Monday , 30 May 2016

Patrick Shutt, CEO of Unitas Global, Discusses the Convergence of Cloud and Telecom at ITW 2016

Unitas Global CEO Patrick Shutt

Originally posted on Data Center POST by Kathy Xu At International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2016, Data Center POST met with Unitas Global CEO, Patrick Shutt, to discuss how the company has adapted to meet consumer demands with flexible cloud offerings and innovative technology. During this discussion, Mr. Shutt also shared with DCP his observations regarding the evolution of cloud computing as ... Read More »

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

Originally posted on Data Center POST by Kathy Xu On 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 President, Ou Yan, met in the International Telecoms Week (ITW) Press Room to sign an official peering agreement between their unique Internetwork Packet ... Read More »

USA FIBER’s Ashburn Express Cable Network Between Baltimore and Ashburn To Anchor at Equinix Data Centers


New core access point with multiple campus entrance points provides key destination for Ashburn Express Cable being built by USA FIBER ASHBURN, Va., May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — USA FIBER today announced that the Ashburn Express Cable, which is in construction phase, has reached another milestone and has expanded its data center presence now connecting Equinix’s International Business Exchange (IBX®) data centers in Ashburn (DC1-14) ... Read More »

The Power of Three: Improving IT Costs and Resiliency


Originally posted by – Jason Rafkind, Senior Sales Engineer, on Digital Realty As the world has become more connected, those connections have changed our lives. Twenty-five years ago, mobile phones were just emerging and a 29 pound Kaypro was seen as the portable computer. The manufacturer described it as “luggable.” You still needed to go to the bank to deposit a ... Read More »

Standing Out in the Cloud

Originally posted to Equinix by Maurice Mortell, Garry Connolly is president of Host in Ireland, an organization dedicated to promoting Ireland as an optimum location to host digital assets. I spoke with him about what makes the country stand out from the crowd. We also talked about how Irish customers stand to benefit from Equinix’s recent acquisition of TelecityGroup. Read More »

The Importance of Reliable Fuel Monitoring for Hybrid Power Systems for Telecom Sites

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Originally posted on Data Center POST By Mattias Karlsson, Vice President eSite, Flexenclosure With generators powering most of the telecom sites in Africa and other developing regions, diesel is the number one factor driving operational cost. Obvious questions result: How much diesel is any given site actually consuming? When is it time to refill? Is fuel consumption in line with the ... Read More »

Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal Opens New State of the Art Manufacturing Facility in Rawdon


Originally posted on Data Center POST Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal officially opened Airedale International’s new state of the art manufacturing facility in Rawdon, Leeds, during a visit on 10th May 2016. The British cooling systems manufacturer moved into the new 23,000 square metre purpose built premises in January 2016 following a fire in September 2013. With a BREEAM ‘Very ... Read More »



Leverages unique route diversity in the transatlantic corridor for highly resilient, low latency connectivity between North America and Europe DUBLIN, IRELAND – May 9, 2016 – Hibernia Networks, a provider of global, high speed telecommunications solutions, announces today the addition of Protected Wavelength Service to its suite of best-in-class Optical Transport Solutions. The new, highly resilient Protected Wavelength Service is ... Read More »

Electric Lightwave Doubles Network Long-Haul Routes


Expansion of Long-Haul Routes Provide Customers With Greater Options for High-Bandwidth & Low Latency Transport Vancouver, Wash. – May 9, 2016 – Electric Lightwave™, provider of world class fiber-­based, networking and technology solutions, announced today that it has doubled its network long-haul routes and capabilities. The expansion reflects Electric Lightwave’s focus on strategic fiber asset investments to address rising customer demands ... Read More »

Meet the Press at ITW 2016

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Originally posted on Data Center POST For the second year running, International Telecoms Week (ITW), the premier meeting place for the international wholesale telecom community, is hosting an event Press Room featuring distinguished media organizations from across the globe. International telecom PR and marketing consulting firm, iMiller Public Relations (iMPR), has once again been selected to exclusively manage all press ... Read More »

