Optimum Lightpath connects with CENX to extend Ethernet-based services

July 21, 2010
JULY 21, 2010 -- Optimum Lightpath, provider of Ethernet-based communication systems for New York metropolitan area businesses, has established a connection with CENX. With an initial connection at CENX's New York exchange, Optimum Lightpath can expand its reach to connect customers to more than 10 million Ethernet Service Locations worldwide to meet increasing demand for flexible, high-performing, value-based telecommunications services. This service enhancement comes as global organizations, such as those in the financial services sector, look to establish Ethernet-based, low-latency, and high-bandwidth connections between locations in the New York metro area and key locations around the world.

JULY 21, 2010 -- Optimum Lightpath, provider of Ethernet-based communication systems for New York metropolitan area businesses, has established a connection with CENX. With an initial connection at CENX's New York exchange, Optimum Lightpath can expand its reach to connect customers to more than 10 million Ethernet Service Locations worldwide to meet increasing demand for flexible, high-performing, value-based telecommunications services. This service enhancement comes as global organizations, such as those in the financial services sector, look to establish Ethernet-based, low-latency, and high-bandwidth connections between locations in the New York metro area and key locations around the world.

In 2005, Optimum Lightpath began focusing solely on the delivery of Ethernet-based services for its customers, which include mid-sized to large organizations across finance, healthcare, education, government, media, and enterprise. Today, the company's 100 percent fiber network extends 4,000 route miles and connects more than 4,000 lit buildings within the New York metro area.

"We have worked closely with Optimum Lightpath for the last several years during the development of CENX's Carrier Ethernet exchanges," says Nan Chen, president of CENX. "The partnership has helped shape our services, which simplify and accelerate the expansion of business communications services such as those offered by Optimum Lightpath. We are delighted to welcome them as a valuable member of our rapidly growing CENX community."

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