Monthly Archives: May 2014

Spot On N.43 An Irish Executives Interview

host in ireland 1Something important will take place in New York on the 19th of May, Gary Connolly Partner @ is leading an important project for Ireland and he has accepted to talk to us today in his initiative leader & Host In Ireland President capacity. Interestingly enough I meet him in Dublin but Gary could not think about a better place for the launch of his initiative than NY the other Irish Capital City.

IEN: You keep referring to the 5 PS what is it?
The Host in Ireland initiative is sustained by the ‘5 Ps’, or five key benefits sought by companies requiring digital asset hosting:
1. Power: Affordable power with a focus on renewable energy;
2. Pipes: Global connectivity to Europe and the Americas combined with high bandwidth capacity and redundancy;
3. People: A talented workforce that comes from a culture that puts people first.
4. Pedigree: Credibility. Ireland has been home to the digital assets of leading global, gaming, cloud, finance and e-commerce companies for well over five decades; and
5. Policy: A pro-business policy and necessary security that regulated industries require with tax benefits.

Innovations – Transatlantic Cable of 19th Century

The Mayor of Kerry and International Friends of Valentia cordially invite you to
Help Preserve & Restore the ‘8th Wonder of the World’
A Benefit to Celebrate  Ireland’s Contribution to Industrial World Heritage
Tuesday May 27, 2014 from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
The American Irish Historical Society
991 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028
Special presentation on the Valentia Cable Station UNESCO World Heritage Bid
by Professor Alexander Gillespie, former UNESCO World Heritage Convention Rapporteur
 Please register your attendance by May 17th via email to or

Need to Feed Your Customers’ Ever-Growing Appetite for Bandwidth?

TeliaSonera International CarrierToday’s massive data explosion has been triggered by bandwidth-intensive multimedia content and connected devices, as well as businesses adopting the latest networking technologies and applications.  According to Cisco’s® Visual Networking Index (VNI) and VNI Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, global IP traffic has increased more than fourfold in the past five years, and will increase threefold over the next five years.  Cisco also forecasts annual global IP traffic will surpass the zettabyte threshold by the end of 2017, while global mobile data traffic will increase nearly elevenfold between 2013 and 2018.  While the explosion signifies proliferation of technology and the Internet of Things (IoT), it also brings up a bigger question: can carriers’ ability to deliver bandwidth keep up with growing end-user consumption?

Introducing AireContact, Enterprise-Class, Cloud-Based Contact Center Solutions

AireSpring Acquires Cloud-Hosted Contact Center Platform, Solves Industry Challenges with Next-Gen, End-to-End Managed Inbound and Outbound Contact Center Solution

airecontact logoVAN NUYS, CA, MAY 7, 2014 – AireContact, a cloud-based contact center solution for enterprises and service providers, announces today the launch of its end-to-end managed cloud-based contact center solution specifically designed to support the dynamic needs of enterprise businesses.

Digital Realty Sponsors Global Exchange Ecosystem Roundtable at ITW 2014

Digital RealtyJoin Digital Realty and thought-leaders from the Internet exchange, Cloud exchange, financial exchange and carrier relations sectors as they converge at the ‘Global Exchange Ecosystem Roundtable’ during International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2014 in Chicago, May 11-14.  The roundtable will take place Tuesday, May 13 in the Columbus AB room on the Gold Level of the Hyatt Regency Chicago’s East Tower.  A welcome and networking session will preface the event at 4:15 PM; the roundtable discussion will take place 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM.

Looking for an Outsourced NOC Solution that Doesn’t Break the Bank?

Meet INOC at ITW in Chicago!

INOC Logo with 1-line Tag (4)Although infrastructure can vary from the physical to the virtual, complex networks, servers and various IT applications require 24×7 monitoring to ensure high service availability, lower time to resolution and an optimal customer experience.  Enter the Network Operations Center (NOC).  Implemented across technology, healthcare, financial, manufacturing and retail organizations, as well as public utilities, universities, and government agencies, NOCs are necessary to proactively monitor and quantify IT support activities.  This includes event and incident management, communications and escalation management, service requests, maintenance of documentation and periodic review and reporting of service performance to ensure data and voice infrastructure is operating efficiently.

Wilcon Announces Strategic Data Center Space Expansion at the One Wilshire Building


WIlconLOS ANGELES, CA. (May 7, 2014) –– Wilcon,  the premier west coast provider of best-in-class fiber optic and data center infrastructure, announced today it has expanded its data center business by 25 percent at the One Wilshire Building, located in downtown Los Angeles, one of the most critical telecom locations on the west coast.

Wilcon now provides colocation and interconnection services in multiple, connected data center facilities on the 3rd, 12th, 16th and 28th floors of the building. The site features new infrastructure, including upgraded utility and redundant power systems, greater cooling capabilities, enhanced security and full access to Wilcon’s intra-building connectivity. The company’s newest data center will also feature new diverse fiber entrances into the One Wilshire Building, bringing direct access to Wilcon’s fiber-optic networks throughout Southern California.

RF Industries Manufactures Standard and Custom Fiber Optic Trunk Cables for Wireless Infrastructure Applications

FiberTrunkCable_260x181Fiber optic cable assemblies are increasing installed in wireless infrastructure applications replacing copper with fiber to the antenna. RF Industries provides factory terminated fiber optic trunk cables utilizing Corning FREEDM™ One fiber trunk cable. Available with 6 strand single mode or multi-mode, 12, 24, or 36 strand single mode configurations, the trunk cables are flame-retardant, UV-resistant and can be used for indoor, outdoor, or direct burial applications.

Two Education Series Courses Offered at NANOG 61 in Bellevue, WA

NANOG61With NANOG 61 being the 20th year celebration of NANOG, it’s no wonder that uptick and momentum for its programs and topical discussions continue grow.  The Educational Series courses were first introduced at NANOG 59.  The courses are offered on Sunday, preceding the conference, and provide educational opportunities for engineers to gain hands-on experience, enhancing their technical skills and enabling them to do their jobs more effectively.


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