Category Archives: Fiber Optics

ZenFi to Sponsor and Speak at Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association NYC Spring Summit

CEO Ray LaChance to Discuss Building Out Wireless Infrastructure to Meet Current and Future Demand

New York, NY – April 13, 2017 ZenFi, New York’s carrier-neutral fronthaul fiber provider, announces today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Ray LaChance, will speak at the Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association NYC Spring Summit on April 20 at 4:15 p.m. at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City.  Mr. LaChance will also be available to share insights on how ZenFi, an event sponsor, enables wireless connectivity in an increasingly wireless and broadband-connected world.

Operators: Here’s an Easier Way to Manage Network Assets

In an effort to improve their asset visualization and management capabilities, network operators are increasingly seeking new technologies to replace legacy tools like spreadsheets. New developments in market acceleration platforms allow operators to avoid information silos and streamline network asset management, making it easier to meet customer needs.

There is No Substitute for Optical Transport

In today’s fast-paced digital environment, high-volume data and applications must flow seamlessly and securely between global financial markets, media hubs, data centers and service provider networks. Optical transport — with its highly scalable bandwidth and low latency connectivity — is a critical enabling element.

Businesses can obtain optical transport services by working with companies like GTT Communications, Inc., a leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients. GTT recently launched its new Optical Transport service, leveraging the company’s subsea and terrestrial fiber-optic network that is optimized for latency performance.

Need High-Bandwidth Connectivity to Optical Transport Services in the Dallas Metro Area?

Jim Lynch, Chief Executive Officer at FiberLight

Demand has been growing in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area for diverse, carrier-class fiber optic networking solutions.

Now, more options will be available thanks to a new partnership between FiberLight, LLC and Provision Data Services, a Dallas-based Tier 3 data center services provider. FiberLight plans to construct dual entrances into Provision’s downtown Dallas data center, providing local and regional companies direct access to a combination of high quality fiber optic networking solutions as well as scalable colocation and interconnection services through Provision.

The 137,000 square-foot data center, located at 2020 Live Oak Street, offers 14 MW capacity right in the heart of Dallas’s Central Business District (CBD).

Global Network Solutions Provider Taps Telecom Industry Veteran

Global network solutions company QuadGen has appointed Leighton Carroll, an industry veteran with more than two decades of software and telecommunications experience, to its executive leadership team as President.

The Global Subsea Fiber Cable Market is Heating Up

It may be early in 2017, but we’re already starting to see activity in the global subsea fiber cable market.

Just recently, leading subsea fiber optic solutions provider Xtera Communications, Inc. agreed to sell substantially all of its assets to H.I.G. Capital, a global private equity investment firm with over €20 billion ($25 billion USD, approximately) of equity capital under management.

Established in 1998 and based in Allen, Texas, and Harold Wood, Essex, UK, Xtera supplies un-repeatered and repeatered subsea systems using high-performance optical amplifiers to carry data.

Aqua Comms to Speak on the New Way of Building Networks and Opportunities in the United Kingdom

Aqua Comms Head of Network Engineering Jol Paling to Present at DataCentres North 2017 in Manchester, U.K.

DUBLIN – February 7, 2017 – Aqua Comms DAC (“Aqua Comms”), the operator of Ireland’s first dedicated subsea fibre-optic network interconnecting New York, Dublin and London, today announces that its Head of Network Engineering, Jol Paling, will speak at DataCentres North 2017. The event takes place 14-15 February, 2017 at the Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester, U.K.

Looking for Fiber Optic Customers?

Fiber optic technologyRight now there is massive demand for fiber optic connectivity among businesses. The challenge, however, is discovering customers who need it and connecting with them.

This process just got a lot easier, thanks to FiberLight, LLC, an industry leader for high performance fiber optic network solutions. Just recently, FiberLight released a near-net building list which identifies 4,500 buildings across its footprint that can be lit with its best-in-class data services.

Is There a Weak Link in Your Network?

fiber optical cablesWhat would happen if your business were to suddenly lose connectivity to a major U.S. market? Your entire operation would be disrupted, which would cost a fortune.

For this reason, you need to take point-to-point transport seriously. Your business is only as strong as its connections between U.S. hubs.

The Jersey Shore Meets the Fast and Furious: NJFX Set to Unveil its Data Center Campus

Originally posted to Data Center POST,

The Jersey Shore Meets the Fast and Furious NJFX Set to Unveil its Data Center CampusWe may be exaggerating, but only just a little. On September 21, 2016 in Wall Township, NJ, the New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) will be hosting its Phase II Grand Opening extravaganza.