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 network and delivered to customers via its own fiber optic backbone. The service is backed by a combination of Tier 1 provider connections and hundreds of private peering connections throughout the Northeast, reducing hop counts and improving overall user experience. “ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science … Continue reading

RCN Business Installs Point of Presence at 325 Hudson

325 Hudson, the rising Carrier Hotel and Meet Me Room in New York City, welcomes RCN Business to its growing customer list. RCN Business provides a full suite of communications services, including high-speed Internet, Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), Hosted Voice, PRI/SIP Trunks, Video (HDTV) and Ethernet E-Line and E-LAN services to enterprises of all sizes. Its wholly owned fiber-rich network ensures superior performance to power today’s complex applications. The project with 325 Hudson will include dual and diverse entrances to the building. “One of the primary RCN Business goals is to offer choice to our customers,” explains Bruce Abbott, Vice … Continue reading

IMN’s Data Center Finance, Investment & Real Estate Forum – Brochure Available

IMN 5th Annual Forum West JSA is a proud partner of IMN’s 5th Annual Data Center Finance, Investment & Real Estate Forum, which will Feature 35+ Data Center “C-Level” executive speakers! The event brochure is now available to download: http://bit.ly/1rLPWd9. The forum will be November 12-13 in Half Moon Bay, California, and features: Corporate sponsors providing data center space, brokerage, economic development, legal and other services including: Schneider Electric, DEAC IT Outsourcing; Iron Mountain; GoSOVA, KC, Lumos Networks and Wired Real Estate (http://bit.ly/1wYcwiF) The Enterprise user perspective on panels from Blackrock, Dell, eBay, FIS, Holy Spirit Health Systems; Microsoft, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Oracle & Stanford … Continue reading

Vertix Consulting Announces Network Deployment White Paper

Vertix_twitter Vertix Consulting announces the release of its new white paper, “Identifying and Minimizing Network Deployment Challenges,” free for download on the company’s website. The paper, featuring expert analysis and viewpoints on network deployment challenges and mitigation, coincides with the publication of Vertix’s network deployment case study and recent video Q&A with Vertix Managing Partner, Greg Weiner. The paper touches on a variety of topics linked to network deployments, including defining and understanding business objectives, defining and promoting vendor partnerships and providing deployment and governance structure. “Executing large-scale deployments across variable and complex environments will never be completely free of issues,” … Continue reading

FirstLight Completes Acquisition of G4 Communications

FirstLight Fiber , the facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of New Hampshire-based G4 Communications, including G4’s customer base and data center located at 77 Sundial in Manchester, New Hampshire. FirstLight’s fiber optic network spans 190,000 fiber miles throughout New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts and New York.  With the acquisition of G4, FirstLight now operates five data center facilities (three facilities located in New Hampshire, one in Vermont and one in New York), serving the needs of … Continue reading

Hibernia CEO Gives Exclusive Project Express Update on JSA TV

JSA TV Bjarni Blog Preview Screenshot v2   Check out JSA TV’s exclusive sit-down with Bjarni Thorvardarson, CEO of Hibernia Networks as Bjarni gives us the very latest developments— as in what’s going on this week!!— on Project Express, the high performance, high-capacity transAtlantic cable that Hibernia is rolling out between New York and London. Hear from the CEO on anchor tenants, undersea surveys, evolving market segments and more!   Click here to watch the full video. Don’t forget to follow Hibernia Networks on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn for all of the latest updates on Project Express and all things Hibernia Networks!

ViaWest Named to Inaugural CRN Cloud Partner Program Guide

Logo-VW_gold_RGB_v_serv_lg ViaWest, the leading colocation, managed services, and cloud provider in North America, announces today that it has been named to the inaugural CRN Cloud Partner Program Guide, a list of the leading technology vendors with cloud-related partner programs designed to benefit members of the indirect IT channel and their cloud initiatives. This guide offers solution providers a valuable resource for locating and exploring the IT industry’s top cloud technologies, programs and offerings, and a way to connect with the organizations making these cloud technologies and partner programs available specifically through the IT channel. ViaWest offers a broad set of cloud … Continue reading

TELEHOUSE’s Rapid Migration Spurs Spire Healthcare Breakthrough

TELEHOUSE announces that Telehouse Europe and Spire Healthcare mark a significant milestone in their partnership following the success of a series of groundbreaking migration projects. Telehouse Europe has partnered with Spire to deliver a centralized ICT infrastructure that adapts to the changing needs to the individual communities it serves, with an initial IPO at over $1 billion.  Following extensive planning by Telehouse Europe and Spire, a migration to Telehouse North commenced, including a ‘UK First’ core infrastructure for Spire’s new client management software. The completed process was achieved in just 18 months, achieving a 50% reduction in lead time, with … Continue reading

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

Avotus 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. Engineered to make the solution even more intuitive and valuable for BroadSoft users, the platform offers comprehensive and detailed call reporting capabilities that provide critical insight and transparency into the utilization of wireline, VoIP, and wireless assets.   “Avotus is committed to providing the best … Continue reading

Vault Telephone Selects Colo Atl for N+1 Redundancy and SSAE 16 Certified Security

Customer data, network security and access to the Southeast Network Access Point (SNAP) were key differentiators Colo Atl announced that Vault Telephone, a provider of high-grade, low cost voice and data services to carriers, enterprise and government agencies, has joined Colo Atl’s growing list of network operators and service providers. Citing Colo Atl’s ability to provide N+1 redundancy, access to multiple tier-1 network operators and its SSAE 16 certified facility; the key differentiator was Colo Atl being home to the Southeast Network Access Point (SNAP). SNAP is a next-generation Internet Exchange (IX) supporting IPv4, IPv6 as well as OpenFlow and Software … Continue reading