LightRiver Goes for Gold – Earns Certification from Infinera

By |2015-10-01T14:02:19-05:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: awards, B2B, Blogs, Brand, Brand Marketing, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business awards, business collaboration, business partnership, business strategy, c-level, carrier, Certification, channel partners, Chief Marketing, customer service solutions, Effective Business Solutions, Factory Built Network, fiber, fiber optics, Government, Internet, IT, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Clients, LightRiver, LightRiver Labs, PR, shared IT, Technology, technology award, Telecom, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom media, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom reports, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 to [...]

JSA’s Summer 2015 Industry News Recap

By |2015-09-09T12:21:28-05:00September 8th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, analysts, app, Apple, Application, Applications, awards, bandwidth, big data, Big Data connectivity, Blogs, Brand, Broadband, business acquisition, business collaboration, business continuity, business investment, business partnership, business questions, business strategy, carrier, carrier hotel, Certification, channel partners, cloud, colocation, Company Launch, competitor, Conferences, Connectivity, Consulting, Content, customer win, dark fiber, data, Data Center Connectivity, fiber, Financial, global expansion, Google, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet of Everything, IoT, iPad, iPhone, IT, JS&A News, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Connections, mobile, Net Neutrality, Network, network growth, partnerships, Point of Presence, PR, Research, small cell, Social Marketing, social media, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, wireless|

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 to [...]

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

By |2015-03-12T12:23:12-05:00March 12th, 2015|Categories: carrier-neutral, Certification, Connectivity, DE-CIX, High Speed Internet, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, JSA Clients, metro market, peering, Peering exchange, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 access. [...]

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

By |2015-02-24T11:04:51-05:00February 24th, 2015|Categories: business collaboration, business partnership, business strategy, Certification, channel partners, colocation, commercial real estate, Communications Management, community news, Conferences, Connectivity, customer service solutions, Data Center, data center build, Data Center Connectivity, data center construction, data center design, data center expansion, data center news, data network services, DatacenterDynamics, Events, global data center, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IT, JSA Clients, Media, Network, network equipment, network growth, network route, network upgrade, peering, Peering exchange, Peering exchchange, Servers, Technology, Telecom, telecom news, Telecommunications|

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 to [...]

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

By |2015-03-10T14:18:57-05:00February 6th, 2015|Categories: appointments, architecture, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Certification, Connectivity, Data Center, DE-CIX, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Protocols, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, metro market, peering, Peering exchange, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 first [...]

WireIE Meets Highest Global Standards for Carrier Ethernet Services

By |2013-11-19T12:54:10-05:00November 19th, 2013|Categories: business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, Certification, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), low latency, Low-Latency Network, metro ethernet, Oil and Gas, rural areas, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 and [...]

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

By |2013-09-24T09:26:39-05:00September 24th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, carrier, carrier ethernet, Certification, Ethernet, fiber, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Video On Demand, video streaming, voice, wireless, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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, cell [...]

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

By |2013-08-15T14:34:12-05:00August 15th, 2013|Categories: Certification, Data Center, education, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, training courses|Tags: , , , , , |

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 delivered [...]

DukeNet Achieves MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification

By |2013-07-24T08:10:30-05:00July 24th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, carrier, carrier ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, Certification, cloud computing, Connectivity, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, fiber, fiber optics, Low-Latency Network, Mobile backhaul, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, WDM, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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 Certification” [...]

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

By |2013-06-18T11:16:18-05:00June 18th, 2013|Categories: business strategy, Certification, cloud, colocation, Compliance, Connectivity, Consulting, Data Center, data center construction, data center expansion, data network services, DatacenterDynamics, disaster recovery, interconnection, IT, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 for [...]

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

By |2013-02-12T14:20:28-05:00February 12th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, big data, broadband infrastructure, business strategy, Certification, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Technology, Data Center, data center construction, data center expansion, disaster recovery, Green Companies, hosting, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, managed services, NIaaS, Telecom, Telecommunications, tier 3 data center, Tier IV data center, Virtualization, web hosting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 to [...]

ViaWest Strengthens its Compliance Portfolio

By |2013-01-08T15:15:36-05:00January 8th, 2013|Categories: big data, business strategy, Certification, cloud, cloud computing, Compliance, Data Center, data network services, disaster recovery, enterprise, Green Companies, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, managed services, NIaaS, tier 3 data center, Tier IV data center, web hosting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 a [...]

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

By |2012-11-14T15:08:47-05:00November 14th, 2012|Categories: carrier, Certification, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, Data Center, data center construction, data center expansion, disaster recovery, Telecommunications, Tier IV data center|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 is [...]

Zayo Obtains Metro Ethernet Forum Certification

By |2012-06-13T09:20:09-05:00June 13th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, carrier, Certification, colocation, Content, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, interconnection, Internet, network growth, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 delivery [...]


By |2012-04-24T08:23:17-05:00April 24th, 2012|Categories: awards, Certification, colocation, Data Center, hosting, managed services, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

TELEHOUSE America is proud to announce that its New York and Los Angeles data centers are now SSAE 16 Type 1 compliant, having successfully completed the rigorous independent assessments required of the SSAE 16 standard. The four TELEHOUSE facilities have voluntarily completed a stringent audit of its internal business processes and IT controls, including physical security, [...]