SOURCE: AboveNet


June 22, 2010 10:00 ET

AboveNet Names Eric Nickla as Executive Director of Sales for Central Region

Company Expands Central Region to Include Chicago, Austin, Dallas and Houston Metro Markets

WHITE PLAINS, NY--(Marketwire - June 22, 2010) -  AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, announced that it has named Eric Nickla as Executive Director of Sales for the company's Central Region.

In his new position Nickla is responsible for all sales related revenue generation activities of AboveNet's Central Region, now expanded to include Chicago, Austin, Dallas and Houston. Reporting to Nickla will be three newly promoted sales managers.

"Eric Nickla has played a key role in AboveNet's success in Chicago, helping build our presence in serving the financial sector and other companies that require large amounts of bandwidth," said John 'Joc' Jacquay, SVP Sales & Marketing. "With AboveNet's continuing rapid growth, we are consolidating Central Region sales under his leadership."

Nickla joined AboveNet in 2006 and most recently served as Director of Sales for Chicago. A veteran sales executive with over 19 years of experience in telecommunications, Nickla previously held management positions with RCN, Level (3), MCI and MFS.

About AboveNet
AboveNet, Inc. provides high bandwidth connectivity solutions for business and carriers. Its private optical network delivers key network and IP services in and among top U.S. metro markets and globally. AboveNet's network is widely used in demanding markets such as financial services, media, health care, retail and government. To learn more, go to

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