Network Roundup: Arelion, MOX, RETN, Aqua Comms

May 11th, 2023
 

Two interesting expansion projects, a significant upgrade project, and some bit R&E bandwidth: [Read more →]

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Colo Bytes: Flexential, Element Critical, Equinix, Web Werks, Cyxtera

May 10th, 2023
 

Three interconnection expansions, one new data center, and one restructuring financial move: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Infinera, Novva, Spectrum, Khazna

May 9th, 2023
 

Two data center expansion projects, a big bandwidth trial, and some SASE. [Read more →]

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Prime Goes to Phoenix

May 8th, 2023
 

The data center provider Prime is taking on a new market. They have unveiled expansion plans into the state of Arizona with a new data center campus in the Phoenix metro area, an infrastructure market whose star continues to rise. [Read more →]

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Three Questions to Improve Your SLAs

May 5th, 2023
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Michael Bacon, Director of Enterprise Solutions Marketing, Accedian

Enterprises use service level agreements (SLAs) to define network service requirements and guide service assurance, but there is often a disconnect between the performance customers need and the performance a provider actually delivers and reports. This misalignment isn’t trivial. [Read more →]

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Arelion Adds Some Fiber Out West

May 4th, 2023
 

The global network operator Arelion continues to invest in its North American footprint, adding diversity and depth to the company’s offerings. Yesterday they revealed plans to launch of a new fiber route between Denver and the San Francisco Bay Area. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: DE-CIX, Bulk, Vultr, VETRO

May 4th, 2023
 

A few new IXs, some partnership expansions, and a new market: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Harbor Peak, Wyyerd, 365DC, GTR

May 3rd, 2023
 

Some new metro fiber, some financing, an integration update, and a buildout update: [Read more →]

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DartPoints Buys Louisiana’s Venyu

May 3rd, 2023
 

Yesterday we had a bit of consolidation out at the edge. DartPoints has acquired Venyu, a data center and cloud services provider based in Louisiana. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: euNetworks, Avaya, GPX, VIRTUS

May 2nd, 2023
 

Of interest this morning: a recapitalization, a re-emergence, and a couple data center expansion projects: [Read more →]

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euNetworks Closes Belgian Fibre Acquisition

May 1st, 2023
 

The European bandwidth infrastructure company euNetworks officially got a bit bigger at the end of last week. Their previously announced purchase of the “Business Branch” of a Belgian utility company has closed, and the integration has begun. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Mattias Fridström On Arelion’s Network Evolution

May 1st, 2023
 

It has now been more than a year since Arelion began its new life, leaving behind the Telia Carrier brand and facing the market as an independent entity. Over that year we have seen the company start to make more aggressive network investments, moving into new parts of the world, such as Mexico. With us today to give his perspective on Arelion’s network infrastructure, its future, and the state of the broader network infrastructure marketplace is Mattias Fridström, Arelion’s Chief Evangelist. [Read more →]

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Continuous Improvement in Fiber Operations: Enhancing Customer Experience and Efficiency

April 28th, 2023
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Mandeep S Kwatra of Prodapt

As fiber operators fiercely compete for the top spot, they must constantly improve their operations while maintaining costs and ensuring seamless customer service. However, 60% of all corporate six sigma initiatives fail to deliver lasting results. We observed that many fiber operators still rely on traditional operations improvement activities performed on a one-time or on-demand basis translating to [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Console, Macquarie, Nokia, TDC, Epsilon, Vantage

April 27th, 2023
 

Lots of international items this week, here’s another set to keep up with: [Read more →]

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Regional Roundup: Empire, Ribbon, Valley, WANRack, EdgeConneX

April 26th, 2023
 

On the regional infrastructure front, two network buildouts, an edge data center, and an equipment upgrade. [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: BT, LogRhythm, Colt DCS, Proximity

April 25th, 2023
 

A significant public sector deal, a cybersecurity partnership, a new data center, and a new edge IX: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Ernie Ortega on GTT’s Transformation, Outlook

April 24th, 2023
 

After a trip through restructuring, GTT is officially back.  The company looks a lot different now, with a streamlined set of assets and a new focus on providing managed network and security services to the global enterprise marketplace.  A year ago we talked with former COO Don MacNeil about the path forward, and today we are joined by CEO Ernie Ortega.  Ernie is of course an industry veteran, having started his career with MCI back in the day.  He has done stints with the likes of XO, Cogent, Colt, and TowerStream, and took over the CEO role at GTT near the beginning of the restructuring process before shepherding the company through the pandemic period.  Here he’ll offer his take on the road ahead. [Read more →]

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Why You Need a CSP Partner to Succeed in a Digital World

April 21st, 2023
 

This Industry Viewoint was authored by Ken Kennedy, COO and President of Revenue Management & Digital Monetization at CSG

In today’s digital world, the ability to survive as an enterprise has become an arms race. If an enterprise becomes complacent or fails to keep an eye on the future, it’ll quickly be outpaced by a more sophisticated competitor. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but to be the leader of the pack in a tight [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Lumen, Nokia, Lightstorm, AF-CIX, Zayo

April 20th, 2023
 

Three network upgrade projects and a new IX. [Read more →]

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Earth Day 2023: Reflecting on Telecoms and E Waste

April 20th, 2023
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Hannes Gredler, Founder and CTO at RtBrick

Earth Day 2023 is right around the corner on April 22, and it’s a great opportunity to reflect on the telecoms industry’s environmental footprint. E-waste not only affects the amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) being put into the atmosphere, but studies have shown that there are even negative health effects for adults and children. The telecoms sector itself is a large contributor [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: Ritter, STL, Ciena, Versa

April 19th, 2023
 

A fiber network expansion and three vendor portfolio expansions: [Read more →]

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Colo Bytes: AMS-IX, MDXi, CoreSite, DataBank, GI Partners

April 18th, 2023
 

Four data center moves in four geographies to catch up with: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Sparkle, Infinera, Ribbon, Nokia

April 18th, 2023
 

Four bits of technology upgrades tapping three vendors both local and international over the last few days: [Read more →]

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