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.

pic3Pacnet: Gold Sponsor Pacnet announced it is taking network virtualization to the optical layer at PTC’15.  With its innovative Pacnet Enabled Network (PEN), the company can deliver a consistent customer experience from Layers 0 to 7 by enabling faster provisioning of capacity and automated fault restoration across its 100G-enabled submarine network.  Pacnet’s President of Managed Services, Jim Fagan, and CTO, Andy Lumsden, explored these capabilities and more during their participation in the sessions Building a “Cloudified” Network and Putting the Bounce into Submarine Cable.

Spread Networks:  In addition to showcasing its reliable, high-bandwidth, low latency network between New York and Chicago, Spread hosted two successful happy hours at the Tropics Bar inside the Hilton Hawaiian Village.  Attendees enjoyed great networking, cocktails and appetizers along with beautiful views of Waikiki Beach.

pic4Telstra: Gold Sponsor Telstra announced its new Global Media Switch platform for video content delivery, as well as its new 100G Wavelength connectivity across multiple ultra-long haul submarine cable routes globally. Telstra’s Chief Customer Officer, Martijn Blanken, and Chief Scientist, Hugh Bradlow, were also on-site to offer their insights into Network Dynamics, IoT/Big Data/Cloud and the Future of Carriers.

iMiller Public Relations:  The iMPR team was also at PTC’15, providing support for the above clients as well as 111 Town Square PlaceCologixHidalgo CommunicationsNANOG, The Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association and ZenFi Networks.

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