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The State of Maryland Selects Atlantech Online to Provide High-Speed Internet Access for networkMaryland™

Press by Tom Collins
Silver Spring, Maryland, November 18, 2008 — Atlantech Online today announced that it has been selected by the State of Maryland to support the State’s Internet connectivity requirements for networkMaryland™. Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, Atlantech is providing the State high speed Internet access via multiple Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) connections enabling networkMaryland™ to meet the growing Internet traffic demand from the many Maryland agencies that it serves.

networkMaryland™ is the statewide high-speed network for public sector use. The network was created from an initiative to utilize fiber optic cable assets throughout the state to provide affordable, high-speed bandwidth to all areas of the State and to provide a cost savings to the citizens of the State of Maryland. Moving forward, networkMaryland™ will offer WAN connectivity for any public entities within the State by coordinating joint network build-outs, consolidation of services and by providing the necessary information for proper network growth.

"networkMaryland™ has built a reliable backbone to support its operations throughout the State of Maryland," said Ed Fineran, president of Atlantech. "Their use of dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) equipment throughout their core network will enable networkMaryland™ to meet the growing needs of its user base for years to come. Atlantech’s 800Gbps DWDM regional network backbone was built for the high-bandwidth demands of organizations like the State of Maryland."

About Atlantech Online: With one of the largest IP backbones in the Mid-Atlantic corridor, Atlantech provides reliable, high capacity bandwidth to meet growing traffic demand from customers with a wide variety of Internet, telephone and multi-media requirements. Atlantech offers Internet connectivity primarily in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia markets in addition to a comprehensive suite of network service offerings. Atlantech has the scale, performance and service portfolio to support telecommunications solutions as its customers’ network needs evolve.







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Tom Collins (Twitter, LinkedIn) - is the Director of Enterprise Sales & Marketing for Atlantech Online. He has over 20 years of professional experience in the Internet Service Provider industry and is known for translating technology into positive results for business. A native of Washington, DC, a graduate from University of Maryland (degrees in Government & Politics and Secondary Education), Tom is also a five-time Ironman finisher.

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