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Breaking Ground: DC BLOX Greenville, SC

Breaking Ground: DC BLOX Greenville, SC

Originally posted to Data Center POST In September 2020, DC BLOX announced its plans to construct a major regional data center located in Greenville County, SC as part of the essential infrastructure enabling business throughout the Southeastern United States. Six...

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Exploring Financial Connectivity in 2021

Exploring Financial Connectivity in 2021

The demand for digital services is growing, and companies are needing digital infrastructure capable of securely transferring and managing data with robust network capabilities. From healthcare to finance, consumers are making the digital transformation to mobile...

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Data Centers in 2021 and Beyond

Data Centers in 2021 and Beyond

In a recent interview with Pipeline Magazine, Todd Murren, General Manager of Bluebird Network, commented on how the COVID pandemic has fundamentally shifted the way we work and live our day-to-day lives. Given how businesses have had to adapt to remote working, now...

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DartPoints Wins DCD>Awards Edge Data Center Project of the Year

DartPoints Wins Global Edge Award

Eastern Iowa Edge IX an “Exemplar to the Wider Industry” Dallas, TX, January 4, 2021 – DartPoints, an owner and operator of edge colocation data centers, proudly announces its Eastern Iowa carrier neutral interconnection point has earned the DCD>Global Awards Edge...

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DE-CIX Doubles IX Footprint in North America

DE-CIX Doubles IX Footprint in North America

The DE-CIX Virtual Interconnection Summit - North American edition - held on December 16, 2020 unveiled news that the company announced two new Internet Exchange (IX) sites in North America, doubling the company’s presence overnight.   The ‘breaking news’ included new...

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Understanding Data Center Evolution in 2020 and Beyond

Understanding Data Center Evolution in 2020 and Beyond

Originally posted to Data Center POST As the world is pushed to find new ways to thrive digitally in 2020, IT infrastructure has similarly been tasked with adjusting to new and evolving data requirements. The data center — a central enabler for today’s digital economy...

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Obkio Releases New Live Traceroutes Feature

Obkio Releases New Live Traceroutes Feature

Montreal-based network pros, Obkio, release a new Live Traceroutes feature to their network performance monitoring software. Users can leverage real-time Traceroutes to locate network issues, and share data to troubleshoot network issues faster than ever.  Over the...

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Industry Visionaries to Speak at ONUG Fall Keynote

Industry Visionaries to Speak at ONUG Fall Keynote

October 12, 2020 -- Vint Cerf, one of the “Fathers of the Internet,” and Dan Lynch, Founder of Interop, will join ONUG’s Co-Founder and Co-Chair Nick Lippis for an opening keynote discussion at the ONUG Fall conference, taking place October 14-15, 2020. John Willis,...

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Meeting Increased Power Needs: Why DataGryd?

Meeting Increased Power Needs: Why DataGryd?

Originally posted to Data Center POST The Interconnect Hub, a Podcast featuring Tom Brown, CEO of DataGryd, explores a variety of topics impacting the communications infrastructure space, primarily from a data center perspective. Since the onset of the COVID-19...

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Views from the Network – Feature #1

Views from the Network – Feature #1

Originally posted to NEDAS The NEDAS Virtual Symposium aired live September 8-10, 2020, featured a discussion moderated by Joan Engebretson, Executive Editor, Telecompetitor with panelists that included Ed d'Agostino, VP and Managing Director of DE-CIX North America;...

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Welcome to The Interconnect Hub Podcast

Welcome to The Interconnect Hub Podcast

Originally posted to Data Center POST Powered by DataGryd, the premier data center provider in Manhattan, The Interconnect Hub podcast  reveals the behind the scenes of global data  interconnection. Each podcast episode  features industry experts exploring various...

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How are CRE’s Adapting Today

How are CRE’s Adapting Today

Addressing the age-old question - whose problem is it anyway? This panel discussion brings a variety of viewpoints from Commercial Real Estate Owners and Operators to the network providers installing connectivity for tenants and businesses alike. Panelists will share...

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FiberLight’s New Case Study Explores Expanded Fiber Networking and Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) as Critical Enablers for Local Government

FiberLight’s New Case Study Explores Expanded Fiber Networking and Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) as Critical Enablers for Local Government

ATLANTA – JULY 30, 2020 - FiberLight, LLC, a fiber infrastructure provider with more than 20 years of construction experience building and operating mission-critical, high-bandwidth networks, announces the release of its newest case study. This case study outlines a...

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The 5 Key Ingredients for DE-CIX’S Success

The 5 Key Ingredients for DE-CIX’S Success

Originally posted to DE-CIX As every budding bread baker knows, the combination of right ingredients and the right environment is what leads to success – that, and the patience to allow time for growth. The same recipe also applied for DE-CIX, as Arnold Nipper, Chief...

