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iland Internet Solutions Selects AboveNet, a Top Tier1, IP Provider, to Connect Its Virtual Data Centers across America
iland Internet Solutions, a leading global provider of Virtualization and VMware Cloud Services featuring Hosted VMware VI Enterprise solutions, Managed Colocation and High Speed IP Bandwidth, and AboveNet Communications, Inc., a leading provider of fiber optic connectivity solutions, announced today that iland has selected AboveNet as one of its top two Tier1 IP providers to connect the iland Virtual Data Centers, located in Los Angeles, Boston, Reston, Virginia and Dallas. The additional 4 Gbps IP network connectivity for each of iland’s Virtual Data Centers provide iland and its customers with further redundancy, flexibility and cost effectiveness.

“We selected AboveNet as our IP partner due to our mutual commitment to provide the highest level of customer service as well as network availability,” states Brian Ussher, President of iland Internet Solutions. “iland is committed to continuously investing in our network infrastructure to ensure high availability and the utmost scalability for our industry-leading VMware Cloud Services. As a result, our Cloud Services customers enjoy flexible and secure data replication, protection and improved disaster recovery processes.”

“AboveNet remains committed to meeting iland’s mission-critical data transport requirements,” said MaryBeth Nance, Executive Director of Business Development & Marketing at AboveNet. “We continue to invest in our network construction to offer a broad array of high-bandwidth fiber optic connectivity solutions. We provide reliability and scalability to meet iland’s highest requirements for Data Center connectivity, IT virtualization, and consolidation and optimization services. By delivering a bundled, managed solution to iland within all four of its virtual Data Center markets, we also help control iland’s network operating costs while enabling fast and scalable deployments.”

iland offers premium colocation and a hybrid of virtual and physical data center services in each one of its geographically diverse and redundant iland Virtual Data Centers. Each state-of-the-art SaS 70 facility is built according to the highest industry standards, providing options for traditional colocation, including cabinets and cages, and options for virtual hosting solutions, including our industry-leading VMware Cloud Services. These hybrid solutions allow clients to increase their disaster recovery processes, simplify their IT Operations and consolidate equipment costs, while providing them the ability to colocate additional servers and network equipment cost effectively. Additionally, iland technicians can be available on-site to deliver best-in-class managed IT services, virtualization, replication, storage and back-up solutions.

For more information on iland and its iland Virtual Data Centers, please visit or email

Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009 7:03 PM by David Marshall
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