Karissa Campbell

About Karissa Campbell

Karissa has more than 17 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’s Tim Kiser to Talk Cloud Revolution at DICE Southeast Data Center Conference & Expo in Atlanta

By | 2018-02-14T14:08:57+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Categories: CEO, cloud, colocation, Data Center, data center events, fiber, fiber optics, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , |

Highly Anticipated Event and “The Cloud Revolution: From Fiber to Cyber” Panel Takes Place on February 27 Colo Atl’s Owner and Founder Tim Kiser will serve as a panelist at the DICE Southeast | Data Center Investment Conference & Expo, on Tues., Feb. 27, 2018 at the American Cancer Society Center in Atlanta. Tim’s panel, “The [...]

Brightlink CTO Talks to JSA TV

By | 2018-02-14T12:12:28+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Categories: cloud, Cloud Platform, global expansion, hosting, Instant Messaging, IP Solutions, JSA TV, Network, SIP, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom industry vlog, telecom interview, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, unified communications, voice|Tags: , , , , , , |

At PTC'18 Brightlink IP's Joe White Discusses Global Expansions and Platform Updates Jaymie had the pleasure of speaking to, for the first time on JSA TV, Brightlink IP CTO Joe White at PTC'18. In the video, Joe provides an overview of Brightlink's impressive services, including its new Liveview® platform, as well as the latest on company [...]

What’s Ahead for LightRiver in 2018?

By | 2018-02-13T11:29:15+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Events, Factory Built Network, JSA TV, LightRiver, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecom News Vlog, telecom tv, telecom video, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

LightRiver's Mike Jonas Talks to JSA TV By now, you’ve heard of LightRiver and its impressive Factory Built Network (FBN) solution and how it represents the culmination of LightRiver’s knowledge, skills and experience. LightRiver’s FBN is a proprietary turn-key process, serving as a predictable and proven methodology of deploying complex telecommunications networks. LightRiver specialists build and [...]

FirstLight Tapped by Largest Independent High School in US

By | 2018-02-14T11:19:46+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: dark fiber, EdTech, education, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, voice|Tags: , , , , , |

Geographically Diverse Internet Circuits and Dark Fiber WAN Meet Pinkerton Academy’s Growing Bandwidth Needs of More Than 3,500 End Users Great education sector win for FirstLight announced today! Pinkerton Academy, the largest independent high school in the US, has selected FirstLight to provide high speed Internet to connect 23 buildings across its 170+-acre campus in Derry, [...]

Eyesight Ophthalmic Services ‘Opts’ for FirstLight

By | 2018-02-08T13:38:10+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: fiber network, healthcare, tech, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , |

New Hampshire-Based Ophthalmology Office Selects FirstLight’s Internet and Voice Services to Improve Communications Reliability and Enable Real-Time Information Access for Patients  Eyesight Ophthalmic Services, southern New Hampshire’s leading provider of eye care for both adults and children, has selected FirstLight to provide advanced communication services for its three medical offices in Exeter, Portsmouth and Somersworth. Eyesight [...]

Southern Telecom Turns 20 This Month

By | 2018-02-06T13:44:02+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Dark fiber company celebrates 20 years of providing long-haul and metropolitan dark fiber throughout the southeast US  This month marks the 20th anniversary of Southern Telecom, Inc. Celebrating two decades of wholesale dark fiber industry presence and expertise, Southern Telecom offers wireline broadband infrastructure supported by one of the largest investor-owned energy utilities in North America, [...]

Brightlink IP CTO Joins ITEXPO 2018 Panel on Best Business Phone Systems

By | 2018-02-01T09:29:26+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: call center solutions, cloud, Connectivity, enterprise, Enterprise-Class Cloud, Global Telecommunications, IT, mobile, mobility, Network, tech, tech event, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

Brightlink’s Joe White Joins RAD-INFO, Cloudonix and Sangoma Technologies on the ITEXPO “My Phone System Sucks - What are My Options” Panel Feb. 14 Heading to Fort Lauderdale this month for ITEXPO 2018? Don't miss Brightlink IP CTO, Joe White as he joins the  panel, “My Phone System Sucks — What Are My Options?” panel, moderated [...]

165 Halsey Street Now Offers AWS Direct Connect Availability

By | 2018-01-30T14:54:09+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Categories: colocation, Data Center, data center news, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, jsa blog, Network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , |

Current and future customers at 165 Halsey Street are now able to easily establish a dedicated network connection to Amazon Web Services.  165 Halsey Street is one of the newest AWS Direct Connect locations supporting the US East (Northern Virginia) Amazon Web Services (AWS) Region.  Existing and future customers at 165 Halsey Street can now establish [...]