Why Major Incidents Should Keep You Up At Night – and What to Do About Them

Troy McAlpin, CEO, xMatters, inc. Are major incidents keeping you up at night? According to a recent survey conducted by Dimensional Research and commission by xMatters, inc., major incidents definitely should be keeping you up? Larger companies are better prepared than smaller ones. They are – sort of. Why Larger Companies Are More Prepared Two-thirds of companies with more than ... Read More »

Glassbeam Unveils Revolutionary Data Transformation and Edge Computing Capabilities for its IoT Platform


New capabilities automate transformation of unstructured machine data into valuable business insights and also provides lighter footprint for Glassbeam at the edge Santa Clara, CA, February 16, 2016 – Glassbeam, Inc., the machine data analytics company, announced today two revolutionary product enhancements for the IoT analytics market.  Glassbeam Studio™ is the IoT industry’s first data transformation and preparation tool focused on automating cumbersome manual work ... Read More »

Host in Ireland Announces “Ireland, Data’s Gateway to Europe” Event, Featuring Helen Dixon, Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner


The April 6, 2016 Event Will Examine Europe’s Changing Data Protection Landscape, and EU-US Safe Harbor Principles DUBLIN, IRELAND – March 22, 2016 – Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces a marquee event taking place at the Embassy of Ireland in Washington D.C., “Ireland, ... Read More »

Unified Office Further Expands VPS Real-Time Actionable Business Intelligence and Reporting Capabilities With Industry Leading WebRTC Management Portal

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Unified Office, Inc., a rapidly growing managed services provider offering hybrid cloud-based unified communications and virtual office services through a variety of channel partners, announced today that it is expanding its industry leading Visual Performance Suite™ capabilities through the addition of their WebRTC management portal. Visual Performance Suite is the first analytics package in the industry to provide a customizable real-time view of operational performance along with ... Read More »

Schneider Electric Joins Host in Ireland as Strategic Partner for 2016

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Organization Welcomes Vincent Barro, Global Operations and IT Business Vice President at Schneider Electric, to Executive Committee DUBLIN, IRELAND – March 1, 2016 – Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces the addition Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, as a ... Read More »

Bank of America & Ticketmaster Share DC Optimization Stories


Software-defined data center to dominate the airwaves at New York conference The newly launched “Software-Defined” conference track at DCD Enterprise in New York on April 19-20 will explore the subject from every angle. “SDDC simply means that no layer of the converged infrastructure layers will escape being set free from proprietary hardware; abstracted, virtualized and delivered ‘as-a-service’,” says Bruce Taylor, ... Read More »

Where Websites Live


As originally published by Hosting Facts What some people are calling the migration to the cloud is taking place. Large companies with their own server setups or private data centers are moving to third-party data centers, causing a huge rise in the number — and size — of data centers worldwide. It’s more cost effective and convenient for these companies, as ... Read More »

The Tipping Point – Cloud IaaS v. Data Center Colocation


As originally published on Data Center Frontier: As with most things, there is no single “right” infrastructure solution for every company, or every application, at every time. Some companies, and some applications, will never work well in the cloud. Others will. Others work well in the cloud for a time – until they don’t. We call that moment the tipping ... Read More »

EdgeConneX®, Comcast and GREATER MSP Partner to Bring Better Cloud and Internet to Minneapolis-St.Paul


As originally published on TelecomNewsroom EdgeConneX®, along with Comcast and GREATER MSP(Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership), have announced a partnership that will enable business and consumer users in the greater Minneapolis-St.Paul region to get local and secure access to Internet content and cloud services with superior performance. A specialist in global infrastructure solutions at the edge of the ... Read More »

Reasons Why Cloud is the Future of Enterprise Mobile Apps


By: Ritesh Patil, Co-founder of Mobisoft Infotech Technology has become easier with cloud computing, especially for huge enterprises. Earlier it was difficult to have the easy access to technology which has now flipped to a fabulous approach to cut down the expenses as it gives awesome adaptability with regards to executing services for IT. Read More »

