Karissa Campbell

About Karissa Campbell

Karissa has more than 16 years of broad experience in the communications industry, and first joined JSA in 2009. Adapting quickly to JSA and the overall telecom industry as a whole, Karissa rapidly advanced to her current role of today: Vice President, Marketing & Account Strategy. She is responsible for overseeing the marketing initiatives for JSA and leading accounts with overall strategy and project management; media and analyst outreach; press release and article writing; social media; blogging; and more.

Colo Atl, Fiber Network Owners Alliance (FNA) Peering Workshop a Success

By | 2017-09-22T12:18:41+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Data Center, fiber, fiber network, Network, network operators, peering, Peering exchange, Southeast Network Access Point, Speaking Event, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Colo Atl and the Fiber Network Owners Alliance (FNA) hosted a Peering Workshop and Lunch ‘n Learn event at Colo Atl’s facility yesterday, Sept 21, and it was a huge success. With 60+ attendees, the event was a day filled with learning all about peering, its benefits, and information on peering exchanges; along with great networking [...]

Done Deal: FirstLight Completes Acquisition of Finger Lakes Technologies Group

By | 2017-09-20T10:41:27+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, fiber network, FirstLight, jsa blog, Network, network growth, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

Another successful acquisition for FirstLight! The company announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Finger Lakes Technologies Group (“FLTG”), further positioning FirstLight as a leading fiber-based communications provider offering a complete portfolio of data, Internet, data center, cloud, and voice services throughout the Northeast This latest acquisition is just one of several that FirstLight [...]

Colo Atl’s Kiser to Speak at CAPRE 2nd Annual Greater Atlanta & Southeast Data Center Summit

By | 2017-08-29T08:43:21+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Categories: Data Center|

Colo Atl Owner and Founder, Tim Kiser, will serve as panelist at CAPRE’s Second Annual Greater Atlanta & Southeast Data Center Summit on Thursday, August 24 at The American Cancer Society Center in Atlanta, GA. The full-day conference will feature 40+ speakers who will offer comprehensive analysis of the market opportunities and challenges. More than 300 [...]

Southern Telecom Expands Fiber Network to Colo Atl

By | 2017-08-26T13:23:35+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Data Center|

Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI), a subsidiary of Southern Company has entered an agreement with Colo Atl to increase its fiber network building access. The new fiber runs to the Colo Atl Meet-Me-Area (MMA) via diverse fiber risers. Southern Telecom now has almost 1,400 dark fiber route miles in the Southeast United States. Metro networks in the [...]

LightRiver Wins Best Next-Gen Optical Communication Technology Provider Award

By | 2017-07-12T13:16:55+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: awards, business awards, Factory Built Network, Factory Built Network, fiber network, fiber optics, jsa blog, LightRiver, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Another well-deserved award for LightRiver Technologies, Inc., the leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning of multi-vendor packet optical networks. Technology Media Telecom (TMT) News has awarded LightRiver as the Best Next-Gen Optical Communication Technology Provider for 2017. The TMT News Award recognizes LightRiver’s Factory Built Network® solution as the USA’s “Most Sophisticated Telecom Network [...]

Another Acquisition for FirstLight: 186 Communications

By | 2017-07-12T12:17:47+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

What amazing growth for FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, in 2017! The company announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 186 Communications (“186”). The transaction will combine 186’s high-capacity fiber network in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont with FirstLight’s expansive fiber network and complete [...]

FirstLight is Provider of Choice for R.E. Prescott Co., Inc. to Support Operations

By | 2017-06-23T11:22:33+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: cloud, Enterprise-Class Cloud, fiber network, jsa blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight announced at Telecom Exchange this week that it has successfully installed a hosted phone system and dedicated, symmetrical Internet service for R.E. Prescott Co., Inc., a distributer and manufacturer of water and wastewater systems. Outgrowing its previous system, RE Prescott sought updated voice services and better, more reliable Internet connectivity. FirstLight equipped the company with [...]

They’re Back! Women in the Channel Joins TEX NYC

By | 2017-05-22T13:48:09+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: channel partners, Conferences, Events, Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, jsa blog, Speaking Event, tech, tech event, Telecom, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, women in tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are excited to announce our ongoing TEX partnership with Women in the Channel (WiC), a grassroots organization empowering women to advance their careers in telecom and IT. WiC’s interactive Women in Tech Workshop, “Confidence & Connections: Elevating Each Other,” will take place during our TEX NYC event on June 21st from 8-10 AM in the Library at Cipriani Wall [...]

