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Month: September 2015

New NJFX Data Center to Provide Direct and Affordable Interconnectivity

What your organization needs is flexible, reliable and highly secure connectivity. What it doesn’t need are exorbitant cross-connect fees. Enter New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX), a global data center and colocation solutions leader, with a fix to this problem. Just recently, NJFX announced construction is underway for a brand new, energy-efficient data center in Wall, New Jersey, that will provide direct—and thus, affordable—cable-head interconnection access to enterprises, cable companies, carrier-neutral operators and service providers. This facility will bridge a network of subsea cables from three locations: Europe, South America and the U.S. It will make NJFX the only U.S. data center collocated with multiple subsea cable landings interconnecting three continents. In establishing this new data center, NJFX will connect a global network of more than 240 countries and territories, as well as 99.7 percent of the world’s GDP, through the massive subsea fiber network of its partner, Tata Communications (America), Inc. What’s more, NJFX will serve as the exclusive carrier-neutral Meet-Me Room (MMR) operator inside of Tata Communications’ Wall, New Jersey, Cable Landing Station (CLS). This means that NJFX tenants will gain increased connectivity to leading service providers in the CLS, as well as to Tata’s premium Ethernet, Wavelength, Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) and cloud services. The NJFX facility, which is expected to be up and running by 2016, will measure 64,800 square feet, and...

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Infomart Data Centers to Speak on the State of the Data Center Market

President John Sheputis to Present at the Third Annual Texas Data Center Summit DALLAS, TX – SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 – Infomart Data Centers, a national wholesale data center provider, today announces that its President, John Sheputis, will participate in a panel during the Third Annual Texas Data Center Summit, taking place at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas October 6-7, 2015.  The Summit will bring together 500+ of the leading data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives from Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, Austin and around the nation. On Wednesday, October 7 at 9:00 AM, Mr. Sheputis will join data center thought-leaders on the panel, “State of the Market: Comparing & Contrasting Success Stories and Embracing New Challenges, Including: Customization, IoE, Industry Consolidation and Security Concerns.”  During this discussion, panelists will explore the challenges faced by data center professionals in 2015, opportunities tied to IoE, new trends in data and physical security, the state of cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) deployment, a brief analysis of the Texas data center market from M&A, customer demand and competitive perspectives, and more. “The data center industry is constantly evolving, driven by new trends and technologies, as well as customer requirements and choices.  In order to remain competitive, data center innovation needs to keep pace,” shares Mr. Sheputis.  “I’m excited to share Infomart’s success stories from 2015, including how we’ve enabled network-dense connectivity at...

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111 TSP and MOD Mission Critical Partner to Provide a New Kind of Colocation

111 Town Square Place (111 TSP) and MOD Mission Critical (‘MOD’) recently announced their strategic partnership to provide micro-colocation and other Managed Service Solutions to customers of 111 TSP’s premier carrier hotel in the smart city of Newport, New Jersey. Colocation is no longer limited to large-scale firms and enterprises.  Today, companies of all shapes and sizes are taking advantage of colocation opportunities to help their businesses grow, and as such, require customized solutions to fit their unique needs and workloads. The goal of 111 TSP and MOD’s mutually beneficial partnership is to maximize the strengths of the two companies to provide the best possible service for their customers. By partnering with MOD, 111 TSP tenants are privy to a full range of colocation solutions that provide the necessary elasticity to scale to their individual requirements, whether they are a large enterprise looking for racks of space, or an SMB looking to utilize one unit at a time through MOD’s Colo by the ‘U’ services. Today, more small and medium companies are adapting their operations to become more modern and efficient. In an effort to maintain a competitive edge, organizations are investing more in cloud-based infrastructure to increase efficiency, cut costs and become more appealing to potential customers. MOD and 111 TSP together have developed the opportunity to provide colocation services to this underserved customer segment at a size...

