Monthly Archives: June 2014

EdgeConneX to Speak at Light Reading’s BIG Telecom Event in Chicago, IL

Chief Commercial Officer, Clint Heiden, to Discuss Efficient Multimedia Distribution Strategies

EdgeConneX Logo_NewHerndon, VA – June 10, 2014EdgeConneX, specializing in hosting content at the edge of the network, announces today that its Chief Commercial Officer, Clint Heiden, will present at the BIG Telecom Event (BTE).  The inaugural event is taking place June 17-18 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers in Chicago, IL.  BTE converges professionals from the SDN/NFV and the carrier cloud, Ethernet, telco data centers, service orchestration, packet-optical transport, mobile backhaul, mobile network security, 4G/small cells, service provider IT, content management, and business services sectors.

Mr. Heiden, alongside fellow panelists Don Vendetti, SVP of Marketing & Product Management at Vantrix, Ted Middleton, VP of BigTelecomEvent_logo_FINAL_(2)Product Design at Verizon Digital Media Services, Bill Wohnoutka, VP of the Solutions Architecture Team at Level 3 Communications, and moderator Alan Breznick, Senior Analyst at Heavy Reading, will discuss ‘CDNs, Apps, Acceleration, & Caching: Efficient Multimedia Distribution Strategies’.  The session takes place Wednesday, June 18 from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM and will explore the importance of effective and efficient video delivery as multiscreen video viewing propagates and viewers demand higher levels of video quality from their multiple screens.

Mr. Heiden will share his insights on the video delivery model and its necessary evolution as consumer video consumption grows faster than the bandwidth available for its transportation.  In particular, he will explore the evolving role of content delivery networks (CDNs), the surging growth of applications, the development of more advanced edge caching technologies and techniques, and advancements enabling efficient, real-time transcoding.

“Video is inhibiting networks to scale quickly and efficiently in order to provide consumers the best user experience,” remarks Heiden.  “This insatiable demand for video calls for a redefined physical landscape of today’s Internet.  At EdgeConneX, we are creating that new Internet edge by designing and deploying purpose-built Edge Data Centers closest to key broadband provider aggregation points to ensure lowest latency, high quality video delivery.”

To schedule a meeting with the EdgeConneX team at Light Reading’s BIG Telecom Event, email

To learn more about the BIG Telecom Event, visit  If you would like to register for the BIG Telecom event as a guest of EdgeConneX, click here.

For more information about EdgeConneX and its leading infrastructure solutions for expanding and improving access to mobile and data communications, visit or email

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About EdgeConneX
Headquartered in Virginia and operating a national infrastructure with a best-in-class Field Operations team, EdgeConneX provides Space, Power & Connectivity solutions for content, network, colocation, CDN’s and service providers, as well as wireless carriers, telecommunications companies, and commercial property owners.  EdgeConneX infrastructure solutions create a new edge for traditional networks offering superior performance and economics.  Our purpose-built Meet You Points® optimize delivery of data at network-critical locations closest to the end user. For more information, please visit


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INEX Joins Host in Ireland as a Critical Sponsor of the Initiative

Host in IrelandThe power of the collective grows stronger as we announce INEX’s sponsorship of the Host in Ireland initiative. Host in Ireland is an industry-led initiative promoting the benefits of Ireland as an optimum location to host digital assets in the EMEA region.  Bringing with it faster and more reliable low-latency connectivity, INEX is expected to be a major asset to Host in Ireland in its ultimate goal of providing investors and customers with world-class support for all of their digital assets hosting needs.

A2P SMS Messaging Gains Momentum as Companies Seek New Ways to Communicate with End-Users

Originally posted by: Data Center POST

BulletinApplication-to-mobile messaging has seen rapid growth over the past five years, with Juniper Research predicting the technology to overtake person-to-person messaging by 2018, being worth more than $60B.  Ovum estimates that A2P SMS messaging will grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6% from 2013-2017, with operators and third-party service providers launching various services that utilize A2P SMS for service initiation, control, or monitoring.

