Express Update: On track for summer 2015 service, Hibernia announces Express connection to Cork, Ireland

HiberniaNETWORK_logo4c Hibernia Networks has announced an update for its highly anticipated transatlantic Express cable. Today’s press release has two key points, an update on the Express cable manufacturing and the announcement that Express will connect to Cork, Ireland. Let’s start with the cable manufacturing progress to date. In today’s release, John Mitchell, President of TE Subsea Communications LLC (manufacturer of the Express cable), reported that, “The cable route survey has been completed and more than 90 percent of lightweight cable, as well as 65 percent of armored cable needed for the system has been manufactured, bringing us even closer to the … Continue reading

Teleco.IO Launches Comprehensive API, Redefining Telecom Asset Management

TelecoIO Logo If you’ve ever looked into procuring and integrating carrier networks across a management system, you know the amount of time and cost associated with doing so. After experiencing this first-hand, Teleco.IO executives saw an opportunity for improvement, and this is how Teleco.IO API was born. Teleco.IO, software developers for the telecom industry, launches its fully integrated and automated API that manages telecom processes. Teleco.IO offers real-time, automated access to tier-1 telecom products and services from numerous providers nation-wide – saving both time and money. In addition to full turn-key implementation, Teleco.IO API features detailed reporting tools that give customers the … Continue reading

iQ Solutions Group Picks Peak to Power its Cloud Computing Services

Peak-Logo-Tagline-4c Powered by Peak®, iQ Solutions Group (iQSG) launches a new cloud computing services platform, iQ Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). By white-labeling Peak’s cloud infrastructure, iQSG’s new offering features a vast array of cloud-based services, providing disaster recovery, data protection and production workload management. As a NetApp Gold partner, iQSG can now replicate client applications into Peak’s cloud, enabling operational efficiencies.  With iQSG’s new product launch, they are driving increased capabilities to their customer base including the ability to leverage a 100% NetApp-based cloud solution, which is an ideal complement to their existing NetApp reseller business. This allows iQSG … Continue reading

GlobeNet Deploys Infinera Intelligent Transport Network Across North American Assets

Screen shot 2014-11-18 at 2.25.01 PM GlobeNet announced the deployment of the Infinera DTN-X packet optical transport networking platform across its entire U.S. terrestrial backhaul network. The deployment on routes in the northeast and south Florida, with continued connectivity into Latin America, allows GlobeNet to increase network efficiency and differentiate its service offerings as it scales network capacity.   Infinera DTN-X enhances GlobeNet’s high-performance, low latency services by enabling the capacity to deliver over 100 Gb/s coherent transmission through 500 Gb/s super-channels. These super-channels are designed to be scaled in the future to accommodate a network that can deliver over eight Tb/s of transmission capacity on … Continue reading

Sago Networks Selects Colo Atl

ColoAtl Sago Networks, a debt free privately owned company with raised floor data centers in Atlanta and Tampa, 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 Defined Networking (SDN). “N+1 system redundancy is crucial to providing the level of service our customers demand; it’s about having … Continue reading

bBooth Unveils its NEW Audition Booth at its ‘bBooth LIVE’ Holiday Concert

bBooth launches its latest, professional TV audition booth at the Hollywood and Highland Center Court in Los Angeles with a free, bBooth LIVE Holiday Concert at 7PM on Thursday, December 18. The opening of this flagship recording booth in Hollywood marks the Company’s second location opened in Southern California in the past month, plus the debut of its mobile booth in KIIS FM’ Jingle Ball Village last week ‘bBooth LIVE’ Holiday Concert will be hosted by KIIS FM’s DJ Manny On The Streetz with co-hosts bFunny contest winner Lazarus and YouTube celebrity Christopher James. The holiday music event will feature … Continue reading

451 Research Announces the “6 C’s of 2015”

451 thumb 2 The New Year is quickly approaching and 451 Research’s team of expert analysts have been hard at work determining the key trends that the industry can expect to dominate the IT marketplace agenda in 2015. 451 today released its findings and predictions for just a handful of its 2015 Preview Reports, which have been completed for each of its 14 research channels. Containers, convergence, cloud security, closets, crowd workers and coexistence are the disruptive trends that 451 Research says we’ll be hearing a lot of in the coming year. Take a look at a quick summary of the 6 C’s … Continue reading

University of Vermont Selects FirstLight Fiber for 10G Network Upgrades

FirstLight Fiber announced today that the University of Vermont (UVM) will expand its relationship with FirstLight to include a 10 Gbps connectivity upgrade. The continuation of this mutually beneficial relationship, which began in 2006, is due in part to the North East Cyberinfrastructure Consortium (NECC) grants UVM received through its Vermont EPSCoR and Vermont Genetics Network (VGN) programs supported by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health to support the efforts for multi-gigabit speeds and reliable, scalable fiber connectivity in the region. Access to “Tier 1” city infrastructures is a common goal for both the educational institution and … Continue reading

BCS Global Acquires U.S.-based Video Guidance to Boost Global Cloud Services

London-based BCS Global Networks Ltd., announced today that it has acquired Video Guidance, one of America’s premier video conferencing companies.  The new company combines the sales and operations of two highly regarded leaders in visual communications, creating a formidable global enterprise that links BCS Global’s capabilities in Europe, Canada and Asia with Video Guidance’s in North America.  Video Guidance will become a wholly owned subsidiary of BCS Global and will retain the respected Video Guidance name and brand in the U.S. BCS Global identified and sought Video Guidance to complement its product and service offerings, and to develop greater sales … Continue reading

New Jersey Municipality Customer Win for NYI

njdatacenter1 NYI, a New York company specializing in customized technology infrastructure solutions, announced today that West Windsor Township, a municipality located in New Jersey, has selected its New Jersey data center to support production and disaster recovery IT environments. West Windsor Township leverages NYI’s MigrAssist service, designed to help businesses successfully migrate from an existing data center into an NYI facility. The service is based on a multi-phased data center migration planning approach, which can be customized for each client to ensure IT requirements and specific timelines are met. With its move to NYI’s New Jersey facility, West Windsor Township upgraded … Continue reading