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How the Foundations of the Modern Internet Were Built

How the Foundations of the Modern Internet Were Built

Originally posted to DE-CIX The public Internet has come a long way from the days of screeching modems and making a cup of coffee while the web page loads. DE-CIX has been there since those early days, and has worked together with network partners around the world to...

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Industry Spotlight: DE-CIX Turns 25

Industry Spotlight: DE-CIX Turns 25

Originally posted to Telecom Ramblings by Rob Powell Back in 1995 when peering was young, a new internet exchange was founded in the German city of Frankfurt.  Today, DE-CIX has spread out to 20 global markets, connects more than 1900 networks, and exchanges more than...

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On the Topic of Industry Evolution: The Importance of the Independent Operators in Today’s Data Center Market

On the Topic of Industry Evolution: The Importance of the Independent Operators in Today’s Data Center Market

Originally posted on Data Center Post Whether it’s compact edge deployments or massive hyperscale developments, large footprints or single sites, the data center landscape continues to evolve as demands from new applications push capabilities to their limits. To dive...

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AI is Revolutionizing the Future of Data Center Operations. maincubes Presents Insight on Successful AI Strategy Moving into the Future

Evolving infrastructure requirements lead to a major interconnection in Europe: maincubes highlights the significance of a major corporate alliance in hybrid cloud solutions

Originally posted on Data Center Post maincubes Shares Insights on Data Center Industry Trends with Data Center POST By Community Manager Jamie White Antje Tauchmann is the Head of Marketing for maincubes, a carrier-neutral, high-availability data center operator in...

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Bluebird Network Takes Data Center Services Underground, Check Out What They Say About the Latest Trends Shaping the Data Center Market

Bluebird Network Takes Data Center Services Underground, Check Out What They Say About the Latest Trends Shaping the Data Center Market

Originally posted on Data Center Post Data Center POST Interview with Todd Murren, General Manager of Bluebird Underground Data Center. By Community Manager Jamie White Todd Murren is the General Manager of the Bluebird Underground Data Center, which is owned by...

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The IND-DCA’s Webinar Program Offers Vital Insights to Smaller Operators in the Evolving Data Center Sphere

The IND-DCA’s Webinar Program Offers Vital Insights to Smaller Operators in the Evolving Data Center Sphere

Originally posted to the Independent Data Center Alliance Although buzzwords like the cloud, the Internet of Things, 5G and Artificial Intelligence are stirring up plenty of conversation and evolution in the technology and telecommunications realm, the one consistent...

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What is NEDAS All About?

What is NEDAS All About?

Want to know more about NEDAS, where wireline and wireless meet. Watch this short video for a recap of our NYC Summit held on September 5, 2019 at Convene Times Square.  

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Why Your Business Needs the 2019 INCOMPAS Show

Why Your Business Needs the 2019 INCOMPAS Show

Originally posted to CloudPOST No matter the business vertical, the top priority of any enterprise is remaining competitive in an ever-changing industry landscape. Yet, as expectations from clients and demands on services grow in the fast-paced digital age, expanding...

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Birmingham’s Tech Bounty: Why the Alabama Market Will Benefit From Data Center Investment

Birmingham’s Tech Bounty: Why the Alabama Market Will Benefit From Data Center Investment

Originally posted to DC BLOX In the city of Birmingham, Alabama, the god of metalworking, Vulcan, famously keeps watch. Vulcan stands as the world’s largest cast iron statue (reflecting the location’s renowned history as an iron and steel producer), and his effigy is...

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Augmenting Reliability and Empowering Growth with Sustainable, Adaptable and Accessible Data Center Solutions

Augmenting Reliability and Empowering Growth with Sustainable, Adaptable and Accessible Data Center Solutions

Originally posted to Data Center POST Data Center POST interview with Andrew Schaap, CEO, Aligned Energy By Contributing Editor Michael Egan Andrew Schaap is CEO of Aligned Energy, a Dallas-based infrastructure technology company that is committed to solving the...

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DE-CIX CEO, Ivo Ivanov, Offers Insight into the Evolving Data Center Sphere and How the Company is Meeting Growing Demands

DE-CIX CEO, Ivo Ivanov, Offers Insight into the Evolving Data Center Sphere and How the Company is Meeting Growing Demands

The data center sphere is no stranger to mounting demands and shifting requirements. As our world becomes increasingly digitized and the internet pushes a rapidly expanding amount of data from point to point, the physical framework of the digital ecosystem is growing...

