AboveNet Enters the Austin Market by Expanding with Data Foundry

    NEW YORK, April 23 — AboveNet Communications, Inc., a leading provider of fiber optic connectivity solutions, today announced its service expansion into Data Foundry’s® Austin, Texas data center. AboveNet recently added Austin as its 15th major metro market and is part of

    AboveNet’s continuing investment in its network facilities.

    AboveNet’s managed service solution provides critical route diversity, redundancy, and gigabit level bandwidth to and from Data Foundry’s Austin site in support of the mission-critical needs of Data Foundry customers.

    “We are pleased to have AboveNet deliver their fiber connectivity to our Austin location,” said Mark Noonan, VP of Sales at Data Foundry. “AboveNet is a trusted provider that offers true route diversity to help ensure and protect the enterprise communications our customers depend upon.”

    John Deering, AboveNet’s Director of Sales for the Texas region, added, “When we entered the Austin market, it was important for us to team with a premier data center provider. Data Foundry’s solid reputation made them the logical choice.”

    AboveNet is able to offer high bandwidth solutions using their full array of portfolio services. Whether the data center customer’s needs are in the metro, the WAN or for managed services, AboveNet is well-positioned to offer a cost-effective, scalable, leading edge solution.

    About AboveNet, Inc.

    AboveNet, Inc. provides fiber optic connectivity solutions for business and carriers. Its private optical network delivers key network and IP services in and among 15 top U.S. metro markets and London. AboveNet’s network is widely used in demanding markets such as financial services, media, health care, retail and government.

    About Data Foundry

    Data Foundry is a privately held company headquartered in Austin, Texas that provides data center colocation, disaster recovery and managed services for enterprise customers across a variety of industries including energy, healthcare and financial services. The company's premier data centers are supported by experienced onsite technicians, security staff and customer support 24 X 7 X 365. Founded in 1994, Data Foundry was one of the first 50 Internet Service Providers in the United States. Today, Data Foundry owns and operates purpose-built, carrier-neutral data centers in Texas and operates a global network with colocation presences for deployments worldwide. For more information, visit www.datafoundry.com or call 1.888.839.2794.

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