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

Amerimar Enterprises Acquires 717 South Wells Street

Amerimar Logo Amerimar Enterprises announces the acquisition of 717 South Wells Street, a 100,000 square foot fiber-rich building located in Chicago, IL. Amerimar Enterprises is once again partnering with telecom industry veteran, Hunter Newby to own and operate the Property. 717 South Wells, originally constructed in 1923, was strategically redeveloped from a manufacturing facility to a telecom carrier hotel by the prior owner in the late 1990s. The 10-story, 100,000-square-foot property is one of the most fiber-dense, network-neutral facilities in Chicago. The building serves as a major hub for data and Internet traffic and provides reliable network interconnection infrastructure for carriers, service … Continue reading

Lightower Takes High-Bandwidth Networking Solutions to the Financial Industry at FIA

Lightower Fiber Networks With an all-fiber network that enables redundancy and risk mitigation, supports automated trading systems and helps financial institutions to tackle Big Data to their advantage, Lightower Fiber Networks is attending FIA’s 30th annual Futures & Options Expo next week in Chicago to talk about what’s possible. The financial services industry is working hard to stay on top of changing regulatory, customer, market and business dynamics. Like most enterprises and industries today, financial services organizations increasingly turn to technology and networks to support efficiency, growth and profitability. FIA’s Futures & Options Expo is the annual event where industry professionals gather to … Continue reading

Vertix Consulting Joins the Ranks of Certified Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB)

Screen shot 2014-10-29 at 10.09.48 AM Vertix Consulting today announces that is has earned the Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) certification from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, joining the ranks of government-approved providers of consulting and advisory services. The certification provides the government with a list of certified and approved businesses with which they can execute new contracts and meet the goals set forth by the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development act.   Businesses must meet strict guidelines in order to earn this prestigious certification, which include being at least 51% owned by one or more veterans and one or more veterans must control … Continue reading

Westell Technologies Introduces Mobile Apps for ClearLink® UDIT™

First Apple® iOS and Android™ application to provide remote access to real-time uplink and downlink test tools, remote power management, and real-time alarm monitoring Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTL), a leading provider of in-building wireless, intelligent site management, cell site optimization, and outside plant solutions, introduces today its Apple® iOS and Android™ mobile applications (patent pending) for the ClearLink Universal DAS Interface Tray (UDIT). What is ClearLink UDIT? Released earlier this year, ClearLink UDIT is part of Westell’s comprehensive suite of in-building wireless solutions for distributed antenna system (DAS) networks. The first of its kind, the ClearLink UDIT mobile app provides signal … Continue reading

RCN Business Installs Point of Presence at 325 Hudson

325 Hudson, the rising Carrier Hotel and Meet Me Room in New York City, welcomes RCN Business to its growing customer list. RCN Business provides a full suite of communications services, including high-speed Internet, Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), Hosted Voice, PRI/SIP Trunks, Video (HDTV) and Ethernet E-Line and E-LAN services to enterprises of all sizes. Its wholly owned fiber-rich network ensures superior performance to power today’s complex applications. The project with 325 Hudson will include dual and diverse entrances to the building. “One of the primary RCN Business goals is to offer choice to our customers,” explains Bruce Abbott, Vice … 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: 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 ( The Enterprise user perspective on panels from Blackrock, Dell, eBay, FIS, Holy Spirit Health Systems; Microsoft, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Oracle & Stanford … Continue reading

Vertix Consulting Announces Network Deployment White Paper

Vertix_twitter Vertix Consulting announces the release of its new white paper, “Identifying and Minimizing Network Deployment Challenges,” free for download on the company’s website. The paper, featuring expert analysis and viewpoints on network deployment challenges and mitigation, coincides with the publication of Vertix’s network deployment case study and recent video Q&A with Vertix Managing Partner, Greg Weiner. The paper touches on a variety of topics linked to network deployments, including defining and understanding business objectives, defining and promoting vendor partnerships and providing deployment and governance structure. “Executing large-scale deployments across variable and complex environments will never be completely free of issues,” … 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

Hibernia CEO Gives Exclusive Project Express Update on JSA TV

JSA TV Bjarni Blog Preview Screenshot v2   Check out JSA TV’s exclusive sit-down with Bjarni Thorvardarson, CEO of Hibernia Networks as Bjarni gives us the very latest developments— as in what’s going on this week!!— on Project Express, the high performance, high-capacity transAtlantic cable that Hibernia is rolling out between New York and London. Hear from the CEO on anchor tenants, undersea surveys, evolving market segments and more!   Click here to watch the full video. Don’t forget to follow Hibernia Networks on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn for all of the latest updates on Project Express and all things Hibernia Networks! Tweet