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The RCN Business Fiber-Rich Network Now Available in 165 Halsey Street

By | 2016-12-12T16:06:45+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business collaboration, business ethernet, business expansion, business partnership, carrier, commercial real estate, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center expansion, data center news, data network services, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), General, Hosted Voice, Managed Security, network growth, network provider, network route, RCN Business, tech, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

With yet another major network expansion, RCN Business adds 165 Halsey to its growing list of data centers and carrier hotels. Located in Newark, NJ, 165 Halsey Street owns and operates 1.2 million square feet of carrier-neutral SSAE-16 certified data center space giving carriers, enterprises and service providers access to cost-effective space, power and interconnection services. The [...]

WireIE Heads to Paris and Baltimore Next Week in Hopes of Taking Home Two New Accolades

By | 2016-11-03T13:01:13+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Categories: awards, business ethernet, Canada, Connectivity, Ethernet, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , |

November 8th could prove to be a very big day for WireIE. The wholesale network operator specialized in the deployment of MEF-Certified Carrier Ethernet networks to Canada’s underserved markets has been shortlisted for the Capacity Global Carrier Awards and the 2016 MEF Excellence Awards. The award ceremonies for both will be held next week, November 8, [...]

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 [...]

MRV Launched Next-Gen Carrier Ethernet Access Device with Software-enabled Scalability

By | 2016-05-05T15:24:17+00:00 May 5th, 2016|Categories: 100G, Application, B2B, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, enterprise, Ethernet, JSA Clients, low latency, Metro Ethernet Forum, Network, network equipment, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, packet services, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™ announced today the launch of the OptiSwitch® OS-V Series.  The OS-V is its next generation portfolio of modular and compact, MEF CE 2.0 Certified 1GbE and 10GbE Carrier Ethernet access devices.  MRV’s OS-V series is delivered in two platforms; the OS-V8 fixed configuration platform and the OS-V20 modular platform, which has two expansion slots engineered [...]

RCN Business Has Nice Touch

By | 2016-04-06T14:15:01+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Categories: Agent Program, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business collaboration, business continuity, business ethernet, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, carrier, carrier ethernet, channel partners, cloud, Connectivity, Content Delivery, content delivery network, customer service solutions, customer win, dark fiber, data, Dedicated Internet Access, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Government, healthcare, High Speed Internet, higher education, Hosted Voice, hosting, Internet, Internet of Everything, internet security, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IoT, IP Exchange, IP-based video, IPTV, IT, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, metro ethernet, Network, network route, Network Solutions, PR, RCN, RCN Business, service providers, SMB, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom reseller, Telecommunications, Video, Video Conferencing, Video On Demand, video streaming, voice, voice and data company, VoIP, VoIP service, VoIP service providers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

RCN Business announced today that Nice Touch Communications (NTC), a global technology consulting firm, has joined its Agent Program. NTC will now have the ability to leverage RCN’s full suite of data, video and voice services and gain access to RCN’s 6,200 fiber miles across five major markets. NTC boasts 18 years in the industry and specializes [...]

Lightwave Recognizes MRV Communications For Pro-Vision® (Service Provisioning and Orchestration Software) and OptiPacket® OP-X1

By | 2016-03-29T11:48:59+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Categories: awards, business awards, business ethernet, carrier ethernet, engineering, Equipment Manufacturer, Ethernet, IT, Low-Latency Network, MRV, MRV Communications, network equipment, Network Solutions, telecom awards|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™, Inc. announced today that its Pro-Vision® service provisioning and orchestration software was recognized by the 2016 Lightwave Innovation Reviews with a score of 4.5 out of a possible five points. Judges praised the product, calling it an “excellent software solution that efficiently and effectively addresses a multitude of  operator concerns.” The Lightwave Innovation Reviews program distinguishes top [...]

RCN Business Bolsters Capabilities In New Jersey for Channel Partners

By | 2016-03-15T10:24:04+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Categories: 100G, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business collaboration, business ethernet, business expansion, business strategy, channel partners, data, data network services, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), General, Internet, IT, lit fiber, Technology, Telecom, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Through its expanded partnership with Cross River Fiber, RCN Business bolsters IT options for its channel partners throughout New Jersey. Leveraging Cross River Fiber’s dense fiber network, RCN Business agents will have the ability to sell Ethernet services up to 10Gbps and voice products, including next-generation Hosted Voice and Business Trunks. The partnership also provides access [...]

RCN Business Establishes Point of Presence at 401 North Broad Street

By | 2016-01-14T17:14:01+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Categories: Broadband, business collaboration, business continuity, business ethernet, business expansion, business partnership, carrier hotel, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, enterprise, Ethernet, Internet, IT, jsa blog, JSA Clients, meet me room, partnerships, RCN, RCN Business, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Video, voice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

RCN Business is kicking off 2016 with a bang. On Jan. 11, the company announced expansion into Telehouse’s data center located at 85 10th Avenue in New York City. Today, the communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video released news that it has established a point of presence (PoP) at Netrality Properties’ 401 North Broad Street [...]

