Category Archives: Networks

GTT to Present at Pacific Crest 12th Annual Emerging Technology Summit

McLean, VA, February 23, 2017GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, will present at the Pacific Crest 12th Annual Emerging Technology Summit taking place in San Francisco. Chris McKee, general counsel and executive vice president, corporate development, will present on February 28 at 10:30 a.m. PST, participate on the “Future of SDN and Network Connectivity” panel at 11:00 a.m. PST, and meet with investors that day.

A webcast of the presentation session and a copy of the company’s latest investor presentation will be available on the company’s website.

About GTT

GTT provides multinationals with a better way to reach the cloud through its suite of cloud networking services, including wide area networking, Internet, managed services and voice services. The company’s Tier 1 IP network, ranked in the top five worldwide, connects clients to any location in the world and any application in the cloud. GTT delivers an outstanding client experience by living its core values of simplicity, speed and agility. For more information on how GTT is redefining global communications, please visit www.gtt.net.

GTT Investor Relations:
Jody Burfening/Carolyn Capaccio

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+1 212 838 3777
ccapaccio@lhai.com

GTT Media Inquiries:

Randall Slack

GTT
+1.908.988.1909
randall.slack@gtt.net

Telecom TV/MEF16: Travis Ewert, SVP, Level 3 – Evolving From On-Demand Services To Customer-Defined Networking

Originally posted on ThirdNetworkNews

TelecomTV at MEF16 – Travis Ewert, Senior VP, Global Network Software Development, Level 3 Communications explains how customer usage of on-demand services has evolved since the company first began offering dynamic capabilities several years ago. 

MEF16: Pascal Menezes, CTO, MEF – Standardized Open APIs & Other Key Work To Drive Third Network Transformation

Originally posted on ThirdNetworkNews

MEF16 Keynote – Pascal Menezes, CTO, MEF discusses major work to enable Third Network services for the digital economy. This includes (1) development of orchestrated connectivity (wavelengths, CE 2.0, IP) & NFV-based services (security and other), (2) development of the LSO (Lifecycle Services Orchestration) architecture and standardized open APIs, (3) open initiatives with OpenLSO and OpenCS (Open Connectivity Services) reference implementations, and (4) the evolution of certification programs for services, equipment, and professionals.

MEF16: Chad Haggerty, Comcast – Network Service Transformation & Digital Customer Expectations

Originally posted on ThirdNetworkNews

MEF16 Keynote by Chad Haggerty, Senior Director of OSS Systems, Comcast – The digital customer and software-based network technologies require transformative changes to business processes and ecosystems. SDN, NFV, and cloud-based networks enable dynamic, real-time customer-controlled services.

China Telecom and Hutchison Global Communications Sign IPX Peering Arrangement to Enable Greater Mobile Operator Coverage in China

Originally posted to Data Center POST by Kathy Xu

China TelecomOn Monday, May 9, 2016 at 12:00 p.m., Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) President of International and Carrier Business, Andrew Kwok, and China Telecom Global Limited (CTG) Executive Vice PresidenDatat, Ou Yan, met in the International Telecoms Week (ITW) Press Room to sign an official peering agreement between their unique Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) networks. This collaboration will enable HGC’s service provider and Mobile Network Operator (MNO) customers to expand their coverage across mainland China, generating the opportunity to reach more than 200 individual mobile users via a highly diversified network. In addition, CTG’s global coverage will be extended by way of the expansive Hutch-IPX network reach.

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.

NANOG On The Road Comes to Raleigh, NC April 12, 2016 and Denver, CO May 10, 2016

One-Day Programs Offer Professional Education and Networking Opportunities for Internet Professionals, Students and Individuals Interested in Network Operations

NANOGANN ARBOR, MI, MARCH 22, 2016 – The North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG) is pleased to announce two upcoming NANOG On The Road events, to be held Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at the Embassy Suites Raleigh Durham Research Triangle in Cary, North Carolina, and at the Denver Marriott Westminster in Denver, Colorado on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Registration for both events is free and includes education-based programs offering attendees the opportunity to hear from industry leaders through tutorials and local content related to network operations. Networking opportunities among industry veterans and budding professionals will also be available.

Virtualizing the Radio Access Network

By: Doug Haluza, Chief Technology Officer, ZenFi Networks

ZenFiCurrently, there are more mobile-connected devices than people. The Internet of Things (IoT) will demand ever more network capacity. Mobile data traffic generated by these devices is predicted to increase nearly tenfold in the next five years. To address the explosive capacity demands of mobile traffic while keeping operating expenditure (OpEx) and capital expenditure (CapEx) in control, operators are virtualizing the Radio Access Network (RAN).

Better, Faster, Stronger – How the Edge is Shaking up the Internet Community

EdgeConneXNo matter how fast you’re going on an expressway, it’s quicker to drive across the street than across the country.  The same rule applies to the Internet superhighway: when you need content quickly, the closer it is to you at the start, the faster it can be delivered.

USA FIBER and Montgomery County Focus on the Future of a Fiber Connected World

USAfiber-logo-500px1USA FIBER, a company that engineers, builds and operates mission critical dark fiber networks for clients in the telecommunications, Internet, data center, government, research & education and enterprise space, has joined forces with Montgomery County Maryland and their leading ultraMontgomery program to interconnect the respective fiber networks.