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eStruxture Adds New Data Center Facility in Montreal, Quebec

By | 2018-02-21T17:45:49+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Acquisition, carrier hotel, carrier-neutral, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Storage, colocation, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center expansion, disaster recovery, e-commerce, enterprise, Enterprise-Class Cloud, Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom pr, Telecommunications, tier 3 data center|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

New acquisition supports Canadian company’s rapid growth strategy Just one year ago, eStruxture formally joined the Canadian data center market with funding from Canderel and La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ). Now, the company has just acquired a direct competitor – Kolotek – from Quebec utility provider Gaz Metro Plus. The move will allow existing customers [...]

Intel Corporation’s Chief Data Scientist is Keynote Speaker for Telecom Exchange NYC 2018

By | 2017-11-28T15:19:55+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: AI, artificial intelligence, data, engineering, jsa blog, Speaking Event, Speaking Panel, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We are thrilled to announce that the industry renowned Melvin Greer, Chief Data Scientist, Public Sector Americas, Intel Corporation, is our Telecom Exchange (TEX) NYC 2018 keynote speaker. Mr. Greer will kick off the day by discussing the opportunities and challenges for Artificial Intelligence-based network platforms and data transformation. He will also speak on the event’s [...]

Crosslake Fibre Reaches Subsea Cable Milestone

By | 2017-10-18T14:20:28+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, carrier, cloud, dark fiber, data, Data Center, fiber optics, Financial, General, global carrier, Global Telecommunications, Internet, internet traffic, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Technology, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

New Cable System Will Provide High Capacity Options for Carriers, Financials, Content Providers and Enterprises Internet growth has reached the “zettabyte era”, as reported by Cisco. Global internet traffic reached a run rate of 1 zettabyte (ZB) last year and is expected to double by 2020. Internet applications, cloud, content and tech trends are driving demands [...]

Hammer Fiber Set to Launch Wireless Internet, Phone and Television Services in Baltimore

By | 2017-10-03T09:14:43+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: 5G, Broadband, data, fiber, HD Voice, High Speed Internet, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecommunications, voice, VoIP, VoIP service, wireless, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Via its partnership with Go Long Wireless, Hammer will utilize “pre-5G” technology to bring high-speed broadband services to residential and business customers throughout the city Hammer Fiber Optic Investments Ltd., a New Jersey-based wireless and fiber network operator and wholly owned subsidiary of publicly traded Hammer Fiber Optic Holdings Corp (OTCQB:HMMR), announced that is set to [...]

GlobeNet Recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Best Practices Award – Company of the Year

By | 2017-03-27T11:43:44+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: awards, business awards, colocation, Connectivity, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center news, data network services, global data center, Global Telecommunications, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Based on its network differentiators, growing portfolio, and strong financial performance, GlobeNet has earned Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Company of the Year Award GlobeNet is the recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Best Practices Award – Latin American, Carrier of Carriers Services, Company of the Year. The award criteria includes driving demand, brand strength, and competitive differentiation [...]

FirstLight and Sovernet Communications Join Forces

By | 2017-03-14T11:49:11+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, business collaboration, business continuity, business expansion, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, fiber, fiber engineering, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight Fiber, Network, network growth, network operators, network route|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  It’s official - FirstLight Fiber, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, has announced that Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”), combining the operations of Sovernet with FirstLight. It is the latest in a series of impressive moves for Oak Hill and First Light. Along [...]

Faction Solidifies its Position as a Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Pioneer

By | 2017-03-01T10:49:39+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, Cloud Storage, colocation, Cybersecurity, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center migration, data center news, data network services, enterprise, Enterprise-Class Cloud, Faction, General, hybrid, hybrid cloud, IaaS, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, interconnection, Internet, Internet Service Providers, Multi cloud, network provider, Network Solutions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Faction® reinforces its position as a true cloud innovator. The company announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted Faction a patent for its pioneering work on hybrid and multi-cloud networking. The Faction technology provides a unified data fabric for composing true hybrid and multi-cloud solutions. As an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud provider, [...]

Cross River Fiber and ZenFi Collaborate to Create (zXc) ZenCross Connect

By | 2017-01-30T15:16:03+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Cross River Fiber, dark fiber, data, General, interconnection, lit fiber, Low-Latency Network, Network, network operators, network provider, network route, Network Solutions, New York, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Online ordering platform offers self-service, automated metro connectivity When ordering dark fiber or lit services several key factors come to mind - fast delivery, competitive pricing, rapid development, and of course, no-term contracts. Cross River Fiber and ZenFi have entered a partnership to do just that. Through their new ordering platform, zXc (ZenCross Connect), there is no [...]

