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Month: March 2015

Global Capacity to Present on Enabling a Connected Ethernet Ecosystem at the Ethernet Technology Summit

The Ethernet Technology Summit Takes Place April 14-16, 2015 in Santa Clara, CA Chicago, IL, USA, March 31, 2015 – Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces that its Vice President of Marketing, Mary Stanhope, will present as a panelist at the Ethernet Technology Summit (ETS), taking place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA April 14-16, 2015. The Ethernet Technology Summit focuses on Ethernet and its use throughout the networking space. Ethernet technology users, partners, designers and industry luminaries converge at ETS to explore key considerations for empowering modern infrastructure and gaining a competitive edge.  On Thursday, April 16, Ms. Stanhope will join Sameh Boujelbene, Director, Controller, Adapter, and Server Market Research at Dell’Oro Group, Inc., and other industry experts in the breakout session Enabling a Connected Ethernet Ecosystem, part of ETS’ Carrier Ethernet Data / Telco Centers Track. Ms. Stanhope will discuss ways companies can enhance their interconnected Carrier Ethernet ecosystem and identify methods of choosing the right network to connect the right applications at the right business locations. She will also address leveraging Carrier Ethernet to deliver Over-The-Top (OTT) applications such as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), video and voice. Furthermore, Ms. Stanhope will explore digital marketplace tools to simplify the design, procurement and delivery of Wide Area Networks (WANs), including control and visibility into network connectivity and optimization. To learn more about...

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Global Capacity to Speak at COMPTEL PLUS Business Expo 2015

Chief Revenue Officer Ben Edmond to Participate in Technologies Management Inc. Workshop on How to Realize Ancillary Benefits from M&A Chicago, IL, USA, March 31, 2015 – Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces that its Chief Revenue Officer, Ben Edmond, will speak during the half-day workshop at COMPTEL PLUS Business Expo 2015.  The workshop, Practical Magic –Realizing Ancillary Benefits from Mergers and Acquisitions, will take place from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Wednesday, April 15 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, FL. Mr. Edmond will participate on the last of three panels titled Post-Transaction Synergies.  This panel will provide strategic insight into how parties to a merger or acquisition realize the full potential of business, post-transaction.  Panelists will discuss the benefits and challenges of integrating networks, billing and operating systems, and rates and tariffs.  The group also will explore the costs of not integrating and why it is so important to complete these tasks. Global Capacity completed its acquisition of MegaPath’s Network Services business unit in January 2015, creating a $300 million company uniquely positioned to change how businesses and service providers buy data network connectivity.  The acquisition expands and enhances Global Capacity’s award-winning One Marketplace™, an innovative platform that leverages a unique combination of aggregation, automation and information to streamline and simplify the process of designing, pricing, procuring and delivering data connectivity solutions. To...

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MOD Mission Critical Implements Hong Kong Data Center Solutions for Anexia

Latest Case Study Examines Implementation of Turnkey Colo, Connectivity and Cloud Server Migration Solutions DENVER, CO – MARCH 31, 2015 – MOD Mission Critical (‘MOD’), a network service provider that combines facilities and non-facilities-based assets to deliver comprehensive, mission-critical network solutions, announced today the availability of its recently published customer case study featuring ANEXIA, a leading ISP and Global Cloud Service Provider headquartered in Austria.  The case study examines MOD’s implementation of a turnkey colocation and data center migration solution for ANEXIA in Hong Kong. The three-tier solution encompasses fast and seamless server migration, colocation and flexible, scalable Internet access that successfully extends the company’s Asia-Pacific network footprint.  Due to sustained business growth and increasing demand for new and more sophisticated applications, ANEXIA’s customers required greater levels of capacity that its existing data center facilities could no longer deliver. The case study addresses MOD’s ability to meet ANEXIA’s growing demands by effectively migrating its servers to a new facility and providing access to higher bandwidth Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), all while assuring minimum downtime for its customers’ data applications during the transition. “We chose MOD Mission Critical for its industry expertise and ability to provide turnkey solutions at fast turnaround times and competitive prices,” states Alexander Windbichler, CEO and founder of ANEXIA. “Working with MOD allowed us to receive a blend of cost-effective data center space, ample capacity for...

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Indosat and Tata Communications Partner to Connect Indonesian Enterprises for the Future

As originally posted by Tata Communications Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™ and Indosat, one of Indonesia’s largest telecommunication networks and services providers, come together to provide a wide range of technology and communication solutions for Indonesian enterprises’ growing ICT requirements, while enhancing capabilities for global businesses looking to make inroads into the region. This partnership combines Indosat’s extensive regional coverage and expertise with Tata Communications’ global connectivity and managed service capabilities to design a comprehensive portfolio of services for the Indonesian market. Indosat and Tata Communications are coming together to offer enterprises with Indonesia presence, a wide-ranging set of services including Global Network, Value Added Services, Unified Communications and Security services, as well as several industry-specific solutions. This collaboration with Tata Communications is set to create additional choices for enterprises in the region while affording Indosat the convenience of working with a single global entity that provides end-to-end solutions across segments, thereby reducing cost and complexity when building its enterprise portfolio in this region. Alexander Rusli, President Director and CEO, Indosat, says, “We’re excited about the possibilities of this partnership and what it means for our customers across Asia. Tata Communications was the partner of choice for us: the company is already known for its expertise in emerging markets and the geographical and sector breadth of its network and portfolio means we can offer...

