Monday, December 13, 2010

Actelis Wins Major EFM over Copper Deployment with Cbeyond

Cbeyond, a leading provider of IT and business communications to SMBs operating in 13 U.S. markets, has selected Actelis' Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) over copper solutions for major deployment. Actelis' EFMplus-powered products, including its ML600 Ethernet access devices and ML2300 Ethernet aggregation switches. The platform will enable Cbeyond to speeds of up to 100Mbps per customer over dry copper leased from the ILEC. Financial terms were not disclosed.

"Partnering with Actelis will help Cbeyond deliver advanced business-class services to help small business customers across the U.S. boost productivity and grow," said Brett Burgett, senior director network engineering and architecture at Cbeyond.

"Actelis is honored to be partnering with Cbeyond in our shared vision of delivering superior Ethernet solutions to the nation's small-to-medium-size businesses," said Joe Manuele, executive vice president of worldwide sales and customer service at Actelis. "Actelis' proven ability to accelerate broadband deployment and supply the best broadband rates and coverage of any EFM over copper solution gives Cbeyond a significant advantage."

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