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

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