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DataBank Plans to Double Number of FedRAMP Compliant Colocation Facilities

Goal is Underway with Dallas and Minnesota Data Centers Added to DataBank's Portfolio of FedRAMP Facilities  DataBank has two additional data centers designated as FedRAMP compliant. DataBank has also completed key reassessments and maintenance of existing authorizations of the GSA’s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). Being FedRAMP compliant means a facility has a

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LightRiver Goes for Gold – Earns Certification from Infinera

LightRiver Technologies, Inc., a leader in Factory Built NetworkTM design and commissioning, has received some nice recognition from one of its longtime partners. The company announced today that Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, has awarded LightRiver with Gold Level Partner Certification. Partners for nearly 10 years, Infinera established the Gold Level partner certification in order

JSA’s Summer 2015 Industry News Recap

It’s been a busy summer in our industry and as telecom professionals it is our job to stay on top of all the buzz and murmurs. So, we are excited to introduce our Industry News Roundup blog, where we will take you through the major headlines, tantalizing trends and most exciting stories this summer had

DE-CIX New York Earns OIX-1 Certification from Open-IX

DE-CIX New York today announced the completion of its Open-IX certification process. The Open-IX association (OIX) granted DE-CIX OIX-1 certification on March 9th after the OIX Board confirmed that the exchange met all technical requirements, minimum service levels and information-sharing provision requirements. The certification further affirms DE-CIX New York’s commitment to true neutrality and broad

Telehouse’s NYIIX Enhances Capacity and Reliability, Upgrades to Centillion

Telehouse, the global leader for data centers, international Internet exchanges, and managed IT services, announces its upgrade to the Centillion platform in order to enhance the overall value and customer experience for NYIIX customers. The NYIIX peering exchange is New York’s largest and most active, offering the most comprehensive membership in the area. “The upgrade

Growth Continues for DE-CIX New York as it Begins the Internet Exchange Certification Process and Names First Member of its Customer Advisory Board

DE-CIX announced today that it has begun the certification process for DE-CIX New York to become Open-IX certified, signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Open-IX Association in San Antonio, Texas on February 3rd while attending NANOG 63. DE-CIX has followed the growth of Open-IX Association (OIX) over the years and has now taken the

WireIE Meets Highest Global Standards for Carrier Ethernet Services

WireIE announces today that it has earned the industry’s highest level of certification for the design and delivery of Carrier Ethernet networks.  The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), the international defining body for Carrier Ethernet, issues the MEF CE 2.0 certification to organizations that pass rigorous testing processes.  MEF CE 2.0 is the world’s most advanced

Mission Complete: FirstLight Fiber Now Ethernet-Certified with all Major US Wireless Carriers

FirstLight Fiber (formerly known as Tech Valley Communications), a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, has successfully completed Ethernet certification with a major U.S. based wireless carrier. Under the terms of the agreement, FirstLight will provide wholesale backbone infrastructure and Ethernet-based,

DCProfessional Development Reaches New Milestone: Now the Largest Data Center Specific Training Organization Worldwide

DCProfessional Development (DCPro), a sector of DatacenterDynamics, announced today it has reached a major milestone by training more than 4,000 individuals in the classroom, making it the largest data center specific training organization worldwide. Since its inception in 2011, DCPro has provided classroom courses taught by a growing network of expert instructors in 24 countries

DukeNet Achieves MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification

DukeNet Communications is proud to announce today that it has achieved the Metro Ethernet Forum’s (MEF) rigorous Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification. The achievement was marked at the MEF’s quarterly meeting this week, July 22-25, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The MEF launched its Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification program in April 2012. After a successful “CE 1.0

i3 Solutions Group to Speak at DCD Intelligence Seminar in NYC on June 25th

i3 Solutions Group announced its participation as panelist and attendee for the DataCenterDynamics (DCD) Intelligence Seminar, “Leveraging Your Data Center Portfolio to Mitigate Risk and Create Strategic Advantage,” taking place June 25th at 200 Park Avenue in NYC. i3 Solutions Group’s Managing Partner, Michael Garibaldi, will speak on the Enterprise Risk Panel titled, “The C-Suite’s Responsibility

ViaWest Celebrates Grand Opening of Tier IV Design-Certified Colocation Data Center

ViaWest proudly announced today that it has officially opened its Lone Mountain data center facility in North Las Vegas, celebrating the colocation industry’s first-ever North American Tier IV Design Certification. The facility earned the Uptime Institute’s Tier IV design certification in October 2012. Tier IV is the highest rating possible and certifies that, when built

ViaWest Strengthens its Compliance Portfolio

As it continues to demonstrate its commitment to enable customers to meet their own compliance obligations, ViaWest today announced expansions to its library of compliance and attestation reports. ViaWest has a long history of providing Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16)(formerly SAS 70), reports. The company has expanded its reporting portfolio to include

ViaWest Earns Industry’s First Tier IV Design Certification From Uptime Institute

ViaWest proudly announces today that it’s earned the colocation industry’s first-everNorthAmerican Tier IV DesignCertification for its new Lone Mountain colocation facility in North Las Vegas. The Uptime Institute’s Tier IV design certification is the highest rating possible, measuring the quality and reliability designed into a data center, coupled with industry-leading energy efficiency. The Uptime Institute

Zayo Obtains Metro Ethernet Forum Certification

Zayo has obtained Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) MEF 9 and MEF 14 certification.  MEF certification is only awarded following high marks on sets of tests regarding service functionality and service performance. These tests were conducted on live services across the Zayo network to ensure MEF standards were universally met. MEF 9 certification validates end-to-end service

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