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About Katie Estep

As JSA Account Coordinator, Katie is responsible for: industry research; social media content; press release drafts; crafting blogs for clients, and managing agendas and calendars.

LightRiver Welcomes New netFLEX® Encryption Feature

By | 2017-11-07T09:08:09+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Categories: jsa blog, JSA Clients, LightRiver, Mike Jonas, Network, SDN, Security, Software Defined Networking, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

Coming on the heels of LightRiver’s acquisition of Unique Computer Services, which included the industry-leading product, netFLEX®, is the announcement of a newly accessible encrypted wavelength feature within the software. If you aren’t familiar with netFLEX®, the product enables transport network operators of all shapes and sizes to efficiently provision and manage anything from just a [...]

Cleareon Fiber Networks CEO to Speak at DCD >Colo + Cloud Event

By | 2017-09-14T09:46:34+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Events, Speaking Event, Speaking Panel, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , |

Cleareon Fiber Networks CEO Joins DCD >Colo + Cloud Event as Featured Speaker NEW YORK– September 14, 2017 – Cleareon, a New York City-based provider of dark fiber networks and lit services, announces that its Co-CEO, Cliff Kane, will join the DCD >Colo + Cloud event Plenary Panel, “Telecom Rising – Cloud or at the Edge,” [...]

Telamon Launches eBook on Data Center Trends: Learn Strategies to Drive Growth and Revenue

By | 2017-08-26T13:37:02+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Data Center|

It’s no secret that data center operators (DCOs) are well-accustomed to change and have been able to successfully adapt to the fluctuating landscape of their industry for decades. However, DCOs today are faced with a faster pace of change than anything they’ve ever seen. So, what’s a DCO to do? Telamon, a leader in creating tailored, [...]

Optimized for Speed – Built for Performance! MRV Brings 200G Optical Transport Solution to the Table for DCI and Telecom Applications

By | 2017-06-06T09:00:16+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, MRV, MRV Communcations, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Not all optical transport solutions are created equal. MRV’s new 200G coherent digital muxponders that were added to its OptiDriver WDM optical transport portfolio today is now one of the only platforms that covers a full range of applications. Data center operators, service providers and enterprises alike can enjoy smaller access locations to large metro and [...]

Wilcon Launches Rapid Connect Service, Enabling Fast Deployments of Bundled Space, Power and Internet

By | 2017-05-15T10:20:48+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Asia Pacific, carrier, cloud, colocation, Connectivity, Data Center, International Telecoms Week, Internet, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Wilcon, the premier West Coast provider of best-in-class fiber optic and data center infrastructure, welcomes a new service to its portfolio – Rapid Connect. Rapid Connect brings carriers, service providers and cloud startups a seamless, cost-effective and fast way to establish network infrastructure in as few as ten business days. Plus, Wilcon’s state-of-the-art colocation is at [...]

Introducing…MRV’s New Optical Transport Solution Enabling New Options for the DCI Market

By | 2017-05-04T12:08:59+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, General, JSA Clients, MRV, MRV Communcations, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , |

MRV Communications welcomes a new compact optical transport solution to the family today –the OD-4-DCI! The new platform is designed for the data center interconnect (DCI) market and will join the OptiDriver® suite of WDM metro transport solutions. The addition of the OD-4-DCI enables modular ultra-high density DCI in a compact 1RU form factor, with stackable [...]

Cleareon Fiber Networks to Make Significant Service Announcement at ITW – May 14-17 – Chicago

By | 2017-05-03T13:28:38+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Cleareon Fiber Networks, General, ITW, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|

Cleareon, a New York City-based provider of network solutions for wireless and wireline carriers, digital service providers and large enterprise, announces that company executives will be in attendance and exhibiting at ITW (International Telecoms Week) 2017, May 14-17 at the Hyatt Regency, Chicago, IL. Located in the Hyatt’s East Tower – Purple Level – Table P14, [...]

BTC Broadband Selects MRV for Strategic Build-Out of WDM Network in the State of Oklahoma

By | 2017-04-19T15:41:38+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Categories: Broadband, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Lifecycle Service Orchestration, LSO, MRV, MRV Communcations, Network, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications has yet again been selected to assist with a fiber backbone build-out and this time it was chosen by BTC Broadband, a regional broadband telecommunications service provider in the State of Oklahoma. BTC Broadband was in search for an effective solution that could be both cost-effective and have the capability to satisfy their current [...]