NJFX Completes Final Phase of its Tier 3 Facility

By | 2017-01-17T13:42:07+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Categories: broadband connections, data, Data Center, data center build, Data Center Connectivity, data center construction, data center expansion, data center news, data network services|

NJFX started 2017 with a bang by completing its third and final phase of its Tier 3, carrier neutral facility. The completion of Phase III coincides with NJFX’s powering of its first customer cage that uses the company’s 432 tie cable to provide ubiquitous connectivity across the NJFX campus and its Cable Landing Station (CLS) Meet Me Room. Over an ambitious 15-month development cycle, NJFX expanded [...]

Lightower Expands its Fiber Network throughout North Carolina

By | 2016-10-12T08:55:57+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, dark fiber, data, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Financial, General, Government, higher education, hybrid cloud, IP transit, Lightower, lit fiber, long haul, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, Technology, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks is expanding its high-performance fiber network within ‘The Tarheel’ state. Adding over 365 fiber route miles, Lightower’s fiber build in North Carolina will serve thousands of organizations located in downtown Raleigh and Charlotte, including Fortune 500 companies, educational institutions, and governments. The expansion of 120 miles to Lightower’s existing network in Raleigh, along [...]

Lightower Awarded GSA IT Schedule 70 Contract

By | 2016-09-19T10:02:02+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Categories: 100G, data, Data Center, Dedicated Internet Access, disaster recovery, Enterprise-Class Cloud, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Government, Internet, IP Solutions, IP transit, Lightower, network provider, Optical Networking, Technology, Telecom, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks is now able to deliver its all-fiber network services to any federal government agency, as well as to state and local governments through a new cooperative purchasing contract. With the award of a U.S. Government Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) 070 contract, Lightower is now part of a pre-approved list of [...]

FirstLight is Chosen Internet Provider for Colby-Sawyer College

By | 2016-07-19T12:32:03+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Categories: bandwidth, Connectivity, customer win, data, education, fiber, fiber network, Gigabit internet, Internet, jsa blog, Network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Colby-Sawyer College, a comprehensive college that integrates the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation, has chosen FirstLight Fiber over several other vendors to upgrade its Internet services to 1 Gbps.  Located in the Lake Sunapee region of New Hampshire, Colby-Sawyer College sought FirstLight’s fiber-based Internet services to improve connectivity for its 1,100+ students and enhance [...]

MRV Extends Its OptiDriver Transport Product Portfolio to Enable Ultra-High Speeds for 10G/100G/200G Services

By | 2016-06-27T14:53:28+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Categories: 100G, B2B, data, Data Center, data network services, IP Solutions, JSA Clients, low latency, Low-Latency Network, MRV, MRV Communications, Network Solutions, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications announced the release of its OD-4-HD solution today. A member of its OptiDriver product suite, the modular OD-4-HD is engineered to accommodate the market trend for higher speeds at the access edge, with a smaller form factor, higher modular port density and improved power efficiency. “Our enterprise and metro customers demand flexible competitively priced solutions that [...]

The Cloud Doesn’t Work without the Network

By | 2016-06-23T11:06:16+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Categories: business ethernet, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, colocation, data, Data Center, data center news, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Google, High Speed Internet, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, JS&A News, Lightower, Telecom, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

High-performance networking is essential for enterprises to operate effectively. Lightower Fiber Networks just rolled out its new Lightower Cloud Connect service, which allows organizations to connect directly to major cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. As more and more companies move applications to the cloud, the network becomes more important than ever. [...]

Lightower Fiber Networks Expands Across Staten Island

By | 2016-06-15T08:33:32+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, business expansion, dark fiber, data, data network services, enterprise, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Internet, Lightower, low latency, Low-Latency Network, metro ethernet, Network, network congestion, network equipment, network growth, Technology, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks just expanded its all-fiber network throughout Staten Island. The expansion will serve hundreds of new locations in the borough and also creates a new, shorter path around Manhattan from New Jersey to points north and east of New York. Avoiding Manhattan entirely, this new shorter route is perfect for businesses wanting to reduce [...]

New Record Highs for JSA’s Telecom Exchange (So #TEXcited!)

By | 2016-06-08T16:37:16+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: carrier, carrier hotel, carrier-neutral, cloud, Communications Management, Conferences, dark fiber, data, Data Center, fiber, interconnection, IoT, jsa blog, JSA Events, JSA Radio, JSA TV, Network, SDN, Tech Boss, tech event, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We’re just going to leave this here…   Telecom Exchange (TEX), the premier industry networking event where communications and technology meet, has once again surpassed its year-over-year numbers estimates for attendees, media representation and premium sponsors, among others. This year the event, taking place June 21-22 at Cipriani Wall Street in NYC, brings together both tech [...]

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