1025Connect is Long Island’s premier network-neutral Carrier Hotel located at 1025 Old Country Road in Westbury, New York. This facility is renowned for its ability to connect subsea systems to terrestrial networks with the optional ability to bypass Manhattan for greater network diversity. 1025Connect provides colocation solutions that enable network interconnections through its highly-secure Long Island data center. Network operators of all types within 1025Connect benefit from direct access to Manhattan Bypass fiber routes, multiple transatlantic and Latin American submarine cable systems and multiple enterprise networks — all without monthly recurring cross-connect fees. Visit www.1025connect.com.
1547 Critical Systems Realty
fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty (1547) is a leading developer and operator of custom-designed datacenters with over 500,000 sq ft of datacenter space under development in Orangeburg, NY, Chicago, IL, Cheyenne, WY and Kapolei, HI.
Central to the firm’s strategy is the ability to uncover the true intrinsic value of properties, opportunistically developing world-class datacenter facilities with a focus on providing tenants with customized mission critical solutions from concept through completion.
Agile Data Sites
Agile Data Sites (AGILE) leverages over 150 years of executive-level data center design-build-maintenance-management success to provide cost-effective and customizable data center colocation services in the greater Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. AGILE can provide cloud, colocation and disaster recovery data operations for all types of organizations, including back office/non-trading applications for the financial industry, high performance computing for higher education, power-dense colocation for healthcare and other big data organizations. AGILE offers superior security for government and law enforcement agencies and is ISO 9001:2015 and SSAE16 certified. For more information about Agile Data Sites, visit www.AgileDataSites.com.
AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) is the world’s largest Internet Exchange. It was established in the early 1990s as a non-profit, neutral land independent Internet Exchange. Nowadays, it connects more than 700 independent networks, exchanging Internet traffic of approximately 3.5 Terabit per second at peak moments.
The AMS-IX platform provides high-quality IP interconnection and peering services for all types of IP traffic, from regular IP data, Voice over IP, mobile Internet traffic to video. Peering allows these networks to offer their end users (consumers and companies) stable, fast and cost efficient Internet services.
Additionally, AMS-IX hosts the first mobile peering points worldwide: the Global GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX), the Mobile Data Exchange (MDX) and the first interconnection of IPX networks (Inter-IPX). AMS-IX deploys three Internet Exchanges abroad: AMS-IX Hong Kong, AMS-IX Caribbean on Curacao and AMS-IX East Africa Exchange Point in Kenya. AMS-IX’s affiliate AMS-IX USA Inc. deploys AMS-IX New York, AMS-IX Bay Area and AMS-IX Chicago in the United States.
Aqua Comms DAC is the owner and operator of the transatlantic cable AEConnect and the Irish Sea cable CeltixConnect, and was established with a vision to build, acquire or merge with subsea fibre-optic cable networks to provide capacity networking solutions to the global media, content providers and IT companies.
BridgeVoice, a global leader in offering retail & wholesale VoIP termination services is an integral part of Bankai Group. Emancipating the limitations of traditional trading, BridgeVoice – the smart convergence of online funding, bidding & earning offers an automated platform for online trading and settlement of wholesale interconnect Voice, SMS & United Communications & Collaboration services. This one-stop platform allows carriers to access a range of alternative network providers & carrier. It helps them CONNECT, BID, and offer high-end VoIP termination services to their customers.
Chayora Limited, headquartered in Hong Kong, develops large-scale, world-class designed and operated, long-term scalable data centres and data centre campuses in China. Chayora serves global Fortune 500 companies and premium Chinese data centre users offering cloud services, ICT services, financial services or other services offerings relying on intensive, high quality data centre infrastructure in China.
CloudPOST aims to provide useful content to the Cloud community.
CloudPOST was created for the sole purpose of offering timely, relevant information to cloud experts, data center and IT and managers. Today, we’re doing the very same same thing—telling you what makes today’s cloud tick, and tomorrow’s cloud as well.
Our daily posts are contributed by senior cloud experts, and other industry experts. CloudPost works hard to get the most current information to add relevance to a successful cloud environment.
