higher education

TEX NYC Announces its Keynote Speaker Lineup

By |2019-05-06T12:26:25-04:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: education, Events, General, higher education, Hoboken, Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, JSA Events, networking event, New Jersey, New York, Smart Cities, Speaking Event, Speaking Panel, Stevens Institute of Technology, tech event, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Telecom Exchange (TEX) is proud to welcome City of Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla and Dr. Kevin Ryan of the Stevens Institute of Technology as keynote speakers for our May 14-15 event. Ravi S. Bhalla was elected Hoboken’s 39th Mayor on November 7, 2017. Born and raised in New Jersey, Mayor Bhalla is an 18-year resident of [...]

DataBank – At the Epicenter of Growth in Atlanta

By |2018-01-30T15:22:06-04:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, colocation, Data Center, data center events, data center news, EdTech, education, General, higher education, tech event, Telecom|Tags: , , , |

High Performance Computing Center Underway And Big Presence at Upcoming DICE Conference DataBank is making an impact in Atlanta in a big way. As a provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud and interconnection services, the company is in the epicenter of growth within the region. With its development of a 94,000 square foot data center, ATL1, [...]

Wilcon Provides Higher Education With Higher Speeds

By |2017-02-16T10:36:51-04:00February 16th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Blogs, carrier, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center, fiber, fiber optics, higher education, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Network, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, wireless|Tags: , , , |

Higher education calls for higher speeds and today, Wilcon, the premier West Coast provider of best-in-class fiber optic and data center infrastructure, announced its deployment of a scalable fiber optic network to Soka University’s campus in Aliso Viejo, California. According to Online Colleges, up to 41% of students have three or more devices connected to the [...]

Lightower Expands its Fiber Network throughout North Carolina

By |2016-10-12T08:55:57-04:00October 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 [...]

RCN Business Has Nice Touch

By |2016-04-06T14:15:01-04:00April 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 [...]

RCN Helps Future Proof Your Company with the Gold Standard

By |2015-03-10T14:27:24-04:00March 9th, 2015|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Big Data connectivity, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, education, Effective Business Solutions, enterprise, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), General, High Speed Internet, higher education, Internet, Internet Service Providers, IP Solutions, IP transit, metro ethernet, Network, SMB, Technology, Telecom, telecom infrastructure|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Demand for business Ethernet is expected to grow by 26% by 2018. So what is spurring this growth and why are businesses eager to leverage Ethernet within their telecom infrastructures? The benefits are many and RCN Business’ new Ethernet eBook explores the options and how companies across many verticals are using it within their communications. Recognized since the [...]

XKL DarkStar DWDM Appliances Help Drive Enterprise Cloud and Data Center Interconnects

By |2015-02-25T08:29:01-04:00February 25th, 2015|Categories: 100G, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Big Data connectivity, Blogs, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, cloud, Cloud service provider, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, data center design, data center news, Equipment Manufacturer, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), Global Telecommunications, high frequency traders, High Speed Internet, higher education, JSA Clients, low latency, Low-Latency Network, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Company Releases the First High Capacity DWDM Solution for the Enterprise – in a 1RU Appliance XKL LLC announced today that its new DarkStar DWDM appliance solutions are driving significant adoption of 10G and 100G cloud and data center interconnects. DarkStar DWDM appliances are resonating with customers and DWDM appliance sales were XKL’s strongest-growing product area in 4Q2014. [...]

University of Vermont Selects FirstLight Fiber for 10G Network Upgrades

By |2014-12-11T10:36:50-04:00December 11th, 2014|Categories: architecture, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Broadband Stimulus, business ethernet, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, High Speed Internet, higher education, Internet, Internet Service Providers, IT, Network, network provider, rural areas, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News & Trends (TNT)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that the University of Vermont (UVM) will expand its relationship with FirstLight to include a 10 Gbps connectivity upgrade. The continuation of this mutually beneficial relationship, which began in 2006, is due in part to the North East Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (NECC) grants UVM received through its Vermont EPSCoR and Vermont Genetics Network (VGN) [...]

Lightower Now Approved Vendor for MiCTA’s National Tech Membership

By |2014-07-23T11:04:07-04:00July 23rd, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, cloud computing, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, education, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, higher education, Internet, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, research and development, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The need for all-fiber communications networks is high across all organizations, and the thousands of members of MiCTA can now take advantage of Lightower’s services for their organizations. Announced today, Lightower is a fully approved vendor for MiCTA, which is a national non-profit group purchasing organization representing higher education, K-12, government and other non-profit entities. Lightower has [...]

