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Month: April 2015

Host in Ireland Announces Participation In Datacloud Europe

As originally written and published on RealWire DUBLIN, IRELAND – 30 April 2015 – Host in Ireland, an industry-led collaborative initiative created to increase global awareness in hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces its participation in Datacloud 2015 Global Congress Europe, which takes place in Monaco June 3-4, 2015. Datacloud 2015 is hosted by Information Media Technology and Professional Services company BroadGroup. Datacloud Europe is the region’s leading forum for IT and cloud infrastructure executives. During a packed two-day programme attended by 1.8k executives from more than 50 countries, the congress will focus on the radical impact of cloud on data centers, the way in which enterprise services are sourced and delivered and the continuing innovation in cooling and energy. The Internet of Things (IoT), smart cities, and data center investment also feature a range of topics in the content-rich programme. “Datacloud Europe is the premier meeting place and forum for IT and cloud innovators, and we are delighted that Host in Ireland will be taking part,” comments Philip Low, Managing Director at BroadGroup. “What differentiates this event completely is the participation of the leadership, influencers and executives managing data center assets in enterprises plus a tremendous programme covering critical technical, commercial, and operational topics. Attendees also tell us that Monaco presents a spectacular location to meet, network, and make deals.” To read the entire post, please go...

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Bulletin to Discuss Global SMS Landscape at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2015

VP of Business Development, Michael Messner, to Participate on the Panel: “The International SMS Landscape: Different Business Models, Services, Regulation and Challenges” SAN DIEGO, CA, USA – April 30, 2015 –, a leading provider of cloud-based mobile messaging Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), today announces that its Vice President of Business Development, Michael Messner, will participate on the International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2015 SMS Workshop panel: “The International SMS Landscape: Different Business Models, Services, Regulation and Challenges”, taking place Wednesday, May 13 at 9:30 AM in the Swissôtel Chicago’s Swiss Tower, Gold Level, Alpine 2.  During this panel, Mr. Messner will discuss key SMS trends, market sectors and the global impact of emerging technologies and new players alongside panelists Mark Henstone of Veoo, Ltd.; James Lasbrey of Telefónica; Ian Waller of Beepsend; Rajdip Gupta of Routesms; and Carl Powell of Twilio.  The panel will explore the major differences in SMS services and regulations within the U.S. and the rest of the world.  Panelists will also offer insight into how operators can successfully deliver mobile messaging solutions to customers at competitive prices and aggregators and large business enterprises experience the most success in boosting revenues through SMS.  Furthermore, the discussion will focus on mobile messaging compliance and its effects on carriers and their business strategies; the definition of OTT within the confines of today’s marketplace; the opportunities, new applications and challenges of...

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Simple, Direct Ethernet Connectivity to Google Cloud Platform

Originally posted by:  Ben Edmond, Chief Revenue Officer at Global Capacity The Cloud is reshaping the competitive landscape of business. Today’s companies, whether a sole proprietorship or global, multi-site enterprise, are investing in Cloud technology to gain real business value as well as an advantage over the competition. In 2015, 42% of IT decision-makers are planning to increase spending on Cloud computing according to Computerworld’s 2015 Forecast. Global Capacity gives business customers a leg up over competition in today’s ultra-competitive market by simplifying connectivity to leading Cloud platforms such as Google Cloud Platform. Global Capacity’s recent designation as an approved Google Cloud Interconnect Service Provider makes it is easier for the company’s business customers to connect to Google Cloud Platform. Leveraging Global Capacity’s One Marketplace™, businesses gain access to cost-effective, secure and reliable network connectivity to Cloud computing. One Marketplace has the extensive network reach enabled by innovative applications that provide real-time network pricing and ordering with end-to-end delivery of private Ethernet connectivity. Direct connections to Google Cloud Platform are available from over 9.6 US business locations, including remote office locations and corporate headquarters. One Marketplace amply addresses security, performance and reliability concerns for businesses as connectivity solutions such as Private Line Ethernet can be routed directly to Cloud services. Private Line Ethernet services allow for more secure transport and delivery of customer traffic over a simple point-to-point configuration...

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Digital Realty to Discuss the Cloud Ecosystem and Its Impact on the Business Cycle at ITW 2015

General Manager of Colocation and Connectivity, John Sarkis, to Moderate The Cloud Ecosystem LIVE! Executive Roundtable on Tuesday, May 12 SAN FRANCISCO, April 29, 2015 – Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), the leading global provider of data center and colocation solutions, today announces that John Sarkis, General Manager of Colocation and Connectivity, will moderate an exclusive panel focused on the cloud ecosystem at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2015, taking place May 10-13, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency & Swissôtel in Chicago, IL. Mr. Sarkis will join Nick Voth, Director, System Integrators and Strategic Outsourcers, VMware vCloud Air/vCGS, Chris McReynolds, VP of Core Network Services, Level 3 Communications, and other cloud experts on the exclusive executive roundtable The Cloud Ecosystem LIVE!, taking place Tuesday, May 12 from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM in the Swissôtel Chicago, Alpine 2. The panel discussion will bring together thought leaders from across the cloud ecosystem – from service providers, to varied enterprises – and offer key insights into the delivery and adoption of this year’s key business and IT initiatives across various hybrid environments. Participants will also explore how cloud adoption is impacting strategic technical decisions and changing the face of the business cycle. Digital Realty is the leading provider of premium data centers, with over 130 globally connected data centers across four continents and secure access to over 50 cloud service providers as well...

