New York – October 3, 2011 — Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, today announces that La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA, has selected Sidera to provide high speed, scalable Internet solutions for its campus-wide network upgrade. The upgrade supports La Salle’s dynamic learning environment and communications applications, including email and e-learning platforms as well as the daily online needs of its students.
“Our newly upgraded network gives us a faster, flexible and more reliable connection, and the migration from the previous provider was painless. Network performance has been excellent since we began to work with Sidera,” stated Ed Nickerson, CIO, La Salle University.
By upgrading its network with Sidera, LaSalle has not only increased bandwidth, but has improved network performance and lowered costs, while providing the University with access to Sidera’s dependable, around-the-clock support.
“In higher education, fast and reliable Internet connectivity is not just important, it is integral to the daily lives of everyone on campus,” said Mike Sicoli, CEO, Sidera Networks. “Our team was able to design and implement a solution that delivers the required speed, capacity and resiliency needed for today’s campus environment.”
La Salle joins nearly 50 leading education and research institutions in the Northeast U.S. that rely on Sidera’s flexible, reliable and scalable solutions to support their bandwidth requirements.
About Sidera Networks
Sidera Networks, LLC www.sidera.net, is the premier provider of tailored, high capacity communications services to carrier and enterprise customers. Sidera Networks offers a comprehensive suite of facilities-based services including: Ethernet, SONET, Wavelength, Dark Fiber, Internet Access, Colocation and more. With a fiber optic network leveraging unique rights-of-way that delivers connectivity to the major metropolitan areas from Maine to Virginia and out to Chicago, as well as access to Toronto and London, Sidera is committed to delivering cost-effective, custom solutions coupled with superior industry expertise, service and support. Follow us at www.sidera.net or on Twitter at @sideranetworks.