Turn Up the Heat at HostingCon 2014

Originally posted by: Data Center Discovery

2014_HostingconIf you think professional basketball is the hottest ticket in Miami this June, think again.  It’s almost time for the 10th annual HostingCon, taking place June 16-18 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.  As the premier trade show and industry conference for hosting and cloud providers, HostingCon will be an opportunity to learn and network with the most influential players in the field.

The 4th Annual Telematics China Summit 2014

September 4-5, 2014    Shanghai China

—Discuss Smart Services, New Cooperation Models, Wearable Devices,Cloud, Big Datas, IOT and Apps Breakthrough To Improve AutomakersTelematics Values and Secure Customers

GRCCThe global telematics market is poised to grow exponentially, with approximately 104 million new cars expected to have some form of connectivity by 2025. All stakeholders need to be continuously evolving their business strategies in order to gain ownership of end customers. Analysis of the consumer telematics market revealed the growth of these segments in the market, for example fleet management is estimated to grow at a rate of 22% CAGR till 2018, driving the demand for commercial telematics system and services, the GPS navigations systems market is estimated to grow from $11.3 bn in 2013 to $ 39 bn by 2018. Such trends are also seen in other segments of the market chain such as aftermarket sales of telematics devices and services and also the embedded-telematics systems market is seeing good growth with Auto OEMs realizing the scope of growth in this field.

Uptime Institute “Start With the End In Mind” Presentation at 7×24 Exchange Promotes Benefits of Operations-Focused Data Center Planning and Design

Originally posted by Electronic Environment Infrastructure Solutions

Electronic Environment Infrastructure SolutionsLast week at 7×24 Exchange in Boca Raton, The Uptime Institute presentation “Start With The End in Mind” promoted the methodology of leveraging Operations teams in the planning and design phases of data center construction, retrofits and upgrades.

As a company that has specialized in integrated, design, build and management of mission critical infrastructure for almost three decades, EEC couldn’t agree more!, Bulletin Partner to Bring Innovative A2P SMS and OTT Mobile Messaging Solution to Market

Originally Posted by: Data Center Discovery

BulletinIn today’s world of instant connectivity, companies and organizations are realizing the true power of Application-to-mobile messaging as more than a trend, but a revolution toward a faster, simpler, and more effective form of communication with consumers.  In fact, recent industry research indicates that the A2P SMS messaging market will grow to $60 billion by 2018.

Forbes Names Ireland Best Country in the World for Business

host in ireland 1Don’t just take our word for it, it’s now official – Forbes has ranked Ireland #1 in its eighth annual ranking of Best Countries for Business, followed by New Zealand, Hong Kong, Denmark and Sweden.  As the number one country for foreign direct investment, the timing has never been better to host your digital assets in Ireland.  In the world of business, Ireland is king.

Server Farm Realty Among First Data Centers to Accept Bitcoin Payments

Server Farm RealtyBitcoin is a decentralized, digital currency that has been gaining traction as an alternative payment option for companies that operate and deliver services and solutions via Internet.  In order to pay with bitcoin, companies are required to have an address, or ‘safety deposit box’, for the digital currency.  In order to access the bitcoins, each company must also have a unique, digital ‘private’ key that it leverages to sign a message indicating the input, amount and output address as well as the designated recipient.  Then, the bitcoin wallet distributes the payment via a third-party provider who measures and verifies it, decoding the message to complete the transaction.  Bitcoin exchanges and secure transaction engines such as BitPay and Coinbase help merchants accept and manage this digital currency.  Major companies such as PayPal,, eBay,, and Reddit have announced acceptance of Bitcoin as a payment option.  Now, the practice has also extended to the data center industry. 


Originally Posted by: Data Center POST

Garry Connolly, President of Host in Ireland, says:

host in ireland 1When considering hosting digital assets abroad, first things first – you need to get your priorities straight. With so many details to consider it’s easy to get lost in the process. Lucky for you, Host in Ireland has developed a formula that identifies precisely what is most important to companies when deciding on a location to host digital assets securely and successfully. We call this approach – the 5 Ps: Policy, People, Pedigree, Pipes and Power.