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redIT Expands Coriant Edge-to-Core Solution to Meet Growing Demand for Data Center Connectivity

Coriant® 7100 Nano™ Packet Optical Transport Platform Creates Foundation for Reliable, Agile, and Scalable Bandwidth Interconnect Services

NAPERVILLE, Illinois, 30 June 2015 – Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled end-to-end transport networking solutions, today announced that redIT has deployed the Coriant® 7100 Nano™ Packet Optical Transport Platform to enhance the resiliency and flexibility of KIO Networks' mission-critical service infrastructure. The 7100 Nano deployment builds upon a comprehensive Coriant networking solution which includes multiservice access and IP/MPLS edge router technologies. With industry-leading ROADM capabilities and support for scalable bandwidth services in a compact system design, the 7100 Nano solution enables redIT to cost-effectively meet growing demand for data center connectivity and other high-capacity services and applications such as carriers' carrier transport, managed IT cloud, and storage on demand.

"Our customers face unprecedented challenges in today's fast-paced and cloud-centric era of IT communications, and we are helping them meet these challenges head on with seamless and secure connectivity solutions optimized for their dynamic business needs," said Benjamín Martínez, redIT Connectivity Director. "Our high-capacity transport infrastructure plays a critical role in our ability to deliver these solutions, and Coriant's proven technology is helping us strengthen our customer value proposition with unmatched networking reliability, agility, and scalability."

redIT, a KIO Networks Group company, now has infrastructure that delivers more than 3,000 kilometers of metropolitan optical fiber throughout Mexico and the United States. Additionally, redIT provides 5,000 kilometers of extended network coverage and 2,900 lit buildings in major cities. Recognized as a market-leading ROADM solution for metropolitan and regional networks, the 7100 Nano supports the flexible and efficient transmission of high-speed bandwidth services across redIT's fiber optic infrastructure. Key platform features such as ease of scalability, support for diverse protocols and service interfaces, low latency transport, and high-availability mesh- and ring-based restoration and protection capabilities provide the resilient foundation underlying the mission-critical data center interconnect redIT delivers to KIO Networks and redIT's on-demand business connectivity services.

"Our unwavering focus remains on helping our customers maximize the value of their transport infrastructure to create true service differentiation," said Alberto Barriento, Regional Vice President, Latin America, Coriant. "We have worked closely with redIT to understand their unique needs and develop a customized solution directly aligned to their network architecture and operational requirements, including fast provisioning of services. The result is a powerful solution that fuses product and technology innovation with access to core operational simplicity."

In addition to the 7100 Nano Packet Optical Transport Platform, which provides seamless scalability to 100G, the end-to-end Coriant solution for redIT includes the Coriant® 8600 Smart Router Series and the Coriant® 6300 Managed MSPP/Transport Platform. At the edge of the network, the 6300 platform supports a broad range of legacy low speed TDM and packet services, while the scalable 8600 series of IP/MPLS edge routers supports the flexible and efficient aggregation and transport of carrier-class Gigabit Ethernet and 10 GbE services.

About redIT

redIT is a KIO Networks Group company, the most specialized group in mission-critical information technology services, IT infrastructure, on-demand and telecommunication services with presence in Mexico, the United States, Spain, Panama, Guatemala and Dominican Republic.

With more than 18 years of experience operating high capacity networks, redIT is the connectivity leader in Mexico. Over 3,000 kilometers of metropolitan fiber optics throughout Mexico and the United States, 5,000 kilometers of extended network coverage, 2,900 lit buildings in the main cities and a well-known reputation as carrier-of-carriers, redIT delivers seamless, reliable and secure connectivity for mission-critical business applications at unlimited transmission speeds. Learn more at redit.com.

About Coriant

Coriant delivers innovative, dynamic networking solutions for a fast-changing 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, content providers, data center operators, 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

Charlie Crockwell / Passion Hemphill  MWW +44 (0) 203.725.2328 / +1.312.981.8541 Coriant@MWW.com

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