Tuesday, April 7, 2009

AboveNet Joins Equinix Financial Exchange and Enhances Connectivity Options Between Equinix's London Data Centres

LONDON, April 7 /PRNewswire/ --

AboveNet, a leading provider of fibre optic and IP connectivity solutions for business and carriers, and Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX - News), a provider of global data centre services, today announced that AboveNet has joined the Equinix Financial eXchange community in Equinix's London-Slough (LD4) International Business Exchange (IBX®) data centre. AboveNet will provide direct fibre links between Equinix's LD4 and its London City (LD1) IBX centre, facilitating low latency access between the financial market participants operating in each of the centres, as well as other strategic partners and customers located in LD1. The installation builds upon existing AboveNet deployments servicing the Equinix Financial eXchange communities located within Equinix centres in the Chicago, New York and Frankfurt areas.

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