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Host.net Arms SMBs and Startups With New IT Services Package

By |2017-01-30T18:39:05-05:00January 30th, 2017|Categories: business partnership, business strategy, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, Cloud Storage, Compliance, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, hybrid cloud, SMB, Startup|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

There’s no question that SMBs and startups are faced with many challenges. Often, they are short on resources, time and having enough people helping to make things happen. Host.net is here to help. The company launched a new IT services package that is tailored specifically to the needs of SMBs and startup companies – all designed [...]

MRV Joins NTCA, The Rural Broadband Association, to Bridge Digital Divide

By |2016-04-06T12:38:42-05:00April 6th, 2016|Categories: 100G, B2B, enterprise, IT, metro ethernet, MRV, MRV Communications, Network Solutions, rural areas, SMB, Technology, telecom industry blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association, the premier association representing nearly 900 independent, community-based telecommunications companies that are leading innovation in rural and small-town America, has a new member. MRV Communications ™, Inc. announced today they recently joined NTCA and look forward to working together to drive economic development within rural America. MRV has the [...]

Cross River’s Voice and Data Solutions Broaden What RCN Agents Have to Sell in Jersey

By |2016-03-16T12:23:15-05:00March 16th, 2016|Categories: B2B, bandwidth, business collaboration, business partnership, Cross River Fiber, dark fiber, data, Data Center, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, General, Global Telecommunications, SMB, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cross River Fiber, the New Jersey-based fiber optic and telecommunications solutions provider, has partnered with  RCN Business, a communications provider delivering network solutions for data, voice and video, with the goal of broadening the solutions RCN agents can sell in the New Jersey region.  The announcement was well timed as RCN attends the popular Channel Partners event in Las [...]

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

By |2015-12-07T09:23:26-05:00December 7th, 2015|Categories: architecture, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, business continuity, business ethernet, business investment, business partnership, enterprise, Ethernet, Ethernet Private Line (EPL), Internet, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IT, metro ethernet, metro market, network equipment, Network Function Virtualization, partnerships, shared IT, SMB, Technology, telecom infrastructure, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 Services [...]

NYI and Netgate Partner for Innovative Feature-Rich Security Services

By |2015-10-06T12:30:27-05:00October 6th, 2015|Categories: B2B, business partnership, Data Center, data center news, enterprise, NYI, open source software, Security, SMB, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today NYI announced its New Jersey data center as the home base for Netgate’s pfSense® software distribution and project operations. NYI’s exclusive access to a customized build of the pfSense® software enables NYI’s security protection to be implemented in one package, drastically simplifying companies’ security footprints, lessening compute cycles and decreasing operation and capital expense. Netgate’s [...]

FirstLight Secures Expanded Line of Credit

By |2015-08-11T09:24:29-05:00August 11th, 2015|Categories: B2B, Broadband, business investment, business partnership, community news, economy, fiber, fiber network, Financial, JSA Clients, Network, network growth, network provider, SMB, Telecom, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider, announced today it has secured an expanded line of credit with its lenders GE Capital, and Webster Bank. The expanded credit line enables FirstLight to expand its fiber network operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England and to take full advantage of robust market demand in [...]

NGN Acquires ABT and Improves Connectivity for the North Georgia Region

By |2015-08-04T16:11:28-05:00August 4th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, business acquisition, carrier, colocation, Connectivity, Design, economy, education, Effective Business Solutions, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Fiber to the Home, Fiber to the X, Internet, Internet Service Providers, jsa blog, JSA Clients, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, network upgrade, NGN Online News, rural areas, SMB, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Wholesale Carrier, wireless boardband, wireless broadband technology, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 excited [...]

FirstLight Installs PoP at 325 Hudson

By |2015-01-13T10:24:37-05:00January 13th, 2015|Categories: B2B, business partnership, carrier, carrier hotel, carrier-neutral, colocation, community news, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, JSA Clients, meet me room, Network, network growth, network provider, Point of Presence, SMB, Telecom, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

325 Hudson, the rising Carrier Hotel and Meet Me Room in New York  City, welcomes FirstLight Fiber, the facilities-based  telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern  New England,  to its growing customer  list. 325 Hudson will  serve as FirstLight’s primary Point of Presence (PoP) in New York City, allowing  carrier and enterprises full access [...]

Lightower Named Authorized Vendor for Data Network Services in Rhode Island

By |2014-11-20T12:29:57-05:00November 20th, 2014|Categories: architecture, awards, B2B, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, cloud, colocation, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, Government, IP Solutions, IT, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network provider, SMB, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, announced today that it has been named an authorized vendor to the State of Rhode Island Department of Administration for Telecommunications Services. The award enables Lightower to offer Ethernet, Wavelengths, SONET , Dark Fiber, Internet and Colocation solutions to Rhode Island state, local state and quasi-state agencies. Eligible [...]

