andrew blum

Ready for Service: DE-CIX’s New York City Internet Exchange

By |2013-11-13T09:33:57-05:00November 13th, 2013|Categories: Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, carrier, carrier-neutral, colocation, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data network services, Ethernet, Ethernet Metro Exchange, General, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, peering, Peering exchchange, Technology, technology trends, Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Touted as soon-to-be one of the five largest Internet exchanges worldwide, DE-CIX New York Internet Exchange is now open for business.   Known for its world-class peering ecosystems, DE-CIX opened it first U.S. Internet exchange today in NYC.   A unique model for the U.S. marketplace, the DE-CIX New York Exchange is a distributed carrier- and data center-neutral [...]

Fortune Magazine Features GeoTel Communications’ Telecom Data

By |2012-07-05T14:38:41-05:00July 5th, 2012|Categories: Applications, bandwidth, Broadband, Content, dark fiber, economy, enterprise, Events, fiber, Financial, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, network growth, network route, software, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, Transatlantic Cable|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Fortune Magazine will feature GeoTel Communications telecommunications data and maps in a multi-page article. The article, on newsstands worldwide July 9, focuses on the Internet and global fiber optic communications. Written by journalists Andrew Blum and Benjamin Schenkel, the article will also be included on Fortune’s online homepage, “Mapping the Internet” describes the history and [...]

“Tubes” Connects the Physical Reality of the Internet

By |2012-06-13T09:37:04-05:00June 13th, 2012|Categories: Applications, bandwidth, Broadband, dark fiber, Data Center, economy, Events, fiber, Global Telecommunications, hosting, interconnection, Internet, internet traffic, Media, mobile, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, Transatlantic Cable|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Long time friend of JSA, Andrew Blum has just released his new book entitled  “Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet” which has been receiving some great press while shining a positive light on our industry's connectivity. The Wall Street Journal included an excerpt from the book and CBS News interviewed Andrew on his main drivers for writing [...]