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Mosaic Community Services Selects Cavalier’s Enterprise Express

Mosaic Community Services Selects Cavalier’s Enterprise ExpressMPLS-enabled VPN Solution Speeds up Access to Critical Data, Lowers Operating Costs


 



RICHMOND, VA – December 2, 2009 – Cavalier, a leading provider of competitive telecommunications services throughout the eastern United States, today announced that Mosaic Community Services has selected its Enterprise Express Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) solution to support Mosaic’s growing voice, video and data needs. 


Cavalier’s MPLS-enabled VPN network will support Mosaic’s bandwidth and access requirements, including the necessary security and redundancy for Mosaic’s newly implemented electronic medical records (EMR) system. Mosaic, the largest outpatient behavioral health organization in Maryland, has grown to four major clinics, nearly 100 residences and a large staff of therapists and medical professionals. 


“Throughout our business partnership of nearly a decade, more

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Cavalier Awarded Contract with Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh

Cavalier Awarded Contract with Housing Authority of the City of PittsburghMPLS Network Provides Improved Security Management RICHMOND, VA – October 21, 2009 – Cavalier, a leading provider of competitive telecommunications services throughout the eastern United States, today announced it has been awarded the Internet services and data communications contract for the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP). Under the agreement, security cameras located within the HACP’s 26 housing developments will stream live video over Cavalier’s network to the HACP’s security command center, providing the communities with greater safety and security.  “The visual access that Cavalier enables will allow our locations to share surveillance images instantly, empowering our security guards and decreasing emergency response times,” said Will McDanel, procurement director, Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh.  “The mesh network we designed for the HACP using Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) provides exceptionally reliable connectivity for this critical more

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Intellifiber Networks Launches Ethernet over Copper Across Entire Network

Intellifiber Now Largest Ethernet over Copper Provider in Mid-Atlantic and Northeast  


ORLANDO – October 12, 2009 – COMPTEL Plus Convention & Expo – Intellifiber Networks, serving the growing network needs of enterprise, service provider and government customers, today announced that it has enabled Ethernet over Copper (EoC) capability throughout its entire network. Intellifiber has more than 400 central offices directly connected to its fiber network, providing dense EoC coverage in markets from Norfolk to Philadelphia to Cleveland. EoC allows Intellifiber to leverage existing copper infrastructure to cost effectively deliver midband Ethernet access directly to customers without having to match demand to legacy circuit sizes.


 


“Ethernet services continue to be a rapidly growing market segment, however widespread adoption has been limited by a lack of Ethernet first mile access,” said Clint Heiden, president of Intellifiber Networks.  more

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Cavalier Extends IPeer Advanced IP Telephony Service to Richmond and Norfolk

Addition of IPeer brings Unified Communications Services to Customers


RICHMOND, VA — September 9, 2009 — Cavalier, a leading provider of competitive telecommunications services throughout the eastern United States, today announced the expansion of its IPeer advanced IP telephony solution into the Richmond and Norfolk markets. IPeer is a hosted PBX business service that provides a rich set of IP PBX features, like Live Message Screening, unified messaging, auto-attendant and call center queuing. IPeer makes businesses more efficient by integrating landline voice service, fax, voice mail, email and mobile phone service.


 


 “By making IPeer available in the Richmond and Norfolk metropolitan areas, Cavalier is able to deliver unified communications services to a large customer base we have served for more than 10 years,” said Lou Sommi, senior vice president of marketing at Cavalier. “With communications systems becoming more

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Intellifiber Networks Offers 10 Gbps Wavelength Service between Equinix Washington, D.C. and Chicago Area Data Centers

 Best-in-Class Service Provides Low Latency Connectivity and Unique Routes 


Richmond, VA – July 28, 2009 – Intellifiber Networks, serving the growing network needs of enterprise, carrier and government markets, announced today that it has enabled low latency 10 Gbps optical wavelength service between Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers in the Washington, D.C. and Chicago areas.  Intellifiber Networks now optically interconnects Equinix’s Washington, D.C. area data center campus in Ashburn, Virginia, and Equinix’s centers in downtown Chicago’s Lakeside Technology Center. 


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Cavalier Announces Virtual Private LAN Service

Private Networking Made Simple, with Improved Performance and Reliability 


RICHMOND, VA — May 19, 2009 — Cavalier, a leading provider of competitive telecommunications services throughout the eastern United States, today announced its Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS). Cavalier’s VPLS combines the simplicity of Ethernet with the intelligence of IP and the inherent security of MPLS in Cavalier’s core fiber network. VPLS is a next generation Layer 2 Ethernet service that allows customers’ geographically dispersed LANs to be meshed into a single-bridged Ethernet LAN, so all sites appear on the same network.


 


“This service satisfies some of the top IT priorities for our customers by offering simple and secure private networking at speeds from 1Mb to a Gigabit and higher,” said Lou Sommi, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Cavalier. “Customers are already comfortable working with Ethernet. Now they can use it to connect their locations over Cavalier’s powerful fiber network to support increasingly complex applications.”


 


Cavalier’s VPLS service offers:



  • Predictable service levels – Priority data must be delivered in a reliable and timely manner. VPLS offers flexible traffic flow planning using standard classes of service, providing end-to-end Quality of Service (QoS) for mission critical applications such as transaction processing, voice and video.

  • Security – Customers’ VPLS traffic is completely contained within a dedicated Layer 2 switch domain with all routing done on the customers’ equipment.  

  • High availability –VPLS ensures the availability and transmission of all applications. The service is fully meshed, using MPLS in the core network to achieve the fastest possible convergence time.

  • Scalability – Customers can quickly adapt to changing bandwidth and business requirements. Services grow easily without labor-intensive configuration changes.

  • Flexibility – Set up only one connection per site — no matter how many locations or services are being used. Customers can combine voice and multiple data applications onto their choice of network access options, including T1, Ethernet Express, DS3, SONET and Gigabit Ethernet.


 About CavalierCavalier, headquartered in Virginia, is a full-service provider of reliable and efficient telecommunications solutions for business, consumer, and government customers. Using its owned and operated fiber optic network, the company serves hundreds of thousands of customers throughout the eastern United States. From landline voice to managed network services, customers depend on Cavalier for a wide range of communications products that drive their businesses and simplify their lives. We strive to combine technology with customer commitment to deliver the best value available. For more information, please visit us on the web at http://www.cavtel.com # # # 


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Lou Sommi                                                       Lisa McCausland


Cavalier Telephone, LLC                                    Dahlia Public Relations


+1 267.803.4244                                                +1 303.888.2137


lsommi@cavtel.com                                          lmccausland@cavtel.com

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