Industry Spotlight: EdgeConneX CEO Randy Brouckman

April 1st, 2019
 

When EdgeConneX first embarked on its edge data center expansion early in this decade, the idea that the edge was the next data center frontier was a new thing.  Since that time, the company’s vision has proven quite prescient and nobody doubts the importance of storage and connectivity moving closer and closer to the consumer. EdgeConneX has now built out some 40 data centers across 31 markets on three continents and is continuing to invest aggressively in its infrastructure to meet that demand.  With us today to talk about what the company is seeing in the edge data center space and where it plans to go next is CEO Randy Brouckman. [Read more →]

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Friday Roundup: FirstLight, DE-CIX, Windstream

March 29th, 2019
 

A few interesting items before everyone goes home for the weekend: [Read more →]

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Becoming an SD-DP Service Provider (Part II) – A Brief Case Study on Exponential-e, Ltd.

March 29th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by David W. Wang

(Continued from Part I)

On the cloud end, the firm has got involved with SD data center and cloud solutions for years and has some cloud talents in house who can run and offer a private IaaS in supplement [Read more →]

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Fiber M&A: euNetworks Acquires Austria’s Onstage Online GmbH

March 28th, 2019
 

euNetworks has made an inorganic move toward the southeast. Today the pan-European network operator has announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Onstage Online GmbH, a long-established Austrian ISP with a substantial fiber footprint. [Read more →]

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Vendor Roundup: Fujitsu, Nokia, Juniper, ADVA

March 28th, 2019
 

Three wins for three vendors plus some quantum security worth a look this morning: [Read more →]

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Becoming an SD-DP Service Provider (Part I) – A Brief Case Study on Exponential-e, Ltd.

March 28th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by David W. Wang

When I came up with the term “Software Defined Digital Platform” (SD-DP) last December in a blog post, back then it was mostly a leading thought and concept, trying to capture some industry trends shaping the next-gen IT/Networking solution and service paradigm. [Read more →]

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DataGryd Taps Hylan for Megasuite 6

March 27th, 2019
 

Another player in DataGryd's expansion at the iconic 60 Hudson Street carrier hotel in lower Manhattan was revealed yesterday. Hylan Datacom & Electrical has won the bidding and will be building out the power infrastructure underlying the project.  [Read more →]

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Amazon Claims a Piece of HAVFRUE

March 27th, 2019
 

The Norwegian firm Bulk Infrastructure officially has an anchor customer for its piece of the HAVFRUE transatlantic cable. Amazon Web Services has signed up to use a substantial chunk of the system's capacity. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: New Continuum, AMS-IX, Zayo

March 26th, 2019
 

A few news items worth noting: [Read more →]

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Inmarsat receives $3.3b buyout bid

March 26th, 2019
 

This article was authored by Dylan Bushell-Embling, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

Satellite operator Inmarsat is in talks to be acquired by a consortium of private equity investors in a deal worth $3.3 billion. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Digital Crossroads CEO Peter Feldman

March 24th, 2019
 

A new data center project is in the works in the Chicago metro area, and it’s not in Illinois. Just to the east along Lake Michigan in Hammond, Indiana, Digital Crossroads is building out major new data center on the site of a defunct power plant. With support from the State of Indiana, they are changing the dynamics of the region’s data center market. With us today, to talk about the project is co-founder and CEO Peter Feldman.
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Friday Bytes: FirstLight, QTS, RETN, DE-CIX

March 22nd, 2019
 

A few items from around the industry: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Chayora CEO Oliver Jones on the Chinese Opportunity

March 21st, 2019
 

Perhaps the biggest challenge on the international tech and telecom scene of the last decade and the next is how to access the vast but difficult Chinese marketplace.  Building and operating internet infrastructure in China is a non-trivial project that few have tried at scale.  One company that thinks it has the insight and capability to do this is Hong Kong-based Chayora, which unveiled the first phase of its Tianjin data center campus last month and has plans to expand dramatically from there.  [Read more →]

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DQE to Hook Up More Pennsylvania Schools

March 20th, 2019
 

DQE Communications will be building out some new fiber in rural Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh-based fiber builder and operator has won a deal with ARIN Intermediate Unit 28, which handles connectivity for a collection of school districts in the counties of Indiana and Armstrong. [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: STI, EdgeConneX, Colocation Northwest, Dispersive

March 20th, 2019
 

A few infrastructure contracts and partnerships worth noting from midweek: [Read more →]

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Unite Private Networks Takes On Denton

March 20th, 2019
 

Unite Private Networks is expanding its network into another corner of the Dallas/Ft. Worth network area. The buildout to the northwest of will bring Denton, Texas into the company's orbit. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Bulk Infrastructure, OneWeb, Epsilon, DataGryd

March 19th, 2019
 

A few items from around the world worth noting from the start of this week: [Read more →]

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RCom Pays Off Debt to Ericsson

March 18th, 2019
 

Embattled Indian billionaire Anil Ambani managed to avoid a threatened jail term this morning.  Reliance Communications has complied with a court order to pay Ericsson the fees it was due under a network maintenance outsourcing contract. [Read more →]

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Will the third telco save PH Internet?

March 18th, 2019
 

This article was authored by Grace Mirandilla-Santos, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net.

Competition does not happen overnight. Or, in this case, competition does not happen in one year. [Read more →]

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Friday Bytes: QTS, Equinix, CMC Networks, du

March 15th, 2019
 

Some data center, interconnection, and network news, both foreign and domestic, to finish out the week: [Read more →]

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The API Economy Gets a Boost from 5G

March 15th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by Hayim Porat, CTO, ECI

The discussion around the potential 5G business case is echoed time and again, and the industry at large understands the 5G business case is questionable to say the least. In the wake of the mobile industry’s biggest event of the year – Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona -- 5G’s potential for ROI was truly under the proverbial microscope. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: FirstLight, Fusion, F5 Networks

March 14th, 2019
 

A customer win, a call delayed, and a software acquisition: [Read more →]

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Telia, Telxius Team Up for Multiple Terabits

March 13th, 2019
 

Two major European infrastructure players have inked a major network capacity agreement. Telia Carrier and Telxius have announced a deal that will pair up Telia's global network with a major pile of transatlantic capacity on Telxius's MAREA cable system. [Read more →]

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