Cross River Fiber Supports Dark Fiber Connectivity Within the Healthcare Vertical, Extending Its New Jersey Backbone Reach By 50+ Miles

Dedicated Dark Fiber Network Infrastructure Enables Unlimited, Secure, and Efficient Transfer of Critical Patient Data and Records for Atlantic Health System

Summit, NJ – October 4, 2012Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based, boutique dark fiber optic and telecommunications solutions provider, announces the expansion of its dark fiber network within the healthcare vertical by securing a new customer relationship with Atlantic Health System. This strategic relationship substantially expands Cross River Fiber’s New Jersey footprint, creating an additional 50+ miles of new fiber. Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area.

Atlantic Health System is considered one of the leading technological front-runners within the healthcare vertical. Its world-class facilities feature state-of-the-art equipment, offering patients best-of-breed medical technologies and treatments to ensure superior healthcare. The organization is known as an industry pioneer, leading the adoption of innovative medical technologies and enabling others in the vertical to follow suit.

Cross River Fiber plays a key role in the enablement of Atlantic Health System’s healthcare mission, providing a dark fiber-based network to support large data transfers required by new medical technology.  The new network interconnects Newton Medical Center located in Sussex County with Atlantic Health Systems primary data center. This foundation is a crucial and cost-effective necessity for the future operations of Atlantic’s enterprise-wide applications.

“Cross River Fiber provides Atlantic Health Systems with a single-source, secure, reliable and scalable solution,” comments Vincenzo Clemente, CEO of Cross River Fiber. “Our dark fiber infrastructure seamlessly converges Atlantic’s voice, video and data solutions, connecting back office, telecom network, servers and data centers. We are able to provide the organization with critical ultra-low latency, unlimited bandwidth, increased data speed and complete independence, while significantly reducing the overall telecom budget.”

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About Cross River Fiber

Cross River Fiber, Inc, is a New Jersey-based CLEC (Competitive Local Exchange Carrier) and boutique dark fiber solutions provider that designs, constructs and maintains its own independent fiber-optic network infrastructure. Designed around a company’s unique requirements, Cross River Fiber provides the most effective and scalable high-speed fiber optic network to meet the stringent business requirements of today’s businesses.

About Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System is one of the largest non-profit health care systems in New Jersey, comprised of Morristown Medical CenterOverlook Medical Center in Summit and Newton Medical Center. The three medical centers – all accredited by The Joint Commission – have a combined total of 1,308 licensed beds and more than 2,750 affiliated physicians providing a wide array of health care services to the residents of Northern and Central New Jersey. Specialty service areas include advanced cardiovascular carepediatric medical and surgical specialties, neurologyorthopedics, and sports medicine. Each of these programs has earned top ratings and recognitions in their respective fields. Atlantic Health System is the official health care partner of the New York Jets and an official health care provider of the New Jersey Devils.