Colo Bytes: EdgeConneX, Stream Data Centers, Interxion

July 14th, 2020
 

Three interesting bits of data center expansion to make note of: [Read more →]

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Telia, Bulk to Bypass Sweden

July 14th, 2020
 

Telia Carrier and Bulk are working together to connect Norway more directly to the rest of Europe in a project for the Norwegian Communications Authority. The two are working on the 'Havsil' cable, which will connect Kristiansand, Norway and Esbjerg, Denmark. [Read more →]

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Crosslake to Cross the Channel

July 14th, 2020
 

Crosslake Fibre has come up with a new regional subsea cable project, and this one is not in North America. The company that started off by crossing Lake Ontario will now be crossing the English Channel. [Read more →]

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Sparkle Lights Its Curie Fiber With Ciena

July 13th, 2020
 

Sparkle, the international arm of Italian-based TIM Group, has moved to light up its subsea fiber along the western coast of the Americas. To take care of the technology side of things, they have tapped Ciena's WaveLogic 5 Extreme gear. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Infoworks CEO Buno Pati on Data, Privacy, and the Pandemic

July 13th, 2020
 

The proliferation of big data has long been seen as a future source of value, but figuring out how to distill that value while navigating the minefield of privacy continues to be a difficult problem.  With the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s also a more immediate one with technical, political, and personal implications.  The Californian CCPA legislation has further shaken things up as well. With us today to talk about privacy in today’s big data landscape is Infoworks CEO Buno Pati. [Read more →]

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Partners Unifies Seaborn out of BK, Looks Ahead

July 10th, 2020
 

The submarine cable operator Seaborn Networks is back from its adventures in Chapter 11 after finding the subsea market between North and South Americas to be less strong than they originally projected. And it's back with Partners Group in the catbird seat. [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: Tonaquint, TPx, INAP, Colt

July 9th, 2020
 

One bit of M&A, and three management changes worth keeping an eye on: [Read more →]

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Fiber M&A: CNS Acquires WCTG

July 8th, 2020
 

A pile of fiber quietly changed hands last week up in Minnesota. Cooperative Network Services, LLC has purchased the assets of West Central Transport Group, LLC, perhaps kicking off a round of consolidation in a region that hasn't seen as much of it as elsewhere in the country. [Read more →]

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More Tuesday Bytes: GTT, OTTC, Interxion, JGA North

July 7th, 2020
 

Plenty going on out there as the summer heat finally arrives: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: CyrusOne, Relined, ManxIX, Orange, ADVA

July 7th, 2020
 

Here are few items from around the globe to catch up on: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Aryaka on SD-WAN and the Pandemic

July 6th, 2020
 

With the rise of automation, SD-WAN is steadily disrupting the enterprise networking market.  The COVID-19 pandemic has now thrust SD-WAN technologies further into the spotlight.  Participants in this sector have taken many approaches, and one of the more independent paths has been charted by Aryaka.  With us today to talk about Aryaka’s approach to the SD WAN marketplace are Shashi Kiran, CMO, and David Ginsburg, VP Product and Solutions Marketing. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Zayo, Digital Realty, Interxion, iBasis

July 2nd, 2020
 

The long holiday weekend beckons (at least here in the US), although in the current pandemic environment many of us are already home and staying there. Nevertheless, here are a few news bytes before leaving work behind: three expansions and a deal closing: [Read more →]

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Fiera, APG to Buy Conterra

July 2nd, 2020
 

Yesterday a new M&A deal for a significant pile of US fiber infrastructure hit the markets. Conterra Ultra Broadband Holdings is changing hands, as APG Group and Fiera Infrastructure have done a deal with Court Square to acquire the company. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: CenturyLink, Vonage, Segra, Aryaka

July 1st, 2020
 

A federal contract, two partnerships, and a new product launch: [Read more →]

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Tuesday Catchup: UPN, Great Plains, Vapor IO, DataBank

June 30th, 2020
 

Time to catch up on a few items from last week that I wrote about but left in drafts and forgot about (oops, sorry folks). One metro fiber expansion, one M&A, one new data center, and an expanded partnership: [Read more →]

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PS Lightwave Acquires IP Global

June 29th, 2020
 

Despite the ongoing pandemic situation, there was a bit of interesting infrastructure M&A down in Texas announced today. The metro fiber solution provider PS Lightwave is acquiring IP Global, a Houston-based data center, connectivity, and voice service provider. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: ServerFarm’s Arun Shenoy

June 29th, 2020
 

There are many niches within the colocation and data center marketplace beyond the big REIT names that get most of the press.  One company taking its own approach to the marketplace is ServerFarm, a US-based data center which operates a global footprint of both multitenant and managed enterprise data centers.  With us today is Arun Shenoy, ServerFarm’s SVP of Sales & Marketing.  Arun has been in the data center business since the late ‘90s, and joined ServerFarm two and a half years ago. [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: Ciena, Nokia, Cisco, DE-CIX

June 26th, 2020
 

In other news from this week worth noting: two vendor wins, one partnership, and a business update. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Expereo, HE, CenturyLink, Flexential, Colt

June 25th, 2020
 

There has been plenty of interesting stuff going on this week around the industry, time to catch up a bit: [Read more →]

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FirstLight Aims South Into Pennsylvania

June 25th, 2020
 

With two recent inorganic expansions under its belt, FirstLight is following up with an expansion of a more organic variety. The northeastern provider is building its way into the MidAtlantic region with a major project in eastern Pennsylvania. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: QTS’s Tag Greason on Data Centers During the Pandemic

June 24th, 2020
 

Every town, city, and county have felt the shockwaves of this year’s pandemic. COVID-19 has not only changed the ways in which we conduct business, but it has also fundamentally altered the way each industry must adapt and move forward to achieve success. Small, medium, and large businesses have seen devastating losses, and many owners continue to struggle to maintain their staff, grapple with the obstacles of reopening, or accept the consequences of shuttering their doors completely. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: DE-CIX Turns 25

June 23rd, 2020
 

Back in 1995 when peering was young, a new internet exchange was founded in the German city of Frankfurt.  Today, DE-CIX has spread out to 20 global markets, connects more than 1900 networks, and exchanges more than 9 Terabits per second.  With us today to prep for Friday's Anniversary Show is Chief Strategic & Corporate Development Officer Ivo Ivanov. [Read more →]

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Macquarie Bids For Enel’s Open Fiber

June 22nd, 2020
 

The infrastructure fund Macquarie has found itself a new target in a new destination. Last week it emerged that Enel, the Italian energy group that owns 50% of Open Fiber, has received a bid for that share from Macquarie Infrastructure Real Assets.
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