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Press Release -- March 6th, 2013
Source: Hibernia Networks


Multiple 100G Circuits Bolster Atrato’s Global IP Backbone with Hibernia’s Next Generation Network Routes

  • Atrato selects Hibernia Networks for its first ever native 100 Gigabit Ethernet deployment in Europe
  • Next generation network routes help Atrato meet growing global demand for high performance, high capacity services
  • Hibernia allows carriers, enterprises and service providers to scale quickly and reliably

SUMMIT, NJ & DUBLIN, IRELAND – MARCH 6, 2013 – Hibernia Networks, a provider of global capacity services, announces today that it was chosen by Atrato Communications to provide multiple 100 Gigabit Ethernet circuits to bolster Atrato’s global IP backbone. This marks Atrato’s first-ever native 100 Gigabit Ethernet deployment within Europe. Hibernia’s next generation network was engineered specifically for security and diversity, offering global carriers such as Atrato the best route options globally.

As a leading provider of IP transit and carrier services, Atrato Communications offers high performance and cost-effective connectivity across major Points of Presence in over 15 countries worldwide.  With a full suite of high quality services including IP transit, remote peering and managed services, Atrato develops flexible network solutions to support high traffic businesses.

“Atrato built its network with the latest in technology and is directly connected to key Internet exchanges to ensure we can deliver the most resilient and low latency network routes,” states Michiel Muhlenbaumer, CEO for Atrato Communications.  “Our new multiple 100 Gigabit Ethernet agreement with Hibernia Networks further prepares Atrato for the extreme growth we’ve been experiencing across the global IP market.”

“We have seen extraordinary growth in global data traffic, in large part due to the adoption and use of cloud, video and interactive applications,” states Fergus Innes, Vice President of Sales, EMEA for Hibernia Networks. “As a result, Hibernia’s expert team has been helping companies like Atrato leverage its high capacity routes and customizable solutions so clients can quickly scale and reliably accommodate surges in traffic today and tomorrow.”

For more information on Hibernia’s cutting-edge network services and to view its global network map, visit

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About Hibernia Networks:

Hibernia Networks owns and operates a global network connecting North America, Europe and Asia.  Hibernia offers over 120 network Points of Presence (PoPs) on over 24,000 kilometers of fiber.

Hibernia Networks serves wholesale, financial and media customers with unparalleled support, flexibility and service. Hibernia’s wholesale services provide secure and diverse dedicated Ethernet, DTM and optical-level services, including GigE, 10G and LanPhy wavelengths and traditional SONET/SDH services. Hibernia’s financial services unite hundreds of global banks and financial exchanges with low latency connectivity.  Hibernia’s media services are dedicated to flawless delivery of video signals over fiber, supporting media companies across the globe with over 150 media connection points.  Hibernia Networks is owned by Columbia Ventures Corporation and funds managed by Constellation Growth Capital.

For more information on Hibernia’s cutting-edge network and services, please visit

For Hibernia Networks media inquiries, please contact:

Jaymie Scotto & Associates


About Atrato Communications:

Atrato Communications is a leading provider owning and operating a Global Network (AS5580) with both MPLS and IP services on its core backbone. With a customer base comprising telcos, ISPs, CDN providers and hosting companies, Atrato develops its network to support these demanding, high traffic businesses well in advance of projected bandwidth growth.

Founded in 2005, the network was built avoiding limiting legacy technologies. Atrato’s network covers all the major POPs in over 20 countries. Connected to more than 25 Internet exchanges, the resiliency and low latency of the network is guaranteed. Atrato’s Autonomous System (AS5580), is now one of the largest IPv4 backbones in Europe and has become one of the top 3 leading IPv6 networks globally.

For Atrato Communications inquiries, please contact:

Wouter Van Renterghem

+31 20 82 00 620

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