Tuesday Bytes: CenturyLink, RETN, Infinera, Ribbon

November 12th, 2019
 

A few items from the start of this week: [Read more →]

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GCX Takes Itself Off the Market

November 11th, 2019
 

We may see an independent Global Cloud Xchange emerge from the downfall of India's Reliance Communications. The conglomerate's international subsea and cloud connectivity arm announced late last week that it has a new plan for reorganization that will see the company emerge from the bankruptcy process as an independent company. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Peerless Network CEO John Barnicle

November 11th, 2019
 

The wholesale voice business doesn’t get much attention these days, but plenty of revenue still flows through it and many of the companies within it are lean and hungry.  One such company is Peerless Network, which has recently been moving into the enterprise voice market.  With us today to talk about Peerless Network’s approach to the voice business is co-founder and CEO John Barnicle.  John has been in the telecom business for three decades now, starting with the local telephone monopolies and co-founding both Focal Communications and Neutral Tandem before this.  [Read more →]

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How to prepare your Business Systems to Monetize 5G

November 8th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Steffen Paulus, Director of Portfolio Marketing at Nokia

In a recent discussion with Nokia, John Abraham, principal analyst at Analysys Mason, argued that many service providers are not well equipped to monetize 5G-enabled use cases and business models. [Read more →]

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Thursday Bytes: Huawei Marine, Digital Realty, Google

November 7th, 2019
 

A few interesting items to note today: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: DE-CIX, Interxion, eStruxture, Hylan, RingCentral

November 6th, 2019
 

A few quick takes from midweek: one new IX opportunity, two new data center tenants, and a UC deployment: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: euNetworks CEO Brady Rafuse Opens Super Highway 1

November 6th, 2019
 

With us today for another round of talk about the fiber business over in Europe is Brady Rafuse, CEO of euNetworks.  It has been 10 years since Brady took over as CEO of euNetworks, and over that time the company has grown from humble origins into one of the most dynamic, independent, pan-European infrastructure providers in the market.  This week the company announced the delivery of Super Highway 1, a brand new and fully diverse fiber route from Dublin to London complete with a new subsea link across the Irish Sea. [Read more →]

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Tuesday Roundup: Sparkle, Flexential, Silver Peak, NTT

November 5th, 2019
 

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

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euNetworks Completes Super Highway 1

November 4th, 2019
 

The pan-European network builder and operator euNetworks raised the curtain this morning on the project it has spent the better part of this year on: building out some brand new fiber across northern England and under the Irish Sea. Super Highway 1 connects Dublin with both London and Lowestoft via a fully diverse route. [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: ZenFi Network’s Ray LaChance Digs in on Densification

November 4th, 2019
 

In the five short years since its founding, ZenFi Networks has built out one of the densest networks out there.  The company’s plans for a C-RAN network design targeted at very dense metro connectivity seem quite prescient now as the entire internet infrastructure sector braces for the arrival of 5G.  The LinkNYC deal gave them an anchor customer to deploy an innovative network across all 5 boroughs of New York, and their merger with Cross River Fiber has taken them far out into Northern New Jersey.  With us today to talk about ZenFi Network’s ongoing buildouts, their “horizontal tower model” and future projects is CEO and co-founder Ray LaChance.  [Read more →]

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Colo Roundup: Cologix, Aligned Energy, Stellium

November 1st, 2019
 

Three bits of colo expansion news, each at a different stage of the process: [Read more →]

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Hybrid Networks for a Hybrid Cloud World

November 1st, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Mattias Fridström, Chief Evangelist at Telia Carrier

Last fall, IBM cemented the legitimacy of hybrid cloud when it announced a record $34 billion deal to acquire Red Hat in the largest software acquisition ever, and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty projected that revenue for the hybrid cloud could reach $1 trillion by 2020. Now that hybrid cloud and multi-cloud strategies are here to stay, what does this mean for the wholesale carriers, cloud and communication service providers that provide connectivity to their customers and, ultimately, the end users of these environments? [Read more →]

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Thursday Roundup: Anova, Telxius, Arc, Connected2Fiber

October 31st, 2019
 

A few bytes of news worth catching up on: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Zayo, EllaLink, Stream Data Centers, GTT

October 30th, 2019
 

Lots of news this week, here's a quick look at several significant events worth keeping an eye on: [Read more →]

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Digital Realty to Acquire Interxion

October 30th, 2019
 

The Digital Realty dropped a consolidation bomb yesterday along with its quarterly earnings. The giant data center REIT will be merging with the European data center provider Interxion in an all stock deal. [Read more →]

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Everstream Takes On Milwaukee

October 29th, 2019
 

The Midwestern fiber network provider Everstream is expanding into a new market. This morning they followed through on their promise of a substantial new network build throughout Milwaukee, Wisconsin. [Read more →]

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Telia Carrier Takes the Blue Ridge to Ashburn

October 29th, 2019
 

Telia Carrier has added a new fiber route to its US network, adding some unique diversity on a core leg. The international arm of the Swedish giant has put together a new option between the key nodes of Atlanta and Ashburn that takes a western route through the Appalachians and the markets of Chattanooga, Knoxville, Roanoke, and Charlottesville. [Read more →]

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Monday Roundup: 1025OCR, Colt, Ciena, Vocus, Sparkle

October 28th, 2019
 

Here's a quick look at some news from late last week and the start of this one from around the world worth noting: [Read more →]

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Industry Spotlight: Open Systems’ Founding Partner Martin Bosshardt on SD-WAN, IoT, AI

October 28th, 2019
 

Software Defined Networking has taken the infrastructure world by storm, and its most public face has been SD-WAN.  But beyond merely replacing legacy MPLS networks, SD-WAN is being called upon to handle new challenges from technologies like IoT.  With us today to talk about this intersection of new technologies is Martin Bosshardt, Founding Partner of Open Systems.  Open Systems is an SD-WAN provider based in Zurich and Silicon Valley that focuses on delivering end-to-end, fully integrated SD-WAN to the global enterprise market. [Read more →]

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SUB.CO Taps Subcom For OAC Cable Across Indian Ocean

October 25th, 2019
 

Another submarine cable system is in the works on a route that has never been attempted before. SUB.CO announced yesterday that it has picked Subcom to to build a new cable system between Australia and Oman. [Read more →]

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Why 5G is Driving Operators to an Inflection Point on Virtual Routing

October 25th, 2019
 

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Dean Bogdanovic, Founder and CEO of Volta Networks

5G brings a significant leap forward in capacity and performance over 4G and will launch us into the age of “everything connected,” with IoT, connected cars, virtual reality, automated factories and more. However, these applications don’t tolerate delay - they are low latency and bandwidth-hungry. [Read more →]

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Int’l Bytes: EllaLink, IX Reach, Seaborn, Anova

October 24th, 2019
 

Several interesting global infrastructure items have hit the wires this week, here's a quick look: [Read more →]

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Wednesday Bytes: Aligned Energy, Iron Mountain, Colo Atl, BICS

October 23rd, 2019
 

Three bits of data center news and one network expansion: [Read more →]

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