Success Group International (SGI) Technology Coalition has announced that AboveNet, a provider of fiber optic connections and network services for U.S. cities and London, U.K., has joined the coalition as a new member to contribute its expertise in providing high-bandwidth, low-latency metro Ethernet networks.
SGI is a worldwide solution-based technology member organization formed to assist large Value Added Resellers (VARs) in locating non- standard solutions. It is committed to helping technology businesses in achieving their company marketing, channel sales and business development goals.
The ecosystem, with more than 23,000 members worldwide reaching over 283 industries and 140 countries, now includes SGIN, GPN and GBN for global partnering opportunities. It allows in locating and connecting synergistic companies that are good fit for each other.
“With the emergence of cloud computing, data center connectivity solutions are more critical than at any time in history,” said Marv McGrew, chief executive officer of Success Group International, in a statement. “AboveNet provides the reliable, fiber optic solutions to ensure a stable cloud environment.”AboveNet’s portfolio includes metro Ethernet, WDM, Long Haul and IP transit services. The metropolitan fiber network enables its customers to solve critical issues, including cost containment and network security. The service includes private secure communications with virtually unlimited capacity and flexibility at competitive rates, the company claims.
“AboveNet is committed to offering the most extensive portfolio of high bandwidth, low latency solutions in the top metro markets,” said Michael Brown (News - Alert), vice president, Indirect Sales at AboveNet, in a statement. “We are pleased to join the SGI Global Technology Coalition, and we look forward to contributing our deep knowledge of long haul and metro networks to benefit our enterprise and carrier customers.”Recently AboveNet announced that it would connect to the Cervalis data centers located in Stamford, Conn., and Totowa, N.J., to provide connectivity in and between metro markets in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
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Edited by Tammy Wolf