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ROOT Data Center to Speak at CAPRE’s Greater Montréal and Québec Data Center Summit

January 11, 2018 — ROOT Data Center, specializing in next-gen colocation that extends beyond security and reliability, announces today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, AJ Byers, and Vice President of International Business Development, Mike Segal, will speak at CAPRE’s Second Annual Greater Montréal and Quebec Data Center Summit, taking place at the Centre Mont‑Royal in Montréal. On Wednesday, January 17, at 9:20 a.m., Mr. Byers will join executives from JLL, GI Partners, Kelvin Emtech, Goldman Sachs, Northern Investment Partners Inc., and Structure Research on the Canadian and Québec Data Center Leadership Panel, “A Big Picture Overview, and Making...

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GTT to Sponsor National Retail Federation Big Show

McLean, VA, January 11, 2018 — GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today that it will sponsor the National Retail Federation Big Show. The event takes place January 15-17 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City and brings the retail community together to experience the latest trends, technologies and solutions. GTT has a proven track record of serving the unique needs of the retail industry. GTT’s industry-leading SD-WAN service provides the widest range of access options, global coverage via the company’s top five Tier 1 IP network, enhanced application performance and visibility, and secure connectivity to leading cloud service providers, worldwide. GTT also provides global wide area networking, Internet, managed services and voice. About GTT GTT provides multinationals with a better way to reach the cloud through its suite of cloud networking services, including optical transport, wide area networking, internet, managed services, voice and video services. The company’s Tier 1 IP network, ranked in the top five worldwide, connects clients to any location in the world and any application in the cloud. GTT delivers an outstanding client experience by living its core values of simplicity, speed and agility. For more information on how GTT is redefining global communications, please visit www.gtt.net. Media Inquiries: Randy Slack +1.646.254.6905...

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DataGryd to “Get Quantum” at PTC’18

DataGryd, a leader in data center development and operations in Manhattan, announces today that its CEO and Principal, Peter Feldman, will speak at PTC’18, taking place in Honolulu, Hawaii. On Monday, January 22, at 2:00 p.m., Mr. Feldman will lead a provocative session at PTC’18, “Tropical Session 4: The Impact of Quantum Computing, Software Global Network Technology on Data Center, Cloud, Colo and the IoT,” which will examine how the development of quantum computing and cloud-based software distribution is rapidly evolving with game-changing possibilities designed to the challenges of enterprises, institutions and end-users around the world. WHAT: Topical Session...

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Webair to Discuss Security, Privacy and Data Protection at PTC’18

January 3, 2018 — Webair, a high-touch, agile Cloud and fully managed infrastructure service provider, today announces that its Chief Technology Officer, Sagi Brody, will be participating in a topical session at the Pacific Telecommunications Council 2018 (PTC’18) conference, taking place January 21-24, 2018 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. During the topical session “Security, Privacy and Data Protection,” panelists will discuss how organizations are designing new methods to provide protection against DDoS and Ransomware attacks, including using privacy to deliver business value and innovative ideas on data protection and overall cybersecurity.  Mr. Brody will discuss attack...

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Deep Blue Cable CTO, Alasdair Wilkie, to Speak at PTC’18

Deep Blue Cable, the developer, owner and operator of a state-of-the-art subsea fibre-optic system providing connectivity across the Caribbean islands and to the Americas, has announced that its CTO, Alasdair Wilkie, will speak at PTC’18 in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Mr. Wilkie is also the Chairman of the Atlantic Cable Maintenance Agreement, a non-profit cooperative cable association whose members are companies responsible for the operations and maintenance of undersea communications and power cables, as well as Oil and Gas platform operators in the Atlantic, North Sea, and Southeastern Pacific Ocean. Mr. Wilkie will join other subsea cable industry executives on the Submarine...

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EdgeConneX® to Speak at PTC’18

December 13, 2017 – EdgeConneX®, specializing in global data center solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its chief innovation officer, Phill Lawson-Shanks, will speak at PTC’18, taking place in Honolulu, Hawaii. On Sunday, 21 January 2018, Mr. Lawson-Shanks will moderate the roundtable, “Melding Network and Cloud Strategies.”  The roundtable will provide insights into the expanding and highly interdependent cloud and network technology, services and financial arena. On Monday, Mr. Lawson-Shanks will participate on the roundtable, “Will the Edge Eat the Cloud?”  Joining other industry-leading executives, he will discuss the major architectural shift taking place whereby the...

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Host in Ireland’s Report on Irish Data Hosting Industry Cites Significant Challenges That Could Impact Mid- and Long-Term Growth

‘Ireland’s Data Hosting Industry 2017’ Study Highlights the Growth of Ireland’s Hosting Industry, Its Near-Term Forecast and the Very Real Threats to Its Sustained Growth DUBLIN – 12 December, 2017 – Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, and winner of the Datacloud Europe 2016 award for Innovative Data Center Location, today announces the release of a new report, “Ireland’s Data Hosting Industry 2017.”  The research study, created in collaboration with Bitpower and partly-funded by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), examines the opportunities and challenges associated with the digital asset hosting industry in Ireland. The report also attempts to establish a baseline of the size, by category and sustainability, of Ireland’s data centre industry, addressing the scale of energy in use, requested and predicted over the period from 2017 to 2024.  In 2016, the total energy use for all operational data centres in Ireland was estimated to be 1.40 TWh.  Ireland’s total electricity use in 2016 was 27.6 TWh.  By way of illustration, the world’s data centres used 416.2 TWh in 2016, of which Ireland’s data centre energy use represented 0.34 percent of the industry total.  By analysing the different types of data centres, and documenting the energy efficiency and best practices in data centre design and operations, the report will act as a...

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ZenFi to Speak at SCWS Americas

ZenFi, New York’s carrier-neutral fronthaul fiber provider, announces today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Ray LaChance, will be speaking at SCWS Americas, taking place December 4-6, 2017 in San Jose, California. Mr. LaChance will participate on the panel, “Backhaul for Dense Urban Environments.” Leveraging more than two decades of industry experience managing teams to design, build and operate complex, high-capacity networks, Mr. LaChance will contribute to an educational discussion regarding the role of backhaul fiber as a key enabler of mobile densification in urban environments. WHAT: Panel: “Backhaul for Dense Urban Environments” WHERE: SCWS Americas DoubleTree by Hilton...

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