It’s been over a month since our Telecom Exchange (TEX) event and I’m only just now beginning to get my head around some of the ideas and concepts I heard kicked around by the various attendees and speakers et al at the show. Some observations, Fiber is Big (and not just in breakfast cereal circles).
Grandma is in the kitchen tweeting while Grandpa is in the backyard on Facebook. This is the world we are living in today-- well, almost. According to AllFacebook.com, during the average 20-minute period in 2010, there were: 1,5870,000 wall posts, 2,716,000 photos uploaded and 10,208,000 comments posted. Techcrunch quoted Twitter numbers from COO Dick Costolo in
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
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
After a year’s absence from telecom (grinding it out in the healthcare industry – I know – ack!), I’m back and it feels good. I think. Some things have changed (seeing a lot more instances of VOIP – it’s VoIP – for the record) and others have remained the same. A good idea, is still
It's been a tremendous year for Kirkland, Washington-based XKL, LLC., a leading-edge provider of enterprise fiber optic networking equipment. The company, which has been steadfastly proving its end-to-end optical equipment to the market as a low-latency, low cost way to light dark fiber, has received accolades by industry pundits for its developments.
I recently presented at a TELEHOUSE America bootcamp about Social Media for Telecom. The presentation, held on June 22, 2011 covered a variety of topics including what social media sites are best for telecom professionals including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. The presentation covers what social media is, different sites, case studies, tools, who should
October 17th and 18th, 2011 the Telecom Exchange will go international! This October, Telecom Exchange will serve as a co-host of the fifth carrier networking eXchange (cnX) in Frankfurt, Germany with event founders ancotel GmbH and DE-CIX Management GmbH. Jaymie Scotto & Associates, organizers and event planners of Telecom Exchange, which was held in NYC
MegaPath, the largest, privately-held, end-to-end, facilities-based data, VoIP and security technologies provider, has selected Global Capacity’s One Marketplace Access Exchange platform, an intelligent quoting platform that provides fast and accurate delivery of competitive market rates. Since choosing One Marketplace Access Exchange, MegaPath has automated its quote processes while gaining visibility to pricing available from its existing
A message from the organizers of Telecom Exchange, Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, Founder & CEO and Ilissa Miller, Managing Partner of Jaymie Scotto & Associates. It’s a rarified and gratifying experience for Jaymie Scotto & Associates to launch its inaugural Telecom Exchange. JS&A’s networking event is designed to navigate enterprise and carrier network operators through all
Gartner predicts the global cloud marketplace as a more broadly defined, the firm predicts that the overall market for cloud services has already surpasses $40 billion, and will grow to over $150 billion annually by 2013. This was brought to my attention by John Panzica, Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing of FiberMedia Group while
In honor of the grand opening of its offices in the Eastern Region of the US, China Unicom Americas is hosting a cocktail reception in New York City on June 23rd. Key executives from China will be joining the US-based team, customers, prospects and key partners to celebrate the growth and to extend the company's
They heard you! PTGi ICS, the International Carrier Services group of Primus Telecommuncations Group International has announced that its highly successful online wholesale minute trading platform has been enhanced to include more a more simplified user interface to help users navigate the platform more effectively. The new platform provides users with more visibility to leverage
It doesn’t take much to get involved with Web Wise Kids. Donations are accepted online, corporate partnerships are encouraged and tickets to the Web Wise Kids dinner auction and dance Dancing with the Stars, being held on September 15, 2011 in Orange County, CA will be available for purchase at www.webwisekids.com.
With just 7 weeks to go before Telecom Exchange opens its doors, the Early-Bird Registration and Exhibit Table discounts are ending soon! Early-Bird Registration is a one-time fee of $175 and ends on May 15th. After May 15th, the event registration will be $250 and includes access to the entire day’s events, including exhibit hall,
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