Category Archives: optical
BT, Facebook, Google, Deutsche Telekom, Baidu, Microsoft, Vodafone to take centre stage at the 18th annual Next Generation Optical Networking co-located with Optical DCI
7th June, 2016 – Now in its 18th year, NGON is the number one EMEA optical networking event. The three day show provides a platform for service providers to exchange their ideas, develop expertise and share best practice, as well as unrivalled networking and business opportunities with the leading vendors in our industry.
ZenFi’s Metro Cross-Connects and Access Network Now Available for Immediate Turn-Up in Manhattan, Providing Extended Connectivity to the Bronx
Leading carrier-neutral fronthaul fiber provider, ZenFi, recently made an exciting announcement. Its highly scalable and flexible dark fiber solutions — the Metro Cross-Connects and Access Network — are now available for immediate turn-up in New York City’s largest carrier hotels, providing extended connectivity to the Bronx.
Metro Cross-Connects offers connectivity to 18 New Jersey-based data centers and is available for immediate turn-up at 111 8th Avenue, 85 10th Avenue, 60 Hudson Street, 325 Hudson Street and 75 Broad Street.
Chief Revenue Officer Ben Edmond to Present at the 2015 Optical Fiber Communications (OFC) Conference and Exposition
Chicago, IL, USA, March 02, 2015 – Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces that its Chief Revenue Officer, Ben Edmond, will present at the 2015 Optical Fiber Communications (OFC) Conference and Exposition, taking place March 22-26 in Los Angeles, CA. OFC is the largest global conference and exposition for optical communications and networking professionals, attracting prominent thought-leaders, offering key networking and partnering opportunities, and providing insights into the major trends and technology advances affecting the industry.
The market is seeing rising demand for dynamic and secure content delivery, driving the need for more network capacity and reliable fiber connectivity. To answer this growing market requirement and continue its mission of optimizing delivery of data at the edge of the network, EdgeConneX recently announced a partnership with international bandwidth infrastructure provider Zayo to ensure faster transportation of bandwidth-intensive content.
The deal involves building diverse entrances into six Edge Data Centers® and providing diverse entrances to two additional facilities, delivering dark fiber, wavelength and IP services for customers. Zayo fiber will now be available in 10 EdgeConneX facilities: Houston, Phoenix, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Memphis, Nashville, Portland, Richmond, Salt Lake City and San Diego. EdgeConneX’s facilities are strategically positioned nearest to network provider aggregation points, ensuring the lowest latency data delivery with improved quality of service. Customers in each of these Edge Data Centers can also leverage Tranzact, Zayo’s innovative shopping platform, to access pricing and place connectivity orders.
Widespread data center deployments and the need for 100G solutions are driving the rapid growth of global optical networking. INOC, a 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC) and global provider of outsourced optical and other infrastructure monitoring, reporting and support services, is meeting these mounting industry needs by expanding its optical network services portfolio to provide customers the high-quality, cost-effective network services they require to keep up with market demand.
INOC recently announced the addition of Brian Parker to its executive team as Director of the Company’s new Optical Network Services Division. As a former INOC team member, Mr. Parker now returns to the company with over 20 years of experience in the optical networking industry. Leveraging his extensive industry background in data and voice communications technologies, Mr. Parker will design customized network solutions for INOC’s enterprise and carrier customers.