Looking to leverage the same success it has found in other major financial service markets (New York, New Jersey and Chicago), it's only logical that RCN Metro would extend its Xtreme low-latency network into Toronto, Canada. Following New York and Chicago, Toronto is the third largest North American financial services market.
At the end of May, RCN Metro will begin offering its Xtreme Network Ethernet services suite, including switched Ethernet, "Burstable" Ethernet and full-rate up to 1 Gbps Ethernet services, to Toronto-based financial companies.
While financial services are clearly the anchor of the Canadian network expansion, RCN Metro is keen on using the network to target other vertical market segments including the media industry.
The new network expansion also reflects the service provider's desire to sharpen its focus on key verticals such as financial markets as it becomes a private company.
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