SOURCE: Lexent Metro Connect

Lexent Metro Connect

December 01, 2009 08:01 ET

Lexent Metro Connect Names Walter Cannon as Director of Enterprise Sales

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - December 1, 2009) - Lexent Metro Connect, the leading provider of dark fiber networks in the New York Metropolitan area, announces today that it has named Walter Cannon as Director of Enterprise Sales. Known for his expertise in the enterprise marketplace, Cannon is responsible for leveraging his vast technology sales experience to further grow Lexent's core dark fiber business. Lexent's focus is in building ultra low latency routes within the New York and New Jersey metro areas to serve its financial, enterprise business and carrier clients.

With more than twenty years experience in technology sales and executive management, Walter has held numerous senior level sales and management positions within IT, technology, and equipment companies. Prior to joining Lexent, Cannon was Vice President for TCG SecureZone where his experience in IT security and software helped establish strategic relationships with business and enterprise clients. Prior to TCG, Cannon was Managing Director of F1 Group where he was instrumental in implementing a Device Remediation Program and meeting the company's sales goals. His creativity and 'solutions selling' background resonates with the enterprise marketplace to formulate cost-effective solutions in solving business issues.

"We are excited to announce the appointment of Walter Cannon to the Lexent sales team," states Ray La Chance, President and CEO of Lexent Metro Connect. "Lexent is committed to providing first class dark fiber solutions to its financial, enterprise, mobile and carrier customers in the New York metro area. Walter's enterprise expertise is another added benefit as we further develop low latency networks in and around the city." Leveraging its state-of-the-art dark fiber, Lexent provides cost-effective, flexible network solutions by building, operating and maintaining networks with its own in-house workforce. For more information, please visit

About Lexent Metro Connect:

Lexent Metro Connect, LLC provides enterprise customers and service providers in New York City and its surrounding boroughs with state of the art, custom built, dark fiber optic networks. As a leading provider of dark fiber networks in the New York Metropolitan area, Lexent is the only fiber provider that owns, operates, builds and maintains its own dark fiber network in-house. Lexent provides its customers with the option to leverage an existing dark fiber network as an extension of their own, or to build a new, dedicated, private fiber network in the City. Lexent also provides direct connectivity to carrier-neutral colocation facilities, enabling Freedom of Choice in pursuing wholesale buying of Network Services. Lexent's ever-growing network provides diverse connectivity between regional Carrier Hotels, Central Offices, and Enterprise Buildings. For more information on Lexent Metro Connect, please email or call 212.981.0700.

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