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Oculeus’ Breakthrough Approach for Protecting against PBX Hacking and Toll Fraud is Featured in New Analyst Report on Telecoms Fraud

Oculeus’ Breakthrough Approach for Protecting against PBX Hacking and Toll Fraud is Featured in New Analyst Report on Telecoms Fraud

Originally posted to PRNewswire Company is praised for enabling telcos to offer cloud-based PBX protection services to enterprise customers Frankfurt, Germany (May 30, 2019) – Oculeus, a leading provider of innovative telecommunications solutions, today announced that...

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Leveraging Automation and Artificial Intelligence: Telcos to Do More with Less to Drive Technology Innovation

Leveraging Automation and Artificial Intelligence: Telcos to Do More with Less to Drive Technology Innovation

Originally posted to Data Center POST Data Center POST Interview with Arnd Baranowski, CEO, Oculeus By Contributing Editor Sarah Chamberlain Arnd Baranowski is the CEO of Oculeus GmbH, a leading provider of innovative OSS/BSS solutions for telecommunications service...

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Meeting the Growing Demand for Space and Power: maincubes Delivers Solutions for a Connected World

Meeting the Growing Demand for Space and Power: maincubes Delivers Solutions for a Connected World

Originally posted to Data Center POST Data Center POST interview with Joris te Lintelo, Director maincubes By Contributing Editor Michael Egan Joris te Lintelo is Director of maincubes, a European data center provider headquartered in Frankfurt am Main. The company...

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Datacenter People CEO to Present at Cloud Expo Asia on Recruiting for Data Center Professionals in a Changing Landscape

Datacenter People CEO to Present at Cloud Expo Asia on Recruiting for Data Center Professionals in a Changing Landscape

May 7, 2019 -- Datacenter People, a worldwide recruitment firm in the datacenter industry, announces today that its Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Peter Hannaford, will present at Cloud Expo Asia  on 22, May 2019, in Hong Kong about Recruiting for Data Center...

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New Continuum’s Partnership with AlefEdge Empowers Possibilities at the Edge of the Network

New Continuum’s Partnership with AlefEdge Empowers Possibilities at the Edge of the Network

Originally posted to Data Center POST Businesses are constantly searching for ways to evolve and adapt in this era of rapidly-growing network demands. The heavy strain on networks, a result of growing bandwidth and latency demands, is putting traditional business...

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Data Centers and Disruption: Westin Building Exchange’s Michael Boyle Discusses the Industry’s New Horizons

Data Centers and Disruption: Westin Building Exchange’s Michael Boyle Discusses the Industry’s New Horizons

Originally posted to Data Center POST By Contributing Editor Sarah Chamberlain Data Center POST, Sarah Chamberlain (DCP-SC) Question: What trends are you seeing right now in the data center space? Westin building Exchange, Michael Boyle (WBX-MB) Answer: Well, the...

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Mejeticks Is Named Finalist in 2019 Channel Partners Excellence in Digital Services Awards

Mejeticks Is Named Finalist in 2019 Channel Partners Excellence in Digital Services Awards

Channel Partners, the undisputed leader in providing news, analysis and education to the indirect sales channels serving the business technology and communications industry, recently named Mejeticks as a finalist in the inaugural Channel Partners Excellence in Digital...

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Melissa Stanislaw to Lead Discussion on 5G Implementation at  CAPRE’s Greater New York Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure Summit

Melissa Stanislaw to Lead Discussion on 5G Implementation at CAPRE’s Greater New York Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure Summit

April 3, 2019 -- ZenFi Networks, an innovative leader of communications infrastructure solutions in the New York and New Jersey metro region, announces today that its Director of Marketing Strategy and Sales Enablement, Melissa Stanislaw, will be moderating a panel at...

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Q&A with FiberLight’s Channel Chief Mike Kopp

Q&A with FiberLight’s Channel Chief Mike Kopp

Originally posted to Data Center POST Tell our readers about FiberLight. What do you do and what key differentiators set FiberLight apart in the marketplace? FiberLight is an infrastructure company—we have construction in our DNA. For over 20 years, we’ve been...

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Datacenter People CEO to Present on Recruiting Data Center Professionals in a Changing Infrastructure Landscape

April 1, 2019 -- Datacenter People, a worldwide recruitment firm in the datacenter industry, announces today that its Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Peter Hannaford, will lead a panel discussion at Edge Asia on April 11, 2019, in Singapore. On Thursday, April...

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New Continuum’s West Chicago Data Center Augments ISI Communications Services

New Continuum’s West Chicago Data Center Augments ISI Communications Services

Data center owner and operator New Continuum Holdings Corporation, operator of New Continuum Data Centers and United IX, recently announced that ISI Communications, Inc. (ISI) relocated their network core (as well as their primary critical service functions) to New...

