Thursday Roundup: WANRack, DE-CIX, Cisco, DataBank

September 19th, 2019
 

Four quick items from four distinct corners of the infrastructure business: [Read more →]

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euNetworks Expands Metro Footprint Into Southern Europe

September 19th, 2019
 

The pan-European bandwidth infrastructure company euNetworks is expanded its reach further southward recently. They have built out duct-based, high fiber count metro networks within the two major markets of Milan and Madrid. [Read more →]

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Global IX Providers Unveil Universal API

September 18th, 2019
 

Three of the biggest IX providers have banded together to develop a common language. Amsterdam-based AMS-IX, Frankfurt-based DE-CIX, and London-based LINX have created a common API for provisioning and configuring interconnection services. They unveiled IX-API as a team at [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Megaport, BSO, Ciena, INAP

September 18th, 2019
 

Four interesting items from midweek worth keeping an eye on: [Read more →]

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Mapletree Takes a Set of Data Centers Off Digital Realty’s Hands

September 17th, 2019
 

A substantial portfolio of data centers will be changing hands. Digital Realty unveiled two transactions that will send 13 of its facilities over to Mapletree Investments and Mapletree Industrial Trust for about $1.4B. [Read more →]

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Int’l Roundup: Infinera, Telia, DE-CIX, DigiPlex

September 16th, 2019
 

Multiple bits of infrastructure news from across the Atlantic this morning: [Read more →]

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Global Cloud Xchange Files Chapter 11

September 16th, 2019
 

Another domino has fallen in the Indian soap opera that has surrounded Reliance Communications, but this time it's the domino that touches the rest of the world. Global Cloud Xchange has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a Delaware court. [Read more →]

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Metro Bytes: IEIC, eStruxture, EdgeConneX, Lincoln Rackhouse

September 13th, 2019
 

Expanding partnerships and organizations peppered the news from this week, here's a quick summary of a few more of them: [Read more →]

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5 ways intelligent automation can assist telecom with 5G

September 13th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was written by Heidi Hattendorf

As telecom consumers, we love our mobile devices. We want more speed, higher responsiveness, and the ability to connect a lot more devices to our phones all at once. We want integrated sensors and a variety of smart TVs, wireless speakers, and gaming systems, along with other devices. For telecom companies, these increased demands present major challenges. [Read more →]

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NYI Expands to Chicago

September 12th, 2019
 

The data center and managed service provider NYI is making a move out in the Midwest. Today they announced the acquisition of a data center out in the Chicago metro area. [Read more →]

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CenturyLink Upgrades EMEA CDN, Does Some Refinancing

September 12th, 2019
 

CenturyLink has been investing in its CDN reach lately. Yesterday the global network operator expanded its content delivery capabilities across EMEA in order to meet the demands of OTT content.  And on another channel, they did some refinancing work on debt coming due in a couple years. [Read more →]

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Elliott Takes Aim at AT&T

September 11th, 2019
 

In what looks to be a very noisy battle for the fall season, Elliott Management and its billionaire protagonist Paul Singer have set their sights on AT&T. The activist hedge fund disclosed a $3.2B position in AT&T, not a minor amount and a little over 1% of the telecommunications giant's marketcap. And along with that investment they sent a rather public letter[Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: Aligned Energy, Hurricane Electric, OmanTel, Epsilon

September 11th, 2019
 

Four new bits of expansion news, from data centers to network PoPs, to NOCs both domestic and international: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Akamai, CenturyLink, IX Reach, Orange Business

September 10th, 2019
 

Two minor bits of M&A activity, one interconnection partnership, and some IoT: [Read more →]

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365 Data Centers Buys Into New Jersey

September 10th, 2019
 

The national data center provider 365 Data Centers has acquired some more data center space in suburban NJ. Yesteday the company announced the purchase of NYI-NJ's Bridgewater facility, complementing the company's existing presence in Manhattan. [Read more →]

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Monday Bytes: DataBank, Colo Atl, EdgeConneX, Southern Telecom

September 9th, 2019
 

Four items from late last week that are worth noting as we kick off the new week: [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Sparkle, Cologix, CenturyLink, Comcast Business

September 6th, 2019
 

Two expansions and two security moves before you head out for the weekend. [Read more →]

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How 5G Will Impact Contact Centers

September 6th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Michael Mahoney of AVOXI

With the recent emergence of 5G technology, many businesses are hopping on board and incorporating 5G into their infrastructure. Call centers are no exception, and 5G can make a great impact on how contact centers are run, enhance their customer experience, and gather data. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Wholesail, INAP, STACK, CenturyLink, Hawaiki

September 5th, 2019
 

It's a short week, at least here in the US, but there's still been plenty of news to catch up on: [Read more →]

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Macquarie Strikes Again, Buys Netrality

September 4th, 2019
 

Some more infrastructure changed hands over the weekend. Macquarie Infrastructure Partners IV and Netrality's management team have partnered up to buy Netrality from Abrams Capital Management. [Read more →]

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OneWeb to Take On the Arctic

September 4th, 2019
 

The frozen north needs bandwidth too, and in recent years more and more are seeing opportunities up in the Arctic Circle. After raising a $1.5B war chest in the Spring, OneWeb unveiled plans this morning to put some of that money to work chasing bandwidth north of the 60th parallel. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Uniti, Conterra, maincubes

September 3rd, 2019
 

Welcome back from the long weekend for those in the US.  Here's a quick look at some regional news from both sides of the Atlantic: [Read more →]

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Alternative approaches to money lending for the unbanked (Fintel scoring)

August 30th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Martin Brezina - business development @ telco big data monetization solution Instarea

There is a huge and largely untapped potential in the banking sector: the unbanked. Because many people need a loan sometime. But not everyone can be granted one by a reputable lender. [Read more →]

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