Capacity’s Global Carrier Award Recognizes WireIE for Corporate Social Responsibility

WireIE Survives and Thrives Winter 2013-2014 WireIE is proud to announce that it’s made the shortlist for the 2014 Capacity Global Carrier Award program’s Special Recognition for Corporate Social Responsibility. Applicants for this category were encouraged to outline programs and initiatives that improve their surrounding community. Capacity received a record-breaking 160 submissions and, with the help of 20 judges, selected WireIE as a finalist. WireIE’s submission highlighted its extensive and ongoing work both within Canada and internationally. WireIE is particularly proud of its dedicated support to education and healthcare. In addition to providing high-availability and high-speed Carrier Ethernet services to underserved areas, WireIE provides computers and … Continue reading

Metcom Becomes Newest U.S.-Based Reseller of DE-CIX Services

MNS_Logo_1024x768-l Metcom Network Services (MNS) announced this morning that it is one of the first resellers of DE-CIX New York services in the U.S. This is great news for enterprises, carriers, Internet service providers and other network providers in the New York metro area! Those interested now have a straight path to the DE-CIX New York Internet exchange through MNS, making for a quick and easy way to peer with others connected to the Internet exchange. MNS is able to offer such an efficient connection through a reduction in hop counts and lower-latency connections to the exchange via its top-notch infrastructure. … Continue reading

PEG Bandwidth 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament Raises Over $80k for Mighty Oakes Heart Foundation

MIghtyOakesLogo PEG Bandwidth raised over $80,000 of net proceeds to benefit Mighty Oakes Heart Foundation while hosting its 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament last week at The Tribute Golf Club, in The Colony, TX. PEG Bandwidth Co-Founder and SVP of Sales & Marketing, Greg Ortyl and his wife Becky founded the Mighty Oakes Heart Foundation (MOHF) in 2011. Its namesake, Oakes Ortyl, was the acorn from which the tree of MOHF has grown and flourished. It is his legacy that the foundation honors when it reaches out in individual, personalized, and powerful ways to assist needy families affected by the myriad … Continue reading

Amerimar Enterprises Acquires 717 South Wells Street

Amerimar Logo Amerimar Enterprises announces the acquisition of 717 South Wells Street, a 100,000 square foot fiber-rich building located in Chicago, IL. Amerimar Enterprises is once again partnering with telecom industry veteran, Hunter Newby to own and operate the Property. 717 South Wells, originally constructed in 1923, was strategically redeveloped from a manufacturing facility to a telecom carrier hotel by the prior owner in the late 1990s. The 10-story, 100,000-square-foot property is one of the most fiber-dense, network-neutral facilities in Chicago. The building serves as a major hub for data and Internet traffic and provides reliable network interconnection infrastructure for carriers, service … Continue reading

Lightower Takes High-Bandwidth Networking Solutions to the Financial Industry at FIA

Lightower Fiber Networks With an all-fiber network that enables redundancy and risk mitigation, supports automated trading systems and helps financial institutions to tackle Big Data to their advantage, Lightower Fiber Networks is attending FIA’s 30th annual Futures & Options Expo next week in Chicago to talk about what’s possible. The financial services industry is working hard to stay on top of changing regulatory, customer, market and business dynamics. Like most enterprises and industries today, financial services organizations increasingly turn to technology and networks to support efficiency, growth and profitability. FIA’s Futures & Options Expo is the annual event where industry professionals gather to … Continue reading

Vertix Consulting Joins the Ranks of Certified Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB)

Screen shot 2014-10-29 at 10.09.48 AM Vertix Consulting today announces that is has earned the Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) certification from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, joining the ranks of government-approved providers of consulting and advisory services. The certification provides the government with a list of certified and approved businesses with which they can execute new contracts and meet the goals set forth by the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development act.   Businesses must meet strict guidelines in order to earn this prestigious certification, which include being at least 51% owned by one or more veterans and one or more veterans must control … Continue reading

Westell Technologies Introduces Mobile Apps for ClearLink® UDIT™

First Apple® iOS and Android™ application to provide remote access to real-time uplink and downlink test tools, remote power management, and real-time alarm monitoring Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTL), a leading provider of in-building wireless, intelligent site management, cell site optimization, and outside plant solutions, introduces today its Apple® iOS and Android™ mobile applications (patent pending) for the ClearLink Universal DAS Interface Tray (UDIT). What is ClearLink UDIT? Released earlier this year, ClearLink UDIT is part of Westell’s comprehensive suite of in-building wireless solutions for distributed antenna system (DAS) networks. The first of its kind, the ClearLink UDIT mobile app provides signal … Continue reading

JSA Social Media Best Practices Blog, Volume 4 – Using Pinterest and Instagram

Ever wonder how using Instagram or Pinterest could apply with “telecom” marketing? Take at look at our top 8 ways these social media communities could have big impacts on your overall brand strategy!

Purevoltage Expands its Footprint to TELEHOUSE Data Center

TELEHOUSE announces that Purevoltage is expanding its footprint to TELEHOUSE’s Chelsea data center, located at 85 Tenth Avenue in New York. Purevoltage will offer Telehouse customers ISP services and its popular Colo by the U service, which is a 1.75 vertical cabinet offering flexibility and substantial cost savings. Purevoltage’s move to TELEHOUSE Chelsea signifies the first of more strategic expansions as the company considers additional Telehouse locations, both domestically and globally.  “Purevoltage, as one of the world’s leading providers of East and West coast colocation and premium Internet services, is a most welcome addition to TELEHOUSE Chelsea,” states Satoshi Adachi, … Continue reading

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