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NJFX Launches Carrier-Neutral Meet-Me Room in Tata’s Wall, NJ CLS

New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) has partnered with Tata Communications to launch an exclusive carrier-neutral Meet-Me Room (MMR) inside Tata’s international Cable Landing Station (CLS), providing customers with more connectivity to leading service providers as well as Tata’s industry-leading Wavelength, Ethernet, MPLS, DIA and Cloud Services. Meet-Me Rooms are a unique and valuable addition to the data center structure, creating a space inside the facility that provides connectivity opportunities to myriad of telecom carriers and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) via reliable Network-to-Network interconnection (NNI). NJFX’s MMR inside Tata Communication’s CLS, located in Wall Township, New Jersey, has the capability to facilitate thousands of new connections around the globe.  The new enables NJFX customers to utilize Tata Communications’ extensive subsea cable network to access over 240 countries and territories. With Tata Communications currently handling 24% of the world’s Internet traffic, NJFX has discovered in Tata a powerful partner capable of satisfying its customers’ international connectivity needs. NJFX is responsible for managing all physical connections between customers of the NJFX data center and customers of the Tata Communications CLS.  The company also provides reliable and diverse physical points of entry into the CLS. The new MMR announcement precedes NJFX’s latest news: the company has broken ground on its Tier III carrier-neutral colocation facility, which intersects transatlantic subsea fiber cables from the U.S., South America and Europe. To learn more about the...

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OIXA Board of Directors Elections Are Underway

By Gabe Cole, Executive Director, Open-IX Association Three new Board of Directors members will be welcomed by the Open-IX Association this Friday, October 2 during OIXA Annual General Meeting at Intergate. Manhattan. Comprised of volunteer representatives from the Internet community, the Open-IX board converges to create a better, safer, stronger, and fairer Internet.  Here’s a brief overview of the responsibilities with which board members are tasked: As outlined on the OIXA website, the board of Open-IX helps OIXA community members, committees and stakeholders, as well as OIXA-certified data centers and IP exchanges, communicate with one another. This is an important job, as OIXA is a large national organization that is currently expanding its international presence. Communication among all members, regardless of affiliation or title, is paramount for success. The board is responsible for overseeing and evaluating OIXA bylaws, financial policies and reviews. Board members are also responsible for helping to guide and direct OIXA while, at the same time, working to support a variety of executive organizational initiatives ranging from funding to staffing. Are you an OIXA member in good standing?  If so, please vote by midnight on Wednesday.  Not an Open-IX member?  Become one by clicking here. We hope to see you at the OIXA Annual General Meeting this Friday.  This will be a members-only event; for more information and to register, click here. To learn more about...

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Global Capacity to Speak on Simplifying Cloud Connectivity

Senior Vice President of Global Sales Brandon Pemberton to Present at COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2015 Chicago, IL, USA, September 29, 2015 – Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces that its Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Brandon Pemberton, will present at COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2015.  The presentation, Simplifying Cloud Connectivity for Enterprises and SMBs, will take place at 1:00 PM Monday, October 19 at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco.   COMPTEL PLUS is the preeminent networking event for innovative communications companies and their supplier partners. The adoption of Cloud is prevalent across a wide set of industries. According to Gartner, end-user spending on Cloud services could reach more than $180 billion by 2015, with IDC predicting a steady growth in the volume of network services consumed by Cloud service providers.  This interactive session will provide insights into the speed, security and performance trade-offs of private network versus Internet connections into Cloud solutions.  Discussion points will also address how directly connecting to the Cloud application ecosystem offers flexibility and scalability for business success. Mr. Pemberton will also share how a marketplace of networks simplifies Cloud connectivity by offering a better understanding of the service technologies available at specific locations, as well as service attributes and visibility into real-time pricing so that businesses can make informed, smart decisions about connecting Cloud solutions into their Wide Area Networks (WANs). Global...

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New Jersey Fiber Exchange to Speak at Capacity North America

NJFX Founder and Managing Member Gil Santaliz to Discuss the Business and Ethical Implications of Net Neutrality WALL, NJ – SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 – New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX), a leader in data center and colocation solutions, announces today that its Founder and Managing Member, Gil Santaliz, will speak at Capacity North America, taking place September 30 – October 1, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  Capacity North America offers a unique platform for data centers, wholesale carriers, regulators, content players, ICT companies and vendors to meet with C-level executives who are directly responsible for navigating voice, data and value-added services across North America. Mr. Santaliz will join Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau, Matthew Del Nero, during the interview “Net Neutrality: A Question of Business or Principle?”, taking place Thursday, October 1 at 10:15 AM.  The recent reclassification of Title II by the FCC has put Net Neutrality back into the global spotlight.  This panel will explore the implications of the decision on businesses, backbone networks, peering, as well as the entire wholesale community both today and in the years to come.  Panelists will also discuss Net Neutrality’s influence on wholesale carriers and the differing perspectives on Net Neutrality between Canada and the U.S. NJFX is building the first Tier III carrier-neutral colocation facility that intersects where subsea cables from the U.S. and Europe meet at...

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