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Coriant Groove™ G30 DCI Solution Powers Carrier-Neutral Colocation Facility Offering Innovative Approach to Global Connectivity

Industry-leading Data Center Interconnect (DCI) Platform First to Light High-Speed Connections in New Jersey Fiber Exchange's "Tier 3 by the Subsea" Solution

NAPERVILLE, Illinois, 14 September 2016 – Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled end-to-end packet optical networking solutions, today announced that the Coriant Groove™ G30 DCI Platform is being deployed to light the first high-speed connections in the New Jersey Fiber Exchange's (NJFX) innovative carrier-neutral colocation facility, which celebrates its Phase II Launch on September 21, 2016 in Wall Township, New Jersey.

Designed to provide direct interconnection options at the cable-head without recurring costs on cross-connects, the innovative Tier 3 by the Subsea solution is the first carrier-neutral colocation facility that intersects where subsea cables from the United States, South America, Europe, and the Caribbean meet. As part of NJFX's Phase II Launch, Coriant will showcase power efficient, high-performance 10G and 100G DCI connectivity leveraging its industry-leading Coriant Groove™ G30 DCI Platform.

"NJFX is the first Tier 3 carrier-neutral colocation facility that intersects where subsea cables from the United States, South America, Europe, and the Caribbean meet," said Doug Corbett, Vice President of Sales and Customer Relations, NJFX. "As we celebrate Phase II of this first-of-its-kind carrier-neutral colocation campus, we are tapping into best-in-class technology like Coriant's Groove G30 DCI solution to deliver the performance required for cost-efficient transport of high-bandwidth end-user applications."

"We are pleased to support New Jersey Fiber Exchange as it transforms global connectivity for leading carriers, content providers, and enterprises with its innovative carrier-neutral colocation solution," said Joe Shilgalis, Regional Vice President, North America, Coriant. "The demands of cloud communications and data storage are having a dramatic impact on how networks are built, and NJFX is bringing a new level of speed, agility, and control to the equation."

The Coriant Groove™ G30 DCI Platform is a best-in-class stackable transport solution for cloud and data center networks that delivers 3.2 Tbps of capacity throughput in a compact 1RU form factor. With industry-leading low power consumption and high density, the Coriant Groove™ G30 enables cost-efficient deployment of a broad range of resilient Wide Area Network (WAN) connectivity services, including 10G, 40G, and 100G client services. Powered by Coriant CloudWave™ Optics, the Coriant Groove™ G30 supports software programmable and highly scalable DWDM line rates (100G/150G/200G) that enable data center operators to maximize high-capacity transmission in DCI applications spanning metro, regional, and long haul distances.

About New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX)

New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) is the first Tier 3, carrier neutral colocation campus that intersects where subsea cables from the United States, South America, Europe and the Caribbean meet. Its highly secure, enterprise-class facility is focused on providing direct connectivity to international submarine cable systems via private backhaul solutions. The company's 64,800-square-foot data center features high- and low-density colocation solutions with 24/7 tech support assisting carriers, content providers and enterprises, as well as federal and state government entities. NJFX's low latency offerings provide the flexibility, reliability and security that global customers require to drive revenue, reduce expenses and improve service quality. For more information, please visit www.NJFX.net. For the latest news, follow the company on Twitter and LinkedIn.

For NJFX media inquiries, please contact:

Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA) +1.866.695.3629 ext. 21 pr@jaymiescotto.com

About Coriant

Coriant delivers innovative, dynamic networking solutions for a fast-changing and cloud-centric business world. The Coriant portfolio of SDN-enabled, edge-to-core transport solutions enables network operators to reduce operational complexity, improve utilization of multi-layer network resources, and create new revenue opportunities. Coriant serves leading network operators around the world, including mobile and fixed line service providers, cloud and data center operators, content providers, cable MSOs, large enterprises, government agencies, financial institutions, and utility companies. With a distinguished heritage of technology innovation and service excellence, forged by over 35 years of experience and expertise in Tier 1 carrier networks, Coriant is helping its global customers maximize the value of their network infrastructure as demand for bandwidth explodes and the communications needs of businesses and consumers continue to evolve. Learn more at www.coriant.com.


Scott Larson Media Relations Coriant +1.978.250.3433 scott.larson@coriant.com

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