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BNC Bulkhead Adapter Meets IP67 & IP68 Weatherproof Requirements

Originally posted by RF Industries The BNC connector interface is widely used in a multitude of applications despite a design that originated in the 1940s. The basic design originally offered a minimal weather protection in the mated condition and almost no protection when un-mated. Aviel Electronics, a division of RF Industries, designed a BNC bulkhead adapter incorporating a glass bead that hermetically seals the connector to withstand a 100 PSI leak test. The adapter, Aviel model # Z-1142 may be used in IP67 or IP68 applications in the mated and unmated condition. All interface dimensions are designed to IAW MIL-C-39012 specifications and overall dimensions to UG-492D/U specification. The adapter is manufactured with silver plated brass body and gold plated center contacts. The adapter is 50 ohm impedance and rated at DC to 4 GHz. with low reflection (VSWR). The adapter is also available in custom outline dimensions to meet customer requirements for special applications. Contact the factory with your specific requirements at (877) 805-7381 or (702) 739-8155, fax (702) 739-8161, email aviel@rfindustries.com, or visit www.avielelectronics.com. Aviel Electronics is a division of RF Industries (NASDAQ: RFIL), a leading supplier of connecting solutions provided through its operating divisions:  RF Connectors, RF Cable Assembly, Aviel Electronics, OddCables, Cables Unlimited and Comnet Telecom Supply. View the PDF...

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Internet Infrastructure and Network Ops to Converge in Boston April 21

Originally posted on LinkedIn Pulse At the forefront of the Internet are the people, knowledge, skills and ‘know-how’ that make it happen. The North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG) is the association that brings these people together to identify key issues, concerns and inter-networking challenges that the industry, as a whole, collaborates to ensure that the Internet we rely on works. On April 21, 2015 – and for the first time – NANOG brings its educational and networking opportunities to Boston, MA. NANOG On The Road (NOTR) is an event series aimed at providing an accessible platform to share current NANOG content covering everything from technical services, the status of IPv6 adoption, current registry policy, to developments and hot topics in Internet Governance. It is a one-day event providing professional education and networking. The best part? It’s free to attend, however, registration is required. NOTR Boston presentation topics will include a panel discussion about Title II, Data Centers, Boston IX, Peering, IPv6, BGP, and an Optics Tutorial. Registration opens at 8:30am, the program begins at 9:00am, and an evening reception for networking with peers will take place from 5:00pm. Whether you’re in college, a young budding professional, interested in Internet networking/peering, work at a colocation, hosting or data center facility or provide hardware, software solutions for the Internet industry – this event is absolutely for you. So don’t delay, register...

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Global Capacity Makes Google Cloud Partnership

As originally posted on TechTarget Connectivity-as-a-service provider Global Capacity has joined the Google Cloud Interconnect program and will be able to connect its 20,000 business customers to the Google Cloud Platform through its One Marketplace platform. Organizations can use the One Marketplace platform to design, price and order data connectivity between business locations and Google Cloud Platform locations. One Marketplace’s direct Ethernet interconnection can be used to connect to any Google Cloud Platform service, including Google Compute Engine, Google Cloud Storage and Google BigQuery. The platform provides flexible bandwidth and offers connections ranging from 1 Mbps to 10 Gbps to ensure network reliability. “Google approved One Marketplace as part of a small group of Google Cloud Interconnect service providers, underscoring the innovation Global Capacity and One Marketplace have brought to the data connectivity and cloud market,” Ben Edmond, Chief Revenue Officer of Global Capacity, said in a statement. “Global Capacity will continue to transform the process of consuming network connectivity in support for Google’s continued innovation in the market.” To view the original post, please visit the TechTarget website...

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NANOG ‘On The Road’ Educational Event Comes to Boston

You’re invited to attend the North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG) sixth ‘On The Road’ event, a one-day, free to attend educational program for anyone interested in learning about technical services, IPv6 adoption, current registry policy, and Internet governance – industry veteran or budding professional. NANOG On The Road takes place Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM at the Courtyard Boston-Cambridge Hotel; the program will also feature a post-event networking reception concluding at 6:30 PM. NANOG On The Road provides attendees with access to resources, tools and information that will help them in managing the Internet more effectively. The Boston event will feature a series of informational sessions regarding network security; Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) and Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI); and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), as well as an open Ask NANOG session for attendees to speak one-on-one with NANOG Board, Program Committee and staff members onsite about their experiences and how NANOG is helping to make the Internet better. The On The Road even is organized by NANOG, a forum of industry experts founded with a goal of furthering the Internet by focusing on the technologies and systems that make the Internet function, including: core routing and switching; Internet inter-domain routing; the domain name system; peering and interconnection; and Internet core security. NANOG also covers associated areas with a direct impact...

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