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

BCS Global Acquires U.S.-based Video Guidance to Boost Global Cloud Services

London-based BCS Global Networks Ltd., announced today that it has acquired Video Guidance, one of America’s premier video conferencing companies.  The new company combines the sales and operations of two highly regarded leaders in visual communications, creating a formidable global enterprise that links BCS Global’s capabilities in Europe, Canada and Asia with Video Guidance’s in North America.  Video Guidance will become a wholly owned subsidiary of BCS Global and will retain the respected Video Guidance name and brand in the U.S. BCS Global identified and sought Video Guidance to complement its product and service offerings, and to develop greater sales … Continue reading

Padtec Demonstrated Latest Technology Innovation at Supercomputing Conference 2014

Always an innovator Padtec, a global manufacturer and solutions provider of turnkey optical solutions, showed off their latest tech advancement at the recent Supercomputing Conference 2014 held in New Orleans, LA. Padtec’s team demonstrated its state-of-the-art Directionless Reconfigurable Optical Add and Drop Multiplexer (ROADM) and developments in Software Defined Networks (SDN). This network architecture highlights Padtec’s efforts, in advancing the state of open Software Defined Networks (SDN) control environments. “We are proud and excited to have demonstrated this technology at SC14,” said Padtec CEO Jorge Salomao Pereira. “This demo shows our commitment to being on the forefront, providing technically sound … Continue reading

GlobeNet Extends its Network in Colombia

Screen shot 2014-11-18 at 2.25.01 PM GlobeNet announces a new national ring connecting its key PoPs in Barranquilla, Bogotá and Cúcuta. The ring, an extension of GlobeNet’s dual-ring protected submarine cable network spanning more than 23,500 kilometers, increases the availability of international services in Colombian territory via its mesh network.    GlobeNet is the only provider to offer a new diverse, secure ring into Colombia. Colombian customers can now tap into the ultra fast, secure route between Wall Street, New York and Bovespa in São Paulo, Brazil via interconnection in Bogotá.   GlobeNet offers the only route to and from Colombia with services via the Eastern seaboard. … Continue reading

eBay Teams Up with Hibernia Networks to Keep Pace with Growing Bandwidth Demands in Ireland

imgres Hibernia Networks announced this morning that eBay has selected Hibernia’s EtherReach Services to address the growing demand it is seeing for high-speed communications services in Ireland. The connection from Atlanta, Georgia to Dublin, Ireland over Hibernia’s diverse metro, long-haul subsea and terrestrial networks enables eBay 100% uptime to its extensive customer base. eBay is one of the world’s largest online marketplaces, serving 128 million users globally. As demand for consumer bandwidth in Ireland began to climb, eBay turned to Hibernia’s EtherReach services for enhanced connectivity throughout the island. A recent report by the UPC and Amárach Research forecasts this demand to continue to … 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

DE-CIX Introduces the World’s Largest IXP Node

DE-CIX Apollon DE-CIX has upgraded its flagship Apollon Internet exchange in Frankfurt with powerful new 7950 XRS-40 routing systems from Alcatel-Lucent. The XRS-40 system, created by two back-to-back XRS-20 chassis, allows DE-CIX to keep Internet exchange traffic local within the data center by aggregating more customers on a single edge router. By localizing the traffic, the amount of traffic that needs to be routed through the Apollon core nodes is reduced, keeping latency low and data flow manageable in a marketplace that is growing rapidly.   This upgrade to DE-CIX’s Internet exchange in Frankfurt represents the first deployment of the XRS-40 outside … 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

KDDI Invests $231 Million in New UK Data Center

logo-left-kddi-telehouse Investment into Telehouse North Two in London Docklands Data Center Campus to enable hybrid services to realize growth for global business KDDI, parent company to Telehouse, announced today that it is investing $231 million in the first of a new generation of mission-critical data centers in the London’s Docklands. The investment in the new data center ‘North Two,’ will enable businesses to take advantage of evolving global technologies, such as the Internet of Things and the IT industry shift towards Hybrid Cloud, and encourage innovation, growth and new jobs. North Two will be built next to Europe’s original data center, … Continue reading