How Smart is Your Data Center?

February 22nd, 2023

This sponsored thought leadership article was authored by Brent Bensten, Chief Technology Officer for QTS Data Centers

As digital transformation accelerates across industries and a new digital economy takes shape globally, demand for digital infrastructure and data center capacity – along with related costs and complexity – are increasing rapidly. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: AirTrunk, AMS-IX, MainOne, Spirent, Anritsu

February 21st, 2023

A data center buildout, a new DCI service, a certification, and a testing collaboration:

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Monday Roundup: RETN, PDG, BICS, Nokia, Render Networks

February 20th, 2023

Some metro fiber, a new data center, a bit of network slicing, and some FTTH: [Read more →]

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Four Telecom Predictions for 2023

February 17th, 2023

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Glenn Chagnot, Senior Director of Product Management, Cloud Solutions, Spirent

Communication service providers (CSPs) have big plans for 2023. 5G densification, virtualized radio networks, edge computing, private wireless, and more, it’s all on the table. But which projects look poised to make the biggest waves for telecom operators and their customers? [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Equinix, Colt, Breezeline, MTN Group, EXFO

February 16th, 2023

A couple of expansions and a couple of customer wins to keep up with: [Read more →]

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Vendor Bytes: Ribbon, Spirent, Nokia, Exium, Enea

February 15th, 2023

A couple DWDM, some SASE data, and a bit of 5G testing: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Empire, Ritter, Ciena, MdBC, Windstream

February 14th, 2023

Two FTTH projects, a middle mile upgrade, and some managed security: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Bridging the Datacenter Talent Gap with SMU’s Dr. Klyne Smith

February 13th, 2023

One of the most difficult challenges the infrastructure industry faces is that of acquiring talent.  The reason simply is that the pool of people with relevant experience is too small, because the education system of today isn’t oriented toward serving this need.  There is no clearer example of this than within the modern datacenter, which house an integrated nexus of technologies rarely taught in the same parts of a college campus.  With us today is Dr. Klyne Smith, who co directs the M.S. in Datacenter Systems Engineering program at SMU.  SMU’s program is one of the few out there that are taking the problem head on. [Read more →]

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Blockchain-powered dispute management to reduce the intercarrier settlement time by 60%

February 10th, 2023

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Boominathan Shanmugam of Prodapt

Service providers in the Connectedness industry receive intercarrier invoices worth over USD 1.2 billion annually and are challenged with more than 25% revenue blockage due to disputes. Managing disputes and improving trust in intercarrier settlements is challenging for service providers. The traditional dispute analysis and resolution approaches are inefficient, delaying settlements [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: WIOCC, 2Africa, Windstream, UPN, Nokia

February 9th, 2023

One subsea, one managed SSE, one metro expansion, and some new factory capability from a vendor: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: Bluebird, Hurricane Electric, LiveOak, Nokia, LightSpeed

February 8th, 2023

Four regional buildout and expansion projects in the Midwest and Southeast worth noting: [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Orange Business, Ericsson, Juniper, Avelacom

February 7th, 2023

Four interesting bits of news from four different parts of the globe to keep up with: [Read more →]

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Millicom Plans Bi-Oceanic Corridor Fiber

February 6th, 2023

Fiber in South America has had a tendency to come from the coasts and move inland. However, Millicom, which provides services in Latin America via the TIGO brand, has plans to change that up somewhat and build some transcontinental fiber. [Read more →]

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Friday Roundup: Netera, GPC, GNX, stc, Huawi

February 3rd, 2023

Several last mile upgrades an some new funding, both domestic and overseas: [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Prime, BDx, Liquid, Nokia, Web Werks, Iron Mountain

February 2nd, 2023

Four very interesting projects on three continent to keep up with, 3 data centers and one terrestrial backbone: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: 1623 Farnam, Console Connect, Great Plains Communications, Accedian, STL

February 1st, 2023

A couple interesting items from Nebraska, and a couple of vendor items, including a bit of M&A: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Roundup: LightPath, LightRiver, ConnectBase, EdgeCore

January 31st, 2023

Two infrastructure expansions, and two partnerships to keep up with: [Read more →]

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Tahoe Acquires E-Vergent, Stays Hungry

January 30th, 2023

There was a bit of interesting network M&A out in the Midwest this morning. Washington-based Tahoe Network Infrastructure has announced the acquisition of the Midwestern fiber and fixed wireless provider E-Vergent. [Read more →]

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What will separate the 5G leaders and laggers in 2023

January 27th, 2023

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Ragu Masilamany, VP and Global Head of Solutions Engineering and Labs at Amdocs

As communications service providers (CSPs) want faster monetization of 5G, recession fears loom, and the cost of energy increases, some have formed a shortsighted view of 5 G’s true long-term impact. However, leading into 2023, this perspective could be what separates the leads in 5G from those who delay investment due to “5G” fatigue. [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: GTT, Skywire, Xchange, Nokia, SFR

January 26th, 2023

Two more executive leadership appointments and a key 5G partnership: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Ciena, Extenet, Forward Networks, Bluebird, Padtec

January 25th, 2023

Some new executives, some new money, some new DWDM, and a deal closure: [Read more →]

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Metro Bytes: Neos Networks, Comcast Business, Metronet

January 24th, 2023

A couple metro expansions and a contract win across three disparate geographies: [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: Orange Business, eStruxture, Infovista, DATAIX, Proximity

January 23rd, 2023

A few interesting items from around the world and from different corners of the internet infrastructure world to catch up on: [Read more →]

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