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Municipal Win for FirstLight – Town of Bennington, VT Selects FirstLight’s Fiber Optic Internet

By |2019-03-20T17:05:30-04:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: fiber, fiber network, fiber network, fiber optics, Government, Internet, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , |

The Town of Bennington, Vermont, has selected FirstLight to provide fiber optic Internet connectivity to the town office and its various satellite offices, as well as provide a managed firewall solution. The fourth largest town of Vermont, Bennington is well known for the Battle of Bennington, which took place during the Revolutionary War. For municipal staff, [...]

 Southern Telecom’s 270 Peachtree Street Colo Facility is GigSouth’s New Network Hub

By |2019-03-19T11:21:02-04:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Broadband, colocation, customer win, dark fiber, Data Center, data center news, disaster recovery, interconnection, network route, rural areas, Rural Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , |

In Follow Up to Recent Partnership, Southern Telecom’s Atlanta Colocation Facility offers GigSouth Data Storage and Backup, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery   GigSouth has selected Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI)’s colocation services via the company’s 270 Peachtree Street facility in Atlanta. In support of rural development, the 270 Peachtree data center will serve as GigSouth’s hub, [...]

LightRiver Debuts First netFLEX “Demo-Jam”

By |2019-03-19T10:13:02-04:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: LightRiver, Network, network automation, Optical Networking, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, telecom video, Telecommunications, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Every problem has a solution and every solution has an outcome, however in most cases the time it takes to get from the problem to solution and outcome is extensively time consuming. That’s where LightRiver’s netFLEX® Circuit Analysis Tool (CAT)TM comes into play. When a service impact in the optical transport domain occurs today, technician time [...]

Telecom Ramblings Shines Industry Spotlight on LightRiver COO

By |2019-03-12T16:45:11-04:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: c-level, JSA Clients, LightRiver, network automation, Network Solutions, Optical Networking, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, telecom interview, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

LightRiver COO Travis Ewert Talks to Telecom Ramblings' Rob Powell in This Week's Industry Spotlight In case you missed it yesterday, be sure to read Telecom Ramblings' latest "Industry Spotlight," which features Travis Ewert, Chief Operating Officer of LightRiver and expert on network automation. Per the article,  "The rise of SDN and network automation has created [...]

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 [...]

LightRiver’s netFLEX® Takes Home 2019 Lightwave Innovation Award

By |2019-03-06T11:36:02-04:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: awards, jsa blog, Mike Jonas, Network, network operators, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, SDN, Software Defined Networking, technology award, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

LightRiver’s netFLEX® is Award Recipient in 2019 Lightwave Innovation Reviews Program 2019 has been an amazing year already for our friends at LightRiver! Following its exciting PTC'19 win for the Best Network Intelligence Innovation award, today the company announces it has been recognized as an award recipient in the 2019 Lightwave Innovation Reviews program for netFLEX [...]

Hylan Announces Two New Appointments of CFO and President

By |2019-02-26T13:30:15-04:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: appointments, c-level, construction, DAS, datacom, engineering, fiber engineering, fiber optics, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Hylan Appoints New CFO and New President for Hylan Datacom & Electrical Division Hylan, a market leading provider of specialized communications engineering and construction services, announces today it has appointed Scott Gindea as new Chief Financial Officer for Hylan; and Paul Angerame, as the new President of Hylan Datacom & Electrical, an umbrella company of Hylan.  [...]

GMCHosting Expands to Atlanta and Chooses Colo Atl

By |2019-04-09T13:28:14-04:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: carrier-neutral, colocation, customer win, Data Center, data center news, hosting, interconnection, meet me room, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

With its new Atlanta PoP, GMCHosting is now handling traffic from Florida with lower latency and better reliability  GMCHosting, LLC has selected Colo Atl for colocation and connectivity services.  The company sought to expand within Atlanta by securing a new Point of Presence (PoP) and chose Colo Atl as its new colocation provider due to its [...]

Vertical Systems Group Releases 2018 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD

By |2019-02-20T09:58:15-04:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: analysts, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, Ethernet, global carrier, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

CenturyLink, AT&T, Verizon, Spectrum Enterprise, Comcast and Windstream Top the List In case you missed it, Vertical Systems Group recently announced that six companies achieved a position on the 2018 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD as follows: CenturyLink, AT&T, Verizon, Spectrum Enterprise, Comcast and Windstream. Vertical System Group maintains that to qualify for a rank on this [...]

