higher education

DataBank’s New Midtown Atlanta Data Center Will Serve Georgia Tech and Beyond

By |2019-02-25T12:58:51-05:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: carrier-neutral, Data Center, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

"ATL1" offers high-speed, high bandwidth connectivity to research and education institutions nationwide DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, connectivity and managed services, announces the opening of its ATL1 data center in Atlanta. Located at 760 West Peachtree Street NW, ATL1 is part of the CODA development, a 645,000 square-foot, mixed-use office complex under construction in the Georgia Institute [...]

University of Vermont Selects FirstLight Fiber for 10G Network Upgrades

By |2014-12-11T10:36:50-05:00December 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 |2014-07-23T11:04:07-05:00July 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 [...]

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

By |2014-06-10T09:09:54-05:00June 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 to Talk Networking Solutions At MASSbuys Expo 2014

By |2014-04-28T08:32:41-05:00April 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 |2014-03-28T10:59:36-05:00March 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 |2014-03-20T10:44:22-05:00March 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 [...]

Dallas is Hot Spot for Growth for ViaWest

By |2012-08-29T13:07:36-05:00August 29th, 2012|Categories: big data, cloud, cloud computing, colocation, Data Center, data center expansion, data network services, disaster recovery, Financial, Green Companies, healthcare, higher education, managed services, Servers, tier 3 data center, Virtualization, web hosting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The one-year anniversary of its Synergy Park data center in Richardson, Texas, marks a year filled with growth and expansion. ViaWest today celebrates the anniversary of its 85,000-square foot facility in the Dallas area and acknowledges a year of new customers and a solidly growing demand for its deep portfolio of data management services. “We’re thrilled [...]

Sidera Networks Provides High Speed Internet Solutions to La Salle University

By |2011-10-03T07:41:09-05:00October 3rd, 2011|Categories: Broadband, business partnership, enterprise, higher education, Low-Latency Network, partnerships, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

La Salle University has selected Sidera Networks to provide high speed, scalable Internet solutions for its campus-wide network upgrade. The upgrade supports La Salle’s dynamic learning environment and communications applications, including email and e-learning platforms as well as the daily online needs of its students. By upgrading the network, La Salle has increased its bandwidth, improved [...]