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Verge Fund Implements MegaPath Ethernet over Copper to Support Voice over IP and Data Communication Requirements

Ethernet Proves More Cost Effective than Fiber Alternatives for Albuquerque-Based Venture Capital Fund

Pleasanton, Calif., January 22, 2013MegaPath Corporation, one of the leading providers of managed data, voice, security and hosted IT services in North America, today announced that it is delivering Ethernet over Copper (EoC) connectivity and Hosted Voice to Verge Fund, a super-angel venture capital fund. Through this relationship, Albuquerque, N.M.-based Verge Fund is leveraging MegaPath’s EoC connection to ensure it has a reliable, high-quality Voice over IP (VoIP) and data connection for its employees and start-up companies.

“Before switching to MegaPath, the quality of our Voice over IP services did not meet our expectations, which led us to search for a new communications provider that could support our voice and data connectivity needs,” said Bill Bice, General Partner, Verge Fund. “We looked at all of the traditional fiber providers, but they are expensive. MegaPath offered the first realistic alternative to fiber and now we have a fiber-quality connection at a reasonable price point.”

After experiencing service quality issues with its VoIP connection, Verge Fund turned to MegaPath’s EoC offering and Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities to support its voice connectivity demands. MegaPath is providing the venture fund with a 20x20 EoC connection to support Verge Fund’s current requirements and future plans. MegaPath Hosted Voice will enable Verge Fund to reduce costs, increase productivity, and streamline communications with a comprehensive feature set including Find Me/Follow Me, Visual Voicemail and Mobility.

“Every company today, whether it’s a venture capital fund, a retail franchise or a large Fortune 1000 organization, wants to keep their communications costs as low as possible while maintaining high quality of service,” said Dan Foster, President, Business Markets, MegaPath. “Our work with Verge Fund demonstrates MegaPath’s ability to deliver a reliable, cost-effective voice and data solution that exceeds customer expectations. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Verge Fund and providing additional services to meet its evolving needs.”

To support demand in the region, MegaPath recently opened an Albuquerque field office. This office supports MegaPath’s recently completed nationwide EoC network expansion, as well as MegaPath’s comprehensive suite of voice, data, security and hosted IT services. EoC is now available in the top 50 markets across the United States including Austin, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Dallas, Miami, Phoenix, and San Francisco.

To learn more about MegaPath’s relationship with Verge Fund, please see the Verge Fund Case Study.

 

 

About MegaPath
MegaPath is a leading business communications and network provider that helps businesses fully leverage the cloud. MegaPath’s award-winning service portfolio includes Voice, Unified Communications, SD-WAN, WiFi, and Internet services, backed by dedicated project management and 100% US-based technical support. MegaPath is uniquely positioned to deliver custom managed solutions to businesses that desire a broad range of high-value services from a single nationwide provider. With over twenty years of expertise, MegaPath empowers businesses of all sizes to simplify operations, improve communications, increase productivity, and lower costs.

To learn more about MegaPath’s leading service offerings, please visit www.megapath.com.

MegaPath Media Contact:
Tony Welz
Welz & Weisel Communications
703-877-8101
tony@w2comm.com

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