HIBERNIA ATLANTIC BECOMES AN AWS TECHNOLOGY PARTNER SUPPORTING AWS DIRECT CONNECT

Provides Opportunity to Work with Companies Looking to Leverage the Amazon Web Services Cloud

  • Hibernia is supporting AWS Direct Connect for additional network connectivity options
  • AWS Direct Connect provides an alternative network connection option for Amazon Web Services
  • Hibernia‚s extensive network reach to over 120 PoPs offers new connectivity options for new and existing customers

SUMMIT, NJ & DUBLIN, IRELAND ˆ August 29, 2012 ˆ Hibernia Atlantic, a provider of global capacity services, announces today that it is now an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Technology Partner supporting AWS Direct Connect. Amazon Web Services welcomes Hibernia as part of the AWS Partner Network to enhance availability of dedicated network connections for customers from their locations to AWS.

With AWS Direct Connect, a customer can establish private connectivity utilizing Hibernia‚s network between AWS and his/her network presence. This connection can often reduce network costs, increase bandwidth throughput, and provide a more consistent network experience than Internet-based connectivity. Hibernia‚s global reach, with over 120 Points of Presence (PoPs) and access into hundreds of thousands of buildings across five continents, offers AWS Direct Connect customers an alternative and robust network service.

„We are proud to join the AWS Partner Network and to support its efforts to increase network connectivity options,‰ states Eric Gutshall, President of Wholesale for Hibernia Atlantic. „Through this program, Hibernia can offer its services to those customers accessing the AWS Cloud and provide further network connectivity options on-demand to meet growing requirements for customers‚ public and private needs.‰

Operating next generation networks throughout North America, Europe and Asia, Hibernia designs its routes with diversity and security at the onset. With a global network backed by 100% availability, Hibernia ensures its customers receive the highest in reliability and peak performance 24×7. For more information on Hibernia‚s network and to view its global network map, visit www.hiberniaatlantic.com

About Hibernia Atlantic:

Hibernia Atlantic operates a global network connecting North America, Europe and Asia with its own submarine and terrestrial network between the United States, Canada and Europe. Hibernia offers over 120 redundant network Points of Presence (PoPs) on over 24,000 kilometers of fiber. Hibernia is owned by Columbia Ventures Corporation and Constellation Ventures Partners.

Hibernia provides secure and diverse dedicated Ethernet, DTM and optical- level services, including GigE, 10G and LanPhy wavelengths and traditional SONET/SDH services. In addition, Hibernia offers unparalleled support, flexibility and service. For more information on Hibernia Atlantic’s cutting-edge network or to view the company‚s communication video, please visit www.hiberniaatlantic.com.