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CipherOptics joins with AboveNet to support security data applications over private metro optical networks

RALEIGH, N.C. -- CipherOptics Inc., the leading innovator of Compliance-Grade™ network security solutions and AboveNet Communications, Inc., a leading private metro optical network provider, today announced that they have teamed up to significantly increase the security and scalability of high performance metro optical networks for their growing global customer base.

AboveNet’s low latency custom solutions, including WDM, Wavelength and Long Haul Services between the Enterprise Buildings, Carrier Hotels and Data Centers provides CipherOptics’ customers with the advanced connectivity that will maximize the performance of their encryption appliances, further removing the bottlenecks created by standard encryption solutions.

“Through this relationship, customers will benefit from a strong joint solution - our unsurpassed Premier Metro Fiber Services and CipherOptics’ industry-leading policy and key management solution,” said MaryBeth Nance, Director of Business Development for AboveNet. “By working together, our customers will now be able to eliminate the management complexities of traditional router-based encryption solutions, while meeting the growing bandwidth, security and latency requirements of today’s complex network infrastructure.”

CipherOptics Inc.

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