American Fiber Systems to Provide Data Center Connectivity for World Class Las Vegas Resort Casino

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Ethernet, Dark Fiber Provide Real-Time Access for World Class Resort.

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It's critical for these world-class resorts to have the most reliable network to ensure data center security and promote real time testing and configurations

American Fiber Systems (AFS), a leader in Las Vegas Ethernet and dark fiber, announced today it has been selected by Wynn Las Vegas to provide network connectivity between the resort property and its remote data centers and configuration and testing locations. The agreement allows Wynn Las Vegas access to AFS's highly redundant Ethernet over Fiber rings purposefully built to surround major metropolitan areas across Nevada.

With its easily scalable system, the AFS network will provide the necessary bandwidth as the company expands to include a new signature resort, Encore, in late 2008. Providing high capacity optical fiber solutions throughout the greater Las Vegas area, Reno, and Carson City, AFS securely connects enterprises like Wynn to key locations around the state with award-winning bandwidth and unparalleled customer service.

"It's critical for these world-class resorts to have the most reliable network to ensure data center security and promote real time testing and configurations," says Mike D'Angelo, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, American Fiber Systems. "The AFS solution has provided unfailing service over the past several years and has allowed us to become true partners with Wynn as we both continue to grow."

Recently listed at #21 among the 100 fastest growing private telecommunications companies by Inc. Magazine, American Fiber Systems provides metropolitan networking infrastructure and transport services to carriers and large enterprises in select markets nationwide. For more information, visit

About American Fiber Systems
American Fiber Systems (AFS) provides metropolitan fiber optical networking infrastructure, dark fiber and transport services to carriers and large enterprises. AFS enables its customers to easily and reliably connect to a city's most important points of communications presence; Internet Service Provider (ISP) and data center locations; Inter-exchange "carrier-hotels;" wireless providers and Fortune 1000 companies. AFS has deployed more than 1.2 million miles of high-capacity, high-bandwidth metropolitan fiber optic cable since 2000 in several cities, including Atlanta, Ga.; Boise, Idaho; Cleveland, Ohio; Kansas City, Kan./Mo.; Las Vegas, Nev.; Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minn.; Nashville, Tenn.; Reno and Carson City Nev.; and Salt Lake City, Utah. AFS has more than 500 capacity enabled on-net buildings and supports an addressable market teledensity of more than $9 billion in annualized telecommunications services. AFS is a privately held venture-backed company led by Dave Rusin who shares insights and commentary on telecom trends and telecommunications news on his blog at

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