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

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

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

Lightower Expands Its All-Fiber Connectivity Services to Amazon Web Services

Lightower, NERCOMP 2014, education technology, campus technology, high performance optical network Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, first announced Direct Connect services with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in late 2013. But the company hasn’t stopped there. Lightower just announced it has broadened its direct connectivity options to AWS’ cloud computing platform. With speeds now ranging from 50 Mbps to 500 Mbps, customers can connect to AWS with secure connections via Lightower’s switched Ethernet services portfolio, in addition to wavelengths and dark fiber. This new service expansion now enables connectivity at lower bandwidth levels, providing increased cost-effective options to customers. Lightower … Continue reading

Lightower Dramatically Expands All-Fiber Network in Mid-Atlantic

Lightower Fiber Networks Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, announced today the completion of a major 1,100-mile expansion of its all-fiber, high-performance network throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metro region. This major addition is part of the company’s ongoing strategy of aggressive network expansion throughout the region, bringing the Lightower Network to the customers. In August 2013, Lightower first announced construction of more than 1,100 route miles of fiber network blanketing most of Virginia and into North Carolina. Lightower separately added over 400 route miles of network in the Washington, … Continue reading

ViaWest is Data Center of Choice for Moroch Partners

Logo-VW_gold_RGB_v_serv_lg ViaWest, the leading colocation, managed services, and cloud provider in North America, announces that Moroch Partners, a Dallas-based full-service independent marketing and communications agency, which boasts a 36-market footprint in the U.S., has selected ViaWest to support its critical network infrastructure. Moroch’s infrastructure is housed in ViaWest’s Synergy Park data center in Richardson, Texas, which offers more than 50,850 square feet of raised floor to support production and disaster recovery environments. Moroch offers a wide range of capabilities throughout its footprint, including planning and analytics, creative, media, public relations, multicultural and digital strategies. “As Moroch continues to expand its network, … Continue reading

Colo Atl CEO to Offer Insights on Landlord vs. Tenant Build Outs at IMN’s 5th Fall Data Center Forum

Colo Atl’s Owner and Founder, Tim Kiser, will speak at IMN’s 5th Fall Forum on Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data Centers. The conference will be held Nov. 12-13 at the Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay, CA, and is expected to attract more than 300 senior executives, including some of the most prominent data center owners, tenants, investors, capital and service providers. Mr. Kiser will offer his expertise on a panel titled, “The Build out…The Tenant vs. The Data Center Company,” taking place on Thursday, Nov. 13th at 8:25 AM. The session will discuss the pluses and minuses of … Continue reading

PEX Card Chooses NYI for Colocation and Business Continuity

credit-card-348720_1280 (2) In customer win news today, PEX Card, the payment industry’s leading commercial prepaid card company launched to streamline employee expense management, has selected NYI for its premium colocation and business continuity services. NYI’s data center facilities support the PEX Card platform, which powers an expense control solution that enables businesses to manage day to day operational expenses. PEX Card provides robust web and mobile apps that companies use to control how their employees use the PEX Visa® Prepaid Card for expense purchases. The service is the card industry’s first turnkey corporate prepaid card solution. “As a prominent payment platform that … Continue reading

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