Host in Ireland Expands with Two New Partners for 2016

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Cork Internet eXchange and Future-Tech Join Host in Ireland and Contribute Members to its Executive Committee DUBLIN, IRELAND – January 26, 2016 – Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces the addition of two new partners for 2016.  Cork Internet eXchange (CIX), the major connectivity ... Read More »

Balancing Flexibility and Complexity in a World Full of Choices


Rohit Gupta, CEO of Palerra I recently caught up with a former coworker who now runs an information security program for a well-known retailer. While discussing new advances in cloud security and technology, he mentioned that his company had met with a provider who presented him with a mind-numbing number of deployment options for their solution. Some of the options ... Read More »

EdgeConneX® to Speak on Evolving Network Infrastructure to Support the Growth of IoT and Cloud


As Originally Published on TelecomNewsroom Chief Architect and Vice President of Innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, to Present at PTC’16 in Honolulu, HI Herndon, VA – January 12, 2016 – EdgeConneX®, the leader in global infrastructure solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its Chief Architect and Vice President of Innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, will present at Asia-Pacific’s premier telecommunications ... Read More »

Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM) Market is Expected to Reach $2.8 Billion, Worldwide, By 2020

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As Originally Published on TelecomNewsroom A new report by Allied Market Research titled, “World Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM) Market – Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014 – 2020” projects that the global cloud IAM market would garner revenue of $2.8 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 26.2% during the forecast period 2015 – 2020. Multi factor authentication service is expected to witness fastest growth, ... Read More »

The Top 10 Data Center Stories of 2015


As Originally Published on Data Center Frontier The data center industry never stands still. Innovation is our focus here at Data Center Frontier, so it’s not surprising that many of our most popular stories of 2015 involved new approaches to challenges in storage, cooling and data center design. The other major theme was scale, and the continued super-sizing of cloud campuses ... Read More »

Webair, Megaport Partnership Provides Customers with Additional Access to Leading Public Clouds

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Leading colocation and managed solutions provider Webair recently announced a strategic partnership with software-defined networking (SDN) provider Megaport that will offer many advantages to its Dedicated Server, Private, Hybrid and Public Cloud customers. The partnership, which will utilize Megaport’s dedicated elastic connectivity, will enable Webair customers to directly connect their hosted infrastructure from Webair’s Tier III, Long Island-based data center to ... Read More »

Choosing the Right Scale-Out Storage Solution for Your Virtualized Data Center


By Mahesh Patil, Sr. Technical Director, PernixData Virtualization and storage problems have become synonymous. We all have experienced the joy of virtualization first hand. A virtualized infrastructure is a great productivity enhancer for the IT organization not to talk about all the added benefits of managing a virtualized infrastructure – but once you get past the rosy honeymoon, the ugly underbelly ... Read More »

A Guide to Getting More Secure Software for Your Small Business

A Guide to Getting More Secure Software for Your Small Business

As originally written and published on Data Center POST Brooke Chaplan, Content Writer Software security is emerging as one of the next great areas of concern for small business. Software security means resisting hostile cyber-attacks and keeping records and information safe and undisturbed. While remote attackers increasingly target small businesses, the IT security community is working overtime to create better, more ... Read More »

The Top 10 Cloud Campuses


As originally written and published on Data Center Frontier BY RICH MILLER – NOVEMBER 23, 2015 Today we provide a look inside the Top 10 Cloud Campuses, the places where the cloud resides. Cloud campuses is our term for the sites where technology titans concentrate massive amounts of computing power in multiple data center facilities. These huge campuses are where ... Read More »

Don’t Be Stuck Making Lemonade With Your OpenStack Cloud Deployment


By, Kiran Bondalapati, Co-Founder and CTO of ZeroStack Even with the most dependable engine, a car will be a lemon if the other critical systems (e.g. transmission, suspension, etc.) aren’t engineered with the equivalent level of rigor. The same is true for clouds built with OpenStack. OpenStack — an open source platform for provisioning and managing processing, storage and networking resources throughout ... Read More »

iMiller Public Relations CEO Named a Finalist for PR News’ PR People Awards for Agency Professional of the Year


