Monthly Archives: January 2016

Infomart Data Centers Wins InfoTech Spotlight Data Center Excellence Award

RackReady Solution Recognized for Excellence

Infomart LogoDALLAS, TX – January 26, 2016 Infomart Data Centers, a national wholesale data center provider, announces today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named its RackReady™ service as a 2015 Data Center Excellence Award winner, presented by infoTECH Spotlight.  Infomart Data Centers is a pioneer in bridging the retail / wholesale colocation gap with innovative solutions such as RackReady, which offers a simple and flexible option for colocation customers who are ready to migrate to a wholesale solution, but do not want to manage the costs or complexity of building out their own data center suite.

Host in Ireland Expands with Two New Partners for 2016

Cork Internet eXchange and Future-Tech Join Host in Ireland and Contribute Members to its Executive Committee

Host in IrelandDUBLIN, IRELAND – January 26, 2016 Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces the addition of two new partners for 2016.  Cork Internet eXchange (CIX), the major connectivity centre for the south west of Ireland, and Future-Tech, a data centre professional services provider based in West Berkshire, United Kingdom, have joined the organization, which has retained 15 partners from last year.  With the addition of these new partners, Host in Ireland also gains two new Executive Committee members, James Wilman, CEO at Future-Tech, and Jerry Sweeney, Managing Director at Cork Internet eXchange.  

New Jersey Fiber Exchange to Speak at Metro Connect USA 2016

NJFX Founder and Managing Member Gil Santaliz to Participate on Panel Exploring the Evolution of the Modern Data Center

NJFX-LogoWALL, NJ – January 25, 2016New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX), the first Tier 3 carrier-neutral colocation facility that intersects where subsea cables from the United States, South America, Europe and the Caribbean meet, announces today that its Founder and Managing Member, Gil Santaliz, will participate on a panel at Metro Connect USA 2016, taking place January 26-27, 2016 at the Eden Roc Resort in Miami Beach, Florida.  Bringing together attendees from some of the largest metro players in the nation, Metro Connect USA is the meeting point of choice for critical discussion regarding the future of U.S. communications and development of fiber infrastructure.

Virtualizing the Radio Access Network

By: Doug Haluza, Chief Technology Officer, ZenFi Networks

ZenFiCurrently, there are more mobile-connected devices than people. The Internet of Things (IoT) will demand ever more network capacity. Mobile data traffic generated by these devices is predicted to increase nearly tenfold in the next five years. To address the explosive capacity demands of mobile traffic while keeping operating expenditure (OpEx) and capital expenditure (CapEx) in control, operators are virtualizing the Radio Access Network (RAN).

Telstra Releases Two Major PEN Platform Enhancements

TelstraGlobal network solutions provider Telstra today released two new services that will significantly enhance its leading Software-Defined Networking (SDN) platform, Telstra PEN: PEN Exchange and PEN Marketplace.  The services streamline connectivity between PEN customers and the ordering of critical network functions over an online portal.

Windstream Extends 100G Network from Ashburn, VA to NJFX

NJFX-LogoLeading data center and colocation solutions provider New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) and large bandwidth transport provider Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN) have successfully expanded Windstream’s 100G long-haul express network.

2nd Annual Northeast Wireless Safety Summit Announces Agenda

Northeast Wireless Safety Summit to Take Place February 4, 2016

logoTarrytown, NY – January 21, 2016 – HPC Wireless Services, a wireless telecommunications platform company servicing the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, announces the agenda for the 2nd Annual Northeast Wireless Safety Summit (NEWSS), taking place from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM on February 4, 2016 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Tarrytown, New York.

Webair and 1025Connect Partner To Provide Long Island with Stronger Connectivity and Interconnection Services

webairlogo_600x150Fully managed cloud, colocation and managed solutions provider Webair has announced a new strategic partnership with Long Island’s premier carrier-neutral Meet-Me Room (MMR), 1025Connect.  The partnership will establish direct, redundant and low-latency connectivity between Webair’s NY1 data center, located in Garden City, New York, and 1025’s Westbury, New York-based facility. This network is also supported by over a dozen leading carriers.

PCCW to Utilize Aqua Comms’ New Transatlantic Subsea Cable Network, AEConnect

Aqua CommsAqua Comms Limited has announced a new partnership with PCCW Global, the international operating division of Hong Kong’s leading telecommunications service provider, HKT.  The partnership will allow HKT to use Aqua Comms’ brand new subsea transatlantic fiber cable network, America Europe Connect (AEConnect). In doing so, Aqua Comms will provide PCCW with additional route diversity between its New York and London Points of Presence (PoPs). It’s a low latency and high-capacity connectivity solution that will also allow PCCW to future-proof against rising bandwidth requirements.

EdgeConneX® to Co-Sponsor and Speak at Metro Connect USA 2016

CTO, Don MacNeil, to Present on Data Center Investment


Herndon, VA – January 21, 2016EdgeConneX®, specializing in global infrastructure at the edge of the network, announces today its Chief Technology Officer, Don MacNeil, will speak at Metro Connect USA 2016.  The Company will also co-sponsor the event, which takes place January 26-27, 2016 at the Eden Roc Miami Beach Resort in Miami, Florida.