Considering SD-WAN Without a Security Assessment? Big Misstep, Here’s Why…

June 21st, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Matt Hiles, COO of Mosaic NetworX

SD-WAN has become the “go-to” solution for bringing enterprise networks into the digital transformation era. However, there is a significant challenge that must be addressed with SD-WAN deployments. That challenge is security, [Read more →]

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For T-Mobile, to Divest or Not to Divest

June 20th, 2019
 

This past week a new bidder emerged for the assets T-Mobile and Sprint might have to divest to get their deal past regulators. Dish and its billionaire CEO Charlie Ergen have reportedly been working on a $6B deal to carve out enough assets for a new #4. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Roundup: Internap, EdgeConneX, Seaborn Zayo

June 19th, 2019
 

A few other items to note as we hit midweek: [Read more →]

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United Fiber & Data Looks South

June 19th, 2019
 

Fresh off the completion of its unique NYC-Ashburn longhaul route, United Fiber & Data is not resting on its laurels. The company is telling people that they have a new fiber project on the drawing board that will extend their network south from Ashburn into new markets. [Read more →]

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Colo Bytes: STT GDC, Landmark, Telia, Iron Mountain

June 18th, 2019
 

A few acquisitions, and a few green power initiatives in the colo space: [Read more →]

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Verizon Gets Assist on NBA Video

June 17th, 2019
 

Verizon is putting some fiber to work in a high profile sports vertical deal. The company recently announced an agreement with the National Basketball Association to build a fiber-based video distribution network.  [Read more →]

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CenturyLink Invests in New Miami Gateway

June 17th, 2019
 

Late last week, CenturyLink unveiled some new infrastructure plans for southern Florida. They are adding a new network gateway and data center in Miami, with construction starting this September and plans to move in next summer. [Read more →]

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The Green Power Opportunity for 5G Operators

June 14th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Rami Reshef, CEO of GenCell Energy

With the world ready to embrace 5G, many wonder where it will have its greatest impact and which applications will drive its success. Will it be consumers like you and I? Or will it be businesses and industrial applications? While [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: FirstLight, Internap, Colt, Vocus

June 12th, 2019
 

A few interesting items worth noting at midweek: [Read more →]

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States Sue to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Deal

June 12th, 2019
 

It seemed for a little while that the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile might have found a pathway through the regulatory jungle. However, a new roadblock has arisen. A group of nine US states plus the District of Columbia has sued to block the merger. [Read more →]

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Int’l Roundup: Digital Realty, Sparkle, CenturyLink

June 11th, 2019
 

A few items from around the world worth noting: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Dispersive Networks CEO Ed Wood

June 10th, 2019
 

SD-WAN has been rising quickly with enterprises, displacing older technologies, and becoming the most visible manifestation of the software-defined revolution that continues to change networking. But the changes don't end with SD-WAN and some other ways to leverage SDN are already in the market. One such player is Dispersive Networks, which takes a different approach to securing enterprise connectivity.  Joining us today to talk about the company's approach is CEO, Ed Wood. Ed joined Dispersive Networks in October of last year after 23 years over at Accenture. [Read more →]

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Zayo Plans Ohio Expansion

June 10th, 2019
 

With its recent deal to go private still a few quarters off, Zayo is turning its attention to new buildouts and upgrades. On Friday they detailed one such project out in the Midwest, or more specifically the state of Ohio. [Read more →]

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Cinia, Megafon Form JV for Arctic Subsea Cable

June 7th, 2019
 

The prospect of a subsea cable through the Russian Arctic got a significant boost yesterday. The Finnish provider Cinia and the Russian provider MegaFon have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to form a joint venture aimed at finally making what was once a crazy idea reality. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: TruVista, FirstLight, DC BLOX, Orange Business

June 6th, 2019
 

A few more items worth keeping an eye on: [Read more →]

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Infinite Buys Integra Optics

June 5th, 2019
 

The infrastructure component vendor space saw some inorganic activity this morning. Infinite Electronics, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Integra Optics. [Read more →]

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Sparkle, Telekom Slovenije Launch New Route

June 5th, 2019
 

Europe has a new digital route to the Balkans at its disposal. Sparkle and Telekom Slovenije have launched a new cross-border link hooking up the northern Italian hub of Milan and the Slovenian capital Ljubljana. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Southern Telecom, Hargray, Megaport

June 4th, 2019
 

A few more interesting items from recent news that are worth noting: [Read more →]

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Macquarie Outbids USS for KCom

June 4th, 2019
 

The arrival of the summer season in the UK has brought more than a Presidential visit, it's brought a bidding war for KCom. The Australian infrastructure fund Macquarie has waded in with a bid of £563m, to which KCom's board has now agreed. [Read more →]

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Would Amazon Really Enter the Wireless Biz?

June 3rd, 2019
 

As the Sprint/T-Mobile deal continues to fight for regulatory approval, perhaps the most interesting story to emerge is the prospect of Amazon becoming a wireless player on its own. The idea seems to be for Amazon to buy Boost from Sprint as well as a pile of spectrum, bootstrapping its way into direct competition with the big 3. [Read more →]

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Huawei to Sell Subsea Cable Biz

June 3rd, 2019
 

Soon Huawei will be out of the undersea cable business. In a filing to the Shanghai Stock Exchange on Friday, an agreement was revealed that will see the Chinese vendor sell its stake in Huawei Marine to Hengtong Optic-Electric Co.  [Read more →]

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Friday Roundup: Google, Hurricane Electric, Comcast Business

May 31st, 2019
 

A few infrastructure news bytes worth checking on before the weekend: [Read more →]

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