By: Joshua Dawson, Content Creator, iMiller Public Relations iMiller Public Relations (iMPR) is proud to announce that its Chief Executive Officer, Ilissa Miller, has been selected as a finalist in the “Professional of the Year / Agency” category of the prestigious PR News’ PR People Awards Program.  The award is given to the public relations professional who has helped lead agency ... Read More »

IntelePeer Enhances SIP Trunking Service Delivery With Global Capacity


For on-demand cloud communications and SIP trunking provider IntelePeer, connectivity is imperative for success. There is simply no room for slow and unreliable communications in today’s competitive marketplace. In order to ensure its customers have constant and uninterrupted service, IntelePeer recently partnered with leading connectivity-as-a-service provider Global Capacity. The partnership allows IntelePeer to leverage Global Capacity’s real-time pricing and automated service delivery ... Read More »

Containers Enable DevOps and Hybrid Clouds, But Sandboxes Are Also Critical for IT Success


By Hans Ashlock, Technical Marketing Manager, QualiSystems  Gartner predicts that by 2016, nearly 25% of the Global 2000 IT organizations will be mainstreaming DevOps methodologies for bringing applications into production IT. A recent 451 Research survey of enterprises found that 56% of application workloads will be in private or hybrid cloud environments within the next two years. Read More »

Enabling Success, as a Service: TelAgility and AT&T Empower UCaaS Integrators to Penetrate New Markets


Among the most promising business opportunities for Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) integrators within recent years, has been the emergence of cloud, telephony and Unified Communications (UC) technologies, including VoIP, virtual data center compute / storage and the adoption of cloud operating systems. The cloud is enabling these services through the concomitant attractions of abundant bandwidth of the public ... Read More »

This is Cloud Hosting’s Moment: No Longer Any Reason to be Up in the Air


By Adam Stern, founder and CEO of Infinitely Virtual As a group, small businesses tend to be wired for DIY.  Self-reliance runs deep, which is why many small to midsize businesses (SMBs) still manage their own servers.  That said, the times, they are a-changin’ and, increasingly, SMBs are looking to migrate hardware and applications to the cloud.  While some small businesses are ... Read More »

Don’t Let Your Worst Nightmares Run Rampant Through Your Network this Halloween!


With AA NPM, Avert Mysterious Performance Scares By Gary Kaiser, Subject Matter Expert, Network Performance Analytics, Dynatrace There’s nothing more frightening than the unknown. Digital Performance experts know that more clearly than anyone in the tech sector. When there is a network performance problem, the worst part is not knowing  the impact this has on your end users, followed closely ... Read More »

State of Emergency: How Data Movement is Key to Surviving a Business Disaster


By: Paul Lavery, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Cleo August marked the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the most devastating storms in recorded history both in terms of cost and loss of life. It seems meaningful to have a discussion on the implications of disasters and the catastrophic impact they can have on an organization’s ability to conduct ... Read More »

A Thriving Digital Economy Can Respect Individuals’ Privacy While Ensuring the Global Community’s Safety and Protection


As originally written and published on Host In Ireland As Helen Dixon, Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner, pointed out in astatement issued by her Office, the issues dealt with in the decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) to invalidate the “Safe Harbour” system, under which companies transfer customer data from Europe to the United States, are “complex.” ... Read More »

“Turnkey” versus “Design and Build”: Advantages and Disadvantages When it comes to a new Data Center which way to go?


