ViaWest is Data Center of Choice for DIRECTV

Logo-VW_gold_RGB_v_serv_lg ViaWest, the leading colocation, managed services, and cloud provider in North America, announces that DIRECTV, one of the world’s leading providers of digital entertainment services, has selected ViaWest to support its critical network infrastructure. DIRECTV serves more than 37 million customers in the U.S. and Latin America with state-of-the-art technology, programming and customer service. Because its business is growing rapidly within a competitive and dynamic marketplace, DIRECTV sought a strong technology partner that would deliver colocation space, reliable power and cooling as the company moves its production environment into a new location. “We chose to work with ViaWest because they … Continue reading

Lightower Expands All-Fiber Network in Downtown Philadelphia

Lightower Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier all-fiber provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, just keeps on growing. The company announced today the expansion of its all-fiber footprint throughout downtown Philadelphia. The added network will deliver high-performance networking to businesses throughout downtown, including the area surrounding Broad St., Market St., JFK Blvd. and Chestnut Ave. In addition, Lightower customers in Philadelphia will now have access to the entire Lightower network and all Lightower service locations. In addition to the new network downtown, Lightower also offers over 16,000 square feet of colocation space at 401 N. … Continue reading

ViaWest Forms Partnership with Consolidated Communications

Logo-VW_gold_RGB_v_serv_lg ViaWest, the leading colocation, managed services, and cloud provider in North America, announces it has reached a new partnership with Consolidated Communications (CCI), one of the largest independent telecommunications providers in the U.S. CCI will now resell ViaWest’s state-of-the-art data center services at the ViaWest Infomart facility located in Dallas. The agreement will further strengthen the network and Internet services offered by CCI, and enable highly redundant solutions for its business clients. ViaWest now serves eight of top 18 fastest growing companies in North Texas. With operations in six states, and more than 110 years in telecommunications, CCI offers business … Continue reading

Can’t Miss! Colo Atl Founder to Discuss Pursuit of ‘Model Data Center’ at Washington, D.C. Data Center Summit

ColoAtl Heading over to the Second Annual Washington, D.C. & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit next week? Be sure to check out Colo Atl Owner and Founder, Tim Kiser, who will speak on the panel, “In Pursuit of the ‘Model Data Center:’ How Rising Demand, New Innovations and Energy Efficiency Challenges are Changing Design and Development in 2014.” Moderated by Andy Jimenez, Vice President of Technology for Anixter, the panel will take place day of conference, Sept. 16 from 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm. So what will the panel cover? Some hot discussion points include: Has the industry moved closer to a … Continue reading

The Hits Keep Coming – ViaWest Earns Second Award in a Month

Logo-VW_gold_RGB_v_serv_lg ViaWest, the leading colocation, managed services, and cloud provider in North America, is having a great month. At the end of August, the company was honored with the 2014 Top Telecom Company Award during ColoradoBIZ Magazine’s Top Company Awards ceremony. Today, ViaWest announces is has been selected by Channel Partners, a resource for indirect sales channels offering IT and telecom solutions, as a winner of the 2014 Cloudys Cloud Channel Innovation Awards. ViaWest’s KINECTed Health Cloud, specifically designed to help companies meet their compliance requirements and IT needs, was selected by Channel Partners as the Most Innovative Cloud Service. Twenty-five winners … Continue reading

ViaWest is No. 1! Selected as ColoradoBiz Magazine top 2014 Telecom Company

Logo-VW_gold_RGB_v_serv_lg At ViaWest, the hits keep coming. The company is having itself a solid year when it comes to awards. The most recent win came on Aug, 28 when it received the 2014 Top Telecom Company Award during ColoradoBiz Magazine’s Top Company Awards ceremony in Denver. The honor was well-deserved for the leading colocation, managed services, and cloud provider in North America. ViaWest was selected as the top telecom company in Colorado this year because of its innovative data center developments, financial performance and commitment to the customer experience. “The Top Company Awards is known as one of the most prestigious and competitive … Continue reading

SymQuest Chooses FirstLight’s Vermont Data Center

symquest-logo New England-based managed IT services provider selects FirstLight to enable cloud-based capabilities and support business technologies Marking even further growth in the Vermont region, FirstLight Fiber announced today that the company will provide data center and connectivity services to SymQuest, a design, installation, and support business that handles the information flow of electronic communications over the cloud in addition to its other managed services. FirstLight’s Vermont data center, served by its own geographically diverse fiber optic systems, offers the reliable, secure facility that SymQuest needs as the company further develops its growing retail cloud division. In addition to utilizing FirstLight’s … Continue reading

United Fiber & Data Welcomes Tribolet, Mass and Gaspari to the Team

UFD logo United Fiber & Data (UFD) today welcomes three new members to its leadership team. Joining UFD’s Chief Operating Officer Chris Lodge is former Vonage president Michael Tribolet as Acting Chief Executive Officer, Brian Mass as Acting CFO and Charles Gaspari, Esq. as business development advisor. The three executives are immediately transitioning into their roles and will assist UFD in completing the preparation and construction of its cutting-edge data center and fiber infrastructure. Tribolet, Mass and Gaspari join UFD at an exciting time, as construction on UFD’s 13-mile metro fiber ring interconnecting the largest carrier hotels in Lower Manhattan has just … Continue reading

Affiliation Equals Compensation – ViaWest Proves It with New Affiliate Program

ViaWest Affiliate Program ViaWest, the leading colocation, managed services, and cloud provider in North America, has launched a new Affiliate Program that will offer an array of benefits to those involved. Industry-leading incentives? Check. Compensation to affiliates who promote ViaWest’s IT infrastructure services through advertising and lead generation initiatives? Check. In short, affiliate partners, including technology bloggers, technical forums, search engine marketers, small businesses, and channel partners, that display ViaWest advertisements on their own websites and generate qualified leads and closed sales will be richly rewarded. “Our program allows affiliates to expand their services offerings by partnering with ViaWest to promote our world-class data … Continue reading

Lightower Now Approved Vendor for MiCTA’s National Tech Membership

Lightower Connects MiCTA Membership with Networks The need for all-fiber communications networks is high across all organizations, and the thousands of members of MiCTA can now take advantage of Lightower’s services for their organizations. Announced today, Lightower is a fully approved vendor for MiCTA, which is a national non-profit group purchasing organization representing higher education, K-12, government and other non-profit entities. Lightower has been approved to deliver its all-fiber portfolio of Ethernet, SONET, Wavelengths, Dark Fiber, Colocation and Internet services to the full MiCTA membership. This will allow MiCTA members to beef up their connectivity and take advantage of a range of today’s advanced services that can’t … Continue reading