SOURCE: Hibernia Atlantic

Hibernia Atlantic

July 27, 2011 08:00 ET

Hibernia Atlantic Connects Its Diverse Transatlantic Capacity to UK Grid

Offers High Capacity, Innovative Network Services to High Growth Region

SUMMIT, NJ and DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - Jul 27, 2011) - Hibernia Atlantic, the only diverse transatlantic high bandwidth connectivity provider, announces today that it is now connected to UK Grid's Manchester One @ Synergy House, a carrier neutral colocation facility located in Manchester, U.K. This network expansion offers high capacity, innovative network services to this high growth region.

As one of the UK's leading colocation providers, UK Grid operates over 75,000 square feet of space across four carbon-neutral data centres, environmentally optimized for high efficiency and reliability. Its Manchester One @ Synergy House data centre provides over 23,000 square feet of secure and premium space with N+1 design for its power, cooling and back-up systems.

"Hibernia Atlantic's secure and diverse, high capacity connectivity, especially in and around the British Isles, makes them a natural partner to support our growing local, regional and international client base," states Rob Garbutt, CEO for UK Grid. "With Hibernia Atlantic, our clients can further deliver cost-effective and highly reliable network services to support mission critical applications and IT requirements -- all backed by industry leading SLAs. We also have a direct and secure link between England, mainland Europe and North America, allowing our clients the necessary reach and flexibility necessary in today's global economy."

Engineered for 'security through diversity,' Hibernia's transatlantic submarine cable network securely connects over 120 points of presence throughout Europe and North America. Hibernia provides its customers and global communities high-end technical support, flexible network services and wholesale capacity prices.

"By connecting our diverse, high capacity network into UK Grid's Manchester data centre, we can further address the demand from enterprises and IT service providers throughout this region," states Bjarni Thorvardarson, Chief Executive Officer for Hibernia Atlantic. "Hibernia Atlantic, known for its cutting-edge network technology and customized, high performance solutions, can now deliver significant competitive advantages to UK Grid's client base."

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About UK Grid:
UK Grid provides carbon neutral, carrier neutral colocation solutions across four data centre facilities in London and Manchester. With over 300 clients and 75,000sq ft total data centre space, this makes UK Grid one of the largest independent colocation suppliers in the United Kingdom. UK Grid offset all CO2 emissions through environmental projects, are members of the Green Grid and are certified to ISO27001, IS09001 and ISO14001. UK Grid was named in the UK's top 10 fastest growing technology companies by Deloitte (Fast 50).

For UK Grid media inquiries, please contact:
Vicki Edgley
+44 (0) 0161 850 1528

About Hibernia Atlantic:

Hibernia Atlantic is the only diverse, transatlantic, high bandwidth, connectivity provider. The Company owns a transatlantic submarine cable system and terrestrial fiber network that offers over 120 Points of Presence throughout Canada, the US, UK, and mainland Europe, spanning over 24,000 kilometers. Hibernia's investors are Columbia Ventures Corporation and Constellation Ventures.

Hibernia provides secure and diverse dedicated Ethernet, DTM and optical-level service up to GigE, 10G and LanPhy wavelengths and traditional SONET/SDH services. Hibernia offers wholesale capacity prices, unparalleled support, flexibility and service. Hibernia Express is the lowest latency cable between New York and London offering access to key metro markets and financial exchanges in North America, UK and Europe. The Company's media division, Hibernia Media, operates in more than 60 European and North American markets and represents the largest, national, state-of-the-art optical switching and Dynamic Transport Mode (DTM) network.

For more information on Hibernia Atlantic's cutting-edge network or to view the company's communication video, please visit For further information on Hibernia Media, please visit

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