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Allied Fiber Brings Real-World Experience to APTelecom’s ‘State of Subsea’ Event

Allied Fiber LLC announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Hunter Newby, will speak at APTelecom’s ‘State of Subsea’ event on Tuesday, April 1st at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. As an industry expert on neutral colocation, dark fiber and the state of U.S. fiber infrastructure availability, Mr. Newby will participate on the panel titled, “US Domestic Fibre Infrastructure – Today and Into the Future.” The goal of APTelecom’s ‘State of Subsea’ event is to establish a forum for participants to discuss and ultimately improve communications within the submarine cable industry. In addition to Allied Fiber,notable organizations represented include – TE Subcom, Delotite Consulting, SubTel Forum, Washington Business Journal, Pacific Telecommunications … Continue reading

Avotus Announces James P. Martino as New CEO

Strategic transition builds upon customer satisfaction gains Avotus Corporation, a leading provider of Intelligent Communications Management (ICM) solutions, announced today that James Martino has been named as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Formerly Global Vice President of Operations and Customer Relations, the move builds upon service performance and customer satisfaction gains the company has achieved under Mr. Martino’s leadership, since he joined in 2011. The Board sees this promotion as a testament to the progress James and the team have made in significantly improving customer satisfaction. His proven leadership and deep industry experience gives the Board the confidence that … Continue reading

Next-Generation SDN Exchange, SNAP, Offers Connections to AWS Direct Connect

SNAP builds infrastructure to support members interested in connecting to AWS Direct Connect, allowing them to bypass public Internet and achieve cost savings The Southeast Network Access Point (SNAP), a leading provider of next-generation Internet Exchange (IX) solutions, announces today that it is now offering connections to Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) AWS Direct Connect service in Northern Virginia via its location within Colo Atl’s downtown Atlanta facility. As such, SNAP members are provided with AWS Direct Connect availability, granting access to AWS cloud services through a private, enterprise-grade network connection that bypasses the public Internet. Additionally, SNAP members are now able … Continue reading

Allied Fiber CEO Brings Network Experience and Vision to 19th Annual GENI Engineering Conference

 Allied Fiber LLC, the first integrated, network-neutral colocation and dark fiber company in the United States, announces today that its CEO and Founder, Hunter Newby, will speak at the 19th GENI Engineering Conference.  The conference, which takes place March 17-19, at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta, promotes the exploration, discussion, and innovation in network science, security, services, and applications. Addressing an audience of industry specialists, engineers, and academics, Mr. Newby will participate in the GEC19 Panel: Connecting GENI Research to Industry, taking place on March 18 in the Scheller College lobby and auditorium on the Georgia Tech campus. Mr. Newby will discuss critical … Continue reading

Transbeam Unveils Groundbreaking 4G/LTE Wireless Backup Service

Company is first managed services provider to offer true nationwide Layer 2 wireless backup solution, eliminating IP failover complications inherent in terrestrial solutions Transbeam announced the launch of, Transbeam 4G/LTE Wireless Backup, the company’s first of a kind wireless network backup solution. Transbeam 4G/LTE utilizes 4G/LTE wireless infrastructure to seamlessly connect an underlying wireless providers’ network to Tranbeam’s core IP network. Transbeam 4G/LTE provides instantaneous and secure network backup, private IP failover and business continuity via a true Layer 2 wireless solution, nationwide. “We’re doing something quite unique and exciting with regard to wireless network backup,” comments Marc Sellouk, Founder and … Continue reading

Lauren Sauer Named Director of Marketing for Allied Fiber

Allied Fiber  LLC, announced that it has named Lauren Sauer as its Director of Marketing. In this role, Ms. Sauer will develop and execute marketing and brand strategy to support the company’s aggressive growth plans. Effective today, Ms. Sauer will lead Allied Fiber’s branding, positioning and all aspects of marketing including corporate communications, research, events and conferences, media and public relations and the Dark Fiber Community. “The appointment of Lauren as Director of Marketing reflects the continued momentum of Allied Fiber,” commented Hunter Newby, CEO of Allied Fiber. “With a proven track record for gaining increased market visibility, Lauren is well recognized for … Continue reading

TEMIA Spotlights Avotus eSourcing Services Case Study

Avotus Intelli-Sourcing executes WebAuction that improves contract terms while reducing costs Avotus Corporation is featured in a case study from The Telecom Expense Management Industry Association (TEMIA) in which a customer’s communication network savings increased by 37 percent. TEMIA represents leading solutions providers in Telecommunications Management, Telecom Expense Management (TEM), Wireless Expense Management (WEM), Mobile Device Management (MDM), Managed Mobility Services (MMS), Mobile Application Management (MAM), Mobile Security, service management, help desk support and related areas. The case study highlights results delivered by the Avotus ICM Intelli-Sourcing platform for a leading California-based engineering firm. The client profiled in the case study chose Avotus to develop … Continue reading

Growing SDN Exchange, SNAP, to be a Sponsor at NANOG 60 in Atlanta

The Southeast Network Access Point (SNAP), announced its sponsorship of NANOG 60’s afternoon break in Atlanta, Feb. 10-12, 2014. The North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG)  is a nonprofit, engineering, educational, and operational forum for coordination of network operations in North America Through a host of programs and meetings, NANOG brings together the community of industry experts that work together for the common good of the Internet across the United States.   NANOG 60 offers attendees the opportunity to learn advanced networking techniques, discover new network applications and gain access a community of resources during networking sessions and breaks. “Considering the nature of … Continue reading

Silicon-to-Photonics Routing Pioneer, Compass-EOS, Joins the Georgia Technology Center (GTC)

GTC Compass-EOS routers to become part of one of the world’s first SDN-based Internet Exchanges The Georgia Technology Center (GTC), a live laboratory for network equipment vendors to demonstrate their networking hardware and software, located in Colo Atl’s Atlanta facility, announces that Compass-EOS, the world’s first silicon-to-photonics router company, is its newest member.  The Compass-EOS r10004 Router will be deployed in the Colo Atl facility, which is home to both the GTC and the Southeast Network Access Point (SNAP), a software-defined networking (SDN)-based Internet exchange capable of delivering secure and simplified peering solutions. As a member of the GTC, Compass-EOS will demonstrate its leadership in … Continue reading

Optelian Leads Discussion on African Research & Education Network Development and Engagement at UbuntuNet 2013

Training Session on Optical Networking to Encourage NREN Advances in Africa Intuitive Packet Optical NetworkingTM solution provider, Optelian, announced that its Business Development Manager, Brian Savory, will deliver a presentation and a training session on National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) at UbuntuNet-Connect 2013 in Kigali, Rwanda, November 14-15. Optelian is also a sponsor of the event. On Thursday, November 14, Mr. Savory will present “Advantages of Industry Membership Program for Emerging NRENs.” This conference session will be moderated by Ludmila Maguni, CEO of Mozambique Research & Education Network (MoRENet). The presentation will address existing global partnerships and programs that … Continue reading