Metro Ethernet Exchange

MEF’s GEN15 Launches With Over 30 Initial Service Provider & Technology Vendor Sponsors

By |2015-02-20T11:26:10-05:00February 20th, 2015|Categories: awards, bandwidth, Broadband, business ethernet, carrier, cloud, cloud computing, community news, Conferences, Content, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center, enterprise, Ethernet, Event Sponsorship, Events, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, managed services, Metro Ethernet Exchange, Metro Ethernet Forum, mobility, Network, network equipment, Optical Transport, Tech Awards, Technology, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom infrastructure, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MEF is pleased to announce the first set of participating sponsors at the industry-wide GEN15 conference being held on November 16-19, 2015 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. With a target audience exceeding 1,250 attendees from 325+ companies, GEN15 (www.gen15.com) is the must-attend annual networking event for executives and other senior professionals involved in the [...]

DE-CIX Drives Critical Infrastructure to Keep New York City Connected

By |2014-06-25T08:35:25-05:00June 25th, 2014|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, JSA Clients, metro ethernet, Metro Ethernet Exchange, peering, Peering exchange, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Technology is now the second most important driver of New York City’s economy, behind only the financial sector. This figure was confirmed in the "Building a Digital City" study delivered at the September 2013 Bloomberg Technology Summit in New York. “Silicon Alley” in New York now creates hundreds of thousands of jobs and generates over $5.6 [...]

DE-CIX Apollon Now Ready for 100G!

By |2013-12-17T12:56:21-05:00December 17th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business strategy, carrier ethernet, Data Center, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, European Service Provider, fiber, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, low latency, Metro Ethernet Exchange, Optical Transport, peering, Peering exchange, Peering exchchange, Technology, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The wait is over – the DE-CIX Apollon peering exchange completed its final technology upgrades, and all customers have been successfully migrated over. What does this mean for DE-CIX customers? Direct access to one of the fastest, most technologically advanced and one of the most reliable peering and Internet exchanges in the world. The technology upgrades also enable 100G capabilities [...]

DE-CIX Brings Its Carrier-Neutral Internet Exchange to New York

By |2013-09-18T08:02:17-05:00September 18th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center expansion, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, European Service Provider, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Protocols, internet security, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, Metro Ethernet Exchange, metro market, Middle East, network growth, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

DE-CIX is coming to the Big Apple!  Announced today, DE-CIX will soon establish Internet exchanges across the U.S. with its first stop in NYC.  This new ‘gaming-changing’ carrier neutral Internet exchange is slated to boost the nation’s digital infrastructure.  As an expert in operating successful Internet exchanges and peering hubs, DE-CIX will deploy a similar open [...]

DE-CIX Completes Core Infrastructure Upgrade to Its Flagship Apollon Platform

By |2013-07-24T09:04:45-05:00July 24th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband infrastructure, carrier, carrier ethernet, Connectivity, Ethernet, European Service Provider, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, Metro Ethernet Exchange, network congestion, network growth, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, peering, Technology, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

DE-CIX announced today the completion of upgrades to the core infrastructure of its flagship DE-CIX Apollon platform. Fully online as of July 24, 2013, the new core deployment consists of four Alcatel-Lucent 7950 XRS switches and represents a major upgrade that now enables DE-CIX to offer advanced Ethernet-based services across a highly reliable architecture. The first [...]

DE-CIX's New 100G Optical Layer Build Enables Customers To Leverage Robust Peering Backbone

By |2013-05-13T09:50:15-05:00May 13th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, carrier, carrier ethernet, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, data network services, General, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet Protocols, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, Metro Ethernet Exchange, network provider, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

DE-CIX, announced today that it has deployed four supernodes across the city of Frankfurt to support its new flagship DE-CIX Apollon platform.   This will complete the optical backbone of Apollon, making it the utmost in reliability and scalability. As the world’s largest and most advanced Ethernet platform, Apollon now delivers a total capacity of 12Tbps across [...]

DE-CIX Launches World’s Most Advanced Ethernet Interconnection Platform

By |2013-04-10T08:00:41-05:00April 10th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, carrier, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, Company Launch, Content Delivery, content delivery network, data network services, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, Metro Ethernet Exchange, Middle East, Optical Transport, peering, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Out of Frankfurt today, DE-CIX announced the implementation of its newest interconnection platform, DE-CIX Apollon. This cutting-edge, scalable Ethernet platform will be the world’s largest and most advanced. DE-CIX is the world’s leading Internet Exchange operator. It operates carrier-neutral exchanges for carriers, ISPs, content delivery networks and cloud computing providers in Frankfurt, Germany and Dubai, United [...]

On a Winning Streak – tw telecom takes home 2012 North America MEF Carrier Ethernet Award

By |2012-11-09T18:18:52-05:00November 9th, 2012|Categories: awards, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, carrier, Ethernet, Metro Ethernet Exchange, Tech Awards, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We just announced tw telecom’s major award win yesterday, for receiving Light Reading’s Leading Lights Award 2012 Public Company of the Year.   And today we are proud to inform the industry of tw telecom’s win of the prestigious 2012 North America Carrier Ethernet Award for Best Ethernet Business Application.  The annual award was presented by the [...]

