Telecommunications by Meghan Rose-McNally

BSO Announces Plans to Build Financial Cloud For Growing FX Markets Worldwide

By |2016-06-29T11:30:43-05:00June 29th, 2016|Categories: architecture, B2B, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, Big Data connectivity, BSO, cloud, Cloud Platform, Cloud service provider, Cloud Storage, Data Center, enterprise, Financial, Financial Exchange, HFT, high frequency traders, High Frequency Trading, JSA Clients, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network operators, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

BSO announced today that the company is adding Financial Cloud to its service portfolio to provide a unique and fully-integrated low latency network and cloud offering specifically engineered for the global financial community. This build will include the key FX marketplaces of London, New York and Tokyo with a presence in Equinix LD4, NY4 and TY3. The project [...]

MRV Launched Next-Gen Carrier Ethernet Access Device with Software-enabled Scalability

By |2016-05-05T15:24:17-05:00May 5th, 2016|Categories: 100G, Application, B2B, business ethernet, carrier, carrier ethernet, enterprise, Ethernet, JSA Clients, low latency, Metro Ethernet Forum, Network, network equipment, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, packet services, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™ announced today the launch of the OptiSwitch® OS-V Series.  The OS-V is its next generation portfolio of modular and compact, MEF CE 2.0 Certified 1GbE and 10GbE Carrier Ethernet access devices.  MRV’s OS-V series is delivered in two platforms; the OS-V8 fixed configuration platform and the OS-V20 modular platform, which has two expansion slots engineered [...]

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 [...]

I’m Not Selling You a Sponsorship for Telecom Exchange.

By |2016-02-05T13:24:46-05:00February 5th, 2016|Categories: colocation, Data Center, Event Sponsorship, Telecom, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I'm not selling you a sponsorship.  In fact, I very much prefer that you don't consider me a sales person.  I am not a sales person.  I am a PR and Marketing professional with years of experience in telecom and technology.  I want you to consider me your concierge at Telecom Exchange.  Because if you sponsor, (and [...]

FirstLight Fiber Adds a Whopping 36,000 Fiber Miles into New York

By |2016-01-26T10:16:59-05:00January 26th, 2016|Categories: B2B, bandwidth, Broadband, business expansion, data center news, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Global Telecommunications, Internet, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber has extended its dense fiber network further in New York. This expansion project added 36,000 fiber miles into New York’s Westchester, Rockland and Orange counties, and was constructed in direct response to market and customer demand to expand its offerings closer to New York City.  In fact, the fiber network is designed to be within [...]

And The Data Center Excellence Award Goes to…(drum roll, please)…MRV Communications!

By |2016-01-26T10:09:20-05:00January 26th, 2016|Categories: awards, B2B, business awards, Data Center, data center news, data network services, enterprise, global data center, Global Telecommunications, MRV, Telecom, telecom awards, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications ™, the global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named OptiDriver® as a 2015 Data Center Excellence Award winner, presented by infoTECH Spotlight. The 2015 Data Center Excellence Award recognizes the most innovative and enterprising data center vendors who offer infrastructure or software, servers or [...]

Axiom Fiber Networks Returns to Metro Connect a Year After Its Official Launch

By |2016-01-14T11:34:59-05:00January 14th, 2016|Categories: Axiom Fiber Networks, B2B, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business partnership, channel partners, colocation, Connectivity, dark fiber, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, IT, Network, network operators, network provider, network route, Point of Presence, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are you living under here? Unless you have been living, well... under a rock, you have heard of Axiom Fiber Networks, the telecommunications infrastructure service provider operating in the greater New York City metropolitan region. Axiom Fiber’s wholly-owned and operational 20-mile, 864-fiber strand count core network uses the latest generation SMF28 fiber and operates within striking [...]

