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Press release from Business Wire

CyrusOne Expanding Interconnection Offering

<p> <i>Josh Snowhorn Joins as Vice President and General Manager to Lead the Effort</i> </p>

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

CyrusOne Expanding Interconnection Offering07:00 EST Tuesday, January 31, 2012 DALLAS (Business Wire) -- CyrusOne, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) and preeminent enterprise data center solutions provider, today announced it is entering the Interconnect business on a broad scale, with Josh Snowhorn joining the company as Vice President and General Manager of Interconnection. “Our customers are looking for many different ways to transmit their data globally and, with an increased focus on interconnectivity, we are creating an ecosystem that enables parties to share data with each other from the home base of our reliable and efficient facilities, which customers have already grown to trust,” said Gary Wojtaszek, president of CyrusOne. “By expanding the availability of dense network connections at our facilities, we are preparing for the future needs of our customers as the internet continues to grow in terms of users, content, and our customers' reliance upon it.” The expanded entry into the business will include the use of Internet Exchanges at all locations, significantly increasing the number of providers available to CyrusOne customers and allowing for internet peering. Offering the broadest number of networks and providers will allow CyrusOne customers to make choices that optimize IT performance, resiliency and cost control for their respective businesses. It can be especially attractive to customers with a global footprint that desire a global infrastructure partner, while also allowing for flexibility at the local and regional level. Just as all other facets of CyrusOne's relationship with its customers are customizable, the interconnection capability is also expected to offer different options, which allow customers to connect with business partners, content providers, networks, carriers, internet service providers and Ethernet buyers and sellers on a local, regional or global scale. To helm the expanded effort, CyrusOne hired Internet industry veteran, Josh Snowhorn, who spent the last 12 years as Vice President of Business Development at Terremark Worldwide, a data center company recently acquired by Verizon. There, he developed new business in emerging markets and drove all business related peering throughout the company's portfolio. Among the first telecom employees at Terremark, he was instrumental in the development and design of the NAP of the Americas, which has grown to be one of the largest Internet exchanges in the world. “Josh is an industry leader, bringing peering, Internet Interconnection, and data center power and cooling expertise to CyrusOne,” said Wojtaszek. “His can-do, problem-solving attitude is a perfect fit for our company and how we approach our business. In particular, our aggressive expansion plans and our continued focus on exceeding customer expectations will benefit from his remarkable social engineering skills and technical know-how.” “I am truly excited to join a dynamic organization like CyrusOne,” said Josh Snowhorn, Vice President and General Manager of Interconnection, CyrusOne. “Gary and the team are growing the CyrusOne business globally to meet footprint demands and all other facets of their clients' data center needs. The convergence of the Enterprise with the Internet world is the sweet spot we're sitting in.” In addition to his role at Terremark, Snowhorn is affiliated with industry-leading organizations such as the North American Network Operators Group (NANOG), Réseaux IP Européens (RIPE), The European Internet Exchange Association (Euro-IX), and the Global Peering Forum (GPF), a joint venture that he co-founded with Equinix, AMS-IX, DE-CIX, and LINX, as well as many other Internet industry related forums and conferences where he is a frequent expert speaker. Implementation and partner details for CyrusOne's expanded Interconnection business are still being finalized and will be announced accordingly. About CyrusOne CyrusOne specializes in enterprise data center colocation, offering the highest power redundancy (2N architecture) and power-density infrastructure. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the company has 21 facilities across the United States, London, and Singapore. CyrusOne is renowned for exemplary customer service. The company's customers include 15 of the top global 100 companies and five of the top 10. CyrusOne is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB). For more information, visit www.cyrusone.com. CyrusOneNicole Aguillard, 713-235-8707naguillard@cyrusone.comorgyro for CyrusOneMindy Miller, 513-346-5564mindy.miller@gyro.com