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Tenth Annual Women World Awards Honors Top Global Talent

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, The 10th annual Women World Awards® recognize the best and brightest in leadership, organizational performance, innovation, and new products and services from every major global industry. One company that will be receiving an award during this year’s ceremony in San Francisco is iMiller Public Relations (iMPR), an independent public relations and content marketing consulting firm focused on the technology sector. iMPR has been named the Women World Awards Gold winner in the ‘Business Expansion of the Year’ category. iMPR’s overall revenue grew by 38 percent in 2016 while the company developed its global presence and...

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Extending the Reach of Network Services

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, In order to remain competitive within the telecommunications industry, service providers across the nation are seeking cost-effective and efficient solutions to extend their network reach and serve a wider customer base in disparate markets. Recently, NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) announced a partnership with PacketFabric that will extend its IP transit services to more locations across PacketFabric’s widespread U.S. network. The new pact will enable NTT Com to deliver its high-capacity IP services to a wider customer base by leveraging PacketFabric’s software-defined networking (SDN)-based platform. As a result, NTT Com’s Tier-1 Global IP Network will...

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How Connectivity Platforms Are Driving Cloud-Based Services

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, By Chadwick Kinlay, Director, Marketing & Communications, Epsilon Platforms are now directly shaping consumer experiences. Leading companies such as Uber, Spotify and Snapchat all offer reliable cloud-based services that consumers know they can trust. Consumers have come to expect that cloud platforms will work every time and from just about any location. Of course, this demand is putting a great deal of pressure on data centre businesses, enterprises and network operators in general, particularly those that are in their infancy on the road to digital transformation. To remain competitive, many businesses today are choosing to...

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Next-Generation Cloud Networking Is About Speed, Scale and Security

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Ten years ago, ordering cloud services was very different. An enterprise had to find a data center, purchase servers, connect to a network, configure them together, and months later the organization could commence cloud computing. Today, of course, one simply logs onto a computer, enters a credit card through a portal and countless cloud resources become immediately available. There’s no hardware, hence no depreciation, and companies only pay for what they use. Some industry leaders believe the same principles should apply to networking. However, in many ways, network provisioning has been at a standstill for...

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Equinix finds that Irish business will spend average of €190K on cloud in next year

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Survey finds 85% of Irish companies currently deploying cloud technology 91% are considering or planning increased cloud adoption in the next year 60% of businesses quote security concerns as the biggest barrier to increased cloud adoption More than three-quarters say legal jurisdiction in which data is held affects their cloud provider choice More than 58% are using multiple cloud service providers Dublin, 11 May 2017 – Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data centre company, today announces the results of an independent survey* of senior IT decision-makers in Ireland, which found that the average medium to large...

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Why Load Balancing Is a Critical Component of Your Business's Cloud Strategy

By Tim Mullahy, General Manager, Liberty Center One By now, most IT management executives have heard that cloud computing has revolutionized the ways in which business is conducted. Not only has cloud computing changed how we work and look at infrastructure, life-cycle management and workload demands, but it’s fundamentally changed the ways a modern enterprise manages and plans for resource demands in a very large way. A typical scenario that many are familiar with is the management of a busy webserver. Running a website or application on a dedicated server that experiences an unusual surge of traffic would suddenly...

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SDN-Based Connectivity Offerings Increasing Among Data Center Providers

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Today, enterprises are demanding access to network connectivity services that are simple, cost-effective and highly-scalable. To satisfy this requirement, many data center operators are now providing customers with connectivity platforms that leverage software-defined networking (SDN) and cutting-edge optical and packet switching technologies for increased agility, flexibility and performance. Colo Atl, for example, is now offering access to PacketFabric’s new SDN-based network platform. Colo Atl is an Atlanta-based provider of carrier-neutral colocation, data center and interconnection services. PacketFabric’s fully automated network platform allows for the instantaneous, secure and direct provisioning of terabit-scale connectivity between any of...

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A Direct and Secure Way to Access Microsoft Cloud Services

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Enterprises use cloud computing to optimise resource utilization and build business models and market strategies that will enable them to grow, innovate and become more competitive. However, for any organization using cloud computing services, the risk of a security breach looms large. Hence, they require direct, private and secure access. Just recently, Webair announced that it became an official Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partner. Azure ExpressRoute allows Webair customers to easily and securely utilize Microsoft cloud services such as Office 365, Azure and Dynamics 365 with increased levels of reliability and performance. ExpressRoute is a private,...

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Sicily Is Fast Becoming a Hotspot for Global Connectivity

Originally posted to TelecomNewsroom, Many global Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are now eyeing Sicily for its strategic location into Europe, Africa and beyond. One Italian Internet Service Provider (ISP), Enter, recently expanded into the Sparkle Sicily Hub, which is a next-generation data center in Palermo. The new Palermo Point of Presence (PoP) provides access to the lowest latency paths from Africa to Europe, Asia and the Middle East by enabling direct interconnections to DE-CIX Palermo. Enter’s other European PoPs include Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Paris and Stockholm. Enter is the first Italian ISP at this location. Its presence...

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An Infrastructure Monoculture Could Be Bad for Your Business

By Karl Zimmerman, Founder and CEO of Steadfast How do you choose the infrastructure that hosts your business’s applications and services? If you’re like many small business owners, you hit on a solution and stuck with it. Perhaps you adore the public cloud and use it for everything. Or you swear by bare metal dedicated servers and wouldn’t host your applications on anything else. Or you think colocation is the bee’s knees — what’s better than owning and managing your own infrastructure? But here’s the thing: each infrastructure solution serves particular needs and each has strengths and payoffs. You...

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