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ServerFarm Acquires 5NINES Global Holdings

By |2019-10-10T19:02:02-04:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Acquisition, General, Global Telecommunications, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , |

Innovative data center services provider, ServerFarm, has acquired 5NINES Global Holdings, a colocation and managed service provider with facilities across North America, the United Kingdom and Europe. UK-based 5NINES has grown rapidly since its inception in 2016 by shrewdly acquiring enterprise data centers and selling them back to the original owner in the form of agile [...]

Q Advisors: RingCentral Makes a Strategic Move and Avaya Gets a Lifeline

By |2019-10-09T18:03:46-04:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: business partnership, General|Tags: , , , |

Latest Issue of QSights Focuses on a Strategic Partnership Between the Two Companies QSights, published by Q Advisors, provides thought-leadership, independent opinions and data on topics of interest to the telecom, media and technology sectors. In a significant move for both parties, RingCentral (NYSE:RNG), the Belmont, CA based Enterprise Communication provider, and Avaya (NYSE:AVYA), one of [...]

Digital Transformation Accelerated: ServerFarm and TD Securities Complete $200 Million Recapitalization

By |2019-10-03T13:29:40-04:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: business expansion, Business Process Outsourcing, Data Center, General|Tags: , , , , , , |

For ServerFarm, digital transformation is the key to growth. The help drive that, the innovative data center developer and operator has successfully completed a $200 million credit facility led by TD Securities as part of a strategic recapitalization and financing program. Organizations globally are focused on accelerating their digital transformations and embracing cloud, edge and IoT. [...]

DataBank Focusing on the Edge as it Closes a Deal in Indianapolis

By |2019-10-01T16:16:16-04:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: General|

Broadens team, capabilities and exceptional services in the Indianapolis area DataBank is not only known for enterprise-class data centers but also for its exceptional employees across the U.S. With the close of its acquisition of LightBound, it has expanded that stellar team even more. As an Indianapolis-based colocation, Internet, voice, network and cloud services provider, LightBound [...]

DE-CIX and EdgeConneX Work Together in Munich

By |2019-09-26T16:33:01-04:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: colocation, Data Center, DE-CIX, edge, fiber, General, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet Exchange, peering, Peering exchange, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

EdgeConneX ®, pioneers in edge data center development, and DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator, just shared some exciting news out of Munich today. In order to improve its ability to handle surging volumes of network traffic in southern Germany and beyond, DE-CIX is upgrading its equipment in the EdgeConneX Munich (EDCMUC01) data center [...]

Hyperscale Technology for Everyone – Data Center Providers Unite 

By |2019-09-26T13:07:07-04:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: artificial intelligence, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, Data Center, data center news, General, hybrid cloud, hyperscale|Tags: , , , , , |

The Data is Out! As part of its mission to deliver a global circular IT ecosystem,  ITRenew, is teaming up with tech and data center organizations to drive real change globally. The company has a call to arms for hyperscalers to invest in enabling, and for downstream markets to take advantage of opportunities and demand circular [...]

CLS Hub: NJFX Marks its Third Anniversary

By |2019-09-26T11:15:17-04:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: carrier-neutral, colocation, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, General, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , |

A CLS colocation facility bringing together subsea and terrestrial routes in one place When NJFX broke ground in September 2015, Founder and CEO Gil Santaliz had a vision to create a true CLS hub; connectivity in a neutral environment at the cable landing station where competition could be fostered to benefit customers and collaboration could occur [...]

Capacity Releases Shortlist for 2019 Global Carrier Awards (Congratulations to our JSA Clients!)

By |2019-09-24T12:11:10-04:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: awards, Capacity Media, carrier, General, global carrier, Global Telecommunications, international carrier, Telecom, telecom awards, telecom conference, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Capacity has announced the shortlist for the 2019 Global Carrier Awards ... And we are excited to see several of our clients on the list! Congratulations to EdgeConneX, GlobeNet, Gold Data, LightRiver, NJFX and Stream Data Centers!  The Global Carrier Awards, heralded as wholesale telecoms’ largest global industry celebration, will take place as part of Capacity [...]

