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1 AboveNet Virtual Data Center Changing the way companies access their data centers June 26 th, 2008

2 In this webinar we will address: Best strategies to effectively expand your operations in cities with limited Data Center space How to seamlessly connect your Data Centers regardless of geographic location as if they were all on the same LAN/WAN extension Data Center Diversity for disaster recovery (City to City, Intra-city, Inter-city) Load Balancing between Data Centers (city to city or within Metro) Solutions to run multiple class of services between Data Centers: FiberChannel, ESN, Ethernet 2

3 Growth Drivers North American data center demand is up 14.67% in the last twelve months* Broadband Services & Mobile Data New Enterprise and Government Deployments Power and Cooling Trends Multimedia video, music, gaming VOIP Internet traffic growth Low tolerance for latency Disaster recovery IP enabled applications Multi-network connectivity SaaS Next generation hardware Increased server density Power limitations Too complex to handle in-house * Tier 1 Research Internet Datacenter Supply Report: Midyear

4 Today s Moderator: MaryBeth Nance Executive Director, Business Development & Marketing MaryBeth Nance is Executive Director of Business Development, Marketing and Communications for AboveNet, Inc. She has been with the company since 2005 and a telecommunications industry veteran. While at AboveNet, Ms. Nance has developed and brought to fruition several key initiatives resulting in a 300% increase in WDM sales as well as launching an Agent program which contributes more than 10% of AboveNet s new sales. Prior to joining AboveNet, Ms. Nance held management positions in Sales and Business Development at several start ups within the telecommunications industry. 4

5 AboveNet: Who We Are Leading provider of solutions for fiber connectivity Singular mission, unsurpassed expertise and flexibility Each network CUSTOMIZED to meet the specific needs of our clients Relied upon by the world s most demanding customers Majority of the top commercial banks and investment firms Key established and emerging media & entertainment companies Major telecommunication and wireless carriers 5

6 Metro Fiber Top 14 markets 2 million fiber miles Deep WDM & Ethernet expertise Nationwide Long Haul AboveNet Asset Strength Huge bandwidth capability between metro markets Express network with minimum regen locations Building Connectivity Connectivity to every major datacenter, carrier hotel & Largest enterprise & web-centric locations on-net Ability to access over 3000 locations with fiber 6

7 AboveNet s Building Blocks for Tomorrow s High Bandwidth I P S e r v I c e s Scalable Metro WDM Expertise Flexible Metro Ethernet Dedicated Custom Fiber Optic Infrastructure L o n G H a u L W a v e s 7

8 The Benefits of AboveNet Secure & Low Latency Delivers focused higher quality service Scales incrementally based on actual usage Distributes data efficiently Extends management visibility edge-to-edge Reliable & Cost-Effective Revolutionizes network price/performance ratio Collapses costs and offers virtually unlimited capacity Real-time information exchange drives efficiencies and increases revenue Impacts your bottom line in a positive manner Applications Enabler Integrates network resources and IT resources Enables new business processes Speeds applications time-to-market Ensures business continuity 8

9 AboveNet Services Focus High bandwidth Metro services: 1Gbps+ WAN services: 100mbps+ Ethernet & WDM focus: don t do T-1s High performance Fiber quality focus with direct routing Minimum equipment interfaces Next generation technology & capability Scalability & Flexibility Dedicated fiber provides unlimited scalability Customized, private solutions to meet specific needs Network solutions optimized for high bandwidth users 9

10 What Makes AboveNet Different? AboveNet vs. Traditional Telcos AboveNet - Private Enterprise HQ 1 Traditional Telco - Shared Enterprise HQ 1 Dedicated Bandwidth Private Fiber Central Office Shared Bandwidth Central Office Central Office Enterprise HQ 2 Enterprise HQ 2 10

11 AboveNet Service Differentiators Network is custom built with fibers in either a point to point or ring topology Providing the highest level of protection with buried fiber Type I dedicated fiber optic solution vs. Type II patchwork. Eliminates finger pointing The fibers and equipment are dedicated and do not transport other customer s traffic, providing you with a totally private and secure network Custom tools to provide management and monitoring of fiber optic connectivity solutions The latest generation of fiber enables you to push more applications at greater speeds and distances with less infrastructure costs AND did we mention? AboveNet is a 100% Private Solution 11

12 Network Management Center Herndon, VA 24/7/365 Monitoring Single Point of Contact for all Network Issues Surveillance Network Event Command & Control Network Monitoring and Security Change Management a) Repair and Upgrade b) Splice Open/Close Emergency Locate Processing Optical and IP Operations Network Administration Trouble Resolution Change Management a) Assist Surveillance with Impact Assessment 2nd and 3rd Level Tech Support to Field Operations Install As-Built Documentation Verification Alarm Verification Equipment Circuit Provisioning Customer Activation 12

13 AboveNet Virtual Data Center Connectivity Provides Enterprises, Carriers and Data Center Operators the ability to interconnect their various data centers in different markets together on one private network Benefits of using AboveNet s Private Network: Native connectivity of Storage Area Networks across different data centers Enables data centers constrained for space and power in one market to provide another market as option to a customer and connect back to main data center via AboveNet s network. Compliancy with HIPPA and Sarbanes Oxley Run multiple class of services between data centers: FiberChannel, ESN, D1, Ethernet Load balancing between data centers How do we do it? Leverage AboveNet s private metro fiber and IP or Long Haul backbone to interconnect data centers in different markets. Enables an Enterprise, Carriers to place IT infrastructure in any data center in our 14 markets and interconnect through our network to other data centers or corporate facilities. Connectivity Options: EWAN: Private line connection offered from 20 Megs to 250 Megs, native Ethernet Long Haul: 1, 2.5, 10 Gig Ethernet and OCx speeds 13

14 Working Together: Data Centers & AboveNet AboveNet has connectivity to over 220 of the 350 data centers in our territory Meeting Enterprise and Carrier Requirements Connecting Data Center to Data Center in the US Across the Pond to London Enterprise Big Pipe back to Corporate HQ Redundant Connections 14

15 Data Center to Data Center Connectivity 15

16 Intracity Data Center to Data Center Connectivity 16

17 Intercity Data Center to Data Center Connectivity 17

18 Next Generation Central Office Customer Site Data Center Data Center ILEC Rings Red and Blue Providers deliver diversity until Red buys Blue.. Just lost your vendor diversity.. Customer Site Private AboveNet Fiber Customer Site Customer Site 18

19 Applying the Virtual Data Center Concept City and City Example Customer Requirements Customer is at Equinix data center in New York and Los Angeles and wants to replicate data between both data centers. They would like a 1 Gig connection between both sites. AboveNet Solution Leveraging AboveNet s Metro Fiber and Long Haul Network AboveNet can deliver a 1 Gig Long Haul circuit with managed tails to connect both data centers Private Metro Tails and 1 Gig Connection Between Sites, Native Ethernet 99% SLA 19

20 Applying the Virtual Data Center Concept City to City Example Customer Requirements Customer is at Internap data center in Dallas and Chicago and their applications at each site need to share information with each other. Customer wants minimum of 20 Meg connection. AboveNet Solution Leveraging AboveNet s Metro Fiber and AboveNet s private MPLS network we can deliver 20 Megs Ethernet to interconnect the two data centers. The solution would also allow the customer to burst beyond initial 20 megs. Private Line Connection via AboveNet MPLS Network 20 Meg Ethernet SLA% 20

21 Q & A Thank You For more information or a copy of today s presentation contact: Tammy Hallett Regional Marketing Manager Today s presentation will be available to view again within 10 business days at: 21

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