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Australia's Government Data Centre Facilities Panel now includes Primus Australia

MELBOURNE - 16th November 2011:  PrimusAustralia, a part of PTGi(NYSE: PTGi),today announced it is now on the Federal Government's Data Centre FacilitiesPanel, offering services from its Melbourne facilities.

"We  fullysupport this significant Federal initiative and are excited to lend ourexpertise and resources in helping government agencies avoid costs and improvesustainability," said Primus Australia's CEO Tom Mazerski.  "As a key point of interconnect andcarrier services, our Melbourne facility is an integral cornerstone of thetelecommunications and data sector and we are pleased to be able to extend ourservices and capabilities offering to the Federal Government."
"We believe being included on the panel  reinforces Primus Australia's long standing asa leader in the IT & Telecommunications sector, and demonstrates ourcommitment to ongoing sustainable and responsible facilities growth for cloudcomputing and data storage," added  Matthew Proctor, Primus Australia's GeneralManager Data Centre & IT. "Our recent integration of 'green' initiatives,just as cold-aisle containment innovation, provides a flexible and expandablecapability for the Federal Government and other organisations."

Primus Australia owns and operates Data Centre andtelehousing facilities in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane,providing traditional collocation services as so then as an enterprise-grade CloudComputing platform.  Primus' first DataCentre was opened in 2001 and has grown consistently to cater for customer andinternal expansion.  Significant upgradeswere implemented in 2008, 2009 and more recently expansion of its Sydneycapabilities in August 2011.

Just last month, PrimusAustralia announced it has completed the first stage of its fibre networktransformation, introducing Optical Transport Network capabilities to itsexisting High Capacity fibre rings in Australia.

In addition, Primus Australia ispart of PTGi, whose global, facilities-based network consists of:18carrier-grade international gateway and domestic switching systems with 500interconnection points; 11 data centre facilities primarily in Australia andCanada with a twelfth currently pursuant to this agreement construction in Toronto ; undersea andland-based fibre optic transmission line systems; global VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) network withinterconnections in more than 150 countries; and an extensive DSLAM network inAustralia and Canada to provide on-net local and broadband services.

Primus Australia is part of PrimusTelecommunications Group, Inc. and is one of Australia's largesttelecommunications carriers. It offers a comprehensive range of high speedbroadband, data, Internet, data centre and voice products, servicing both business,residential and carrier sectors.  ThePrimus Australia network provides nationwide coverage through its own backbonenetwork with facilities in 66 cities and 286 DSLAM exchanges across Australia.  Primus Australia operates its own fibrenetwork in the five major capital cities, delivering a range of businessdirect-connect services including IP, Ethernet, ATM, ISDN, high speedbroadband, data centre and inbound as so then as outbound voice services . 

Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated(PTGi) is a leading provider of advanced communication solutions, includingtraditional and IP voice, data, mobile services, broadband Internet,collocation, hosting, and outsourced managed services to business andresidential clients in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Brazil.  PTGi owns and operates its own global networkof straightway-generation IP soft switches, media gateways, hosted IP/SIP platforms,broadband infrastructure, fiber capacity, and data centres located in Canada,Australia, and Brazil. Founded in 1994, PTGi is headquartered in McLean,Virginia.

More information: Prwire.com
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