Support From An Unlikely Source: Governor Aids Rockstars in Bringing 700+ Tech Jobs to Pennsylvania

By |2014-07-14T15:58:02-04:00July 14th, 2014|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, Big Data connectivity, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business collaboration, business strategy, carrier, commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Technology, community news, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center, data center build, data network services, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Financial, Government, healthcare, higher education, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network provider, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

United Fiber and Data and Think Loud make a mark in York, PA thanks to a little help from the Governor. A group of famous rock stars and a conservative Governor might seem like an unlikely pairing, but when the founding members of the multiplatinum band LIVE, Chad Taylor, Patrick Dahlheimer and Chad Gracey, along with [...]

Lightower Named an Authorized Vendor for NJ State Network Services T1776 Contract

By |2014-06-10T09:09:54-04:00June 10th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Big Data connectivity, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, carrier, carrier ethernet, cloud, cloud computing, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, higher education, Lightower, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A recent study by the Center for Digital Government (CDG) shows that 75% of the 2,000 citizens surveyed prefer to complete government transactions online. Seventy percent of respondents said it saves them time, and 60% said it saves them money. The survey confirms that constituents seek secure web-based interfaces that contain the information and enable the [...]

Lightower Building Dominant Presence in Mid-Atlantic with 270-Mile Network Expansion in Greater Baltimore

By |2014-05-20T09:17:06-04:00May 20th, 2014|Categories: 100G, bandwidth, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, disaster recovery, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, Government, healthcare, higher education, JS&A News, JSA Clients, Lightower, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network growth, network provider, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, wireless, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier all-fiber provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, announced today a new, 270-mile network expansion in the greater Baltimore, Maryland region. Lightower’s latest network expansion includes new fiber throughout downtown Baltimore and in the busy Baltimore-Washington corridor that runs between the two major East Coast [...]

Lightower to Talk Networking Solutions At MASSbuys Expo 2014

By |2014-04-28T08:32:41-04:00April 28th, 2014|Categories: business ethernet, carrier, carrier hotel, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber network, Government, higher education, JSA Clients, Low-Latency Network, Network, network provider, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, wireless, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier all-fiber, provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, will participate in the upcoming MASSbuys Expo 2014 in Worcester, Mass., on May 1, 2014. MASSbuys is the largest business-to-government trade show in Massachusetts. Designed exclusively for Commonwealth Statewide Contractors and public purchasing and procurement officials, this [...]

DCProfessional Development Training Now Available in Select North American Markets

By |2014-03-28T10:59:36-04:00March 28th, 2014|Categories: B2B, colocation, community news, Data Center, data center news, DatacenterDynamics, Global Telecommunications, higher education, technology trends, Telecom, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The multi-disciplinary nature of data center design and management, and rapid advances in supporting infrastructure technology, requires that even experienced professionals continually improve and expand their skill sets. With the modernization and increased complexity of data center operations, the availability of DCPRO courses provides organizations and individuals in North American markets with access to critical learning when the [...]

Lightower Excels at High-Performance, All-Fiber Networking Solutions for Education

By |2014-03-20T10:44:22-04:00March 20th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband infrastructure, carrier, carrier ethernet, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, education, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, higher education, Internet, lit fiber, Low-Latency Network, Network, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The “Internet of Things threatens to generate massive amounts of input data from sources that are globally distributed,” confirms Fabrizio Biscotti, research director at Gartner. And given the coming volumes of data, Biscotti continues that comprehensive backups “will present potentially insoluble governance issues, such as network bandwidth and remote storage bandwidth, and capacity to back up [...]

Optelian Leads Discussion on African Research & Education Network Development and Engagement at UbuntuNet 2013

By |2013-11-07T10:16:07-04:00November 7th, 2013|Categories: Africa, architecture, Asia Pacific, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, carrier ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, Conferences, education, Equipment Manufacturer, Event Sponsorship, Events, Global Telecommunications, higher education, interconnection, network equipment, network provider, Open Flow, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Software Defined Networking, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Training Session on Optical Networking to Encourage NREN Advances in Africa Intuitive Packet Optical NetworkingTM solution provider, Optelian, announced that its Business Development Manager, Brian Savory, will deliver a presentation and a training session on National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) at UbuntuNet-Connect 2013 in Kigali, Rwanda, November 14-15. Optelian is also a sponsor of the [...]