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DatacenterDynamics Colo + Cloud A Constellation of Telecom Stars and Opportunity Shines Above Dallas

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On September 27, the scene is set in Dallas for disruption, paradigm shifts and challenges to conventional wisdom, as the movers and shakers of the colo, cloud and data center ecosphere come together for DatacenterDynamics Colo + Cloud, the data center service provider transformation conference.

CHI-NOG 06 Conference Agenda

chinog-logo-large-291x300We are pleased to announce that the Chicago Network Operators Group will host their 6th annual meeting (CHI-NOG 06) on May 12th, 2016 in Chicago, IL.

Digital Realty to Speak on the Service Evolution for the Wholesale Carrier

Chief Operating Officer Jarrett Appleby to Present at Capacity Europe 2015

dr_logo_tag_EU_vt_4cp_posLondon, UK – October 20, 2015 Digital Realty Trust, Inc.  (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data centre solutions, announces today that its Chief Operating Officer, Jarrett Appleby, will participate in a panel during Capacity Europe 2015, taking place at the Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center in Paris, France November 2-4, 2015. The Summit will bring together over 1,400 leading carrier, service provider, ICT, OTT, data centre, and VoIP provider executives from all over Europe and around the world.

ZenFi Networks to Speak at COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2015

ZenFi CEO, Ray La Chance, to Discuss Metro Small Cell and Cloud-RAN Deployment Monday, October 19

ZenFi LogoNew York, NY – October 16, 2015ZenFi Networks, New York City’s carrier-neutral fronthaul fiber provider, announces today that its CEO, Ray La Chance, will present the session “Enabling Small Cells and Cloud-RAN for Metro Market Connectivity with the New All-Access Network” at the Marriott Marquis San Francisco during COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2015 Business Expo.

Open–IX Association to Speak at DatacenterDynamics As-A-Service in Chicago

Executive Director Gabe Cole to Participate in Two Panels Focused on Network and Open Data Center Innovation

Open-IX LogoCAMBRIDGE, MA, USA – October 14, 2015 – The Open-IX Association (OIX), a 501(c)(6) non-profit industry association formed to promote better standards for data center interconnection and Internet exchanges, announces that its Executive Director, Gabe Cole, will speak at DatacenterDynamics As-A-Service, to be held October 27-28, 2015 at the Hilton Chicago.

Mr. Cole, joined by a representative from Google, will participate in the panel “Delivering a Low Latency, Very High Performance Network Fabric to Deal with Soaring Enterprise Data Dissemination Needs,” taking place at 10:20 AM on October 27. The panel will explore enterprises’ increased use of bandwidth-intensive applications such as videoconferencing and their impact on existing networks. Mr. Cole will also discuss how Open-IX is enabling open, low latency and high-performance architecture to help overcome today’s data-driven network challenges.

The next day, October 28 at 3:00 PM, Cole will join a plenary panel discussion, “Mapping the New Open Data Center Innovation Genome,” along with senior executives from IBM, StackingIT, the Open Compute Project Foundation and other open-source oriented organizations. The panel will explore the ongoing transformation of the data center and cloud infrastructure sectors from a vendor-driven, closed, proprietary and monolithic technology ecosphere to one of open-sourced, knowledge-community-designed and distributed technology.  The session will also examine the business implications of an open-sourced data center and cloud technology services market, including the accompanying effects on the economics, transparency, performance and resilience of these services, and emerging technologies. Additionally, Mr. Cole will address the growth and overall mission of OPEN-IX®, which develops and promotes open, uniform standards for data centers, among other organizational imperatives.

A two-day event, DCD As-A-Service brings together senior business, operations and technology professionals from the world’s major colocation, cloud, telecoms and other data center and managed service providers to discuss the future of the rapidly growing data center sector. The program will run separate tracks on infrastructure deployment strategies, design, and operational efficiency, in addition to platform interoperability, investment, and demand-side dynamics. Featuring over 70 speakers across 55 sessions, the conference includes interactive workshops and a series of C-suite level roundtables.

Organized and operated by volunteers from the Internet, the Open-IX Association aims to increase the reliability, resiliency and competitiveness of massive-scale interconnection for all. With the help of broad participation of interconnect and data center professionals, the Association has successfully developed Internet Exchange and data center consensus-based community standards and certified 27 data centers and five exchanges since its establishment in 2013.

To request a meeting with the OPEN-IX® team at DatacenterDynamics As-A-Service, email 

About Open-IX Association
The Open-IX Association (OIX) is an Internet community effort to improve the landscape of Internet peering and massive-scale interconnection. OIX encourages the development of neutral and distributed Internet exchanges while promoting uniform standards of performance for interconnections backed by the Internet community. The Association aims to promote common and uniform specifications for data transfer and physical connectivity and improve overall Internet performance by developing criteria and methods of measurement to reduce the complexity that restricts massive-scale interconnection in fragmented markets. The OIX Board is comprised of volunteer representatives from the Internet community, including William Charnock, Christian Koch, Chris Malayter, Keith Mitchell, Josh Snowhorn, David Temkin, and Barry Tishgart. New elected board members for 2016 are Greg Hankins and Vinay Nagpal, and David Temkin, who was re-elected, will be returning to the Board along with current Board members Charnock, Koch, Malayter and Snowhorn. More information about OIX can be found by visiting

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Final Conference Agenda Announced for Capacity North America 2015

25 Key Industry Speakers Gather to Discuss Future Investments and Growth Opportunities within the Rapidly Changing North American Wholesale Market

CNLondon, UK, September 21, 2015 – Capacity Conferences, specializing in connecting regional carrier communities, announces the final agenda for the 15th annual Capacity North America 2015 conference. The premiere C-level networking event for the North American wholesale community will take place September 30 and October 1 at the Hyatt Regency Toronto in Toronto, Canada. A pre-event welcome reception is scheduled on September 29, 2015. 

AquaComms to Present in the Global Cable Project Showcase at Submarine Network World 2015

Chief Operations Officer Greg Varisco to Discuss Next-Generation Transatlantic Subsea Fiber Optic Systems, Including AEConnect

Aqua Comms_final logo_RGBDUBLIN, IRELAND — September 1, 2015 — Aqua Comms Limited (AquaComms), a provider of scalable, subsea capacity-based network solutions, announces today that its Chief Operations Officer, Greg Varisco, will give a presentation at Submarine Networks World 2015, taking place at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Center. Mr. Varisco will present at the conference’s Global Cable Project Showcase on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 14:50, followed by moderating the Project Developer Roundtable at Table 3 at 15:40.

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.

Webair CTO Sagi Brody to Speak at HostingCon Global 2015

July 27 Presentation to Focus on Unique Challenges of Managing Remote Operations Teams

Webair LogoNEW YORK, NY, July 7, 2015 – Webair, a leading provider of Cloud Hosting, Colocation and Managed solutions, today announces that its Chief Technology Officer, Sagi Brody, will present at HostingCon Global 2015 in San Diego, California on July 27, 2015.

EdgeConneX® to Speak at TIA 2015

Chief Architect Phill Lawson-Shanks to Present on a New Era of Cloud Computing at the Edge 

EdgeConneXHerndon, VA – May 21, 2015EdgeConneX®, specializing in hosting solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its Chief Architect, Phill Lawson-Shanks, will speak during the “Network Infrastructure for a Data-Centric World” educational track at the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) 2015 Conference: Network of the Future, taking place June 2-4, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, TX.