MRV’s OptiDriver was Selected by Syndeo Network to Upgrade Its Regional WDM Backbone Network

By | 2017-04-04T13:08:14+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: jsa blog, JSA Clients, Lifecycle Service Orchestration, LSO, MRV, MRV Communications, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today, Syndeo Network, a fiber-optic based broadband communications service provider, announced its selection of MRV’s OptiDriver® to upgrade and streamline its WDM network. Syndeo was in need of an upgrade that would support its ever-growing customer traffic demands, both presently and into the future – enter MRV’s metro optical transport solution. In addition to Syndeo providing [...]

Telecom Infra Project Welcomes Industry Innovator – LightRiver Technologies!

By | 2017-04-04T08:55:10+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: Factory Built Network, jsa blog, JSA Clients, LightRiver, Mike Jonas, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

As a leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning, LightRiver Technologies is excited to join a project that brings together the industry’s leading innovators - Telecom Infra Project (TIP). TIP is an engineering-focused initiative, co-founded by Facebook and operators such as Deutsche Telekom, to reimagine the traditional approach to building and deploying telecom network infrastructure. [...]

MRV Upgrades its Pro-Vision Lifecycle Service by Enabling Standards-based SDN Integration

By | 2017-03-08T14:42:24+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: jsa blog, LSO, MRV, MRV Communcations, Optical Networking, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today, MRV Communications announced an upgrade to its Pro-VisionÒ service management and orchestration software platform. The upgrade includes a next generation RESTCONF Northbound application program interface (API), that leverages standards-based Yang models for seamless integration with high-order orchestration platforms. This will enable full Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) for transport services. Pro-Vision - which can scale to [...]

And the Best in Transport Solutions and Telecommunication Networking Award Goes to…Dean Campbell of LightRiver Technologies!

By | 2017-03-02T10:27:45+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Categories: awards, Chief Technology Officer, Factory Built Network, General, jsa blog, JSA Clients, LightRiver, Telecom, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Congratulations to LightRiver Technologies’ CTO Dean L. Campbell, who has been awarded Best CTO in Transport Solutions 2016 & Most Innovative CTO by Technology Media Telecom (TMT) News! The TMT 2016 Executive Awards celebrates the services that are provided by individuals who work behind the scenes within the varied sectors of the industry throughout the year. [...]

LightRiver’s Factory Built Network® Solution Provides East Kentucky Power Cooperative (EKPC) with New Core Network

By | 2017-02-28T08:46:01+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: business collaboration, business strategy, carrier, data network services, Factory Built Network, jsa blog, JSA Clients, LightRiver, Mike Jonas, Network Solutions, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, utility|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

LightRiver has been enlisted! As a leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning, East Kentucky Power Cooperative (EKPC), has chosen LightRiver to provide the design and engineering services to implement a new core network. Owned by 16 electrical distributions cooperatives, EKPC serves over 530,000 homes and businesses in 87 Kentucky counties. Looking to significantly upgrade [...]

Wilcon Provides Higher Education With Higher Speeds

By | 2017-02-16T10:36:51+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Blogs, carrier, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center, fiber, fiber optics, higher education, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , |

Higher education calls for higher speeds and today, Wilcon, the premier West Coast provider of best-in-class fiber optic and data center infrastructure, announced its deployment of a scalable fiber optic network to Soka University’s campus in Aliso Viejo, California. According to Online Colleges, up to 41% of students have three or more devices connected to the [...]

Wilcon Expands Network Footprint Across San Diego

By | 2017-01-31T09:33:31+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Categories: carrier, Cell tower backhaul, cloud, colocation, Data Center, fiber, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Mobile backhaul, Network, network growth, small cell, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, wireless, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The expansion continues for Wilcon in 2017! Taking the Southern California area by storm, Wilcon, a premier provider of fiber optic and data center infrastructure, announced that it is expanding its fiber-optic network footprint throughout San Diego. The strategic broadening of Wilcon’s network supports infrastructure for small cell site technology and new 5G wireless communications. This [...]

MRV & Sandvine Team Up to Show Next Gen. Application-Aware Networking at MEF16

By | 2016-11-04T14:04:50+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Categories: community news, Events, MRV, MRV Communcations, MRV Communications, NFV, SDN, Software Defined Networking, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|

It’s teamwork at its best! MRV announced today their collaboration to demonstrate a NFV-based virtual customer premise equipment (vCPE) solution that enables next generation application awareness at the service providers’ access network. Compared to the traditional approach, NFV-based application awareness provides substantial benefits such as reduced time-to-market for new services, decreased operational expenditures and an improved [...]