AboveNet Brings Deep Knowledge of High Bandwidth, Low Latency Services to the Success Group Technology Coalition

Las Vegas, NV, July 05, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Success Group International (SGI) Technology Coalition announced today that AboveNet, Inc has joined the Success Group Technology Coalition. AboveNet will contribute its expertise in providing high bandwidth, low latency networks.

Marv McGrew, chief executive officer of Success Group International said, “With the emergence of the “Cloud computing, data center connectivity solutions are more critical than at any time in history. AboveNet’s provides the reliable, fiber optic solutions to ensure a stable cloud environment.”

Success Group International (SGI) Coalition is a worldwide, solutions based technology member organization, devoted to assisting its global membership of technology businesses in achieving their company marketing, channel sales and business development goals. SGI began almost a decade ago primarily to assist large VARS in locating non- standard solutions. SGI’s ecosystem has evolved to now include SGIN, GPN and GBN for global partnering opportunities. SGI helps connect the dots, locating and profiling synergistic companies that are a good fit for each other. The SGI Global Networks has grown to more than 23,000 members worldwide reaching over 283 industries and 140 countries. AboveNet will contribute its expert knowledge of high bandwidth networks to the group.

AboveNet provides a complete portfolio of metro Ethernet, WDM, Long Haul and IP transit services. Potential benefits to DFT customers include:

Support for multiple protocols - simplifies connectivity into the LAN;
Scalability - adding capacity to the network is as simple as inserting a card and customers can scale from 1Gbps to 40Gbps;
Reliability - AboveNet WDM networks are designed to ensure availability, reliability and security;
Business continuity - Fiber Channel, ESCON or FICON for data mirroring, Storage Area Networks or other disaster recovery solutions;
Diversity - bypasses the ILEC or CLEC legacy networks;
Simple fiber handoff - no copper, pure fiber based network;
Industry - leading latency guarantee - added assurance with AboveNet's Agility Guarantee program.

AboveNet’s private metropolitan fiber network enables its customers to solve critical issues, including cost containment and network security. AboveNet provides private secure communications with virtually unlimited capacity and flexibility at competitive rates. Secure optical connectivity frees companies from the constraints of tariffed, local loop solutions. Its door-to-door optical connectivity translates into improved efficiency and productivity – resulting in substantial cost savings and higher profitability.

Experienced project teams provide AboveNet metropolitan area fiber customers with a single point-of-accountability for the provisioning, deployment, and optimization of their network infrastructure.

“AboveNet is committed to offering the most extensive portfolio of high bandwidth, low latency solutions in the top metro markets,” said Michael Brown, Vice President, Indirect Sales at AboveNet. “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.”

About SGI:
Success Group International (SGI) is “The Global Technology Solution.”™ Our Coalition is a worldwide, “solutions based” technology member organization, devoted to assisting our global membership of technology businesses in achieving their company marketing, channel sales and business development goals. "Success Group's mission, as a global technology coalition, is to facilitate member relationships and build synergy between members, by identifying needs and creating solutions to enhance, grow and strengthen revenue generating opportunities, increasing sales and profits of all members." SGI specializes in developing and managing technology coalition alliances to promote the growth and “Success” of member businesses. Our primary objective is discovering enabling and enhancing technologies for coalition members to expand technology solutions offered to their clients. www.successgroupintl.com.

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Marv McGrew