Colo Atl Welcomes PacketFabric to Data Center

By | 2017-05-18T13:46:03+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, colocation, Data Center, enterprise, Enterprise-Class Cloud, jsa blog, JSA TV, tech, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Announced at ITW 2017, Colo Atl, the leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation, data center and interconnection services at 55 Marietta Street in Atlanta, welcomes PacketFabric and its Software-defined Networking (SDN) based network platform to its downtown data center location.  A NantWorks company and provider of next-generation Ethernet-based cloud networking services, PacketFabric can now easily interconnect with [...]

SEL and LightRiver Team Up to Offer New, Dependable Solutions to Critical Infrastructure Industries

By | 2017-05-11T11:00:25+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: business partnership, engineering, Ethernet, Factory Built Network, Factory Built Network, fiber optics, jsa blog, LightRiver, LightRiver Labs, Network, network equipment, Telecom, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, utility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In follow up to LightRiver’s news earlier this week about working with NV Energy on a critical network build, LightRiver announces today its new partnership with Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL). As partners, LightRiver and SEL will offer communication networking technology, solutions, and services that deliver the performance and security required for demanding industrial control system [...]

JSA to Debut the WalkOut at International Telecoms Week May 14-17

By | 2017-05-02T08:30:43+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Brand Marketing, enterprise, Global Telecommunications, ITW, jsa blog, tech, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom video, Telecommunications, WalkOut|

JSA’s New Interactive Video ‘WalkOuts’ Technology Provides Enhanced Engagement, More Effective Lead Generation, and Higher Sales Conversion Rates We are excited to announce that we will be launching, promoting and recording WalkOuts at International Telecoms Week (ITW) in JSA’s green screen studio, meeting room 519 in the West Tower, Hyatt Regency in Chicago, May 14-17, 2017. [...]

Hargray Communications Deploys New PoP at Colo Atl

By | 2017-04-21T14:50:01+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Categories: carrier, colocation, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, Georgia Technology Center, interconnection, jsa blog, Point of Presence, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hargray Communications, a regional carrier in South Carolina and Georgia with collocation presence in Atlanta, Jacksonville, and Savannah, has deployed a point of presence (PoP) in Colo Atl's data center facility.  With its new PoP, Hargray can easily interconnect with strategic carrier partners, including other Fiber Owners Network Alliance (FNA) members, with no monthly recurring cross [...]

FirstLight, f6networks Align to Provide Network Transport between U.S. and Canada

By | 2017-04-04T13:29:38+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: business partnership, Canada, dark fiber, fiber, fiber network, jsa blog, Network, network route, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Announced at The Spring 2017 INCOMPAS Show, FirstLight Fiber has partnered with f6networks, the owner and operator of a high-capacity fiber network that provides high capacity transport between New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Quebec to locations throughout the northeast U.S.  FirstLight and f6networks are now able to provide lit services to customers who have both a U.S. [...]

Be Ready to be Wowed…with the WalkOut!

By | 2017-03-30T14:22:01+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Categories: bBooth, Brand, Brand Marketing, jsa blog, lead generation, tech, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom marketing, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom pr, WalkOut|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jaymie Scotto & Associates (“JSA”) Announces  United Cable Company (UCC) is First to Adopt Innovative New WalkOut Video Lead Gen Technology Offered by JSA Under License from Hollywood Tech Company, bBooth, Inc. We’re so excited to announce today that JSA has entered into a licensing agreement with bBooth, Inc. to offer bBooth’s innovative new WalkOut interactive [...]

Acquisition Alert: FirstLight to Acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group

By | 2017-03-06T11:52:49+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business expansion, cloud, Cloud service provider, dark fiber, Data Center, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight Fiber, Internet, jsa blog, Network, network growth, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We've got the latest in telecom acquisitions right here for you. And this time, FirstLight is once again on the move! The leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast today announced its intent to acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group (“FLTG”), a subsidiary of Trumansburg Telephone Company (TTC). FLTG provides data, Internet and voice [...]