Monthly Archives: August 2015

“And the Envelope Please…” Global Capacity Earns a Consecutive TMC Product of the Year Award

Global CapacityOnce again, the trophy case at Global Capacity’s Chicago headquarters will require expansion. The leading connectivity as a service company has just earned the 2015 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award from TMC for its One Marketplace™ Network Builder application.

Open-IX Association Onboards Gabe Cole as Executive Director

Open-IXGlobal data center IP traffic is expected to reach seven zettabytes per year by 2017.  As the Internet grows, it has become incumbent upon the entire Internet community to overcome the connectivity, resiliency and security challenges that have arisen from its proliferation.  The Open-IX Association is one of the organizations leading the charge.  Open-IX establishes consensus-based standards that not only ensure performance, reliability and security for data centers and interconnection exchanges, but that in effect protect the lifeblood and future growth of a global economy.

Ferocious Change Gives Rise to a Ferocious Conference

DataCenterDynamicsConLogoThe DatacenterDynamics As‐A‐Service Conference and Expo, taking place at the Hilton Chicago on October 27-28, 2015, is the inaugural two-day leadership forum created to serve all stakeholders in the rapidly evolving ecosystem for data centers, outsourced IT, and cloud infrastructure and services. With DatacenterDynamics just‐published forecasts indicating enterprise spending on outsourcing will double to $57B in just five short years, progressive-minded senior executives and technology professionals keen to anticipate the future of the data center industry have every reason—economic and technological—to block out these two days on their fall calendars.

Capacity North America 2015 Releases Additional Agenda Details

Ever want to be in a room filled with thought leaders and influencers from the Voice, Data and content sectors to discuss challenges and opportunities in the North American wholesale market?

Capacity NAThen register to attend Capacity North America 2015, taking place September 30 through October 1, at the Hyatt Regency in Toronto, ON, Canada. This conference is considered to the premier networking events for C-level executives working in Canada and the U.S., as well as the global telecommunications industry.

ZenFi Networks, Inc. to Speak at the Tower & Small Cell Summit at CTIA Super Mobility 2015

ZenFi CEO, Ray La Chance, to Discuss Fiber Architecture to Support Network Virtualization Strategies for HetNet RAN, Small Cells and CloudRAN

ZenFi LogoNew York, NY – August 25, 2015ZenFi Networks, Inc., New York City’s carrier-neutral fronthaul fiber provider, announces today that its President and CEO, Ray La Chance, will participate on a panel during the Tower & Small Cell Summit, taking place September 9-11, 2015 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas. The Tower & Small Cell Summit, co-located with CTIA Super Mobility 2015, will focus on the opportunities and hurdles tower owners, operators, and supply partners face during this mobile broadband revolution.

Conference Agenda Announced for Capacity North America 2015

Thought-Leaders and Influencers from Voice, Data and Content Sectors to Discuss Key Drivers of the North American Wholesale Market

Capacity North America 2015London, UK, August 25, 2015 – Capacity Conferences, specializing in connecting regional carrier communities, announces the final agenda for the 15th annual Capacity North America 2015 conference, taking place September 30 through October 1, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Toronto, ON, Canada. Capacity North America is widely regarded as the premier C-level networking event for the United States and Canada and the international carrier communities.

Mid-Year 2015 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD

Port growth unprecedented in the first half of 2015; Mergers may shake up the market by the end of the year

VSG-logoBOSTON, MA, AUGUST 24, 2015 – Vertical Systems Group’s U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD results for mid-2015 are as follows (in rank order based on retail port share): AT&TLevel 3VerizonCenturyLinkTime Warner CableComcastXO and Cox. Port shares were calculated using the base of enterprise installations of Ethernet services, plus input from surveys of Ethernet providers. The LEADERBOARD threshold is four percent (4%) or more of billable port installations.

One Source Networks Named an Inc. 500 | 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Company for Fifth Consecutive Year

Austin, TX – August 24, 2015 – One Source Networks (OSN), the UC, managed network and technology life cycle services partner of choice to large global enterprises, announces today that it has been named one of Inc. Magazine’s 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. This year’s honorees are ranked according to percentage of revenue growth from 2011 to 2014. One Source Networks was recognized for its 202 percent growth during that period, yielding a ranking of 1,954.

Squan is on the Move!

SquanFresh off the excitement following its recent involvement with the Wireless Industry Workforce Development Summit in Washington, D.C., Squan is furthering its agenda by hiring experienced and highly trained talent to help achieve its goals more effectively.