In today’s cloud, there’s no room for downtime, security breaches, or lack of planning. A well-oiled cloud environment is the foundation of success for any size company. But getting there requires dedication, education, knowledge-sharing, an insatiable appetite for technology, and a commitment to business excellence. CloudPOST aims to bring the cloud community together to realize all of the above. We’re a knowledge base, a news portal, and a timeless beacon for the cloud industry.
Compu Dynamics is the leading provider of commercial facility services as well as data center design, deployment, optimization, and ongoing operational support. Compu Dynamics delivers solutions to help businesses achieve their optimal goals by leveraging specialized technicians and technologies to minimize risk of data center and facility outages. Headquartered in Northern Virginia, with operations in both Virginia and Maryland, Compu Dynamics is positioned to drive value for government agencies, enterprises, and third party colocation providers of any size. Additional information can be found at www.compu-dynamics.com, or by following Compu Dynamics on Twitter and LinkedIn.
DataGryd is a premier data center company headquartered in the heart of New York City and offering efficient space with state-of-the-art power and cooling infrastructure for multi-tenant collocation, data network, telecommunications, cloud, and large enterprise companies to operate. DataGryd’s management has more than 100 years of combined industry experience and expertise in owning and operating data centers, acquiring real estate for institutional investors, and overseeing telecommunications network construction and engineering projects. For leasing information, please contact Mona Weisberg of Colliers International at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (212) 716-3894.
Data Center POSTData Center POST aims to provide useful content to the data center community.
Data Center POST was created for the sole purpose of offering timely, relevant information to data center and IT and managers. Today, we’re doing the very same same thing—telling you what makes today’s data center tick, and tomorrow’s data center as well.
Our daily posts are contributed by senior IT and business executives, and other industry experts. Data Center Post works hard to get the most current information to add relevance to the successful data center.
In today’s mission critical facilities, there’s no room for downtime, security breaches, or lack of planning. A well-oiled data center is the foundation of success for any size enterprise. But getting there requires dedication, education, knowledge-sharing, an insatiable appetite for technology, and a commitment to business excellence. Data Center Post aims to bring the data center community together to realize all of the above. We’re a knowledge base, a news portal, and a timeless beacon for the data center industry.
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. focuses on delivering customer-driven data center solutions by providing secure, reliable and cost-effective facilities that meet each customer’s unique data center needs. Digital Realty’s customers include domestic and international companies across multiple industry verticals ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, health care and consumer products. Digital Realty’s 130 properties, including twelve properties held as investments in unconsolidated joint ventures, comprised approximately 24.0 million square feet as of September 30, 2013, including 2.8 million square feet of space held for development. Digital Realty’s portfolio is located in 33 markets throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
EdgeConneX® is a data center provider specializing in hosting content at the edge of the network. They provide Space, Power & Connectivity for content, network, colocation, CDN’s and service providers, as well as wireless carriers, telecommunications companies, and commercial property owners. EdgeConneX has created a new edge for traditional networks offering superior performance and economics. Their purpose-built Meet You Points® optimize delivery of data at network-critical locations closest to the end user. For more information, please visit the EdgeConneX Internet of Everywhere at edgeconnex.com.
Etix Everywhere is specialized in the construction and operation of scalable data centers. Headquartered in Luxembourg, the company, founded in 2012, has developed innovative data center architectures that can be deployed anywhere in less than 16 weeks. Etix Everywhere builds turnkey data centers for large customers and also develops its own colocation data center network in which housing services are provided. To learn more about Etix Everywhere, visit www.EtixEverywhere.com.
Globalgig orchestrates hyperconnectivity for the enterprise business continuum using managed communications solutions. Globalgig provides wireless connectivity across a 100-plus country footprint and offers a full suite of communications services and products including Hosted VoIP, Mobile Device Management, Wi-Fi Hotspots, Remote Office and Backup, Technology Expense Management and IoT/M2M connectivity solutions. Globalgig is a registered brand of iGEM Communications Holdings LLC, which does business as Globalgig. Globalgig is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, with offices across the U.S., and in London and Sydney. For more information, visit www.Globalgig.com.
