SOURCE: Pangaea Networks

Pangaea Networks

March 15, 2010 07:31 ET

Pangaea Networks Launches First-Ever Dedicated 10 GigE Ring Service in New York City

PANMetro Multi-Gig™ Allows for Capacity Increments Greater Than 1 GigE Over a Single Port Within a Dedicated Wireline 10 GigE Infrastructure; SLA's Deliver Guaranteed QoS and Micro-Second Latency

NEW YORK, NY and NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - March 15, 2010) -  Pangaea Networks, a niche provider of Carrier Class Ethernet Local Loop services in the New York City and New Jersey markets, announce the launch of their PANMetro™ Dedicated 10GigE Ring service in Manhattan. With the Multi-Gig™ service platform, Carriers and end-users can deploy multiple Ethernet circuits with capacities greater than 1 GigE on a single port, over their own private, dedicated, Layer 2, 10 GigE wireline infrastructure. 

"Scalability and portability are the two main drivers behind the PANMetro™ 10 GigE platform," states Kevin Black, Vice President of Business Development at Pangaea Networks. "Service providers and end-users with high capacity IP and data traffic require an Ethernet platform that can scale beyond GigE, with the ability to easily load balance traffic between data centers and Meet Me Rooms."

"By colocating in just one site, PANMetro™ 10 GigE users can now access hundreds of customers and other service providers over their own private, diversely routed, protected 10 GigE ring, without the need for additional rack space and power within those other facilities."

Pangaea Networks plans to expand the 10 GigE ring service to include 4 primary data centers in New Jersey with service available in the 3rd Quarter.

PANMetro™ Ethernet service enables nearly any end-customer the ability to leverage Ethernet technology to obtain dedicated local access. In addition to providing fiber based, high capacity, Carrier Grade Metro Ethernet solutions, Pangaea Networks converts legacy network connections, such as TDM and SONET to Ethernet over a wide area, stretching from Connecticut to Southern New Jersey. The company provides Ethernet access to over 2,700 enterprise buildings and interconnectivity to nearly all of the New York metro area's data center and colocation facilities.

About Pangaea:

Pangaea Networks is a pioneer in the deployment of Managed Ethernet services from the Enterprise market to select carrier hotels and data centers. Pangaea utilizes a combination of Ethernet Network to Network Interfaces (NNIs), leading edge Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) and proprietary dark fiber networks to rapidly provision Metro Ethernet transport solutions to both Carrier and Enterprise customers.

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