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West 7’s Expert Guide to Colocation in the City of Angels

By |2018-09-25T12:12:36-05:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

While rural areas are attractive for new data center development because of the availability of land and favorable economics for building sprawling campuses, metro areas such as Los Angeles typically have better telecommunications and power infrastructure, in addition to other significant advantages. With more than 80% of the U.S. population living in major metro areas, for [...]

Available Now for Download – A Step Ahead: Colocation for Business Continuity with West 7 Center

By |2018-06-05T12:39:16-05:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: colocation, Data Center, Global Telecommunications, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The thought of data center downtime can be terrifying. A single hour of disruption costs the average enterprise hundreds of thousands of dollars. Such traumatic incidents are even known to drive organizations out of business within months of happening. IT infrastructure is not only vulnerable to operational mismanagement, but also natural disasters and a rapidly growing [...]

The World’s Largest IXPs at Your Fingertips with GlobeNet’s GNIIX

By |2015-10-08T14:43:57-05:00October 8th, 2015|Categories: 100G, architecture, carrier, Connectivity, Content, Content Delivery, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, JSA Clients, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Internet exchange points are becoming increasingly important, as they keep local traffic local and facilitate Internet-based economic growth. Without IXPs, the ability to build a prosperous Internet ecosystem is compromised. Understanding the importance of a “local” connection, GlobeNet today announces its new International Internet Exchange (GNIIX). GNIIX enables GlobeNet’s customers to access content from the most [...]

It’s a Wrap! GlobeNet Completes Construction on New High Capacity Subsea Cable System

By |2013-04-22T10:22:11-05:00April 22nd, 2013|Categories: carrier, carrier ethernet, Ethernet, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, Latin America, network growth, network route, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Segment 5 Replacement Links Bermuda and the United States  Congratulations to GlobeNet, an international wholesale provider of submarine capacity, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oi. The company announced today it has completed construction on its new high capacity subsea cable system (Segment 5). Linking Bermuda and the United States, the new subsea cable system has [...]