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GlobeNet Launches New Central Interconnection Point in Northern Brazil

Just a few weeks after announcing Facebook as a co-owner of its new ‘Malbec’ subsea cable to Argentina, GlobeNet officially opened a new central interconnection point at the Fortaleza Internet Exchange Point (IXP) today.  Now, network operators and internet service providers (ISPs) throughout northeastern Brazil will be able to exchange traffic locally, taking advantage of

GlobeNet’s Virtualization Service Helps Customers Stand Out in Competitive Global Telecom Market

GlobeNet announced its new virtualization service today while on-site at Capacity Latam in Rio de Janeiro. One of the fastest-growing technologies, virtualization enables the extension of networks beyond their domestic markets. The result is agile, flexible and cost-effective international connectivity that allows carriers and ISPs to access new market opportunities quickly either via the deployment

Reaching New Heights: DE-CIX Breaks 5 Terabit per Second Record

DE-CIX, leading neutral Internet Exchange provider, is thrilled to announce it has broken its 5 Terabit per second record at its Frankfurt Internet exchange. For the second time in the company’s twenty-year history, DE-CIX has surpassed traffic records, proving its commitment keeping up with growing data demands and its strong business development initiatives. Over the

Citynet, the IT Brand of Hall AG, Extends Network with MRV’s Newest Equipment

MRV Communications, the global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions, announced today the expansion of its longstanding partnership with Citynet, a regional carrier network in Austria. Citynet serves the Inn Valley’s large enterprise and many residential customers, as well as many mountain ski resorts and lift infrastructure. Citynet also provides DSL, dedicated fiber, VPN, IP TV and Cloud

FirstLight’s Highly Reliable Internet is a “Yahtzee” for Bowl New England

FirstLight Fiber announced today that Bowl New England, a Spare Time Entertainment venue located in Colchester, VT, has chosen FirstLight to provide dedicated Internet service via dual redundant diverse fiber circuits to this family entertainment facility. “FirstLight was incredibly willing to assist us with network planning from our first point of communication with the company. One

NGN Acquires ABT and Improves Connectivity for the North Georgia Region

NGN Connect announced today that it has acquired Appalachian Broadband Technologies (ABT), a locally owned wireless Internet service provider located in Cleveland, Georgia. This acquisition allows NGN Connect to expand its service area by utilizing ABT’s wireless infrastructure to effectively deploy high speed broadband to areas that are otherwise underserved by fiber optic service. “We are very

DE-CIX New York Continues to Grow with New PoP in CoreSite’s New York Campus

DE-CIX New York today announced the addition of a new Point of Presence (PoP) in CoreSite’s New York Campus. The addition of the new switch in the New York/New Jersey metro reflects the rapid growth of DE-CIX New York, which offers more than 100 access points across eight major data centers in the region. DE-CIX

DE-CIX Partners with TI Sparkle to Bring IX to Italy

DE-CIX announced that it will establish a neutral Internet exchange (IX) in TI Sparkle’s “Sicily Hub,” a next generation data center located in Palermo, Italy. The exchange will act as a key landing site for Internet traffic from the Mediterranean, Africa and the Middle East. The carrier-neutral IX’s premium services will benefit carriers and ISPs

UAE-IX Welcomes Global Cloud Xchange as Newest Member

Today UAE-IX, the first carrier-neutral Internet traffic exchange platform in the Middle East, welcomed Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) as its newest exchange member. The two parties signed the agreement during this week’s Capacity Middle East conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). UAE-IX enables GCX to connect to key international networks more efficiently, assiting in

University of Vermont Selects FirstLight Fiber for 10G Network Upgrades

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

ECHO Vermont Aquarium and Science Center Selects FirstLight for Premium IP

FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, announces today that ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, an award-winning LEED-certified facility in Burlington, VT, has chosen FirstLight’s Internet service to support the company’s growing network infrastructure needs.     FirstLight’s Internet service is provided via FirstLight’s robust regional

DE-CIX New York Expands into Telx’s NYC1 and NYC2 Data Centers

DE-CIX New York, a carrier- and data center-neutral Internet exchange (IX or IXP) distributed across major carrier hotels and data centers throughout the New York/New Jersey metro, today announced its expansion into two of Telx’s New York City metro data centers, NYC1 and NYC2. The exchange’s presence in NYC1, recognized as one of the most

Delivered to the Industry in a “SNAP” – Southeast Network Access Point is Now Open!

Today we are excited to introduce you to the Southeast Network Access Point (SNAP), a leading provider of next-generation Internet Exchange (IX) solutions. Located in Colo Atl’s Atlanta, Georgia facility, the brand new exchange point will offer neutral Internet exchange services for all categories of Internet Service Providers, Content Service Providers, Cloud Service Providers, Academic

Live from HostingCon 2012

A new acquaintance and I had a good chuckle last night at HostingCon's 2012 opening networking reception at Boston's Hynes Convention Center. In looking around at the room at the hundreds of people (who would turn into a crowd of 1,000+ today as the exhibit floor opened), we both observed social networking at its best. We talked

10 Ways to Maximize Bandwidth Caps on Your ISP

This article was originally posted on DSLServiceProviders.org Bandwidth caps have quickly become the norm among internet service providers, and despite their assurances that such usage restrictions would only affect a few heavy users, it’s no secret that bandwidth can evaporate pretty quickly even with average use.  Video streaming, gaming, and families of users can go

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