Category Archives: Data Center

Access to Cloud Networking Services and Next-Generation Interconnection Technologies in Core U.S. Markets Just Got More Affordable and Easier

The goal of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is to enable cloud and network engineers and administrators to respond quickly to changing business requirements via a centralized control console.  SDN encompasses multiple kinds of network technologies designed to make the network more flexible and agile to support the virtualized server and storage infrastructure of the modern data center.

Connecting major carrier hotels and data centers throughout North America, PacketFabric’s Software-defined Networking (SDN) based network platform is designed to deliver hundreds of Terabits per second of on-demand connectivity across its purpose-built private backbone network.

Modernizing Your Network Strategy

Enterprises today require seamless connectivity across multiple regions, clouds and data centers as well as enough bandwidth to support heavy workloads and applications. Many companies, however, are finding it difficult to achieve seamless connectivity because they are using outdated networking solutions that are slow to provision and difficult to update.

Now there is an easy way to obtain high-quality connectivity. PacketFabric, a NantWorks organization and a provider of next-generation Ethernet-based cloud networking services. offers fully automated, purpose-built software-defined networking (SDN)-based architecture that allows users to instantaneously provision terabit-scale connectivity directly, privately and securely over next-generation transport fabric now powered by the Juniper Networks QFX10000 line of switches.

Change Is in The Air at PTC ‘17

You can’t walk more than two feet in any direction at PTC’17 in Honolulu this year without hearing about change. With “Changing Realities” as the theme of the event, just about every company is focused on progress and growth.

New Peering and IP Traffic Routing Services Are Available on Long Island

Long Island is now a hotspot for colocation and connectivity, as the area is home to numerous subsea landing stations and data center providers. By connecting through Long Island, it’s possible to bypass the generally crowded Manhattan market and still access world-class connectivity services.

Just recently, for instance, 1025Connect, Long Island’s premier network-neutral Meet-Me-Room for network interconnection and colocation, announced a partnership with DE-CIX, a carrier and data center-neutral Internet exchange operator featuring multiple platforms across the U.S. as well as a distributed platform that extends across major data centers and carrier hotels throughout the New York-New Jersey market. DE-CIX also has an exchange in the Dallas, Texas metropolitan market.

The Sun Rises at PTC’17 in Honolulu

The global telecommunications industry is set to converge on Honolulu for the 39th annual PTC’17 conference, Asia-Pacific’s premier telecommunications event. This year’s theme, “Changing Realities,” will focus on the dynamic industry changes that are affecting the global digital economy, customer demands and the current regulatory landscape.

PTC’17: Changing Realities will also offer an opportunity to network and engage with some of the industry’s biggest influencers, such as Gold Sponsor SUNeVision Holdings Limited of Hong Kong, which is a premium carrier-neutral data center service provider. Since 2000, SUNeVision has owned and managed four facilities throughout Hong Kong including MEGA-I in Chai Wan, MEGA-Two in Shatin, ONE in Kwan O and JUMBO in Tsuen Wan (through its subsidiary iAdvantage Limited).

Surging Connectivity Demands Are Driving Global Data Center Growth

Originally posted to Data Center POST,

The massive demand for connectivity is fueling the need for reliable data center services, particularly in emerging and secondary international markets. For this reason, many data center providers are expanding their global footprint to provide critical backend data transport and storage in key locations.

Etix Everywhere, which experienced exponential growth and international success in 2016, is a noteworthy example. In February, the company opened new offices in New York and San Francisco, and then launched six data centers in various Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities across the U.S. and Europe, as well as emerging markets in Africa, the Middle East, Scandinavia and South America. Eight additional facilities are also under construction.

Improved Connectivity Is Coming to the Mid-Atlantic

Stretching from New York to Maryland, the Mid-Atlantic is one of the most competitive and fast-paced business regions of the country and home to a large concentration of finance, media, communications and government entities. It goes without saying that efficient and reliable connectivity is vital for success in this market.

Experience Datacloud Asia 2017 Where Deals Are Made in the Asia-Pacific Data Center and Cloud Community

Singapore city skyline at sunset.According to Gartner, various economic, regulatory and technology advancements throughout the Asia Pacific region offer tremendous opportunities for global telecommunications enterprises. In light of this growth potential, Datacloud is making its way to the Far East on February 23 to host the first-ever Datacloud Asia 2017 conference at the Capella Singapore luxury hotel. The foremost networking and business deal-making forum for the data center and cloud community, Datacloud converges enterprise end-users, industry professionals, investors and suppliers from around the world to facilitate deals and learn about today’s most influential trends in technology.

Abacus Data Systems Selects IO Colocation to Host Cloud Customers

io-logoPhoenix, Ariz – December 12, 2016IO, a leading global provider of Data Center Services, today announced Abacus Data Systems, Inc. (Abacus) has selected IO’s data center infrastructure to support its Abacus Private Cloud customers. Abacus is using IO colocation services in Phoenix and London to deliver Virtual Desktop as a Service solutions in a reliable, high availability environment.

IO Successfully Completes SOC2 Type 2 Certification for Data Centers

Coalfire Systems Inc. affirms IO’s commitment to security, reliability, and operational excellence

io-logoPhoenix, Ariz – December 8, 2016IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, announced today that the company has completed a SOC2 Type 2 audit covering their six operational data centers.