Telarus launches Ethernet lit buildings tool

August 8, 2007

Telarus today announced the launch of a new marketing web site that focuses on businesses looking for Ethernet over Copper (EoC), Ethernet over Serial (DS1), fast (100 mbps) and gigabit (1 gbps) Ethernet broadband availability: ShopforEthernet. The web site, powered by GeoQuote and Google maps, enables the general public to search for lit buildings where broadband carriers have a physical presence. The results are displayed on a dynamically generated map for easy viewing.

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“We are very excited about the launch of ShopforEthernet,” commented Adam Edwards, president of Telarus. “Giving the public visibility into the location of telecommunications equipment is a major advance in this industry, which has traditionally kept this information very close to the vest.”
Finding “lit” buildings where Ethernet broadband is available is very important to larger companies with high bandwidth requirements. By plugging in directly to a telecommunications carrier via Ethernet, customers avoid the expensive loop charges assessed by the local phone company.

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Megapath expands bonded T1 footprint

July 10, 2007

MegaPath announced the expansion of its Bonded T1 service to provide the largest coverage in the United States.  The MegaPath Bonded T1 service combines two T1 lines to deliver 3 Megabits per second (Mbps). Read the rest of this entry »


Megapath growing fast

October 19, 2006

MegaPath is ranked one of the Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2006 Technology Fast 500 with a  276 percent revenue growth from Broadband Access and Managed IP Services. Read the rest of this entry »


Burger King selects Megapath

October 3, 2006

megapath.gifMegaPath today announced Burger King Corporation selected MegaPath’s broadband managed services to power its Connect Your W@y Initiative. Burger King Corporation is deploying MegaPath’s Secure Network Services to cost effectively support data communications between its restaurants and centralized corporate resources.

Approximately 90 percent of BURGER KING® restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees. As an integral part of Burger King Corporation’s Connect Your W@y Initiative, MegaPath will design and manage an end-to-end solution that incorporates high-speed DSL and secure managed services. The initial deployment will connect more than 500 BURGER KING® franchisees in the United States at the volume-based pricing generated by the combined corporate buying power. Read the rest of this entry »


MegaPath Strategic Investment in DSL.net

August 29, 2006

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 MegaPath Inc., the leading provider of Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions and other managed IP services to businesses nationwide, announced that it has made a strategic investment in DSL.net, Inc. (OTCBB: DSLN) which will allow MegaPath to acquire substantially all of the equity of DSL.net upon receiving regulatory and shareholder approval. This acquisition, which involves additional funding from existing MegaPath investors, would further strengthen the Company’s market position and enable it to deliver a wider selection of managed IP (Internet Protocol) data, voice and security services.  The addition of DSL.net’s broadband and Voice over IP (VoIP) infrastructure would also give MegaPath greater control over the performance and reliability of its services, and improve its margins and profitability. Read the rest of this entry »


Make-A-Wish Foundation® Standardizes on MegaPath

July 17, 2006

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MegaPath Inc announced that it is providing all data communications and Internet access for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, including all of its remote workers.

“MegaPath is one of our oldest technology partners and has been dedicated to our cause from the beginning,” said Jim Toy, Director of Information Technology for the foundation.  “By supporting all of our Internet and data communications needs pro bono, MegaPath is allowing us to invest more in our mission, rather than spending money on the IT infrastructure required to support all of our staff.”

MegaPath’s leading services, including Internet access and VPN support for remote workers, enables the Make-A-Wish Foundation to utilize custom wish-tracking applications throughout its entire organization – both within its Phoenix headquarters and with remote users in key locations, such as Los Angeles.  MegaPath’s superior performance and reliability ensures the highest levels of productivity throughout the organization.

“Part of any successful company’s mission should be giving back to the community, and MegaPath is proud to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation, along with other charitable organizations throughout the U.S.,” said Jim Cragg, President and Chief Operating Officer at MegaPath.  “MegaPath provides organizations with the reliability and performance required to effectively operate a distributed business, and we are excited that the Make-A-Wish Foundation is allowing us to support their cause.”

About Make-A-Wish Foundation
The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.  Born in 1980 when a group of caring individuals helped a young boy fulfill his dream of becoming a police officer, the Foundation is now the largest wish-granting charity in the world, with 71 chapters in the U.S. and its territories.  With the help of generous donors and nearly 25,000 volunteers, the Make-A-Wish Foundation grants more than 12,500 wishes a year and has granted more than 135,000 wishes in the U.S. since inception. For more information about the Make-A-Wish Foundation, visit http://www.wish.org and discover how you can share the power of a wish®.


MegaPath Launches SecureConnect Managed Security Service

June 26, 2006

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MegaPath, the leading provider of Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions and other managed IP services to businesses nationwide, today announced the availability of SecureConnect, a network-based Unified Threat Management (UTM) solution that helps businesses safeguard information assets. SecureConnect protects business information and systems from both internal and external threats through the use of Attack Mitigation, Anti-Malware, Web Filtering, and VPN capabilities. As such, it provides an ideal complement to MegaPath’s MPLS VPN, Internet connectivity and remote access services.

“Security threats are growing increasingly more sophisticated and widespread, often costing enterprises millions to recover lost or compromised business critical information,” said Jim Cragg, President and Chief Operating Officer of MegaPath. “SecureConnect Managed Security Services deliver comprehensive, accurate and highly-scalable threat protection that provides a competitive advantage to companies of all sizes.”

According to IDC, UTM security systems will comprise a majority of the $3.45 billion combined firewall/VPN and UTM appliance market by 2008, outpacing traditional stand alone firewall/VPN appliances, with 58 percent of the overall share. MegaPath’s SecureConnect UTM services allow organizations to deploy a turnkey solution that protects against the increasing sophistication, proliferation and severity of security threats, while providing the expertise needed to protect valuable customer and proprietary information. The end-to-end solution also helps organizations to comply with regulatory and legislative security mandates, such as PCI/CISP, HIPAA, GLB, SOX, and other regulatory and legislative initiatives.

“As Jamba Juice continues to add franchise locations and network endpoints, protecting business critical data and proprietary information from internal and external security breeches is paramount,” said Robert Notte, Vice President of IT at Jamba Juice. “MegaPath’s SecureConnect United Threat Management platform addresses Jamba Juice’s need for a reliable low cost solution to secure our business data.”

MegaPath’s SecureConnect UTM offering consists of the following Managed Security Services:  Read the rest of this entry »