Fiber’s Next Act – Making 5G Ambition a Reality

By | 2018-01-24T13:26:51+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: 5G, CEO, dark fiber, Speaking Panel, Technology, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Cross River Fiber CEO to Join Highly Anticipated Dark Fiber and 5G Panel for Metro Connect 2018 With the 5G wireless network race set to begin this year, it's an exciting time for the industry as the next generation wireless network holds amazing potential to drive incredible growth, create new jobs, and better enable new technologies, [...]

JSA Enters 14th Year in Business! What Will We Do Next?

By | 2018-01-29T12:09:07+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: CEO Exchange, Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, jsa blog, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, Telecom, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , |

Also Just Released! JSA’s ‘Top 8 in 2018’ list of marketing and PR considerations for companies’ 2018 budget planning. We have entered our 14th year of business with new initiatives designed to further support our growing roster of tech and telecom clients, including Brightlink IP, DataBank, Datavision,  Q Advisors, and West 7 Center. “JSA’s [...]

Cross River Fiber Completes Latency-Sensitive Fiber Route to NJFX Tier 3 Colocation Campus

By | 2018-01-22T11:18:34+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: business partnership, carrier, Cross River Fiber, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Financial Exchange, FinTech, global carrier, Global Telecommunications, international carrier, low latency, Low-Latency Network, NJFX, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , |

The completed fiber route deploys all new optical glass, as well as a path that is diverse from other legacy infrastructure options, which equates to an extremely reliable network for NJFX customers. Announced at PTC’18 today, Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based, boutique network infrastructure and telecommunications solutions provider, has completed its fiber network to the [...]

FLTG is Now FirstLight

By | 2018-01-15T10:22:58+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Acquisition, cloud, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, network growth, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|

Rebrand is Part of FirstLight’s Rapid Integration of Recent Acquisitions FirstLight marks it official today - it is now complete with the successful integration of Finger Lakes Technologies Group (“FLTG”), and FLTG is now officially FirstLight. The brand change follows the successful acquisition of FLTG by FirstLight in September  and marks yet another exciting milestone for [...]

The New Age of Interconnectivity: JSA Virtual CEO Roundtable

By | 2017-12-21T09:47:58+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Categories: cloud, interconnection, Internet, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, Technology, Telecom, telecom interview, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , |

Just released - our latest JSA Virtual CEO Roundtable, "The New Age of Interconnectivity." Technological advances and increasing network capacity demands are posing new and progressively difficult challenges for network interconnection and cloud service providers. This JSA Virtual CEO roundtable examines these challenges and detail how forward-thinking companies are addressing interconnectivity challenges today; and how they’ll [...]

Intel Corporation’s Chief Data Scientist is Keynote Speaker for Telecom Exchange NYC 2018

By | 2017-11-28T15:19:55+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: AI, artificial intelligence, data, engineering, jsa blog, Speaking Event, Speaking Panel, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We are thrilled to announce that the industry renowned Melvin Greer, Chief Data Scientist, Public Sector Americas, Intel Corporation, is our Telecom Exchange (TEX) NYC 2018 keynote speaker. Mr. Greer will kick off the day by discussing the opportunities and challenges for Artificial Intelligence-based network platforms and data transformation. He will also speak on the event’s [...]

United Site Services’ Thanksgiving Employee Challenge Generates $10k for Hires for Heroes USA

By | 2017-11-17T10:01:34+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Charity, entertainment|Tags: , , , |

We’re about to make your Friday a whole lot funnier. United Site Services Inc. (USS), the nation’s leading provider of portable restrooms services, temporary fence rentals, luxury trailers and shower trailers, roll off dumpsters and other site services, recently launched an employee driven fundraiser “challenging” its associates to send a short video clip of a fun [...]

Maine’s Pepperell Mill Campus Taps FirstLight for High Speed Internet for Tenants

By | 2017-11-14T08:46:29+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: cloud, commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Technology, fiber network, fiber optics, High Speed Internet, Internet, jsa blog, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pepperell Mill Campus, an adaptive redevelopment project featuring commercial and residential space in Biddeford, Maine, has selected FirstLight for an extensive network upgrade with a 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) high speed Internet solution across its 16 buildings on 16 acres of land. With a variety of tenants requiring different levels of Internet connectivity, FirstLight worked [...]