By: Juan Carlos Londoño Z. – INGENIUM When planning a new data center project, the most important decision is who we are making responsible for such an important project. What is better? A turnkey project, same contractor designing and building the data center or hiring an independent consultant for the design, and a contractor to build it.  Read More »

Technology from 2015 Your Company is Missing Out On


By: Brooke Chaplan Technology changes today on what seems like a daily basis. Just when you feel like you have updated your smartphone, or adopted a new process, it seems like new devices are developed and new ways of doing business are introduced. This is why you need to focus on trends and the new technology your business needs to ... Read More »

Host in Ireland Announces Co-Located Event at DataCentres Ireland 2015 Exhibition and Conference


“From Finance to Pharma, Why Companies Small & Large Host in Ireland,” Scheduled on November 10 from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm DUBLIN, IRELAND – October 13, 2015 – Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces it will hold a co-located special event at DataCentres ... Read More »

Console Inc. Demonstrates Its Revolutionary Platform at AWS re:Invent 2015 as a Speaker and Titanium Sponsor

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Console Inc. is heading to Las Vegas this week to exhibit and speak at this year’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent 2015.  This annual user conference is the largest gathering of the global AWS community, featuring over 250 technical sessions and is dedicated to bringing together cloud industry professionals to educate, connect and collaborate on cloud solutions and strategy for ... Read More »

Monetizing the Cloud – Top Tips for MSPs


By: Antonio Piraino, CTO of ScienceLogic  Managed Service Providers (MSP) have a massive opportunity to take advantage of today’s cloud gold rush. While MSPs customers’ upside from leveraging the public cloud is significant, difficulty abounds with governance, compliance, and financial pressures a constant.  In fact, the complexity associated with optimizing hybrid IT environments has led to the next big thing in ... Read More »

Cloud Exchanges Are Transforming the As-A-Service Data Center Sector


Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange, UCXchange, and 6Fusion share their visions of a commoditized future at Chicago conference For a significant proportion of leaders in the data center services community ‘cloud’ continues to be a disruption to their business models rather than an opportunity. This year’s DCD as-a-Service conference at the Chicago Hilton on October 27/28th will provide a unique platform ... Read More »

Cloud Computing for Small Businesses

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October 2, 2015 – Sometimes, we need to talk to a large group of people at the same time. Regardless of whether it is for a work conference or a family catch up, we all want a video conferencing service that is reliable, easy to work, safe and accessible to all. Cloud conferencing is a service that ticks all these ... Read More »

How Businesses Can Boost Their Confidence in the Cloud

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By Rafael Laguna, CEO, Open-Xchange Are you on the cloud? That’s a question that many businesses are having to face these days, and one that more and more is being followed up with: well, why not? It’s easy to see why some companies may be hesitant to jump on the cloud bandwagon. It is, after all, still a relatively new ... Read More »

STUDY: Offering SMBs Cloud Services Could Present a Multi-Billion Dollar Opportunity to Telecoms Operators

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SMBs present a lucrative, yet underserved, customer segment for telecoms operators LONDON, TUESDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER: Fresh insight from leading cloud services marketplace provider, BCSG reveals the significant rewards on offer to telecoms operators interested in diversifying their offer to SMB customers. An independent study of 500 SMBs spanning the UK and US suggests that telecoms operators are ideally placed to benefit from surging demand amongst SMBs ... Read More »

Cloud Connectivity Made Simple

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The Cloud is no longer the future for the enterprise, it is now.  The question for today’s global enterprises is not “why?”, but “how?” Mary Stanhope, Vice President of Marketing for Global Capacity, explores the fundamental shift of business applications to the Cloud as well as the enterprise challenges of connecting to and consuming the Cloud in her series of ... Read More »

Sauce Labs Expands Mobile Test Automation Cloud with the Addition of Real Devices

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Offers the First Automated Testing Solution Optimized for Mobile Continuous Delivery Across Full Spectrum of Emulators, Simulators and Real Devices SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 8, 2015 –Sauce Labs, Inc., a leading cloud-based web and mobile application testing platform, today announced the addition of real devices to its market-leading automated test offering. The release greatly expands the capabilities of Sauce Labs’ instantly available mobile ... Read More »

Cisco Drives Gender Inclusion in ICT through its Girls Power Tech Initiative

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Cisco hosts global mentoring initiative to encourage girls around the world to enter careers in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) 60 female students from various schools to experience technology first-hand and hear inspiring career experiences from successful women in technology at UAE event Students to present their original ideas developed for an Internet of Things challenge aligned to Cisco’s vision ... Read More »

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