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Not-to-Miss! FirstLight’s Cloud Connect Summit is November 15 in Westchester

By | 2018-11-01T15:31:33+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Categories: cloud, Conferences, Events, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , |

A virtual Who's Who of IT experts and providers will share best practices and trends in cloud computing, unified communications, and IT resilience at FirstLight's Cloud Connect Summit on Thursday, November 15th at the Westchester Country Club in Rye, New York. Don't miss the next in FirstLight's growing Cloud Connect Summit series! Attending the event will [...]

Save Your Seat for the Best Practices for Modernizing Utility Networks Webinar

By | 2017-12-11T15:31:28+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: best practices, business strategy, Ciena, community news, Ethernet, Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, JSA Clients, Network, Optical Networking, packet services, Technology, Telecom, telecom news, Telecommunications, utility, video streaming, webinar|Tags: , , , , , , |

  This Wednesday, December 13th, grab a cup of tea and afternoon snack before joining us at 2 PM ET for Best Practices for Modernizing Utility Networks webinar. Our very own Jaymie Scotto Cutaia will be moderating the discussion with featured panelists Jim Westdorp, Sr. Advisor in Product Line Management of Ciena; Rob Sterrenberg, VP/GM, Network Solutions of Telamon; and Tim Valin, Sr. [...]

Broad Valley Micro Fiber Networks Collaborates with Ciena, LightRiver, Improving Fan Experience at Dover International Speedway

By | 2016-05-16T15:49:06+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Categories: Broadband, fiber, fiber network, Internet, jsa blog, mobile broadband connectivity, Network, network operators, sporting events, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, wireless, wireless broadband technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dover International Speedway (DIS) recently worked with Ciena® (NYSE: CIEN) and Broad Valley Micro Fiber Networks Inc. to upgrade its facilities for the digital age. Broad Valley designed, constructed, and is operating DIS’s new WiFi over Ethernet/Fiber platform using Ciena’s packet networking solutions. Launched at the NASCAR race weekend on May 13, the upgrade helps eliminate [...]

LightRiver Upgrades Network for GVTC Communications

By | 2016-05-03T13:06:33+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Categories: 100G, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business collaboration, business continuity, business expansion, business partnership, business strategy, c-level, Ciena, Connectivity, data, Factory Built Network, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, IT, jsa blog, JSA Clients, LightRiver, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network equipment, network growth, network route, Network Solutions, network upgrade, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

LightRiver Technologies, Inc., a leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning, announces today that GVTC Communications, a full-service telecommunications provider, located north of San Antonio, Texas, with more than 2,200 miles of fiber optic cable, has selected LightRiver to perform a significant network upgrade and expansion. Utilizing its Factory Built Network® approach, supported by the [...]

LightRiver Technologies Earns Ciena Service Accreditation

By | 2016-03-15T12:11:52+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Categories: Affiliate Program, best practices, business collaboration, business expansion, business partnership, business strategy, Ciena, Factory Built Network, IT, LightRiver, Optical Networking, Optical Transport|Tags: , , , , , , , |

LightRiver Technologies, Inc., a leader in Factory Built NetworkTM design and commissioning, is continuing its successful partnership with Ciena®, today announcing that it has received the company's BizConnect Services Re-Accreditation Process and is accredited to continue to perform implementation on Ciena 6500 Packet-Optical Platform through December 2016. The Services Accreditation Program (SAP) allows LightRiver the opportunity to [...]

MEF’s GEN15 Event Reaches Milestone Of 50 Service Provider & Technology Vendor Sponsors

By | 2015-09-04T18:12:30+00:00 September 4th, 2015|Categories: jsa blog, Metro Ethernet Forum, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

More excited news for the upcoming GEN15 event this week.  The MEF is pleased to announce that 50 companies thus far have lined up to sponsor the global GEN15 conference (www.gen15.com) being held on 16-19 November 2015 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. AT&T is the Host Operator Sponsor for this year’s event. Newly announced [...]

LightRiver Technologies Becomes First North American Ciena-Authorized Learning Provider

By | 2015-05-12T12:14:41+00:00 May 12th, 2015|Categories: Blogs, business collaboration, business partnership, carrier, Ciena, customer service solutions, education, Effective Business Solutions, IT, jsa blog, JSA Clients, LightRiver, Network, network provider, Network Solutions, partnerships, software, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is a landmark day for two tech companies, and it is the beginning of a promising partnership. LightRiver Technologies, Inc., a leader in the design and commissioning of Factory Built NetworksTM, has joined forces with Ciena®, becoming Ciena's first North American Ciena-Authorized Learning Provider (ALP). Ciena is as an industry leader for network infrastructure and intelligent software solutions. [...]

26.2 Miles, Two Business Partners, One Cause: Hibernia Networks and Ciena Team Up to Conquer UVU North Pole Marathon for Charity

By | 2015-03-10T14:15:08+00:00 February 16th, 2015|Categories: business collaboration, business partnership, Charity, Events, fiber, Global Telecommunications, network provider, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Hibernia Networks’ Gary Seery, IT Director, and Ciena’s David van de Wetering, Account Manager, are teaming up to brave the frigid Arctic temperatures during the UVU North Pole Marathon in an effort to raise money for Habitat for Humanity. The duo will embark on the 26.2-mile journey at the geographic North Pole on April 9, 2015. [...]