Global Capacity is the leading connectivity as a service company that simplifies connecting Enterprises to high value Cloud and business destinations. Through its award-winning software platform, One Marketplace™, the company provides the ubiquitous reach, flexible access options and reliable connectivity solutions that deliver on its brand promise of Connectivity Made Simple™. Global Capacity delivers its innovative solutions to telecommunication carriers, managed service providers, application service providers and enterprise customers globally. Learn more at globalcapacity.com or by following us on our blog Marketplace Network News, Twitter @global_capacity and LinkedIn.
GTT provides multinationals with a better way to reach the cloud through its suite of cloud networking services, including wide area networking, Internet, managed services and voice services. The company’s Tier 1 IP network, ranked in the top five worldwide, connects clients to any location in the world and any application in the cloud. GTT delivers an outstanding client experience by living its core values of simplicity, speed and agility. For more information on how GTT is redefining global communications, please visit www.gtt.net.
HostingCon’s mission is to provide essential industry knowledge and intelligence in an unbiased platform. It is the only North American event that is designed completely to serve the good of the cloud and service provider community. The conference is attended by professionals who appreciate the vendor-neutral environment in which there are no product or service sales pitches or ‘pay to play’ speakers. Every presenter, speaker, panelist and vendor represented throughout the robust conference agenda is there as a subject matter expert or industry leader sharing expertise to benefit the best interests of the professional community.
Host in Ireland
Host in Ireland, winner of the Datacloud Europe 2016 award for Innovative Data Center Location, is an industry-led marketing initiative that provides timely and accurate information about Ireland’s digital asset hosting ecosystem at all times including demonstrating why Ireland is more cost-effective, efficient, reliable, secure and accessible than most other regions across the EU. There’s a reason companies like Microsoft, Zendesk, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Adobe and beyond have sought to host their solutions in as well as to/from Ireland. Many of these reasons are immediately realized due to access to affordable power, redundant network and bandwidth capacity along with a variety of data center providers that offer an array of services sustained by the “5 Ps”: Policy, People, Pedigree, Pipes, and Power. On top of that is a very attractive business management structure, implemented by Ireland, which is keenly interested to bring new businesses into the market. Ireland supports this initiative through attractive fiscal structures, access to a skilled workforce and full support of the U.S. Safe Harbor and Patriot Acts – ensuring data asset compliance for companies large and small. For more information about Host in Ireland, visit www.hostinireland.com.
Infomart Data Centers
Founded in 2006, Infomart Data Centers (formerly Fortune Data Centers) is an award-winning industry leader in building, owning and operating highly efficient, cost-effective wholesale data centers. Each of its national facilities meet or exceed the highest industry standards for data centers in all operational categories of availability, security, connectivity and physical resilience.
Infomart Data Centers offers wholesale and colocation facilities in four markets throughout the United States: San Jose, Calif.; Hillsboro, Ore.; Dallas; and Ashburn, Va. For more information, please visit www.infomartdatacenters.com or connect with Infomart on Twitter and LinkedIn.
INOC is an ISO 27001:2013 certified 24×7 NOC and an award-winning global provider of technology infrastructure monitoring, reporting and support services for communication service providers and enterprises. From a primary NOC in Madison, WI, and a Disaster Recovery NOC near Chicago, IL, INOC’s 24×7 staff provides a hands-on approach to incident resolution. INOC proactively processes critical technology support issues and delivers timely information to improve the uptime, availability and performance of applications, servers and networks. A client web portal, NOCVIEW4, provides extensive reporting capabilities and visibility into infrastructure monitoring and support activity in real-time. INOC cost-effectively integrates 24×7 NOC support into a client’s existing support operation to deliver greater uptime. For more information on INOC and its services, email email@example.com or call +1-877-NOC-24X7 (+1-877-662-2497). You will also find additional information on our website, INOC.COM, or by following INOC on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.
ITW (International Telecoms Week) is the annual meeting for the global wholesale telecoms industry, providing a platform for 6771 delegates from 1989 companies and more than 140 countries to meet together and network.
