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Host in Ireland to Present at HostingCon Europe 2016

Garry Connolly, Founder and President of Host in Ireland, to Discuss Key Considerations When Selecting an Out-of-Country Data Center DUBLIN – October 5, 2016 – Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces that its Founder and President, Garry Connolly, will speak at HostingCon Europe 2016, taking place October 11-12 in Amsterdam. On Tuesday, October 11, at 2:00 p.m., Mr. Connolly will join executives from Digital Realty, Console and the Dutch Datacenter Association for the panel, “Considerations When Choosing a Data Center in a Different Country.” ...

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Last Call to Register for HostingCon Global 2016

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, It’s the last call to register for HostingCon Global 2016, the largest gathering of the hosting and cloud services community in the world. In anticipation of this event, taking place July 24-27 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, hosting and cloud providers, Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Value Added Resellers (VARs), and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), among other industry professionals, are already packing their bags for four days of networking, education, exhibits and fun. HostingCon Global’s agenda gives attendees the opportunity to participate in interactive and informative workshops, and meet with prospective...

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Content Delivery to Take Center Stage at Capacity North America 2016

Originally posted to Data Center POST, Cloud providers, wholesale carriers, content distributors and providers are set to converge at the 16th annual Capacity North America conference, October 5-6 in Toronto. This is going to be a special conference, as it comes at a critical time for the content delivery industry. Network demands are changing at a rapid pace, as business and residential customers are using more content than ever before. Global video use, for instance, will comprise 77 percent of all Internet traffic by 2019. And 61 percent of all major enterprises are maintaining or increasing their cloud budgets...

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MEF Releases Two White Papers on Carrier Ethernet Service Assurance

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, MEF just released a pair of new white papers to help businesses understand carrier Ethernet service assurance. Assurance is a foundational element of widely-deployed MEF CE 2.0 (carrier Ethernet) services. It’s very important, especially when considering the widespread business migration to dynamic Third Network services over combined virtual and physical networks powered by technologies, such as LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration), SDN, and NFV technologies. MEF’s white papers provide a comprehensive overview on assurance and performance monitoring best practices across MEF’s body of work. MEF published them to enable service providers to deliver high-value CE services...

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CloudFlare Joins TELEHOUSE’s LAIIX and NYIIX EXCHANGES

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, TELEHOUSE announced this week that CloudFlare will join its Los Angeles and New York International Internet Exchanges (NYIIX and LAIIX). CloudFlare – a global content delivery network and Web security provider – accelerates and protects more than 4 million websites. Its global network spans 45 countries and 86 cities. Why is CloudFlare partnering with TELEHOUSE? As CloudFlare Head of Infrastructure Nitin Rao explained following the announcement, TELEHOUSE will help CloudFlare take its global network presence to the next level. To read the full article please click...

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Cloud and Hosting Providers Expand Their Horizons at HostingCon Europe 2016

Originally posted on TelecomNewsroom, Business leaders from the cloud and service provider arenas are gearing up for the third annual HostingCon Europe conference and trade show, October 11-13 in Amsterdam. In case you’re not familiar with HostingCon Europe, the event offers a vendor-neutral environment for attendees to share and exhibit the latest cloud and hosting technologies, and to network with some of the brightest professionals in the industry. Who will be attending HostingCon Europe 2016? The event attracts representatives from over 1,000 hosting, cloud and managed service providers, as well as value added resellers, ISVs and hardware/software vendors. Attendees...

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GTT to Provide High-Performance Network Connectivity for Telnyx

This week, GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT) was selected by wholesale voice and real-time communications provider Telnyx to connect its global points of presence (PoP) with its cutting-edge IP Transport and Ethernet services. GTT’s IP Transit service runs on a Tier 1 IP network that is ranked in the top five worldwide. The network covers 250 PoPs around the world, and is built on carrier-class optical and routing infrastructure. The network is 100 percent native dual stack (IPv4 and IPv6), and can connect clients to any location in the world and any cloud application. Plus, GTT enhances its best-in-class...

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Why the Public Cloud Still Isn’t Ready for SAP HANA

By Curtis Gaska, Solution Architect, Symmetry Corporation SAP hosting in the public cloud isn’t new, but options for running production workloads using the cloud are few and far between. With the announcement of Azure SAP HANA production certification at Sapphire Now 2016, however, competition has heated up. In an attempt to upstage Microsoft’s new hosting and SAP-Office 365 integration, Amazon released X1 — eight times larger than its previous maximum EC2 instance, and offerings from both providers have continued to raise the stakes. Yet, while these big numbers might seem impressive, the truth is that the production SAP HANA cloud...

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Hybrid Cloud Hosting, One Piece at a Time

By Autumn Salama, Senior Director of Cloud Services, Symmetry We often say that hybrid cloud adoption is the future, but it’s also the present. In the long run, hybrid cloud hosting will be the norm, synthesizing the low latency and high throughput of on-site systems with the flexibility and scalability of cloud solutions. More immediately, the hybrid cloud can function as a bridge for enterprises who rely on on-site hosting. Organizations gain quick ROI by moving pricey on-site data centers to economical cloud hosting, migrating legacy silos to modern cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) using the “as-a-Service” ecosystem to...

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Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service is a Cornerstone of the Cloud

By Shea Long, Senior Vice President-Products, TierPoint Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) is emerging as a fundamental component of the cloud services landscape because it provides a way to protect against data loss from your own servers or from other cloud services. The two primary types of DRaaS are cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-server. Each has unique benefits but are both part of the broader DRaaS solution set that is growing in popularity. Large enterprise organizations are not the only ones buying DRaaS. Mid-sized companies can reap the benefits too. The big benefit that drives interest is risk mitigation. No one wants to...

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