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Cox Business Serves SuperNAP Data Center
Jul 22, 2009 (01:07 PM EDT)


LAS VEGAS, July 22 HASH(0x163d0f0) HASH(0x163d220) /PRNewswire/ -- announced today that it has extended its fiber network to the world-class data center owned and operated by Switch Communications Group. This 407,000 square foot facility is the equivalent size of ten football fields and one of the largest and most power dense commercial data centers in the world.

"The SuperNAP is a world-class hosting facility and Cox provides leading data transport solutions - it's a natural fit for businesses seeking carrier-class connectivity to offsite application servers and sensitive corporate data," said Gil Rapley, vice president of Cox Business and Hospitality Network in Las Vegas.

This premium data center utilizes patented advanced power, cooling and physical security systems to ensure uninterrupted service. SuperNAP also features multiple telecommunications carriers to provide broad network connectivity options and create network redundancy.

"Reliability and network connectivity are key factors for data center customers and any communications carrier we bring into this environment must meet rigorous requirements," said Chris Donnelly, chief marketing officer, Switch Communications Group. "Cox Business is a trusted provider for thousands of businesses in the region and the company helps ensure our customers experience premium service levels."

Cox Business built dual fiber entries into the SuperNAP, supported by redundant network switching centers and multiple OC-192 fiber rings. Cox Business can serve as the primary and back-up network connection for all data center customers to meet their business continuity requirements. Existing Cox Business customers can easily extend their Cox Business wide area network services to connect to any of Switch's six data centers.

Cox Business provides voice, data and video services for nearly 250,000 small and regional businesses, including health care providers, K-12 and higher education, financial institutions and federal, state and local government organizations. According to HASH(0x16a4320) HASH(0x16a5260) , Cox Business is the fourth largest provider of business Ethernet services in the U.S. based on customer ports. Cox is the currently the seventh largest voice service provider in the U.S. and supports more than 650,000 business phone lines. For more information about Cox Business, or call 1-800-396-1609.

Cox Communications is a multi-service broadband communications and entertainment company with 6.2 million total residential and commercial customers. The third-largest cable television company in the United States, Cox offers an array of advanced digital video, high-speed Internet and telephony services over its own nationwide IP network. Cox Business is a full-service, facilities-based provider of communications solutions for commercial customers, providing high-speed Internet, voice and long distance services, as well as data and video transport services for small to large-sized businesses. Cox Media offers national and local cable advertising in traditional spot and new media formats, along with promotional opportunities and production services. Cox Communications wholly owns and operates the Travel Channel. More information about the services of Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at HASH(0x11229f0) HASH(0x16a9570) and .

SOURCE Cox Communications

CONTACT: Media, Todd Smith of Cox Communications, +1-404-269-3124, tsmith@cox.com

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