Founded in 2008, International Telecoms Week was established by a group of some of the largest telecoms carriers at the time:
A1 Telekom Austria, AT&T Wholesale, BICS, BT, Capacity magazine, China Telecom, Chunghwa Telecom, Deutsche Telekom ICSS, iBasis, IDT Telecom, Orange, PLDT, REACH, Rostelecom, SingTel, Sprint, Tata Communications, Telecom Italia Sparkle, Telecom New Zealand International, Telefonica, Telekom Malaysia and TeliaSonera International Carrier.
The aim of this founding group was to create an affordable and beneficial platform for the entire community to meet and conduct business, this has continued to be the main focus of the event ever since and is the ITW Founding Principle.
Julian Rawle Consulting
Julian Rawle is a widely recognized expert in the undersea fibre optic cable industry, well-known for his strategic vision, accurate market forecasts, insightful analysis, and due diligence research and reports.
A certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Julian draws upon fifteen years of experience in the subsea fibre optic sector, including executive leadership roles as managing partner, international marketing director and representative director. His career has spanned work in emerging and developed international markets for such industry leading companies as NTT World Engineering Marine Corporation, Pioneer Consulting and Global Marine Systems. His diverse suite of services and core competencies impact every stage of undersea cable development and operation, from feasibility and traffic studies, through business plans and M&A advisories, to pre-sales, installation, backhaul, and maintenance. Julian has worked with clients operating in Asia, Africa, South America, Australasia, Oceania, Europe, and North America.
Prior to his career in the subsea fibre optic cable industry, Julian developed several successful business units in the former Soviet Union, including telecommunications, oil and petrochemical initiatives for various multinational telecom and energy companies. He is a prolific author of articles and a much sought-after moderator and speaker at telecom conferences and events.
MOD Mission Critical
MOD Mission Critical (MOD) is a global Managed Service Provider (MSP) specializing in Managed IT Services and Managed Colocation solutions. MOD goes where are our customers are, or want to be. Our growing international footprint includes PoPs Amsterdam, Ashburn, VA, Barcelona, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Guadalajara, Mexico, Hong Kong, Leeds, UK, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Milan, Mumbai, India, New York, Newport, New Jersey, Orlando, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Reston, VA, Rome, San Jose, CA, St. Louis, Seattle, Shanghai, Southfield, MI, Tampa, FL, and Toronto. If customers do not see their market listed, please contact MOD and MOD will do its best to accommodate the request. For more information, visit www.modmc.net.
The North American Network Operators Group or NANOG, is the professional association for Internet engineering and architecture. Our core focus is on the technologies and systems that make the Internet function: core routing and switching; Internet inter-domain routing; the domain name system; peering and interconnection; and Internet core security. We also cover associated areas with a direct impact on Internet architecture such as data centers and optical networking. NANOG is a membership organization organized as an 501(c)3 non-profit. Our members are typically drawn from the core engineering and product staffs of the major North American carriers, content providers, hosting and cloud companies, multi-tenant data centers, and interconnection service providers.
Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association
Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association (NEDAS) is a grassroots wireless telecom association whose mission is to create a positive, nonpartisan and invigorating environment in which local industry professionals can learn, discuss, debate, socialize, collaborate with their peers, and encourage networking, public outreach and education about the DAS & Small Cell industry.
NEDAS fosters the development of Heterogeneous Network (HetNet) solutions through collaborative programs and events. Since 2010, NEDAS continues to bring together industry thought leaders, cutting-edge technologies and end-user solutions that are shaping a new wireless future with the goal to ‘enable communications everywhere.’ Through our thought provoking conferences, networking socials, webinars and daily funnel of news shaping the industry, NEDAS provides companies and individuals the tools, resources and opportunities to succeed.
The Open-IX Association (OIX) is an Internet community derived effort to improve the landscape of Internet peering and interconnect in the United States. OIX encourages the development of neutral and distributed Internet exchanges in North America while promoting uniform, cost-efficient standards of performance for interconnections backed by the Internet community. The association aims to promote common and uniform specifications for data transfer and physical connectivity and improve IX performance by developing criteria and methods of measurement to reduce the complexity that restricts interconnection in fragmented markets. The OIX Board is comprised of volunteer representatives from the Internet community in the United States, including Paul L. Andersen; Donald S. Clark; Dan Golding; Martin Hannigan; Keith Mitchell; David Temkin; and Barry Tishgart.