Citynet, the IT Brand of Hall AG, Extends Network with MRV’s Newest Equipment

By | 2015-12-07T09:23:26+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Categories: architecture, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, business continuity, business ethernet, business investment, business partnership, enterprise, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), Internet, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IT, metro ethernet, metro market, network equipment, Network Function Virtualization, partnerships, shared IT, SMB, Technology, telecom infrastructure, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications, the global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions, announced today the expansion of its longstanding partnership with Citynet, a regional carrier network in Austria. Citynet serves the Inn Valley’s large enterprise and many residential customers, as well as many mountain ski resorts and lift infrastructure. Citynet also provides DSL, dedicated fiber, VPN, IP TV and Cloud Services [...]

RCN Business Upgrades Its Ethernet Network to 100 Gigabits

By | 2015-11-30T11:28:12+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Categories: 100G, bandwidth, business continuity, business ethernet, business investment, business strategy, carrier, carrier ethernet, Content, Content Delivery, data, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, Financial, Government, healthcare, Internet, IT, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Clients, MEF 2.0 compliant, metro ethernet, Metro Ethernet Forum, Network, network growth, network upgrade, PR, RCN, RCN Business, SMB, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom media, telecom news, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Video, voice, voice and data company|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for voice, data and video, announces today the upgrade of its Ethernet network backbone to include 100 Gigabit per second links. Offering scalable bandwidth capabilities across its carrier-grade fiber-optic network infrastructure, RCN Business can now deploy Ethernet services from 3Mbps to 100Gbps. As an MEF CE (Carrier Ethernet) [...]

MRV’s OptiSwitch® Empowers Lightower Fiber Networks to Streamline Carrier Ethernet Service Deployment

By | 2015-10-19T11:18:57+00:00 October 19th, 2015|Categories: Application, B2B, business ethernet, business partnership, Lightower, metro ethernet, network equipment, Network Function Virtualization, network growth, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SDN, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”) announced today that Lightower Fiber Networks has expanded its footprint of MRV’s OptiSwitch® Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) service demarcation and first mile aggregation platform. This was done to support an increased number of fiber connections and bandwidth-rich services as Lightower grows its service footprint. Lightower utilizes the OptiSwitch platform at the customer premises for [...]

RCN Business White Paper Deals with Disaster

By | 2015-10-12T16:13:27+00:00 October 12th, 2015|Categories: B2B, business continuity, business ethernet, business questions, business strategy, data, Dedicated Internet Access, disaster recovery, ebooks, Effective Business Solutions, Ethernet, Hosted Voice, hosting, infographic, Internet, internet security, IT, jsa blog, JSA Clients, PR, RCN, RCN Business, Security, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom media, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom reports, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Disaster can strike at any time. And organizations need to be prepared. This week, RCN Business has released a white paper that deals with this issue. "When Disaster Strikes," is a free resource that covers the ins and outs of disaster recovery and business continuity planning. Disaster recovery is the ability to rebound from a disaster, whether natural or [...]

iRiS and NGN Combine Network Reach

By | 2015-09-16T13:53:32+00:00 September 16th, 2015|Categories: broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Network, partnerships, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecommunications|

One dense interconnected fiber network is better than two separate networks operating on their own! iRiS Networks and NGN seem to agree with that philosophy as the duo announced today they have interconnected to combine their network reach between Tennessee and North Georgia. The two companies have established a fiber Ethernet interconnection which will enhance the [...]

Connecting the College Campus: FirstLight Fiber’s Services Enhance Hudson Valley Community College

By | 2015-05-05T10:07:20+00:00 May 5th, 2015|Categories: bandwidth, business ethernet, Connectivity, dark fiber, education, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), fiber, fiber network, Internet, jsa blog, metro ethernet, network provider, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

To address its growing bandwidth needs, Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC), the second-largest institution of higher learning in the Capital Region of New York State, has opted for FirstLight’s fiber-based Internet and Ethernet Private Line (EPL) services. FirstLight provides Internet connectivity to HVCC’s 120-acre main campus, while its Ethernet service provides dedicated, point-to-point, scalable connectivity from [...]

Will You Be Attending the Ethernet Technology Summit?

By | 2015-04-13T16:37:19+00:00 April 13th, 2015|Categories: business ethernet, Conferences, Ethernet, Ethernet Technology Summit, GbE, JS&A News, Network, Network Solutions, service providers, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Are you planning to attend the Ethernet Technology Summit on April 14-16th at the Santa Clara Convention Center?  If you are in the Santa Clara area, here is why you should add this event to your schedule. Ethernet Technology Summit is for everyone, from those who are just beginning to evaluate new Ethernet applications to experienced [...]