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New York Metro Core Wave Services Launched by AboveNet

AboveNetAboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT) announced that its Core Wave services are now available to enterprise and carrier customers in the New York metro market. The new offering provides customers with a flexible, dedicated and cost-effective data transport solution for point-to-point connections in and between top metro business hubs.

AboveNet’s Core Wave solutions are ideal for bandwidth-hungry enterprises and carriers, including financial services organizations, which must have fast, secure, low latency connectivity for business-critical transactions.

“The New York area is at the heart of the worldwide financial community,” said Bill LaPerch, chief executive officer of AboveNet. “Core Wave services provide customers with the trusted, high bandwidth network solutions necessary to conduct business in this dynamic market.” The products provide 1Gbps, 2.5Gbps, and 10Gbps connections between key data centers and/or enterprise locations in the New York and New Jersey area, and offer the benefits of a dedicated wavelength service along with the flexibility and time-to-market advantages of a next generation infrastructure solution.

Utilizing ROADM (Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer) technology, Core Wave solutions provide dynamic wavelength add/drops and inter-ring connectivity with flexible traffic routing. Benefits to customers include:

* Multi-protocol capability: Ethernet, TDM, storage and video
* Protection options and transparency advantages
* Dedicated fiber access to enterprise locations
* Fast service turn-up
* Space and power savings
* Industry-leading latency guarantee with AboveNet’s Agility Guarantee program

Core Wave customers can also leverage AboveNet’s expansive network footprint to connect to business-critical locations in the top U.S. and European metros. AboveNet connects to buildings containing more than 400 data centers, and its infrastructure includes 2.3 million fiber miles, an intercity network spanning approximately 12,000 route miles and a global Tier 1 IP backbone.

New Jersey Technology Council Names PAETEC’S Keith Wilson CFO of the Year

PAETEC Holding Corp. (NASDAQ GS: PAET), a FORTUNE 1000 company, announced that its chief financial officer Keith Wilson, was named CFO of the Year by the New Jersey Technology Council. The award was sponsored by Cushman & Wakefield. The winners were named at NJTC’s 2010 CFO Awards Breakfast held at the Forsgate Country Club on June 11.

The NJTC CFO of the Year Award honors individuals in the technology community who have enhanced their company’s public image, implemented major projects, raised capital and lead successful mergers and acquisitions.

“I couldn’t agree more with the decision of NJTC to name Keith Wilson CFO of the Year,” said Arunas Chesonis, chairman and CEO of PAETEC. “For nearly 10 years, Keith has helped to both craft our corporate strategy and execute the plan to grow the company ten-fold. We’re a far stronger company today because of Keith’s executive leadership and insightful counsel.”

Under Wilson’s leadership since joining the company as CFO in 2001, PAETEC has grown from $123 million in revenue in 2001 to $1.58 billion in 2009. In addition to serving on PAETEC’s Board of Directors, Wilson’s responsibilities include all financial functions of the organization including Accounting, Treasury, Budgeting, Corporate Finance, Operational Finance, Public Reporting, Investor Relations, Network Cost and Strategic Development including Mergers and Acquisitions. Continue reading New Jersey Technology Council Names PAETEC’S Keith Wilson CFO of the Year

Case study – Avaya IP Telephony – New Jersey’s Prudential Center

When New Jersey’s Prudential Center opens on October 25 with the first of ten concerts by Bon Jovi, the new state-of-the-art arena will have a state-of-the art communications network to match. Taking center stage are a host of new intelligent communications applications from Avaya Inc. (NYSE:AV), a leading global provider of business communications applications, systems and services.

Prudential Center, managed by AEG, is the first major sports and entertainment venue in the nation’s top media market in over 25 years. It is the home of the New Jersey Devils, Seton Hall University men’s basketball and the New Jersey Ironmen of the MISL. Prudential Center showcases 76 luxury suites, 2,330 club seats, and an array of amenities and conveniences for fans. It will seat 17,500 people for soccer games, 17,625 for hockey games, 18,500 for basketball games and 19,500 for concerts.

To serve the arena and the sports teams it will house, Avaya Platinum BusinessPartner Consultedge Inc. designed a communications solution based on Avaya Communication Manager IP telephony software and a host of powerful intelligent communications applications.

For example, field recruiters and other mobile employees will be able to use Avaya Extension to Cellular to have calls made to their desk phone ring on their cell phone as well