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Jimmy Kimmel Gives a Huge Shout Out to Mighty Oakes Heart Foundation

By |2019-03-27T17:50:43-04:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Charity, General, Mighty Oakes Heart Foundation|Tags: , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8P382u6MNA&=&feature=youtu.be Exceeding Expectations Across All Fronts With a goal of raising money and awareness to support children with congenital heart defects and their families, Mighty Oakes Heart Foundation has raised nearly $450,000 from its inaugural ‘A Mighty Night’ gala. The amount completely exceeded expectations, providing a strong financial platform for the non-profit to achieve its [...]

SCALABLE Networks: Cyber Resilience Using Network Simulation

By |2019-03-26T17:02:41-04:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Defense, Cybersecurity, General, Network Simulation, Security|Tags: , , , , , , |

The next chapter in the SCALABLE Networks Cyber Resilience series continues the important discussion around protecting networks and network systems against cyber attacks.  This chapter will explore how network simulation can assist with cyber resilience. Assessing Cyber Resilience Using Network Simulation An alternative to testing by using physical networks is to use high-fidelity, at-scale, network simulation, [...]

TEX NYC 2019: Promote Your Brand at the Year’s Preeminent Tech and Telecom Event

By |2019-03-26T15:18:43-04:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

JSA is coming off the heels of its successful TEX Dallas Pop-Up — check out our TrendSpotting video series for the lowdown from the Lone Star State — and now our focus is shifting to our other three TEX events this year. Remember, 2019 is the year of TEX’s North American expansion! Taking place May 14–15, [...]

DataBank Puts Focus on Underserved Markets as the Race to 5G Heats Up

By |2019-03-22T10:36:10-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Data Center, General|Tags: , , , , , , |

From the Telecom Exchange's first 'Pop-Up' event, TEX Dallas, JSA TV gets insight on 5G from Jordan Whyard, Director of Channel Sales for DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, connectivity and managed services. DataBank is focused on delving into underserved markets, where communications infrastructure is required for any major 5G rollout. "Our approach is [...]

DQE Communications Brings Fiber-Optic Network to School Districts in Western PA

By |2019-03-20T20:20:44-04:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: education, fiber network, fiber optics, General, Network, Network Solutions, RFP, rural areas|Tags: , , , , , , |

DQE Communications (DQE), has been contracted by ARIN Intermediate Unit 28 (IU28) to provide its member school districts with high-speed internet services. DQE is the premier provider of high-speed, fiber optic networks for businesses and carriers throughout Southwestern PA, Eastern OH and Northern WV. The partnership will see DQE establish a purpose-built, fully owned, operated and [...]

JSA Unveils New eBook: Top 7 Best Practices for Telecom Social Media in 2019

By |2019-03-20T17:24:37-04:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: General|

Up Your Social Media Game! As we do each year, JSA is excited to release our annual top best practices for social media! In the business world, social media marketing continues to reign supreme in terms of telling a company's story and customer interaction, for starters.  The adoption of social media platforms continues to rise steadily, [...]

EdgeConneX Enables On-demand Cloud Services with Megaport

By |2019-03-19T22:01:30-04:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Application, cloud, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, colocation, Data Center, General, Multi cloud, SDN, Software Defined Networking|Tags: , , , , |

Megaport Elastic Cloud Connectivity Now Available in EdgeConneX's Denver Data Center Enterprises are looking for ways to drive opportunities that reduce operational costs, increase control over workloads, and leverage multiple cloud services. As a pioneer in edge data center development, EdgeConneX®  customers now have additional scalable, on-demand connectivity options with access to Megaport’s  dynamic Software Defined Network. By [...]

Hellman Electric Continues Growth and Diversification Strategy with Major Investment from Electra USA

By |2019-03-14T15:00:07-04:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hellman Electric, a full-service contractor of turn-key solutions for heavy construction, interior design builds and datacom services, announces today that its received a major investment from Electra USA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Electra Group. This support allows Hellman Electric to continue its aggressive growth and diversification strategy, as well as bid on much larger, more capital-intensive [...]

