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In Case You Missed It: A Roundup of Key News Stories from PTC’15 – Part 2

In this two part series, you will see some of the biggest headlines that emerged from the event. Be sure to check out Part 1 here.

Open-IX Association:  OPEN-IX® announced its participation at the UK Network Operators’ Forum.  The association also revealed plans for its first-ever Americas International Summit, taking place April 7-9, 2015 in San Diego.  The event will converge the industry’s ISPs, CDNs, content providers, and data center and IX operators, as well as network software and hardware suppliers for three days of one-on-one and small group meetings, networking events, and engaging panels and presentations covering current topics in peering and interconnection.

PTC’15 to Address Network Transformation around IoT and M2M Leveraging Cloud Solutions, SDN, NFV, Wireless and Other Architectures

PTC'15The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has been named ground zero this year by the International Data Corporation (IDC) for expected strategic growth initiatives and collaboration around Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT), as more vendors and market sectors work together to gain market share.[1] With 3.9 billion people, APAC represents almost half of all Internet users worldwide and more than half of all active social media users.[2] The challenge for IT network operators will be finding creative ways to host, store and analyze an anticipated 40 zettabytes of data generated by an expected 28.1 billion IoT devices by 2020.[3] Today’s bandwidth-intensive products and services are causing changes in the way network infrastructure is deployed in order to extend network flexibility and capacity.

Meet with iMPR and Its Clients at ITW 2014 in Chicago – Part II

In the second part of this series, we will introduce you to additional iMiller Public Relations clients attending the International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2014 Conference, taking place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago May 11-14, 2014.

Open-IXRepresentatives from the Open-IX Association, a neutral, non-profit industry association formed to promote better standards for data center interconnection and Internet Exchanges in North America, will also be attending ITW 2014.  Martin Hannigan, Co-Founder and Treasurer of Open, IX, will also be participating in The Global Exchange Ecosystem Roundtable.  Request a meeting with the Open-IX team by emailing openix@imillerpr.com.

Spread Networks to Attend PTC’14

Spread Networks_logoSpread Networks, a private company offering dark fiber and lit services between the greater New York and greater Chicago metropolitan areas, will be ‘hanging loose’ in Hawaii from January 19-22.  The company will be attending PTC’14: New World, New Strategies at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu.  With over 1,600 attendees, PTC’14 will concentrate on networking and negotiating, discovering what 2014 will bring and helping create new strategies for the new year.

Spread Networks’ fiber network sets a new standard for latency, providing the shortest and straightest route possible between New York and Chicago.  Taking an entirely new and direct route, Spread’s fiber optic line is hundreds of miles shorter and milliseconds faster than other fiber optic connections between the two metro hubs, allowing Spread to offer unparalleled latency, reliability and bandwidth to customers demanding secure, high-bandwidth connectivity between major North American exchanges.  The network is monitored 24/7/365 from the Spread Networks network operations center in Atlanta, Georgia.

The telco provider announced the opening of its new Point of Presence (PoP) at the NYSE Euronext data center in Mahwah, NJ earlier this month, coming on the heels of its recent new pricing promotion for 10 Gbps and 100 Gbps carrier-class wavelengths.

Heading to PTC’14?  Look for Spread Networks at the Tropics Bar on Monday, January 20 and Tuesday, January 21 from 3:00-5:00 PM and have a drink on us.

To schedule a meeting with Spread Networks at PTC’14, email spreadptc@imillerpr.com.

To learn more about PTC’14 and to register, visit http://www.ptc.org/ptc14/.