NEF Announces Latest Enhancement of Its FiberLocator® Network Intelligence and Fiber Mapping Platform

FiberLocator 2.0 Features New Location Data, Increased Security, an Intuitive User Interface, and Enhanced Customization Capability

NEFNEWTON, MA – September 16, 2015 – NEF, a telecommunications consulting and brokerage firm focused on dark fiber, colocation and high capacity bandwidth, today announces the latest enhancements to its innovative telecom network intelligence and maps platform, FiberLocator®. The enhanced platform is now faster and easier to use, featuring newly available information and the routes of industry-leading network providers, as well as increased security, additional customization capabilities, and a clean, modern interface that enables more intuitive workflow.

FiberLocator 2.0 is the most comprehensive carrier-neutral fiber mapping tool Fiber Locatoron the market, providing telecommunications networking stakeholders with a more efficient, simplified and cost-effective solution for accurate fiber mapping research available in an online Software-as-a Service (SaaS) application, via multi-user enterprise access, or streamlined into their existing platforms via an API. The latest enhancements to the telecommunications and data center database also provide users with more descriptive intelligence and transparency into available metro and long-haul optical fiber networks, data center space and lit buildings all over the country, allowing companies to plan better while saving money and creating more efficient networks.

“FiberLocator 2.0 provides users with access to our growing database of 288 unique carriers, 389,091 lit building records, and 6,793 data centers, providing the visibility for companies to dynamically design and build smarter networks more efficiently and cost-effectively,” explains Steve McCarthy, Chief Operating Officer at NEF. “Beyond simplifying network planning and research, NEF is a full-service company, providing our customers access to a comprehensive service suite including brokerage and consultancy offerings. Our goal is to make our customers’ lives easier, and our latest enhancements to FiberLocator are a testament to that promise.”

Recently named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies, NEF is one of the nation’s top telecommunications consulting and brokerage firms. The Company also recently partnered with both COMPTEL and Esri to offer numerous discounts to their customers.

For more information about FiberLocator 2.0, please contact Sarah Johnson at or visit

NEF will also be hosting a FiberLocator 2.0 launch party during the Cloud Partners conference, taking place September 16-18, 2015 in Boston, MA. To request an invite to the FiberLocator 2.0 launch party or a meeting with the NEF team at Cloud Partners, please contact

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About NEF
NEF, Inc., is one of the nation’s top telecommunications consulting and brokerage firms, offering a combined century of industry experience and a proven methodology for providing its customers with the best telecommunication networks and data center services available. NEF provides a broad spectrum of solutions from procurement of dark fiber networks and high bandwidth, fully managed optical services, data center site selection solutions, to buying and selling entire assets through the NEF Asset Marketplace. Through their many partners and carrier relationships, NEF designs custom connectivity and data center solutions and provides research on over 280 fiber providers throughout the U.S. and EU, 389,091 lit building records, and 6,793 data centers.

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