FiberLight Selected By Amazon.com for Direct Connect Services to the AWS Cloud Platform

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FiberLight, LLC has signed an agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to become an AWS Direct Connect Solution Provider. As a partner, FiberLight will be able to connect a client’s network directly to Amazon’s AWS data centers for secure cloud access.

Ben Edmond, FiberLight EVP of Sales & Mktg.

“Partnering with one of the industry’s leading cloud solution providers extends FiberLight’s network service platform leadership, enabling secure, low latency, high bandwidth connectivity that drives cost savings across the IT spend of organizations,"

FiberLight, LLC, one of the nation’s leading providers of mission critical, high performance fiber optic networks, announced today the company has signed an agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to become an AWS Direct Connect Solution Provider. As a partner, FiberLight will be able to connect a client’s network directly to Amazon’s AWS data centers for secure cloud access.

“As an AWS Direct Connect Solution Provider, FiberLight will be able to offer customers dedicated access to Amazon’s cloud resources with a secure and highly reliable connection,” said Ben Edmond, FiberLight’s President, Sales & Marketing. “Partnering with one of the industry’s leading cloud solution providers extends FiberLight’s network service platform leadership, enabling secure, low latency, high bandwidth connectivity that drives cost savings across the IT spend of organizations. We simply focus on providing a better way to connect to applications enterprise companies need to run their operations more effectively.”

AWS Direct Connect offers IT infrastructure services that ensure customers are able to meet demand while gaining control of infrastructure costs, which can be delivered on FiberLight’s secure, state-of-the-art network architecture.

By bypassing the public Internet via a direct connection between the client and AWS over FiberLight’s secure network, clients can transport mission critical data at a faster rate while experiencing less congestion. If scalable capacity is required, AWS Direct Connect can provide up to 10 Gig connections for increased throughput. AWS customers can benefit from FiberLight’s 500,000 miles of high-capacity fiber, offering secure connections to thousands of facilities in growing markets in the Southwest, South and Mid-Atlantic regions.

About FiberLight
FiberLight, LLC is a premier provider of mission-critical, high performance networking services including Ethernet, Wavelengths and IP, SONET and Dark Fiber optical transport network solutions. Solutions are provided to telecom carriers, government, enterprise, content providers and web-centric businesses. FiberLight wholly owns its 500,000 fiber-mile network in key growth areas and offers robust metro networks in 23 metros within Georgia, Florida, Washington, D.C., Texas, Virginia and Maryland, as well as Wide Area Networking options to major commercial hubs throughout the country. Visit FiberLight at http://www.fiberlight.com.

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