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.

It’s Official – American Tower Acquires Colo Atl

By |2019-04-08T14:12:55-04:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Acquisition, business partnership, carrier, carrier hotel, carrier-neutral, colocation, Data Center, data center news, interconnection, meet me room, Telecom, telecom acquisition, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Interconnection Facility Operator Colo Atl Announces Acquisition by American Tower Corporation Colo Atl, formerly a JT Communications Company, is officially now an American Tower Company! A leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation, data center and interconnection solutions, Colo Atl was recently acquired by American Tower Corporation, one of the largest global REITs and a leading independent owner, [...]

Next Up for JSA Virtual CEO Roundtable Series: “Blockchain & AI: The Next Gen Battleground for Cybersecurity”

By |2019-04-04T14:21:23-04:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: AI, Blockchain, CEO Roundtable, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom industry vlog, telecom news blog, telecom video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Latest Webcast to Take Place Live on April 12, and Welcomes Executives from Dapps Inc., IMC/Bank of Telecom, Mind Commerce and OpenCryptoTrust The next installment of JSA’s 2019 Virtual CEO Roundtable series is coming up soon! Webcast live, next Friday, Apr. 12 at 11:30 AM ET will be “Blockchain & AI: The Next Gen Battleground for [...]

Hylan Awarded Contract for DataGryd’s MegaSuite 6 Project

By |2019-03-26T11:41:00-04:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: construction, Data Center, data center construction, data center design, data center news, electrical engineering, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hylan Datacom & Electrical, a division of Hylan, will fully design and build out 1 Megawatt (MW) of power infrastructure at MegaSuite 6, the Largest New Data Center Underway in Lower Manhattan Congratulations are in order for Hylan today! DataGryd, a premier data center provider in New York City, has selected Hylan division, Hylan Datacom & [...]

New TrendSpotting Episode Focuses on “Pushing 5G to the Edge”

By |2019-03-22T14:40:31-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: 5G, edge, tech event, Telecom, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom interview, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecom News Vlog, telecom video, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Check out JSA's fourth episode of TrendSpotting focuses on "Pushing 5G to the Edge" on the floor of Telecom Exchange in Dallas Have you checked out the latest  in JSA's interactive video series, TrendSpotting, where we highlight what's on the minds of top decision makers at key industry events around the globe? You won't want to [...]

FirstLight to Explore Growth in Digital Infrastructure at Westchester’s “Digital Future” Event

By |2019-03-22T13:07:27-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: digital infrastructure, enterprise, fiber network, networking event, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , |

FirstLight's Principal Member of Technical Staff, Brian Kurkowski, to participate in a panel discussion on digital infrastructure growth at The Westchester County Association's "Digital Future" Event on March 26 Brian Kurkowski has been with FirstLight and its predecessor companies since its inception in 1997. A key region served by FirstLight is Westchester County, the [...]

JSA Unveils New eBook: Top 7 Best Practices for Telecom Social Media in 2019

By |2019-03-20T17:24:37-04:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: General|

Up Your Social Media Game! As we do each year, JSA is excited to release our annual top best practices for social media! In the business world, social media marketing continues to reign supreme in terms of telling a company's story and customer interaction, for starters.  The adoption of social media platforms continues to rise steadily, [...]

Municipal Win for FirstLight – Town of Bennington, VT Selects FirstLight’s Fiber Optic Internet

By |2019-03-20T17:05:30-04:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: fiber, fiber network, fiber network, fiber optics, Government, Internet, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , |

The Town of Bennington, Vermont, has selected FirstLight to provide fiber optic Internet connectivity to the town office and its various satellite offices, as well as provide a managed firewall solution. The fourth largest town of Vermont, Bennington is well known for the Battle of Bennington, which took place during the Revolutionary War. For municipal staff, [...]

 Southern Telecom’s 270 Peachtree Street Colo Facility is GigSouth’s New Network Hub

By |2019-03-19T11:21:02-04:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Broadband, colocation, customer win, dark fiber, Data Center, data center news, disaster recovery, interconnection, network route, rural areas, Rural Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , |

In Follow Up to Recent Partnership, Southern Telecom’s Atlanta Colocation Facility offers GigSouth Data Storage and Backup, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery   GigSouth has selected Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI)’s colocation services via the company’s 270 Peachtree Street facility in Atlanta. In support of rural development, the 270 Peachtree data center will serve as GigSouth’s hub, [...]