Lightower Fiber Networks Extends its All-Fiber Network into TELEHOUSE New York Chelsea

By |2012-04-11T08:03:11-05:00April 11th, 2012|Categories: content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center, data network services, Ethernet, fiber, interconnection, Internet, Low-Latency Network, managed services, Metro Ethernet Exchange, peering, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

TELEHOUSE America announces today that Lightower Fiber Networks has expanded its all-fiber network into TELEHOUSENewYork Chelsea, located at 85 10th Avenue. The network build provides TELEHOUSE clients and partners with a seamless connection to Lightower’s full range of networking solutions through a simple cross connect. Lightower Fiber Networks is the premier metro fiber and bandwidth provider in the Northeast. The all-fiber network provides [...]

MEF Introduces Carrier Ethernet 2.0

By |2012-02-24T13:29:09-05:00February 24th, 2012|Categories: Applications, carrier, content delivery network, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, Internet, managed services, Metro Ethernet Exchange, mobile, network congestion, network growth, Telco 2.0, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This article was originally posted by ConvergeDigest. The Metro Ethernet Forum introduced a set of "Carrier Ethernet 2.0" specifications aimed at revolutionizing the efficiency and usability of Ethernet service delivery through the addition of three standardized features: Multi-class-of-service (Multi-CoS), Interconnect and Manageability. Carrier Ethernet 2.0 is defined by its ability to deliver differentiated applications over interconnected, [...]

Join Sidera Networks at Metro Connect 2012

By |2012-02-14T13:52:30-05:00February 14th, 2012|Categories: Conferences, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, Events, fiber, Financial, Financial Exchange, Global Telecommunications, Internet, Internet Exchange, Low-Latency Network, managed services, Meetings, Metro Ethernet Exchange, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Sidera Networks is excited to participate at Capacity Metro Connect USA 2012, taking place February 28-29 in Miami, Florida. Join Sidera as CEO, Mike Sicoli participates on the Executive Keynote Panel “Financial and Strategic Predictions for the M&A Landscape in 2012” on Tuesday, February 28th at 9:45 a.m. Clint Heiden, president of Sidera Networks, will moderate the [...]

Zayo Joins Telx Ethernet Exchange

By |2011-10-05T12:47:42-05:00October 5th, 2011|Categories: business partnership, colocation, Data Center, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, Metro Ethernet Exchange, partnerships, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Telx announces that Zayo has joined the Telx Ethernet Exchange. By joining the Telx Ethernet Exchange, located in Telx’s downtown Atlanta data center, Zayo can continue to grow its 518 mile metro fiber network. Telx, a leading interconnection and data center provider, offers the Ethernet Exchange as an advanced e-commerce tool connecting publishers, subscribers, providers and [...]

TELEHOUSE America's Partnership with Sidera Provides Low Latency Network Infrastructure

By |2011-07-18T09:15:24-05:00July 18th, 2011|Categories: colocation, Data Center, data network services, Global Telecommunications, Low-Latency Network, managed services, Metro Ethernet Exchange, Portfolio - Public Relations, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, Telecommunications, web hosting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

TELEHOUSE America announces that Sidera Networks will provide its ultra low latency, scalable, reliable network infrastructure to TELEHOUSE customers for increased resiliency and advanced performance. Sidera’s network delivers unique access between major financial exchanges and leading colocation facilities throughout the New York and New Jersey metropolitan areas. The partnership provides Sidera Networks access to TELEHOUSE’s premier [...]

Join TELEHOUSE America for Peering 102

By |2011-07-14T08:43:16-05:00July 14th, 2011|Categories: Data Center, data network services, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, Events, Internet Exchange, IP Exchange, JS&A News, Media, Meetings, Metro Ethernet Exchange, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, Telecommunications, webinar, Wholesale Carrier|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Join TELEHOUSE America on July 21st at 11 am for the second part of its Peering Webinar Series. Building on the presentation from Peering 101, TELEHOUSE will dive deeper into the technical aspects of Peering. The webinar will examine the ways of connecting to TELEHOUSE’s Peering Exchange, how to maximize peering and share traffic, and how [...]

PTGi International Carrier Services Joins Telx Ethernet Exchange

By |2011-06-29T12:03:31-05:00June 29th, 2011|Categories: Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, Internet Exchange, IP Solutions, JS&A News, Metro Ethernet Exchange, Point of Presence, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, Voice Termination, VoIP, Web 2.0, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , |

PTGi ICS has joined the Telx Ethernet Exchange to simplify access for its Metro New York customers. This interconnection will leverage the facility-neutral Ethernet Exchange to enable fast and cost-effective access to PTGi’s data services platform. As a long standing customer of Telx, the Ethernet Exchange is an additional way for customers in the New York [...]

What's the Real Deal on Level 3's Global Crossing Acquisition?

By |2011-04-12T11:23:58-05:00April 12th, 2011|Categories: Blogs, Broadband, Broadband Stimulus, colocation, dark fiber, Data Center, data center construction, data network services, economy, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, Global Telecommunications, Low-Latency Network, managed services, Metro Ethernet Exchange, Optical Networking, Portfolio - Marketing, Portfolio - Public Relations, Streaming Media, Submarine Cable Network, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, Telecommunications, Transatlantic Cable, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|

By Jaymie Scotto Cutaia Level 3 Communications says it will buy IP solutions and networking provider Global Crossing. The transaction is valued at $23.04 per share, or approximately $3 billion, including the assumption of approximately $1.1 billion of net debt from Global Crossing. The deal will be an all-stock transaction. Already folks are speculating on why [...]