Axiom is Headed to Hawaii to Talk Fiber and Wireless

By |2016-01-07T11:17:15-05:00January 7th, 2016|Categories: Asia Pacific, Axiom Fiber Networks, B2B, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Axiom Fiber Networks announced today CEO, Felipe Alvarez, and SVP of Sales, John Trodden Jr., will be attending the Pacific Telecommunications Council annual conference (PTC'16) taking place January 17-20, 2016 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu. This year’s event focuses on Reimagining Telecoms and is now in its 38th year.  The event will provide delegates [...]

Commonwealth of Virginia to Use Lightower for Data Network Services

By |2015-12-17T10:09:27-05:00December 17th, 2015|Categories: B2B, bandwidth, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, dark fiber, fiber, fiber network, High Speed Internet, Internet, IT, Lightower, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, Network, network route, Network Solutions, Technology, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, announced today that it's been named an authorized vendor to the Commonwealth of Virginia for Data Network Services. The contract enables Lightower to offer a range of all-fiber networking and high performance Internet services to public bodies, government agencies, non-profit organizations, schools, and libraries, throughout the state. All authorized users may use the Virginia [...]

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 [...]

Laconia Harley-Davidson Rolls Out Fiber with FirstLight

By |2015-10-28T12:11:36-05:00October 28th, 2015|Categories: B2B, bandwidth, business partnership, business questions, customer win, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, Low-Latency Network, managed services, Telecom, telecom industry blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber announced today that Laconia Harley-Davidson, a leading company that proudly represents the iconic Harley-Davidson brand, selling, servicing and renting Harley motorcycles, has selected FirstLight’s fiber-based data and voice services to support business operations. Laconia Harley -Davidson’s objective was to roll out fiber to all of its locations in order to ensure the level of connectivity the dealerships required, and FirstLight [...]

#SDN Meets #BigData Next Tuesday for Lunch

By |2015-10-23T16:23:23-05:00October 23rd, 2015|Categories: big data, Big Data connectivity, Global Telecommunications, MRV, SDN, Software Defined Networking, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Where do the technologies of Big Data and SDN intercept? SDN is changing the networking ecosystem by building the intelligent network for big data analytics. Intelligent networks that are highly customizable, scalable and meet the requirements of Big Data on-demand will be the future of networking and business best practices.  Find out next Tuesday from three [...]

What is the Foundation That Your Partner Program is Built On?

By |2015-10-23T14:16:16-05:00October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Axiom Fiber Networks, B2B, business partnership, carrier-neutral, dark fiber, fiber, fiber network, sales teams, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Many fiber providers have Partner Programs and for the most part they are the same.  It's not the concept of the partner program that you seek; it’s the relationship and foundation that the alliance is built on.  For Axiom Fiber that means leveraging a 20-mile 864-fiber strand count core network and carrier-hotel ring, using the latest generation [...]

MRV Chooses Adam Scheer as SVP of Product Management and Corporate Development

By |2015-10-16T09:41:14-05:00October 16th, 2015|Categories: Application, appointments, B2B, enterprise, MRV, SDN, Telecom, Telecom Careers, telecom industry blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

MRV Communications™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”), a leading provider of innovative packet and optical solutions, announced today that Adam Scheer is the new Senior Vice President for Product Line Management and Corporate Development.  This is a newly created position. Scheer is now responsible for product line management and for supporting the MRV leadership team’s strategic planning. “The pace of change [...]

Lightower Closes Merger and Doubles its Network Reach

By |2015-08-13T09:38:06-05:00August 13th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business acquisition, community news, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, data network services, fiber, fiber network, JSA Clients, low latency, Low-Latency Network, network growth, network route, network upgrade, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News & Trends (TNT), Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks announced today the closing of its $1.9 billion merger with Fibertech Networks. The merger further solidifies the company's leadership role in the U.S. fiber-networking market. The combined company will operate under the Lightower brand and serve customers across a service footprint roughly double the size of each independent company. Lightower's new network offers more than 30,000 route [...]

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 [...]