LightRiver Debuts First netFLEX “Demo-Jam”

By |2019-03-19T10:13:02-04:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: LightRiver, Network, network automation, Optical Networking, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, telecom video, Telecommunications, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Every problem has a solution and every solution has an outcome, however in most cases the time it takes to get from the problem to solution and outcome is extensively time consuming. That’s where LightRiver’s netFLEX® Circuit Analysis Tool (CAT)TM comes into play. When a service impact in the optical transport domain occurs today, technician time [...]

Telecom Ramblings Shines Industry Spotlight on LightRiver COO

By |2019-03-12T16:45:11-04:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: c-level, JSA Clients, LightRiver, network automation, Network Solutions, Optical Networking, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, telecom interview, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

LightRiver COO Travis Ewert Talks to Telecom Ramblings' Rob Powell in This Week's Industry Spotlight In case you missed it yesterday, be sure to read Telecom Ramblings' latest "Industry Spotlight," which features Travis Ewert, Chief Operating Officer of LightRiver and expert on network automation. Per the article,  "The rise of SDN and network automation has created [...]

TransPacific Connectivity Challenges & Opportunities: Tune in Live March 15 for JSA’s Next Virtual CEO Roundtable

By |2019-03-12T13:44:44-04:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: jsa blog, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom news, telecom tv, Telecommunications, video streaming|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Upcoming Virtual CEO Roundtable Welcomes Executives from 5x5 Telecom, Anova Financial Networks and DRG Undersea Consulting  Coming up THIS Friday, March 15 at 11:30 AM ET, is the next installment of JSA’s 2019 Virtual CEO Roundtable series, “TransPacific Connectivity Challenges & Opportunities.” Jaymie Scotto Cutaia will moderate the discussion with top industry executives, including Marc Gittleman, [...]

LightRiver’s netFLEX® Takes Home 2019 Lightwave Innovation Award

By |2019-03-06T11:36:02-04:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: awards, jsa blog, Mike Jonas, Network, network operators, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SDN, Software Defined Networking, technology award, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

LightRiver’s netFLEX® is Award Recipient in 2019 Lightwave Innovation Reviews Program 2019 has been an amazing year already for our friends at LightRiver! Following its exciting PTC'19 win for the Best Network Intelligence Innovation award, today the company announces it has been recognized as an award recipient in the 2019 Lightwave Innovation Reviews program for netFLEX [...]

Hylan Announces Two New Appointments of CFO and President

By |2019-02-26T13:30:15-04:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: appointments, c-level, construction, DAS, datacom, engineering, fiber engineering, fiber optics, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Hylan Appoints New CFO and New President for Hylan Datacom & Electrical Division Hylan, a market leading provider of specialized communications engineering and construction services, announces today it has appointed Scott Gindea as new Chief Financial Officer for Hylan; and Paul Angerame, as the new President of Hylan Datacom & Electrical, an umbrella company of Hylan.  [...]

GMCHosting Expands to Atlanta and Chooses Colo Atl

By |2019-04-09T13:28:14-04:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: carrier-neutral, colocation, customer win, Data Center, data center news, hosting, interconnection, meet me room, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

With its new Atlanta PoP, GMCHosting is now handling traffic from Florida with lower latency and better reliability  GMCHosting, LLC has selected Colo Atl for colocation and connectivity services.  The company sought to expand within Atlanta by securing a new Point of Presence (PoP) and chose Colo Atl as its new colocation provider due to its [...]

Can the Internet Break? Watch JSA’s New Virtual CEO Roundtable

By |2019-02-25T16:52:19-04:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: c-level, CEO Roundtable, Internet, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, Network, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

JSA welcomes top industry executives, including Nigel Bayliff, CEO of AquaComms; Gil Santaliz, Founder and CEO of NJFX; Amy Marks, CEO of XSite Modular, and Vinay Nagpal, President of Interglobix to our February 2019 Virtual CEO Roundtable Presently, the internet is threatened by many of the legacy submarine cables that connect continents but are nearing the [...]

Vertical Systems Group Releases 2018 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD

By |2019-02-20T09:58:15-04:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: analysts, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, Ethernet, global carrier, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

CenturyLink, AT&T, Verizon, Spectrum Enterprise, Comcast and Windstream Top the List In case you missed it, Vertical Systems Group recently announced that six companies achieved a position on the 2018 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD as follows: CenturyLink, AT&T, Verizon, Spectrum Enterprise, Comcast and Windstream. Vertical System Group maintains that to qualify for a rank on this [...]