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

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

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

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

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

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

115+ Ethernet, SDN, NFV, Optical & Cloud Expert Speakers Lining Up For GEN14 Event In November

GEN14_Logo 2 The MEF is pleased to announce that it is on pace to assemble a world-class line-up of more than 115 Carrier Ethernet, SDN, NFV, optical networking, and cloud service expert speakers at the Global Ethernet Networking 2014 (www.gen14.com) conference that will be held on 17-20 November at the Gaylord National in Washington, DC. 90 service & technology speakers already have been confirmed, and many more are expected to join in the weeks leading up to the event. Speaker details can be found on the GEN14 Speakers page. Industry Visionaries. Special presentations will be given by innovators who have played key roles in … Continue reading

Telehouse’s NYIIX Peering Enhanced with Thunderbird Route Servers

peers TELEHOUSE announced at NANOG 62 today the recent launch of Thunderbird Router Servers, further enhancing the overall value of New York International Internet Exchange (NYIIX), the company’s extended New York peering network. By introducing Thunderbird to NYIIX, members are now able to instantly connect and exchange traffic. Additionally, Thunderbird allows members a reduced ramp up time when setting up peering connections. Since its inception in 1996, NYIIX is New York’s largest and most active peering exchange. Data center- and carrier-neutral with over 130 members, NYIIX offers the most comprehensive membership list in New York peering market. “Adding Thunderbird to our NYIIX … Continue reading