Category Archives: FiberLight

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).

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.

FiberLight Announces New Fiber Construction to Connect Texas Networks

On July 26, 2016, FiberLight announced that the company will continue to invest in its Texas-based network.

FiberLight LogoMoving forward, FiberLight will provide low-latency transport to growing rural communities across Texas. The expansion will establish additional low-latency connectivity between its Dallas-Austin-San Antonio-Houston (DASH) footprint, and areas across the western part of its network including Amarillo, Abilene, Midland, Lubbock, Odessa, San Angelo and surrounding areas.

Interview with FiberLight for ITW 2016

Originally posted on Data Center POST

Interview with FiberLight for ITW 2016

Ron Kormos, CSO FiberLight

Ron Kormos, CSO FiberLight

Data Center POST recently spoke with Ron Kormos, Chief Strategy Officer and Jim Hintze, SVP of Sales from FiberLight, about what the company plans to accomplish at the upcoming International Telecoms Week (ITW), the world’s largest meeting for the global wholesale telecommunications community.  ITW 2016 will take place at the Hyatt Regency and Swissotel in Chicago, IL from May 8-11, 2016. In our Q&A with Mr. Kormos and Mr. Hintze, we discussed the topics of selling network services, adapting to customer demands and how technology plays a role in the company. FiberLight was one of the first fiber-optic network construction companies to build within state and local rights-of-way. The company owns over 1,500,000 fiber miles of network in 30 metropolitan markets, with over 17,000 backbone access points, 1,000 on-net locations, presence in nearly 100 data centers and active expansion activities.

FiberLight Teams with Carrier-1 to Provide Fiber Connectivity to Infomart Dallas

FiberLight LogoHigh-performance fiber-optic network solutions provider, FiberLight, LLC , has announced a new partnership with Carrier-1 Data Centers, one of the largest data center facilities in North Texas. Moving forward, FiberLight will deliver highly secure and reliable fiber connectivity from Carrier-1’s Dallas data center at 1515 Round Table to Infomart Dallas. At 1.6 million square feet, Infomart Dallas is one of the most connected carrier-neutral data centers in the country and a major connectivity hub for the Southern U.S.

FiberLight’s John Schmitt Earns Promotion to EVP and Chief Development Officer

FiberLight LogoHigh-performance fiber optic network provider FiberLight, LLC recently announced the promotion and expanded management responsibilities of 20-year telecom industry veteran John Schmitt.  In his new capacity as Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Mr. Schmitt is responsible for strengthening FiberLight’s relationship with national and global tech leaders, exploring additional growth areas for its solutions, and working closely with the company’s management team to provide insight into critical strategies regarding its future.

FiberLight, LLC Texas Expansion Project Nears Completion

FiberLight LogoIndustry-leading provider of high- performance fiber optic network solutions, FiberLight, LLC, announced this week that it is nearing the completion of its Texas expansion project — enhancing wireless capabilities for four major wireless carriers and connecting fourth- and fifth-tier markets to FiberLight’s existing Dallas and Houston markets through Ethernet backhaul technology.

A Need for Speed: FiberLight’s South Florida Investment Brings Higher Bandwidth Capabilities for Data-Driven Enterprises

FiberLight LogoIn response to demands for higher bandwidth capabilities, data mirroring and storage area network delivery capabilities, FiberLight, LLC, an industry leader in high-performance fiber optic network solutions, announced plans to invest in capital upgrades of its South Florida fiber optic network.  FiberLight will deploy Ciena’s converged packet optical and packet networking platforms to deliver enhanced connectivity and scalable bandwidth from FiberLight’s self-healing network architecture.

Scheduled for completion in late October, FiberLight’s upgraded South Florida core network will connect to nearly every data center in the region, and will feature dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) nodes and Ethernet aggregation switches at six (6) data centers in Miami – NAP of the Americas, two Equinix locations, Miami Data Vault, QTS, and Peak 10.  The network upgrade will affect 70 percent of FiberLight’s existing network, which extends from North Palm Beach to Doral.

FiberLight and Cirracore Announce Co-Branded IaaS Offering for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

FiberLight LogoFiberLight, LLC and Cirracore recently partnered to launch an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud offering in FiberLight’s 180 Peachtree, Atlanta, GA and 1950 N. Stemmons, Dallas, TX facilities.  The public and hybrid IaaS offering enables customers to securely migrate computing resources to the cloud, readily scale out infrastructure and significantly reduce spending by paying only for the capacity they use.

This cloud-based IaaS offering’s uptime capability is especially critical for customers that handle Big Data.  A collection of data so large and complex requires a viable Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery solution for data transport, processing, storage and distribution.  FiberLight’s selection of Cirracore was strategic in this aspect.

As a leading supplier of VMware®-based cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service solutions for business continuity and disaster recovery, Cirracore has experienced unprecedented uptimes of 100 percent since the company’s inception.  This is due, in large part, to a leadership team deeply rooted in IT security.