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

Media Monitors Finds NYI to be “Perfect Match” as Data Center Partner

nyitwitter NYI shines a light on its long standing partnership with Media Monitors in the news today. Media Monitors, a leader in local media monitoring based in White Plains, N.Y. has been a colocation customer at NYI’s New York City facility, at 100 William Street, since 2006. NYI supports the infrastructure of Media Monitors with colocation and cable feeds. The capacity at NYI to offer managed links to cable TV networks is unique to its data center facilities. These capabilities, in turn, sustain the efforts of Media Monitors to provide better measurement around audience engagement across its platform. Media Monitors also … Continue reading

New Telehouse Data Centers in Tokyo and Osaka on the Horizon

Osaka-2-150x150 TELEHOUSE invests in expanding a further 20MW of high power density colocation space in Japan Telehouse is expanding! KDDI, the global telecommunications provider, has announced that it will invest $270 million (28 billion yen) investment in the building of two new Telehouse data centers, “TELEHOUSE OSAKA 2,” and “TELEHOUSE TOKYO Tama 3,” scheduled to open in August 2015 and February 2016 respectively. These additional facilities will take the total amount of global TELEHOUSE data center space to approximately 4.0 million square feet, provided by 46 sites across 13 countries/territories and 24 major cities. Both Osaka and Tokyo facilities will offer … Continue reading

FirstLight Fiber Acquires G4 Communications’ Customer Base and State-of-the-Art Data Center

FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, announced today it has signed a definitive Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of New Hampshire-based G4 Communications , including G4’s customer base and data center located in Manchester, New Hampshire. “Acquiring G4’s impressive customer base and state-of-the-art data center is exciting news for FirstLight. These assets are a natural complement to our existing capabilities, expand on our already strong presence in New Hampshire and further our commitment to invest in the regions we serve, … Continue reading

Peak’s Cloud floats to the Top 10

Peak has consistently ranked in the Top 10 of CloudSleuth, an application designed to help users understand the reliability and consistency of popular Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud providers. CloudSleuth’s data is checked through their algorithm and filtered for accuracy and consistency. Peak’s fastest growing cloud node in 2014 is in AlteredScale’s Chicago data center. Over the last year, Peak’s cloud node has consistently been recognized by CloudSleuth as a high performing and highly available cloud platform across its global rankings. Due to that growth and consistency, Peak expanded its data center footprint … Continue reading