Looking Glass Networks to provide metro transport services at Equinix IBX centers

Aug. 14, 2001
Aug. 14, 2001--Looking Glass will extend its rapidly delivered metro data transport services including SONET, wavelength, Fibre Channel, Ethernet and storage area transport to the diverse aggregation of companies participating in Equinix's IBX centers.

Looking Glass Networks, Inc., a facilities-based provider of high bandwidth, low cost metro data transport services for carriers and enterprise customers, announced it will make its high capacity, next generation network available in Equinix, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: EQIX) Internet Business Exchange (IBX) centers located in the Dallas, Chicago and Washington, D.C. areas.

Looking Glass will extend its rapidly delivered metro data transport services including SONET, wavelength, Fibre Channel, Ethernet and storage area transport to the diverse aggregation of companies participating in Equinix's IBX centers including Internet service providers, enterprise customers, content providers, competitive local exchange carriers and long haul carriers.

"Since we own and operate our network, we can meet the needs of metro area customers by providing network connectivity when and where they choose," said Lynn Refer, CEO, Looking Glass Networks.

Looking Glass will also be joining the Equinix MATRIX, a browser-based automated platform that facilitates direct interconnection, communication and transactions between IBX participants.

Equinix IBX centers enable enterprises and Internet businesses to quickly, easily, and privately interconnect with a choice of business partners, service providers and customers, providing them with the flexibility, speed and adaptability they need to accelerate business growth and improve Internet performance.

About Looking Glass Networks:

Looking Glass Networks is building fiber-rich metropolitan optical networks to provide high bandwidth, low cost data transport services for carriers and enterprise customers. For more information, visit www.lglass.net.

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