DATABANK AND VEEAM HELP ENSURE YOUR EMAIL AND OFFICE 365 TOOLS ARE SUPPORTED AND AVAILABLE

By |2019-09-18T10:12:34-04:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: business continuity, cloud, colocation, Data Center, disaster recovery, General, hybrid, hybrid cloud|Tags: , , , , , , |

Bringing Together Superior Infrastructure and Software to provide compliant and secure backup Your email is critical and not being able to access it can not only ruin your day and to do list, but it can impact your company’s efficiency, security and productivity. Backing up your Microsoft Office 365 eliminates the risk of losing access and [...]

EdgeConneX® and Megaport: Bringing the Cloud Locally to Munich

By |2019-09-12T17:17:16-04:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, colocation, Data Center, edge, General, Global Telecommunications, hybrid cloud, Multi cloud, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, ultra-low latency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Germany’s tech hubs are continuing to heat up with surging demand for scalable, on-demand connectivity to cloud service providers. In Munich, where most businesses operating in the city are based elsewhere, this trend is especially hot. After all, the ability to move data efficiently between locations and applications is essential to guaranteeing service performance and better [...]

netsapiens’ SNAPaccel Offering: Answering the Call for Managed IaaS

By |2019-09-11T18:10:08-04:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It’s a banner week for netsapiens! Already, the B2B provider of unified communications (UCaaS) services celebrated 1 million users of its hallmark product SNAPsolution earlier this week. Now, it has announced the addition of SNAPaccel, its newest managed Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering. With this new service, netsapiens is making it simpler and more affordable [...]

eStruxture Data Centers Welcomes Cogent Communications into its MTL-2 Facility

By |2019-09-11T17:53:32-04:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , |

Montreal gets a little more well-connected today, as eStruxture, a prominent Canadian provider of network and cloud-neutral data center solutions, announces its expanded partnership with Cogent Communications. The two companies have already been in business together, with Cogent’s presence in eStruxture’s MTL-1 data center, but the two have decided to expand their partnership further across Montreal. [...]

Optimizing Network Laydown for Mobile Communications

By |2019-09-11T13:40:53-04:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Digital Networking, digital twins, General, Network Simulation, Network Solutions|Tags: , , , |

NETWORK PLANNING: Deploying an Effective Backhaul Network Network planning to support mobile communications is a complex, time consuming, and hence expensive process.   The planning use case may involve, among others, any of the following possible scenarios: a cell phone provider deciding where to install the towers for the backhaul network, placement of access points (APs) for [...]

Innovative Business Solutions Introduces CableFinder.net

By |2019-09-10T19:38:47-04:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: General|Tags: |

Innovative Business Solutions Introduces Ground-Breaking Cable Serviceability Tool, CableFinder.net The industry’s most accurate cable servicing tool, CableFinder.net, has hit the market.  As a cable master agent, Innovative Business Solutions, the company behind this new tool, has direct partnerships with the top cable companies across the nation, including Comcast Business and Spectrum Business. CableFinder.net gives agents unmatched [...]

UCaaS Provider netsapiens Reaches 1 Million User Mark

By |2019-09-10T08:49:59-04:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , |

netsapiens, a B2B provider of unified communications (UCaaS) solutions to service providers, was founded with one goal in mind. It was a vision of creating an industry in which service providers would be able to join as a collective force, bringing value to end-users and enjoying full control over their growth models. Now, having reached 1 [...]

DataBank Offers DRaaS to Provide Data Recovery After Natural or Man Made Catastrophes

By |2019-09-05T12:46:05-04:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: General, telecom news|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In the wake of a hurricane or other natural or man made disaster, one of the most important considerations after life and death safety measures, is organizations resuming normal operations. That could mean government agencies, hospitals, businesses or even relief agencies which may have been affected. Data protection is one area that organizations must keep in [...]