Hibernia Completes Network Expansion in Northeast US Enhancing Scalability and Streamlining Networking Capabilities

By | 2015-01-15T12:57:03+00:00 January 15th, 2015|Categories: 100G, architecture, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, cable, carrier, carrier ethernet, Connectivity, dark fiber, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, low latency, Low-Latency Network, metro market, Network, network growth, network provider, network route, network upgrade, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Hibernia Networks today announced that is has expanded its network in the Northeast US. Six long-haul fiber routes are ready for service, which include new routes from Ashburn to New York, Chicago to New York, New York to Buffalo, New York to Albany and New York to Boston. Utilizing Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform, the expansion reduces [...]

Hibernia Networks Selects Ciena’s GeoMesh Submarine Solution for Rapid Service Provisioning

By | 2014-05-13T09:56:47+00:00 May 13th, 2014|Categories: architecture, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business partnership, business strategy, cable, Connectivity, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network equipment, network route, network upgrade, partnerships, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hibernia Networks announced today that it has selected Ciena® to provide advanced optical solutions on the Hibernia Networks platform. Hibernia will deploy Ciena’s GeoMesh submarine solution, including the 6500 Packet-Optical Platform, WaveLogic coherent optics and full ROADM across its Trans-Atlantic system. The solution will provide the foundation for an OPⁿ® network architecture, which will allow Hibernia [...]

FirstLight Enhances Fiber Network to Support 100G Connectivity at All Locations

By | 2014-05-12T10:21:20+00:00 May 12th, 2014|Categories: 100G, bandwidth, Connectivity, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, Network, network provider, network upgrade, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that it has expanded its network capabilities to support 100 Gbps connectivity at any of its on-net locations. This network expansion comes in response to increased customer demand for high bandwidth connections in Tier 2 and Tier 3 metro markets. This capability was accomplished in part due to the support provided by [...]

MEF’s Global Ethernet Networking 2014 (GEN14) Event Builds Momentum With 11 New Sponsors

By | 2014-04-24T08:15:58+00:00 April 24th, 2014|Categories: c-level, Connectivity, Content, enterprise, Ethernet, European Service Provider, Events, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Internet, Meetings, metro ethernet, Metro Ethernet Forum, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The MEF is pleased to announce growing sponsor support for the industry-wide Global Ethernet Networking 2014 (GEN14) conference being held on November 17-20, 2014 at the Gaylord National in Washington, D.C. Several dozen leading global, national, and regional service providers, network technology and management solution providers, training companies, testing firms, and other organizations have lined up [...]

Cheers to Chicago! Have a Drink with Lightower at ITW 2012

By | 2012-05-03T09:35:32+00:00 May 3rd, 2012|Categories: Conferences, dark fiber, Ethernet, Events, fiber, interconnection, Meetings, technology trends, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will be in attendance, along with the entire global wholesale telecom community at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2012 in Chicago, IL May 14-16. While the annual event promises to be the premier telecom conference of the year, Lightower welcomes its customers and partners to join them for some more casual networking as well. [...]

Increasing Technology in Healthcare Networks

By | 2012-01-31T09:56:50+00:00 January 31st, 2012|Categories: Applications, bandwidth, big data, cloud, Content Delivery, dark fiber, data network services, fiber, healthcare, Internet, Internet Exchange, internet security, internet traffic, Low-Latency Network, managed services, network congestion, Security, Software-as-a-Service, Telecommunications, Telepresence, Virtual Private Network|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Last Wednesday, Sidera Networks and Ciena hosted a webinar about the positive effects technology has on the healthcare industry. Today’s technology is significantly contributing to improvements in patient care – providing greater access to patient records, higher availability of applications and lower mortality rates in highly wired hospitals. The “Building Healthcare Networks that Solve Big Data [...]

Sidera Networks and Ciena Join to Talk Healthcare

By | 2012-01-19T08:54:01+00:00 January 19th, 2012|Categories: bandwidth, big data, healthcare, network congestion, network growth, webinar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

There is no question at all about the positive effects technology has on the healthcare industry. The performance of the advanced technologies used within the healthcare industry is directly related to the capacity and resiliency of a healthcare provider’s network infrastructure. That being said, make it a point to join a community of healthcare providers, hospitals, [...]

Lightower Deploys 100G Services to Customers

By | 2012-01-11T09:01:54+00:00 January 11th, 2012|Categories: Broadband, dark fiber, Ethernet, fiber, Internet, managed services, network growth, Optical Networking, technology trends, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ciena® Corporation announces it has been selected by Lightower Fiber Networks to support the delivery of Ethernet services and managed wavelengths at bandwidths up to 100 Gbps. This service will be available immediately to enterprise and service provider customers throughout Lightower’s footprint.  Powered by Ciena’s coherent optical technology, Lightower’s end-to-end fiber-based solutions include 40-Gigabit and 100-Gigabit [...]

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