Category Archives: EdgeConneX
Herndon, VA – February 9, 2017 – EdgeConneX®, specializing in global infrastructure at the edge of the network, announces today the release of a new video developed and produced in association with Comcast Ventures. The video case study explores the relationship between EdgeConneX and Comcast Ventures, detailing both how they were a critical early investor in the company and also the story of how EdgeConneX has become the largest global Edge Data Center® (EDC) provider at the edge of the network.
CTO, Don MacNeil, to Discuss the Importance of Localization to Reduce Latency
Herndon, VA – January 26, 2017 – EdgeConneX®, specializing in global infrastructure at the edge of the network, announces today its chief technology officer, Don MacNeil, will speak at Metro Connect USA 2017. The company will also co-sponsor the event, which takes place January 31-February 1, 2017 at the Nobu Eden Roc Miami Beach Resort in Miami, FL.
On Tuesday, January 31 at 4 p.m., Mr. MacNeil will participate on the panel, “The Edge: The Importance of Becoming Local.” Mr. MacNeil will be joined on the panel by executives from Alpheus Communications, FiberLight, Global Capacity, NJFX and Schneider Electric. As metro fiber providers look to localize their services to reduce latency, this session will look at how cloud, data centers and content services are driving this shift. Mr. MacNeil and his industry colleagues will also discuss how virtualized systems such as SDN and NFV will impact the future of connectivity in metro markets.
EdgeConneX® to Speak on Business and Benefits Associated With Delivering Content, Cloud and Applications at the Edge
Don MacNeil and Phill Lawson-Shanks to Present at PTC’17 in Honolulu, HI
Herndon, VA – January 11, 2017 – EdgeConneX®, the leader in global infrastructure solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its chief technology officer, Don MacNeil, and chief architect and vice president of innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, will present at PTC’17: Changing Realities, the annual conference of the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC). The event is taking place January 15-18, 2017 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village® Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Chief Technical Officer, Don MacNeil, to Speak on How Data Centers are Delivering Content to the Consumer via the Edge
Herndon, VA – September 28, 2016 – EdgeConneX®, the leader in global infrastructure solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its chief technical officer, Don MacNeil, will participate on a panel at Capacity North America. The event, which takes place October 5-6, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Toronto, brings together cloud providers, content distributors and providers, and wholesale carriers.
Chief Technical Officer, Don MacNeil, to Speak on the Future of Multi-Tenant Colocation and Cloud Services Within Modern Facilities
Chief Architect and Vice President of Innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, to Speak at Global Conference for Entertainment and News Content Creation and Delivery
OIX-2 certification confirms that Portland EDC’s infrastructure reduces complexities and enables the implementation of business-critical environments, content platforms and international IP networks.
Portland Facility is the First and Only OIX-Certified Data Center in the Pacific Northwest
Herndon, VA – August 4, 2016 – EdgeConneX®, specializing in global data center solutions at the Edge of the network, today announces that its Portland Edge Data Center® (EDC) has been awarded OPEN-IX® OIX-2 certification. Earning OIX-2 certification validates that the Portland EDC’s infrastructure reduces the complexity that restricts interconnection and enables the implementation of business-critical environments, international IP core networks or content platforms.
Ireland is now a prime location for hosting data. Its data center industry provides enhanced connectivity, cost control, security and renewable energy for businesses of all sizes. Host in Ireland, which operates out of Dublin and through satellite offices in New York, defines five key elements (called the “5 Ps”) as the foundation of its success: Policy, People, Pedigree, Pipes and Power.
Light Reading and EdgeConneX® Present at Upskill University
On Friday, July 22, EdgeConneX® will team up with Light Reading to present on the topic, The Future of the Metro Data Center Interconnect at Upskill University. EdgeConneX specializes in global data center solutions at the Edge of the network, and “Upskill U” is an online educational resource that delivers must-have information on themes that relate to the overall business transformation taking place in the telecommunications industry.