Perone, Chief Operating Officer for Hibernia Atlantic. “By connecting to Hibernia’s GFN, CME Group extends its reach into major North American, European and Asian destinations across our multi-gigabit network.”

The GFN supports industry leading performance and rapid installation with 5 day turn-ups between any of Hibernia’s GFN PoPs across the globe.

For more information on the Global Financial Network, please visit www.hiberniagfn.com.

View Hibernia’s global network map here: http://www.hiberniaatlantic.com/documents/HA_StatSheet_1.31.12.pdf.

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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 linking the world’s major communications markets. Hibernia offers over 120 redundant network Points of Presence (PoPs) on over 24,000 kilometers of fiber. Hibernia is owned by Columbia Ventures Corporation and Constellation Ventures Partners.

Hibernia provides secure and diverse dedicated Ethernet, DTM and optical- level services, including 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, please visit www.hiberniaatlantic.com.

For Hibernia media inquiries, please contact:

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