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STACK CEO to Present on the State of the New York Data Center Sector at DCD>New York

STACK CEO to Present on the State of the New York Data Center Sector at DCD>New York

March 26, 2019 -- STACK INFRASTRUCTURE, the data center company built from the ground up to address the technology infrastructure needs of rapidly scaling enterprises and hyperscale companies, announces today that its Chief Executive Officer, Brian Cox, will...

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Supporting Tomorrow’s Edge: The Importance of Micro and Modular Data Centers

Supporting Tomorrow’s Edge: The Importance of Micro and Modular Data Centers

In a world moving at breakneck speed, demanding more bandwidth, more data and more content, one solution is driving a lion’s share of digital growth -- The Edge. The terms “edge” and “edge computing” have been reverberating around the data center industry for some...

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Digital Crossroads to Present at CAPRE’S Eighth Annual Greater Chicago Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure Summit

March 18, 2019 -- Digital Crossroads (DX Hammond OpCo, LLC) today announced that key members of the executive team will present at CAPRE’S Eighth Annual Greater Chicago Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure Summit March 19, 2019, in Chicago, IL. Panelists, including...

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Land Scarcity, Hyperscale Drivers and More: Structure Research’s 2019 Hong Kong Data Centre Report

Land Scarcity, Hyperscale Drivers and More: Structure Research’s 2019 Hong Kong Data Centre Report

Originally posted to Data Center POST Across the world, Hong Kong is known for its vibrant culture, fast-paced urban feel and towering skyline. As part of the second largest economy in the world, this metropolitan mecca in China is no stranger to being at the...

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Digital Crossroads’ Peter Feldman Unlocks the Methods to A Greener Data Center

Digital Crossroads’ Peter Feldman Unlocks the Methods to A Greener Data Center

Originally posted to Data Center POST, Across the planet, the need for green solutions is growing. As temperatures rise and dangerous repercussions of environmentally-damaging carbon emissions creep closer, the data center industry is become acutely aware of its...

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STACK CSO to Present on the State of the Market at CAPRE’S Eighth Annual Northern California Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure Summit

STACK CSO to Present on the State of the Market at CAPRE’S Eighth Annual Northern California Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure Summit

February 22, 2019 -- STACK INFRASTRUCTURE, the data center company built from the ground up to address the technology infrastructure needs of rapidly scaling enterprises and hyperscale companies, announces today that its Chief Strategy Officer, Matt VanderZanden, will...

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Chris McKee, GTT General Counsel and EVP of Corporate Development, to Speak on Panel at Metro Connect Conference in Miami

MCLEAN, Va., January 25, 2019 — GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today that Chris McKee, general counsel and EVP of corporate development, will speak at Metro Connect, taking place...

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Host in Ireland President to Present Opening Keynote and Chair Strategic Stream at DataCentres Ireland 2018

Host in Ireland President to Present Opening Keynote and Chair Strategic Stream at DataCentres Ireland 2018

DUBLIN – 15 November, 2018 – Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to promote both the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland as well as Irish companies that are designing, building and operating data centres globally, announces today that its...

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EdgeConneX® to Present on Global Interconnectivity Through Cloud Partnerships at Capacity Europe 2018

EdgeConneX® to Present on Global Interconnectivity Through Cloud Partnerships at Capacity Europe 2018

October 22, 2018 -- EdgeConneX®, specializing in global data center solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its Managing Director, EMEA, Dick Theunissen, will present at Capacity Europe 2018 taking place 23-25 October 2018 in London, England. On...

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EdgeConneX® Executives to Present on the Drivers, Markets and Customers Leading the Push to the Edge at the Edge Congress 2018 Event

EdgeConneX® Executives to Present on the Drivers, Markets and Customers Leading the Push to the Edge at the Edge Congress 2018 Event

October 18. 2018 -- EdgeConneX®, specializing in global data center solutions at the Edge of the network, announces today that its Chief Marketing Officer, Phillip Marangella, and Head of Corporate Development, Patrick Fiel, will present at Edge Congress 2018 taking...

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fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty to Host Data Center Submarkets, Northeast Event

October 18, 2018 -- fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty (1547), a leading developer and operator of custom-designed data centers, announces that they will be hosting the Data Center Submarkets, Northeast event for greater New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia...

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Chayora to Present at the Energy Efficiency, Cost Management and DCIM Theatre at Data Centre World 2018

October 4, 2018 -- Chayora, a Hong Kong-based data centre infrastructure company, announces today that its Chief Operating Officer, Jonathan Berney, will speak at Data Centre World 2018, taking place in Singapore, 10-11 October, 2018 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and...

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