XKL DarkStar DWDM Appliances Help Drive Enterprise Cloud and Data Center Interconnects

Company Releases the First High Capacity DWDM Solution for the Enterprise – in a 1RU Appliance XKL LLC announced today that its new DarkStar DWDM appliance solutions are driving significant adoption of 10G and 100G cloud and data center interconnects. DarkStar DWDM appliances are resonating with customers and DWDM appliance sales were XKL’s strongest-growing product area in 4Q2014. The new products offer Green 1RU low-power optical transport for enterprise network expansion, service providers, and cloud migration. XKL DarkStar DWDM appliances are optimized for enterprise manageability. “Many of the recent cloud outages around the world were due to a lack of manageability,” commented … Continue reading

Telehouse’s NYIIX Enhances Capacity and Reliability, Upgrades to Centillion

Telehouse Logo Telehouse, the global leader for data centers, international Internet exchanges, and managed IT services, announces its upgrade to the Centillion platform in order to enhance the overall value and customer experience for NYIIX customers. The NYIIX peering exchange is New York’s largest and most active, offering the most comprehensive membership in the area. “The upgrade to Centillion, which will be completed in April 2015, is just another prime example of ways Telehouse is constantly looking to improve,” states Akio Sugeno, Vice President of Internet Engineering, Operations and Business Development at TELEHOUSE America. “We are confident that our current and future … Continue reading

ViaWest Adds to Its Trophy Case

ViaWest Logo Awards season is in full swing. The Grammys. The Golden Globes. The Oscars. And, of course, The Channel Company’s annual CRN Data Center 100 and Managed Service Provider 500 List. It was announced today that ViaWest has earned both of the latter. The CRN Data Center 100 features technology vendors whose solutions are vital to today’s data centers. The MSP 500 List distinguishes the top technology providers and consultants in North America whose leading approach to managed services enables their customers to improve operational efficiencies, elicit greater value from their IT investments, and successfully leverage technology to achieve greater competitive advantage. ViaWest … Continue reading

Allied Fiber Chooses Colo Atl to Support its Southeast Route

Colo Atl announced that Allied Fiber has joined their growing list of network operators and service providers.  Allied’s partnership with Colo Atl is part of its fiber build across the Southeast, extending 700 miles from Miami, FL to Atlanta, GA.  Along with Colo Atl’s strategic Downtown Atlanta location, Allied Fiber joins their long-time partner for its SSAE 16 certified colocation facility, ability to provide N+1 redundancy and access to multiple tier-1 network operators. The Colo Atl facility is also home to the Georgia Technology Center (GTC), a test bed and live production facility for network communications equipment; and the Southeast … Continue reading

Netrality Properties Acquires Houston, TX Building – 1301 Fannin Street

1301Fannin Netrality Properties announces the acquisition of 1301 Fannin Street, a 1,100,000 square foot fiber-rich building located in Houston, TX. 1301 Fannin Street was originally developed in 1981 as an enterprise data center and office building. It was later converted to a telecom carrier hotel and office building. 1301 Fannin houses over a dozen networks and nearly 400,000 square feet of data center space, with additional square footage available to be converted to network colocation use. The 25-story, 1,100,000-square-foot property is one of the most fiber-dense, network-neutral facilities in Houston. The building serves as a major hub for data and Internet … Continue reading

ViaWest’s Cloud Powers Craft Brews Coast to Coast

New Belgium Brewing Company based in Ft. Collins, Colorado, has been making craft beer for over 25 years. With its new $140M brewery in North Carolina, the company looked for a way to support both of its brewing facilities and to ensure maximum uptime. By outsourcing its critical IT operations to ViaWest, and by leveraging its enterprise-class KINECTed cloud computing platform, New Belgium gained increased network availability and scalability coast to coast. Brewing year round favorites including Fat Tire Amber Ale, Ranger IPA and 1554, New Belgium Brewing Company is also known for its seasonal beers and wood-aged, light to … Continue reading

A Fraud-Free Internet? Forensiq Chooses NYI to Support Critical IT Platform

virtual-identity-69996_1280 (2) It’s all over the news today — with the ubiquity of the internet, increased online usage across all demographics and the rapid advancement of social network usage, online crime that uses computer networks or devices to perform fraud and identity theft is continually on this rise. Thankfully, in response to these types of cyber crimes, there are companies offering new technologies to combat these issues. And Forensiq, an advertising technology company that provides solutions that help eliminate online ad fraud and protect brand identity, and new customer of NYI, is one of them. With a suite of fraud detection services … Continue reading

Amerimar Enterprises and Hunter Newby Launch Netrality Properties

Netrality Properties Logo Long-time joint venture partners Amerimar Enterprises, Inc. and Hunter Newby announce the launch of Netrality Properties with an aggressive plan to acquire additional properties in Tier 1 and Tier 2 markets to add to their carrier hotel portfolio. Netrality owns and operates strategic carrier hotels in North America that are core network interconnection facilities characterized by the presence of significant fiber connectivity, a carrier-neutral meet me room (MMR) coupled with colocation space, and no monthly recurring costs for cross connections between networks with a presence in the MMR. Netrality currently owns and operates 1,900,000 square feet across four properties in the … Continue reading

FirstLight Installs PoP at 325 Hudson

325 Hudson, the rising Carrier Hotel and Meet Me Room in New York  City, welcomes FirstLight Fiber, the facilities-based  telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern  New England,  to its growing customer  list. 325 Hudson will  serve as FirstLight’s primary Point of Presence (PoP) in New York City, allowing  carrier and enterprises full access to FirstLight’s fiber optic network to  expand overall network reach. FirstLight is the leading provider of high speed data, Internet, colocation and voice services to  enterprise and carrier customers in New York, New Hampshire, Vermont,  Massachusetts and Maine and provides up to 100 Gbps. connectivity at most of … 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