Int’l Byte: Orange Business, Colt, Equinix, Interxion, Africa

December 10th, 2020
 

A few items from around the world to note from this week: [Read more →]

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Metro Bytes: IFN, BandwidthIG, CTS, ADTRAN, Consolidated

December 9th, 2020
 

Four bits of regional and metro infrastructure news worth noting from around the US: [Read more →]

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Juniper to Acquire Apstra

December 8th, 2020
 

Some interesting inorganic news on the software side of the vendor space landed yesterday. Juniper Networks has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Apstra. [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: FD-IX, Cologix, EdgeConneX, Iron Mountain, Lumen

December 7th, 2020
 

Three bits of interconnection news, one sale/leaseback, and a partnership to catch up on as we start the week: [Read more →]

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Fixed Wireless Access Delivering Broadband When Fiber Isn’t Available

December 4th, 2020
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Michael Kletchko, Head of Market Development, ADTRAN

Globally, the average broadband speed requirement continues to rise and fiber access remains the first choice for high bandwidth performance, low latency, low maintenance and durability.  However, unique times demand unique solutions, and where [Read more →]

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Arcadian Infracom Raises Another Round, Accelerates Buildout Plans

December 3rd, 2020
 

A few days after achieving CLEC certification in Arizona, Arcadian Infrastructure has raised more of the cash it needs to start doing something with it. They have raised $1.45m in a new round of funding led by a group of senior executives in the industry. [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Lumen, Epsilon, Bulk, Everstream, MEF

December 3rd, 2020
 

A variety of new services, partners, and certifications from around the world to keep up with: [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: HGC, Tampnet, SSE, Infinera, Colt

December 2nd, 2020
 

Two regional submarine cables and a couple of upgrade projects in both Europe and Asia: [Read more →]

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Ajit Pai to Leave FCC

December 1st, 2020
 

The current FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai, announced yesterday his plans to resign on January 20th, 2021, a year short of the five year term. His successor has not yet emerged, but I'm sure that will change over the next month and a half. [Read more →]

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Aqua Comms’ AEC-2 Cable Is Now Live

December 1st, 2020
 

This morning the transatlantic submarine cable community officially got a little bit bigger. Aqua Comms has announced the successful launch of AEC-2, the company's second cable system and its part of the HAVFRUE project that's been underway for a couple years now. [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: Arcadian, 123NET, Northern Data, Lumen

November 30th, 2020
 

Three bits of fiber expansion news, and one new data center: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Salute Mission Critical Puts Veterans in Data Center Careers

November 30th, 2020
 

Finding and developing talent in today’s technology world is an ever-present challenge in the technology space.  But over the last eight years, Salute Mission Critical has forged a new path to meeting the demand for qualified personnel: recruiting, training, and then putting veterans to work in the fields of data center construction and operations.  With us today to talk about Salute’s unique position within the internet infrastructure sector is Kristen Vosmaer, EVP of Global Operations. [Read more →]

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T-Day Bytes: Hawaiki, Ciena, AMS-IX, Vonage, Kao Data

November 25th, 2020
 

A few international upgrades, deployments, partnerships, and new positions before everyone in the USA heads out (or home) for Thanksgiving.  Stay safe folks! [Read more →]

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How Three Industries Can Leverage Software Defined Wide Area Networking

November 25th, 2020
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Hugo Diaz of Claro Enterprise Solutions

Businesses looking to modernize, enhance and simplify their connectivity environments are increasingly turning to Software Defined Wide Area Networking solutions. SD-WAN can help organizations prioritize applications, [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Lumen, FiberLight, Bluebird, Digital Crossroad

November 24th, 2020
 

Some collaboration news, a new CEO, some new fiber, and a flagpole. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Software-Defined Mainframes with LzLabs’ Mark Cresswell

November 23rd, 2020
 

As the wave of migration of applications to the cloud continues, we sometimes forget that this is not one problem but rather a multitude of problems, each with its own special issues and considerations.  That leaves room for companies to dial in on opportunities that the broader solution sets don’t handle.  LzLabs is one of those companies targeting a unique enterprise computing niche that many people have forgotten is still out there: mainframes.  With us today to talk about LzLabs’ unique position within enterprise cloud migration is Executive Chairman Mark Cresswell. [Read more →]

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Friday Roundup: maincubes, Hurricane Electric, Orange, Telstra, DataBank

November 20th, 2020
 

Lots of news to catch up on before the short week prior to Thanksgiving. [Read more →]

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Why the Edge Is Essential to Customer-Winning User Experience

November 20th, 2020
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Phillip Marangella, Chief Marketing Officer, EdgeConneX®

The importance of efficiently distributed network capacity and diversity of network access solutions will only increase as network traffic explodes in the coming years. IDC predicts the average person will have nearly 5,000 digital interactions per day by 2025, up from the [Read more →]

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Colo Bytes: EdgeConneX, vXchnge, EdgePresence, Aligned, NJFX

November 19th, 2020
 

Three ecosystem partnerships, one technology upgrade, and a customer win across five US data center and colocation operators worth noting from this week: [Read more →]

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Int’l Roundup: Telia Carrier, Sparkle, Ericsson, BT, Ciena

November 18th, 2020
 

Expansions, upgrades, and deployments by international network operators across multiple continents to keep an eye on: [Read more →]

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365 Data Centers Makes a Deal for Atlantic Metro

November 17th, 2020
 

Some interesting infrastructure consolidation hit the market today. 365 Data Centers has announced the purchase of Atlantic Metro Communications. The deal nearly doubles 365's customer and revenue footprint. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Bytes: Ciena, Spectrum, GNX, LINX, IBM

November 17th, 2020
 

Here's some quick catch-up from around the industry: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Hunter Communications CEO Michael Wynschenk on FTTH, COVID, Fires, and Grain

November 16th, 2020
 

This has been a year of extraordinary events for everyone, but for those near the recent fires out West, it has been even more so. As a regional fiber provider with network in Oregon and neighboring states, Hunter Communications has had to deal with not just the COVID-19 pandemic, but raging wildfires across its service territory as well. Grain Management took a majority position in the company this past spring, and Hunter recently embarked on an FTTH journey as well. With us today to talk about those experiences and its view of the marketplace overall is CEO Michael Wynschenk. [Read more →]

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