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Month: June 2013

Server Farm Realty Delivers State-of-the-Art Data Center in Chicago

An exclusive ribbon-cutting event occurred in Chicago today for a major new data center.  Server Farm Realty LLC (SFR), one of the nation’s most innovative data center developers, proudly unveiled their newest, state-of-the-art data center facility in Chicago.  This watershed event, an invitation-only unveiling ceremony, included dignitaries such as Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Peerless Network’s CEO, John Barnicle and Server Farm Realty’s CEO Avner Papouchado. The Server Farm Realty Chicago data center serves as a key interconnection point to a number of global network providers.  The facility, located at 840 South Canal, features 450,000 total square feet that formerly...

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Data Centers & Top Commercial Properties Go Green with Silver Bullet

In the Washington, D.C. area, the legendary Willard InterContinental Hotel and top D.C. property developers Lerner Enterprises, Carr Properties and WC Smith, have partnered with Silver Bullet, a cutting-edge water treatment company, to introduce a commercially available system that dramatically increases building sustainability by cutting water, electricity and toxic chemical use in commercial buildings and data centers across the District. Sustainability has gained a lot of momentum.  In D.C., Mayor Gray established the Sustainable D.C. initiative and the federal government enacted Executive Order 13514, an integrated strategy towards sustainability and a clean energy economy.  With these incentives and new...

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Global Capacity to Present One Marketplace to the Pennsylvania Telephone Association

Members of the Pennsylvania Telephone Association (PTA) will want to come to the Penn Stater Conference Center in State College, PA to hear about Global Capacity’s One Marketplace.  Ben Edmond, Chief Revenue Officer of Global Capacity, will be presenting on the topic of “Enabling Reach: The Solution to Connecting to a Global Ecosystem of Local Network Providers.” Mr. Edmond will join an elite group of industry experts at the PTA’s Small Company Meeting on June 6, 2013.  During his presentation, he will advise attendees on Global Capacity’s One Marketplace and its role in enabling a ‘new era’ of collaboration...

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EdgeConneX to Create Small Cell Network in Northern Virginia

Another “small cell” success story is on the horizon.  Fresh off plans to kick-off a Vermont solution, EdgeConneX, a provider of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), space, power and connectivity solutions that uniquely combine mobile, wireline, and data center services bringing data to the edge of the network, recently announced their next small cell initiative to benefit the Northern Virginia region. EdgeConneX most recently announced their Vermont initiative, a deployment of a rural small cell network for CoverageCo, a provider of carrier and technology-neutral cellular coverage services to underserved markets.  Their second project, already underway, is the development and...

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Ethernet Proves a Cost-Effective Network Solution, but Price Disparities Remain

Ethernet private lines provide a flexible, cost-effective alternative to legacy SDH/SONET technologies. Nevertheless, new data from TeleGeography’s Ethernet Pricing Service reveal that there are widespread geographic disparities in Ethernet over MPLS (EoMPLS) price levels and structures. The lowest prices for point-to-point EoMPLS circuits are found on routes between major cities in Europe and the U.S., and on trans-Atlantic links. In Q1 2013, the median monthly price of a 10 Mbps circuit was $446 between London and Paris, $896 from Los Angeles to New York, and $652 from London to New York. Trans-Pacific and intra-Asian prices are significantly higher. In Q1 2013, the median price of a...

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Pacnet Expands Sydney Data Center

Pacnet unveiled another 350 racks with 3 megawatts of power in the second phase of their data center build-out in Australia’s largest city, Sydney.   As the Asia-Pacific region’s leading provider of integrated network and technology solutions for enterprises, service providers and carriers, Pacnet has closely monitored the increasing demand for high-density colocation and cloud services in Australia. Sydney is a key part of Pacnet’s expansion plans and will continue to be a strategic locale to accommodate the region’s future growth.   Located in the central business district of Sydney at 133 Liverpool Street, the second phase of the Pacnet data...

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