Westchester’s Century Country Club Selects FirstLight

By |2019-03-13T12:37:27-04:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, fiber, fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, General, Internet|Tags: , , , , , , |

FirstLight has been selected as the service provider for Westchester Century Country Club. FirstLight’s dedicated, symmetrical fiber-based Internet services are a considerable upgrade to the historic country club’s prior infrastructure which will provide members and staff with a more robust, efficient Internet connection.  Century Club spans 175 acres in Purchase, New York, and has been acknowledged [...]

SCALABLE Networks: Assessing Cyber Resilience of Networked Systems

By |2019-03-12T16:03:48-04:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Defense, Cybersecurity, General, Network Simulation, telecom industry blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

As part of the SCALABLE Cyber Resilience series, today’s blog kicks off the important discussion around how cyber attacks can impact the network and ways that ensuring cyber resilience allows the network and the resident applications to deliver the expected service even when under a cyber attack. Assessing Cyber Resilience of Networked Systems Cyber attacks take [...]

NJFX Weighs in on “Race to 5G” Coverage on Local News

By |2019-03-11T14:41:54-04:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: 5G, broadband infrastructure, General|Tags: , , , , , , |

CEO Gil Santaliz offers expertise for local media covering the new generation of smart technology New Jersey's 24-hour news channel, News 12, turned to NJFX CEO Gil Santaliz for expertise in its coverage of the race to 5G. We've been hearing about 5G as the next internet revolution. Reporter Nick Meidanis got insight from Santaliz on [...]

Get to Know The Ultimate JSAer on #IWD2019

By |2019-03-08T16:44:18-04:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: General|Tags: , , , |

Happy International Women’s Day from our JSA family! When our team was brainstorming on who would be the best JSAer to feature on this month’s “Get to Know” series, the answer became quite clear, quite fast. Jaymie Scotto Cutaia founded this company 14 years ago, and has built it from the ground-up. As anyone can imagine, [...]

FirstLight Appoints Len Camara as Chief Information Officer

By |2019-03-07T18:53:05-04:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Chief Information Officer, cloud, fiber, fiber network, General, network provider, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FirstLight has appointed Leonard (“Len”) Camara as Chief Information Officer.  Mr. Camara, a seasoned executive,  will serve as a member of the senior team and will oversee the advancement of the Company’s Information Systems and Information Technology functions to support the company's next phase of growth. Mr. Camara brings more than 20 years of experience leading [...]

‘A Mighty Gala’ Raises Money and Awareness to Help Children with CHDs

By |2019-03-06T09:18:29-04:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Charity, Events, General|Tags: , , , |

The Mighty Oakes Heart Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports families of children with congenital heart defects (CHDs), is hosting its inaugural 'A Mighty Night' Gala on March 9, 2019. This special night is aimed at raising money to help offset mounting costs associated with the care of children with CHDs. As part of the event, [...]

EUROPE ON THE EDGE

By |2019-02-28T10:54:52-04:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

EPIX Node Now Live in EdgeConneX Warsaw Data Center EdgeConneX® has turned up a node in EdgeConneX’s Warsaw data center. The node facilitates a physical uplink to EPIX resources via 1 and 10 Gb optical ports from the EdgeConneX facility. EdgeConneX was chosen for the next EPIX node because of the site's operational neutrality, customer demand [...]

Scalable Networks: Network Digital Twins

By |2019-02-27T20:00:51-04:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Cyber Defense, Cybersecurity, data security, General, Network Simulation|Tags: , , , , , , |

Check out the latest Scalable Networks Tech Tuesday blog, to learn about the network digital twin and how it is intended to accurately reproduce the behavior of your live physical network. Since its founding in 1999,  SCALABLE Networks has been focused on developing simulation technology and products to replicate live networks using high fidelity software models.  [...]