Real Business Opportunities for Real Business Leaders at TEX Dallas

By |2019-02-19T12:55:01-04:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: 5G, CEO, CEO Roundtable, Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, community news, CSuite, Dallas, Dallas Pop-Up, DatacenterDynamics, Events, Meetings, networking event, Roundtable, Speaking Panel, tech event, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

    Telecom Exchange (TEX) Dallas Pop-Up, on March 13th at the Aloft Dallas Downtown, is where top industry executives come to lead, learn, collaborate and close. TEX Dallas provides your company’s thought leaders the ability to make a real impact on our tech and telecom landscape and build partnerships with industry decision makers. The TEX Dallas Pop-Up contains all [...]

Stream Data Centers Enters Phoenix Data Center Market

By |2019-02-15T19:28:34-04:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: cloud, Data Center, enterprise, General, hyperscale, telecom news, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Stream Data Centers, an industry leader in providing premium data center solutions has acquired a 418,000-square-foot facility on 157 acres of land in Goodyear, Arizona, where it will establish a data center campus for hyperscale and enterprise customers in the Greater Phoenix region. Initially, Stream will redevelop the existing facility, which at full build-out will contain [...]

New E-book from 165 Halsey Street on 2019 Data Center Trends

By |2019-02-15T13:59:52-04:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: 5G, AI, big data, cloud, Data Center, ebooks, edge, hybrid cloud, hybrid cloud, SDN, Security, Software Defined Networking, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

"The Data Center in 2019: Hot Technologies and Trends" E-book Now Available for Download  Death of the Data Center? Hardly. The Data Center in 2019 remains a significant part of enterprise IT.  165 Halsey Street, a dedicated 1.2 million square foot data center/colocation/telecom carrier hotel offering affordable space, power and interconnection services, has released its latest [...]

Join us at TEX Dallas – Not-to-Miss CEO Roundtable on ‘Pushing 5G to the Edge’

By |2019-02-13T14:33:54-04:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: 5G, AI, c-level, CEO, interconnection, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Inaugural Telecom Exchange ‘Pop-Up’ Event Takes Place in Dallas Mar. 13, with Executive Panelists from Microsoft, Aligned Energy, DatacenterDynamics, and InterGlobix In just ONE MONTH from today, our upcoming TEX Dallas  ‘Pop-Up’ event takes place on March 13 at the Aloft Dallas Downtown. New for 2019, our TEX Pop-Up event features a CEO Roundtable panel discussion, [...]

Amy Marks Heads to London as Featured Speaker for Submarine Networks EMEA 2019 Conference

By |2019-02-08T09:54:18-04:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, General, subsea cable, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom news blog, women in telecom|Tags: , , , , |

XSite Modular, the leading design-builder of Modular Critical Infrastructure Buildings (CIBs) including Modular Cable Landing Stations (MCLS), ILA and PFE shelters, Edge and Micro Data Centers constructed in the United States and shipped all over the world, has announced that its CEO, Amy Marks, will be moderating a panel and also facilitating a roundtable session with [...]

Precision OT Now Offering Fiber Optic Jumpers

By |2019-02-08T13:19:53-04:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, jsa blog, JSA Clients, network equipment, network operators, Optical Networking, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Company Works to Ease Procurement Process for Fiber Optic Network Operators Over the past three years, Precision OT has experienced a 600% jump in revenue owing to its focus on producing high-quality, NEM-compatible optical transceivers. Now, the company is leveraging its profitability to widen its already-extensive inventory to include fiber optic jumpers.  As a result of [...]

Tune in Feb. 1 for JSA’s “Predictions for 2019 Technology & Its Impact on the Ecosystem”

By |2019-01-30T12:10:43-04:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: c-level, CEO, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, Network, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom industry vlog, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

JSA’s Highly Anticipated ‘Network Predictions’ Virtual CEO Roundtable Welcomes Back Rob Powell of Telecom Ramblings to Moderate, Joined by Executives from 365 Datacenters, Q Advisors and PacketFabric We're excited to announce the first of our 2019 Virtual CEO Roundtable series, “Predictions for 2019 Technology & Its Impact on the Ecosystem,” to be webcast live this Friday, [...]