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Bankai Group Celebrates Silver Jubilee and Sponsors ITW for the 6th Consecutive Year

Company Set to Unveil Leading Technology and Expanded Footprint for Voice and Value-Added Retail Services at ITW Booth #710 in Chicago, IL May 10-13, 2015 Kew Gardens, NY – April 29, 2015 – Bankai Group, a multinational telecom technology and carrier services provider, announces its participation as a Prime Sponsor of International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2015, taking place May 10-13, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency and Swissôtel in Chicago, IL. Bankai Group’s recent conglomeration as Bankai Mitsumi in Africa has led the provider to scale to greater heights as it works to connect Africa with the global market. The company has a strong presence on the exhibition floor at ITW 2015 in booth #710.  During ITW, Bankai Group will showcase its expanded footprint of global direct Voice interconnects backed and enhanced by innovative technologies catering to the telecom and mobile financial industries. The Group is ranked amongst the largest wholesale voice carriers in the world, a space it has dominated for over 12 years. In 2014 alone, Bankai Group terminated 16 billion minutes and today serves over 200,000 retail subscribers as well as delivers robust support to 2,000+ interconnect partners. Panamax Inc., a technology unit of Bankai Group, will be showcasing its multiple award-winning mobile financial solutions platform including MobiFin; iMax, an innovative, integrated carrier switch; BillCall, an end-to-end interconnect business solution; and its award winning Bridge2Call, an enterprise...

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Plasma Air Welcomes New National Sales Manager Daniel Dowiak

Plasma Air International recently announced the appointment of Daniel Dowiak as its National Sales Manager.   Mr. Dowiak brings over 20 years of both indoor and outdoor quality monitoring, system design and engineering, and facility management experience to Plasma Air.  His tenure within the industry stems numerous directorship and senior management positions at companies such as UVResources™, Bioclimatic Air Systems, LLC, DHL, Ingersoll Rand, and Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG).  Mr. Dowiak also founded two organizations, DGSolutions and Daniel J. Dowiak Consulting.  As National Sales Manager for Plasma Air, he is responsible for driving U.S. sales strategies and execution for an array of leading air purification products, focusing on the further development and support of the Company’s commercial market and residential partner networks.   Typically mounted in the central air conditioning system, Plasma Air International’s air purification products leverage bipolar ionization technology to enhance the indoor air quality (IAQ) of commercial, institutional, residential and industrial buildings.  Plasma Air’s bipolar ionization system produces both positive and negative oxygen ions (particle agglomeration) that work together to eliminate pollutants such as smoke, odors, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in schools, medial facilities, arenas, casinos, office buildings, residences, and more.   The Company’s air purification products also reduce asthma and allergy irritants, mold spores, and bacteria, while reducing contaminants such as MRSA, E-Coli and H1N1 through cell oxidation.  Moreover, Plasma Air’s system controls chemical and...

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Corning to Introduce Upgrade to ONE™ Wireless Platform at Wireless Infrastructure Show

CORNING, NY–(Marketwired – Apr 27, 2015) –  Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced the launch of a more powerful remote access unit (RAU) for its ONE™ Wireless Platform, delivering twice the coverage of its original RAU, and extending cellular services to support up to seven bands, including the 800MHz band. In addition to expanded coverage and cellular support, Corning’s latest RAU also features new mounting options, including a dual-antenna wall mount kit that can accommodate up to 14 cellular bands in a compact footprint, and a redesigned enclosure that enables easier access to the remote. “We designed our new RAU to fold down from the ceiling to make accessing the unit faster,” said Mike O’Day, vice president, Wireless Market Development, Corning Optical Communications. “With a simple turn of the unit, technicians gain full access to the RAU without needing to re-cable or remove it from the ceiling. This cuts the time needed to access each unit by up to half.” Corning’s ONE Wireless Platform is the first all-optical solution to harness the virtually unlimited bandwidth of fiber to converge cellular, Wi-Fi, and passive optical local area network (POL) applications into a single, unified infrastructure for faster, more reliable wireless service. Corning at the 2015 Wireless Infrastructure Show Corning will display its new RAU in booth #904 at the Wireless Infrastructure Show, April 27-30in Hollywood, Fla. In addition, Troy Suddith, director of solutions and radio frequency engineering...

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AMS-IX Grows Its Team of Professionals to Include Phil Matte as Sales Director of AMS-IX USA Inc.

As new technology and trends emerge throughout the industry, Internet traffic is increasing at staggering rates.  In fact, according to Statista, global IP traffic consumers are projected to exchange an average of more than 60,000 petabytes (or 60M terabytes) of data per month throughout 2015 – a number expected to increase to over 100,000 petabytes by 2018.  In today’s market, it’s important for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to implement cost-effective, resilient networking solutions that enable them to deliver their services quickly and reliably to end-users across the globe. In order to meet these growing demands and ensure resilient, reliable and cost-effective Internet service delivery for customers, Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) deploys Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) around the world.  Branching out from its Amsterdam location, AMS-IX’s US subsidiary, AMS-IX USA, has launched IX platforms in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Chicago to extend its IXP and peering benefits to customers stateside. AMS-IX recently onboarded industry veteran Phil Matte to help grow its brand across the nation and around the world.  Bringing to AMS-IX more than 25 years of decorated sales leadership in the Information Technology and Telecommunications sectors, Mr. Matte will serve as the new Sales Director of AMS-IX USA Inc.  Joining AMS-IX from his previous position at Spread Networks, LLC, Mr. Matte’s extensive skills and experience will be utilized within the AMS-IX community to develop sales...

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