Avotus Set to Release Significant Call Accounting & Reporting Enhancements to BroadSoft Users

By |2014-10-07T09:37:52-05:00October 7th, 2014|Categories: Avotus, Avotus Corporation, business collaboration, Communications Management, Conferences, Events, IT, James Martino, JSA Clients, SIP, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Usage Management, voice, VoIP, VoIP service, VoIP service providers, wireless, wireline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Avotus Corporation, the leading provider of Intelligent Communications Management (ICM) solutions, announces that it is enhancing its award-winning ICM usage management tool (ICM UM) for BroadSoft users. Avotus’ feature-rich usage management product (ICM UM 8.4) offers new levels of call accounting capability and reporting and is designed to integrate seamlessly with BroadSoft’s BroadWorks unified communications platform. [...]

FirstLight's CNO to Speak on Fiber Deployment & Policy at COMPTEL PLUS

By |2014-09-23T12:38:28-05:00September 23rd, 2014|Categories: B2B, Bandwidth Infrastructure, broadband infrastructure, business strategy, Connectivity, enterprise, Event Sponsorship, Events, fiber, fiber network, Government, High Speed Internet, JSA Clients, Low-Latency Network, SMB, telecom event, telecom industry blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that its Senior Vice President and Chief of Network Operations, James Capuano, will be a featured speaker at the upcoming COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2014 Convention and EXPO.  Mr. Capuano will offer his expertise and insights on the Broadband Innovation panel, “Fiber, Fiber Everywhere: The Intersection of Industry, Government and Policy,” taking place on Tuesday, October [...]

Video Conferencing Is Changing Your Bank

By |2014-08-18T13:19:43-05:00August 18th, 2014|Categories: Applications, B2B, enterprise, Meetings, SMB, Technology, technology trends, telecom industry blog, Telepresence, Video Conferencing, video streaming|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

When it comes to choosing a bank, consumers and businesses alike have many options. Customers can choose from retail banks, commercial banks, investment banks, central banks, credit unions, online banks, etc.  With all of these options available, will they choose the financial institution that makes banking easier and more accessible? Video banking enables employees to meet face-to-face over [...]

86 The Whole Menu!

By |2014-08-12T09:38:45-05:00August 12th, 2014|Categories: B2B, cloud, Digital Signage, Inbound Marketing, IP-based video, managed services, SMB, telecom industry blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Behold! The top 5 reasons your restaurant should consider throwing out your menu and replacing it with a cloud based digital solution! As restaurant operators adapt to changing times, many are turning to digital signage.  Cloud-based solutions, managed from a single location provide restaurant owners the freedom to make changes in all locations.  BCS Global and [...]

BCS Global Checks In With Blank Rome, LLP To Talk White Glove Video Conferencing – Infographic

By |2014-08-05T11:40:32-05:00August 5th, 2014|Categories: Applications, B2B, cloud, IT, managed services, SMB, Technology, telecom industry blog, Video Conferencing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The verdict is in! BCS Global checked in with long-term partner Blank Rome, LLP to see what solutions they were using in day-to-day business and how White Glove services and flat rate pricing are key factors in the success for the relationship. Over the past years, many law firms and legal practices have turned to video [...]

Consumer Directed Choices, Albany Non-Profit, Selects FirstLight for its Cloud-Based Virtual PBX

By |2014-07-31T09:36:12-05:00July 31st, 2014|Categories: business collaboration, business investment, business partnership, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, IT, lit fiber, SMB, telecom news blog, Virtual PBX|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber, announced today that Consumer Directed Choices (CDChoices), a private, nonprofit corporation located in Albany, has selected FirstLight’s cloud-based unified communications offering, Virtual PBX (“vPBX”) , to support its communications needs in an effort to upgrade its older phone system, streamline operations and reduce costs. CDChoices was founded in 1997 by the late Constance Laymon, a woman with [...]

Colo Atl’s Tenant Roster Expanding!

By |2012-04-17T07:42:11-05:00April 17th, 2012|Categories: colocation, Data Center, data network services, disaster recovery, interconnection|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Colo Atl, a leading provider of carrier neutral colocation, data center and interconnection solutions, announces today that O1 Communications, a provider of wholesale and retail SMB solutions and Telesphere, a nationwide managed cloud communications provider, are now colocated in Colo Atl’s downtown Altanta, GA facility. Established in November 2001, the fully built out infrastructure of the [...]