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About AboveNet

AboveNet Communications

AboveNet provides high bandwidth connectivity solutions for business and carriers.  Its private optical network delivers key network and IP services in and among 16 top U.S. metro markets and Europe including London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris. AboveNet's network is widely used in demanding markets such as financial services, media, health care, retail, government and telecommunications.

European Expansion

In September 2010 AboveNet announced it is expanding its international network to key European markets with growing demand for dedicated, high performance and high bandwidth services. Customers are now able to connect seamlessly between the U.S., London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris.
The expansion provides high bandwidth customers with connectivity between and within top business hubs in the U.S and Europe. Customers will benefit from AboveNet's wide range of next-generation optical, Ethernet and IP-based services and existing infrastructure that includes more than 2 million fibre miles in its metro markets, an intercity network spanning approximately 12,000 route miles and a global Tier 1 IP backbone.

AboveNet's expansion specifically targets markets with a high concentration of web-centric businesses, financial services organisations and enterprises with a multinational presence.

The network will also allow AboveNet to deliver services directly to over 30 of the most significant data centres in these markets. AboveNet is already connected to over 450 data centres globally and is a leading provider of data centre connectivity.

Our Foundation and Assets

Our fibre optic network provides the foundation for our offerings, providing metro access, long haul services, and IP transit (Tier I IP provider) to the major business centres in the U.S. and London. AboveNet’s portfolio of managed services solutions, enable enterprise customers to rise above legacy networks to create truly customized door-to-door optic networks. AboveNet enables real-time information exchange wherever and whenever it’s needed. In addition to highly innovative and experienced people in the industry, AboveNet has a broad portfolio of assets that seamlessly interconnect to offer a full range of information exchange services.

Services: Metro Access Networks (MAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), and Managed Services Include: WDM Wavelength Services, Metro Ethernet, WAN Ethernet, and IP Transit.

AboveNet’s private metropolitan fibre network enables its customers to solve critical issues, including cost containment, security and reliability. AboveNet provides private secure communications with virtually unlimited capacity and flexibility at competitive rates. Secure optical connectivity frees companies from the constraints of tariff, local loop solutions. Its door-to-door optical connectivity translates into improved efficiency and productivity – resulting in substantial cost savings and higher profitability.

Experienced project teams provide AboveNet metropolitan area fibre customers with a single point-of-accountability for the provisioning, deployment, and optimisation of their network infrastructure.

Network Reach

On-net buildings – more than 2,400

Fibre miles worldwide – approximately 2.3 million fibre miles

Connected to 450 data centres worldwide

Markets Served: London, Paris, Amsterdam and Frankfurt, New York/New Jersey Metro Area, Boston, Chicago, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington DC/Northern VA, Atlanta, San Francisco/San Jose, Seattle, Portland, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Denver and Miami

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