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EdgeConneX: Delivering the Cloud to the Edge in Munich

By |2019-12-03T19:25:27-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, colocation, Data Center, General, Global Telecommunications, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

EdgeConneX now offering Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute service to solve performance challenges for enterprises Enterprise demand for cloud services continues to surge. In fact, Gartner recently forecast 2020 cloud computing revenue to top out at $266.4 billion, up from the sector’s projected earnings of $214.3 billion in 2019. For many enterprises, however, accessing cloud services involves costly [...]

Q Advisors Predicts U.S. Players in UCaaS and Cloud Market Will Return to Europe

By |2019-12-03T10:21:19-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: cloud, European Service Provider, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

TMT Finance Gets a Fresh Take from Partner Michael Quinn Since 2010, there have been over 200 deals in the UCaaS space in Europe and the United States. TMT Finance tapped into the expertise of Q Advisors partner Michael Quinn, who has more than 25 years of international operations and investment banking experience in the telecommunications [...]

NJFX Proud to Support Women in Telecom with New Hire Sarah Kurtz

By |2019-11-27T09:40:41-05:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: General, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom event, telecom news, Telecommunications, women in tech, women in telecom|Tags: , , , , , , |

This year has been an exciting one for women in Telecom. The industry has united in acknowledging the efforts and accomplishments of our fabulous Women in the industry. This fall, leading publisher, Capacity Media, celebrated the achievements of some of the industry’s brightest at the 2019 Global Women in Telco & Tech Awards. Also, JSA dedicated [...]

EdgeConneX and Packet Team Up to Facilitate Industry 4.0 in Detroit

By |2019-11-19T17:40:38-05:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, colocation, Data Center, edge, General, Internet of Everything, IoT, IT, IT Infrastructure, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

There is some big news for the autonomous vehicle and manufacturing sectors in Detroit this week. Packet, a bare metal cloud provider, is bringing its Edge Cloud platform and the Sprint Curiosity™ IoT platform to the EdgeConneX edge data center in Detroit, Michigan. Thanks to this partnership, the two companies are bringing the first bare metal [...]

NJFX Named a Finalist for PTC’s 2020 Awards

By |2019-11-19T09:01:16-05:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: colocation, Connectivity, General, telecom awards|Tags: , , , , , , , |

NJFX, the only carrier-neutral facility colocated at a cable landing site, has been shortlisted by the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC)  for an award in the category of Outstanding Cloud, Data Center or Interconnection Company. NJFX is a uniquely designed data center campus. With four subsea cables to Europe and South America and seven independent US fiber-based [...]

DataBank Plans to Double Number of FedRAMP Compliant Colocation Facilities

By |2019-11-19T09:06:26-05:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Certification, General|Tags: , , , , , |

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 standardized [...]

Ransomware Attacks Are on the Rise – How to Plan Your Best Defense

By |2019-11-15T14:20:52-05:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: best practices, Cyber Defense, Cybersecurity, Data Center, data security, data transport, General, Security, tech event, webinar|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Cyber threats, data breaches and ransomware attacks are making big headlines. These threats affect all areas, including state/local governments, healthcare organizations, school districts, and businesses of all sizes.  What would you do if your organization got attacked? What would you do if you were denied access to your IT infrastructure until a ransom is paid? It [...]

ServerFarm Expands European Presence with Amsterdam Data Center Acquisition

By |2019-11-13T17:54:09-05:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Acquisition, Data Center, data center news, General, Global Telecommunications, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

ServerFarm has branched out into the Amsterdam market! With a strategic acquisition of its SF AMS1 facility, the innovative data center services provider has grown its European portfolio. SF AMS1, home to a number of global enterprises, is highly connected with over 100,000 square feet of available shell space ideal for cloud, low latency, and edge [...]

Taking Your Brand Global: JSA’s Must-Know Tips for Branching Out to New Markets

By |2019-11-05T15:26:02-05:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jaymie Scotto Cutaia: The world of tech and telecom is shrinking, with more and more companies expanding their services to new markets, or bringing on partners to tackle uncharted territory. JSA is expanding too, looking to new markets and always following market trends to better understand where our clients need us most. But venturing out to [...]

EdgeConneX Celebrates Innovation Award Win

By |2019-10-31T19:35:36-05:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: awards, carrier, Data Center, General, global carrier, hyperscale, telecom awards|Tags: , , , , , , |

The 15th annual Global Carrier Awards was a lot of glitz, innovation, technology and fun all rolled into one event.  With over 400 in attendance, this year’s event was a big success, bringing together the industry’s movers and shakers who joined in celebration of a remarkable year of accomplishments. EdgeConneX was proud to bring home the [...]

Telia Terabit Scale PoP Now Available at NJFX

By |2019-10-29T09:17:46-05:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, cable landing station, Capacity Media, carrier, colocation, General, global carrier, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

Telia Carrier announced today at Capacity Europe 2019 that it opened a new Point of Presence (PoP) at NJFX’s Cable Landing Station colocation campus in Wall, New Jersey. Delivering multi-terabit capacity, the new PoP offers access to highly resilient and diverse network routes across North America and Europe. The company enables worldwide connectivity by connecting more [...]

Crosslake Fibre Completes Historic Fiber Route from Toronto to New York

By |2019-10-22T12:11:11-05:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, cable, content delivery network, Data Center, fiber network, fiber optics, Financial, General, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ultra-low latency network connects Toronto’s largest carrier hotels to Equinix NY4 in New Jersey The first new fiber-optic cable constructed between Toronto and New York in almost two decades is complete. Crosslake Fibre’s diverse network route connecting Toronto’s largest carrier hotels, Equinix TR2 at 45 Parliament Street and 151 Front Street West, to Equinix NY4 in [...]

Dual Cable Landing Stations Break Record at NJFX

By |2019-10-14T10:47:07-05:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: cable, cable landing station, carrier, Data Center, General, global carrier|Tags: , , , , , |

NJFX and Telxius Ecosystems are Booming – Increasing Global Connectivity Options with First-Ever Dual Cable Landing Station Terrestrial Connection The NJFX and Telxius ecosystems are booming. Today, the companies announced the first-ever dual cable landing station terrestrial connection.  With fiber connectivity provided by Windstream, this CLS to CLS connection supports over 500 terabits per second of [...]

ServerFarm Acquires 5NINES Global Holdings

By |2019-10-10T19:02:02-05:00October 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 |2019-10-09T18:03:46-05:00October 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 |2019-10-03T13:29:40-05:00October 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. [...]