Tuesday Bytes: QTS, Cisco, CenturyLink, Level 3, Voxbone

September 19th, 2017

An IX expansion, a retirement, two new products, and a makeover: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: ROOT Data Center CEO AJ Byers

September 19th, 2017

The Canadian data center market has been getting more and more attention lately, especially as more and more internet infrastructure investments are focused at the edge, outside the handful of core nodes that have traditionally dominated.  One such market is that of Montreal, the home of ROOT Data Center.  With us today to talk about the data center business up north is ROOT’s CEO AJ Byers.  Prior to taking the helm at ROOT, AJ led Black Iron Data until its sale to Rogers, when he became the division’s president. [Read more →]

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Focus Makes A Difference for SD-WAN Vendors

September 18th, 2017

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by David W Wang

With SD-WAN becoming more popular in the WAN infrastructure marketplace, IT and telecom consultants like myself are often asked such questions by enterprise clients as that there are dozens of SD-WAN vendors out there, which one [Read more →]

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Int’l Roundup: Keppel, Tata, China Telecom Global, Digital Realty

September 18th, 2017

Some news from around the world to start off this Monday morning: [Read more →]

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Colt Adds Metro Fiber in the Far East

September 15th, 2017

Colt has been busy adding some fiber to its diet in the eastern hemisphere. They are in the process of building a metro footprint in Singapore and have begun the buildout of a new metro network in Hong Kong. [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: Equinix, Southern Telecom, Wilcon, RETN, DE-CIX

September 14th, 2017

One data center launch, some new hires in metro fiber, a new office in central Asia, and some interconnection milestones: [Read more →]

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EdgeConneX Takes On Toronto

September 14th, 2017

EdgeConneX is taking its edge data center footprint across the US/Canada border for the first time. The company's first Canadian Edge Data Center and 40th overall is planned to be opened in Toronto. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: CenturyLink, FiberLight, CoreSite, Connected2Fiber

September 13th, 2017

An update on the CenturyLink/Level 3 deal, some new fiber and cloud connectivity, and an SaaS adoption: [Read more →]

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Skywire Raises Funding, Takes Aim at the Rest of NYC

September 12th, 2017

New York City is going to have some more fixed wireless competition going forward.  Skywire Networks has landed $23M in financing from Metropolitan Partners Group as part of an effort to greatly expand its list of on-net buildings, which currently stands at 400. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Seaborn, Element Critical, Ciena, FiberLight, Zayo

September 12th, 2017

Here's a quick survey of some news from the past few days through this morning: [Read more →]

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Singtel to close copper-based ADSL networks

September 12th, 2017

This article was authored by Dylan Bushell-Embling, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

Singtel has revealed plans to progressively shut down its copper-based ADSL networks as part of a push to accelerate fiber based service adoption to business and residential customers. [Read more →]

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Equinix to Acquire Itconic

September 11th, 2017

Equinix has found another M&A target and a new international market region to attack.  The global data center company has entered into an agreement to acquire the cloud and data center specialist Itconic. [Read more →]

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Superloop Acquires NuSkope, Moves Deeper Into Fixed Wireless

September 11th, 2017

There was a bit of M&A in the metro space down under to start off this week. Superloop has announced the acquisition of NuSkope, a provider of metro fixed wireless in the city of Adelaide, as well as several associated entities. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: 128 Technology COO Patrick MeLampy

September 11th, 2017

Software is driving the world of networking more so than ever before, and the changes are just getting started.  There are a lot of new approaches and new voices in the conversation.  One of those is 128 Technology, which is bringing session-awareness to routing. With us today to talk about 128 Technology’s approach to routing and where they think the market is going is COO Patrick MeLampy.  Prior to helping found 128 Technology, Patrick was co-founder and CTO at Acme Packet, which Oracle acquired in 2013. [Read more →]

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Friday Roundup: Epsilon, Internap, Digital Realty

September 8th, 2017

Some interconnection news and a couple of data center expansions: [Read more →]

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How to form your B2B Telecoms video marketing

September 8th, 2017

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Jon Mowat, founder of video strategy agency, Hurricane.

No matter how many articles you read about top marketing trends for 2017, video will always get a mention. The medium of moving pictures has become the dominant force for brands keen to catch the eye, and the proliferation [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: 123Net, Crown Castle, Orange Business, BroadSoft, Ufinet

September 7th, 2017

Some metro news, some global items, and an M&A in LATAM to consider: [Read more →]

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Serverless changes cloud and FinTech services

September 7th, 2017

This article was authored by Jouko Ahvenainen, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

Clouds have become the standard for many online services. Now we are really moving to serverless services that offer many benefits over the traditional cloud server models. [Read more →]

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Zayo Buys Some Colo Close to Home

September 6th, 2017

Zayo Group has hopped back into the M&A ring once again, albeit for a relatively small deal.  The Colorado-based fiber builder and operator has acquired another colo facility along Colorado's Front Range for $3.5M. [Read more →]

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Windstream Furthers Its Westward Expansion

September 6th, 2017

Windstream's ongoing network expansion has taken aim at the western region once again according to a release this morning.  The  network operator has deployed two new points of presence with the help of the data center provider CoreSite. [Read more →]

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Int’l Roundup: Liquid, BICS, China Mobile, Liberty

September 5th, 2017

The US was off yesterday, but the week did start on Monday for much of the world.  here's a quick look at some news from overseas: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Aqua Comms’ CEO Nigel Bayliff

September 5th, 2017

On tap today is a quick Q&A with Aqua Comms’ Nigel Bayliff.  We interviewed Nigel last winter soon after he took over as CEO of the carrier’s carrier and its AEConnect and CeltixConnect-1 submarine cable systems.  Aqua Comms has some network expansion projects in mind on both sides of the Atlantic, and I was able to sit down with him briefly for an update. [Read more →]

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Network Roundup: Windstream, EdgeConneX, Neutral Path, Custom Connect, IFSC

September 1st, 2017

TGIF and goodbye to another summer.  Here's a quick look at other news from this week that's worth a quick read first though: [Read more →]

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