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

Lightower to Explain Criticality of the Network During Cloud Partners 2014 Event

Lightower Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, is gearing up for a busy fall full of events. The company announced today its participation in Cloud Partners 2014, taking place September 8-10 in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The event will focus on the most important issues affecting cloud today, including how partners maximize revenue for their cloud practices, the most effective and efficient business models for a cloud-based business, the strategic cloud-based solutions that meet customer needs and much more. Enabling the cloud is an … 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

Telecom Trade Shows – The New Rules – Part 2

Social Media Icon Recently we posted a blog on new rules for trade show marketing and wanted to share more tips on how to increase the effectiveness of your events. Read below for the second part of our Telecom Trade Show rules.  Use social media before, during and after the event. It is a perfect tool to communicate with people who have tuned out of direct mail, email and phone calls. Social media can also help you extend the conversation you sparked up at the show. Share pictures from the show along with info on new products and product demonstrations. Technology is everywhere, … Continue reading

RCN Business Launches Network Services in Empire State Building

RCN Business offers service at Empire State Building RCN Business has launched business network services in the Empire State Building (ESB) at 350 Fifth Avenue in New York City. With this new service in the building, businesses will have access to the entire RCN Business suite of services, including high-speed Internet, Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), Hosted Voice, PRI/SIP Trunks, Video (HDTV) and Ethernet E-Line and E-LAN. RCN Business delivers ESB tenants superior service, offering a diverse point of entry into the building. ESB tenants also benefit from high-quality, certified Ethernet services, backed by the Metro Ethernet Forum’s (MEF) rigorous Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification. RCN Business is one of … Continue reading

Avotus CEO James Martino Discusses Company on Podcast

We’ll keep this blog entry short. Why read about what Avotus does when you can hear it straight from the source? James Martino, CEO of Avotus, recorded a podcast earlier this summer that summarizes the company, its solutions, its strategies and its unique Total Savings Guarantee. The podcast is organized into nine short, digestible sound bites that make it easy to find and listen to only the subject matter that is pertinent to you. Mr. Martino offers an engaging overview of the company during this podcast. It gives listeners the chance to learn about the Communication Lifecycle Management solutions offered … 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