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PS LIGHTWAVE Announces Public Cloud Access to Amazon Web Services (AWS) Through Four CyrusOne Houston Data Centers


PS LIGHTWAVE today announced that the company will be offering
low-latency, high-performance cross connects with Amazon Web Services
(AWS) to its customers in four CyrusOne (NASDAQ:CONE) data centers in
Houston. Partnering with CyrusOne enables PS LIGHTWAVE to meet growing
demands for data center services, cloud access, interconnection
services, disaster recovery and business continuity. The cross-connects
are available in CyrusOne's Houston West I, Houston West II, Houston
West III and Houston–Galleria facilities. This will enable PS
LIGHTWAVE's extensive fiber-optic network footprint in Houston to
provide a direct connection to AWS, creating resilient, secure, hybrid
computing opportunities for business applications and mission-critical

"Nine of the top 10 cloud providers are also CyrusOne customers, and
this relationship provides PS LIGHTWAVE customers the flexibility and
scalability desired to interact with the public cloud. Our presence in
the CyrusOne data centers allows our customers to be just one
cross-connect away to Amazon Web Services from anywhere on our 5,500
miles of fiber in the Houston area," said DeLisa Williams, Senior
Carrier Services Executive, PS LIGHTWAVE.

CyrusOne data centers provide a resilient, high-performance, cloud-ready
infrastructure that supports the efficient processing of data, providing
the ideal infrastructure platform for PS LIGHTWAVE's portfolio of
services. Access to AWS, as well as colocation, private point-to-point
and point-to-multi-point networks, cloud services and Voice over
Internet Protocol (VoIP) are all available on Houston's largest private
Metropolitan Area Network (MAN). CyrusOne's Houston data centers are
part of a portfolio of 45 data-center facilities across the United
States, Europe and Asia that provide customers with flexibility and
scale to match their specific IT growth needs. CyrusOne facilities are
engineered to include the power-density infrastructure required to
deliver high availability, including architecture with the highest
available power
redundancy (2N)
. The company has 200 Fortune 1000 customers and
serves nine of the world's 10 largest cloud providers.

"CyrusOne has a very strong interconnection and cloud enablement
platform, and with PS LIGHTWAVE's focus on customer performance and
flexibility, we're pleased to make those connections available to a
wider universe of customers in Houston," said John Gould, Executive Vice
President – Worldwide Sales, CyrusOne. "We look forward to the
continuation of a productive relationship with this respected provider.
Together, we enable more customer options in the Houston market."

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PS LIGHTWAVE, a leading telecommunications service provider
headquartered in Houston, Texas, owns one of the nation's largest
private fiber-optic Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs). The
facilities-based fiber-optic network spans approximately 5,500 route
miles, features over 1,600 on-net locations and delivers managed Gigabit
Ethernet business services, Internet Access, Dark Fiber, Voice over IP
(VoIP), and services to carriers, enterprise, cities, municipalities and
educational institutions throughout the Greater Houston Metropolitan
area. PS LIGHTWAVE's switched Layer 2 infrastructure is backed by
24/7/365 Network Operations Center (NOC) support and connects 50+
fault-tolerant multi-gigabit Ethernet rings for added redundancy,
security, high availability and low latency. At PS LIGHTWAVE, Great
Connections Happen Here™.

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