AboveNet to provide multi-state, high-bandwidth connectivity for international data centers

April 8, 2010
AboveNet Inc., a provider of high-bandwidth connectivity solutions, announced a major new contract with IPR International, LLC, which offers Managed Electronic Data Protection Service to more than 240 clients in 17 countries.

APRIL 8, 2010 -- AboveNet Inc., a provider of high-bandwidth connectivity products, announced a major new contract with IPR International, LLC, which offers Managed Electronic Data Protection Service to more than 240 clients in 17 countries.

AboveNet is providing high-bandwidth connectivity products linking IPR facilities in Philadelphia with IPR’s recently opened data center in Wilmington, Del., and to IPR’s Reading Business Continuity Center located in Reading, Pa., where AboveNet systems support large enterprises, including a major global banking and financial services institution. In addition to utilizing AboveNet for its Metro Ethernet high-bandwidth connectivity, they have chosen AboveNet for its IP bandwidth services.

To meet demand for reliable, low-latency connectivity by companies doing business throughout the mid-Atlantic region, IPR plans future expansion of its network, using AboveNet products to serve clients in the Baltimore-Washington metroplex.

“In the financial services sector, as in growing numbers of businesses across a range of verticals, the demand for low-latency, secure, and physically diverse network connections is rising exponentially,” said Doug Turtz, executive director of Northeast sales at AboveNet. “We are very pleased to work with IPR in serving the vital needs of this important clientele.”

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