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.

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 [...]

New Expansion for Colo Atl

By | 2017-11-02T13:36:34+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Categories: carrier-neutral, colocation, Data Center, data center construction, data center expansion, jsa blog, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Colo Atl Facility at 55 Marietta Street Expands Fifth Floor to Accommodate Growing Colocation Needs of Customers  Colo Atl is expanding again! The carrier-neutral colocation, data center and interconnection solutions provider announced the successful completion of a 10,000-square foot (sf) expansion on the fifth floor of its 55 Marietta Street facility in downtown Atlanta. The 10,000sf [...]

TMCnet’s 2017 Tech Culture Award Goes to Brightlink IP

By | 2017-11-02T10:12:33+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Categories: awards, business awards, carrier, enterprise, jsa blog, JSA Clients, messaging, SMS, technology award, Telecom, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|

Award Program Honors the Best Places to Work in Technology Brightlink IP, the premier IP communications provider delivering carrier-grade voice, messaging and application-based services, takes home the 2017 Tech Culture Award from TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online. Brightlink IP’s winning submission emphasizes the company’s collaborative, [...]

Podcast Alert: Colo Atl’s Tim Kiser Talks to ILoveDataCenters.com

By | 2017-10-26T11:36:49+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: colocation, Data Center, Podcast, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Have you checked out the I Love Data Centers podcast, offered by Open Spectrum? It is a website 'dedicated to the desire to understand and document the language of the data center marketplace,' and features an array of podcasts with some of the industry's top experts, including Mr. Kiser. Open Spectrum's goal is to provide fresh conversations [...]

Brightlink IP Welcomes New EVP

By | 2017-10-16T14:01:50+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: hiring news, Telecom, telecom hires, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

Industry Veteran John Belanger to Manage Customer Portfolio, Build Relationships with Carrier Partners Brightlink IP, the premier IP communications provider delivering carrier-grade voice, messaging and application-based services, announces today at The INCOMPAS Show 2017 that it has appointed John Belanger as Executive Vice President. Bringing more than 35 years of telecom experience to the position, Belanger [...]

New Hampshire Judicial Branch Selects FirstLight for Internet, Colo

By | 2017-10-18T11:13:28+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

Court System Praises FirstLight for Exceptional Service Record and Offering Customized Solutions to Address Growing Network Requirements FirstLight announced today at The INCOMPAS Show 2017 that the New Hampshire Judicial Branch has selected FirstLight to provide Internet and data center services for its system of 82 courts in 38 locations throughout the state. The New Hampshire [...]

Southern Telecom to Expand Fiber Routes throughout Southeastern US

By | 2017-10-16T13:09:00+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: colocation, fiber, fiber network, network provider, network route, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Existing cables will be replaced with new underground fiber featuring increased capacity, higher fiber counts and state-of-the-art technology to enable more flexibility for STI’s current and future customers. STI presently has 1,500 route miles installed in the Southeast. Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI), a subsidiary of Southern Company, announces new underground fiber routes and colocation [...]

165 Halsey Street Unveils New eBook on Cybersecurity

By | 2017-09-29T12:44:55+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Cybersecurity, Data Center, DDoS, ebooks, IT, Network, Security, tech, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Happy Friday! We've got some new content for your reading pleasure. 165 Halsey Street has just launched another eBook, "Network Security: Challenges and Opportunities for 2017/18." The brand new eBook addresses one of the hottest industry topics today: cybersecurity. In 2017, and looking into 2018, the topic of cybersecurity remains one of the hottest in the [...]

Have You Explored Our New Website – JSA.net?

By | 2017-09-29T11:35:53+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: jsa blog, JSA Radio, JSA TV, marketing strategy, Portfolio - Marketing, Portfolio - Public Relations, tech, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom marketing, telecom news, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This week we officially announced the launch of our brand new website, JSA.net. The site showcases a fresh design, allowing visitors like you to easily learn about and navigate pages on: company milestones; services offered; regions served; flexible pricing packages; portfolio of work; channels like JSA TV and JSA Radio; industry events including Telecom Exchange; and [...]

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 | 2017-09-29T13:36:23+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 [...]