PacketFabric redefines how companies procure, consume, and manage their network connectivity services. Leveraging an innovative entirely automated SDN-based network architecture and the latest in optical and packet switching technology, PacketFabric enables dynamically provisioned real-time connectivity services between major carrier-neutral colocation facilities at terabit-scale. PacketFabric facilities coast-to-coast connectivity between 86 premier colocation facilities across 11 U.S. markets, and enables simple, cost-effective, and scalable network deployment via its advanced Application Program Interface (API) and web-based portal. For more information, visit www.packetfabric.com or connect with PacketFabric on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
Plasma Air International is the leading innovator in indoor air quality solutions. Plasma Air manufactures air purification products that result in healthier, more productive indoor environments in institutional, commercial and industrial applications. The company uses highly efficient bipolar ionization technology that supports the engineering community in utilizing ASHRAE’s Standard 62.1 IAQ Procedure to reduce outside air intake. Plasma Air products have been proven in thousands of applications to provide the highest level of air quality improvement for schools, churches, casinos, arenas, airports, offices, and wastewater treatment plants. Additional information can be found at http://www.plasma-air.com/ or by following Plasma Air International on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Spread Networks, a privately own telecommunications provider, built a carrier-neutral fiber network from the ground up, connecting New York and Chicago to set a new standard for latency, diversity and reliability. Without the drag of traditional telecommunications offerings, Spread Networks provides its customers with a state-of-the-art diverse and secure fiber optic network to allow data to run as close as possible to the true speed of light through fiber.
A stable and trusted pioneer of carrier-neutral data center services, TELEHOUSE provides secure, power-protected environments, where clients house and operate their telecommunications and network resources. Among the many benefits of collocating with TELEHOUSE is the ability to connect to state-of-the-art peering exchanges in New York (NYIIX) and Los Angeles (LAIIX). Additionally, the global availability of 48 TELEHOUSE-branded data centers in 23 cities throughout Asia, Africa, North America and EMEA, delivers continuous, cost-effective operation of network-dependent, IT infrastructure to businesses around the world. Please visit www.telehouse.com, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about the Channel Partner program. Connect with TELEHOUSE on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Tilson (www.tilsontech.com) is an information technology professional services and network construction company that serves clients building, integrating, and maintaining the information technology and communications infrastructure that enables great organizations to innovate and deliver.
QuadGen Wireless Solutions
QuadGen is a network solutions company that provides Network Engineering, Optimization, Operations, and Managed Services to telecommunications companies, equipment manufacturers, and companies dependent on their networks. QuadGen’s suite of services includes unique vendor-agnostic Integration and Optimization. Its software-based capabilities and experienced engineering talent have helped propel QuadGen to become a leading provider of services worldwide. To learn more about QuadGen Wireless Services, visit www.quadgenwireless.com
Unitas Global is a leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions. Each solution provides clients with custom, highly secure and cloud-based IT environments that are easy-to-consume, fully managed and backed by an end-to-end SLA, guaranteeing application uptime. By offloading day-to-day infrastructure operations to Unitas Global, our clients are able to refocus and optimize their internal IT resources toward their business-centric initiatives. Unitas is headquartered in Los Angeles, with clients and locations spanning the globe. For more information, please visit www.unitasglobal.com.
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in New York, Webair is an innovative, agile and unique Managed Hosting company focused on providing the right solutions to customer needs as quickly and efficiently as possible. It does this by fully owning and controlling the entire technology stack — from the physical data center to the end-user application. Webair’s technology solutions portfolio encompasses Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud, Cloud Storage, Bare Metal Servers, Colocation, CDN, Security and Disaster Recovery. Combining industry-leading innovation, expert support and high-touch customer service, Webair serves as a true technology partner to enterprises and SMBs, healthcare organizations, IT firms, eCommerce companies and VoIP providers. Webair also operates an international network of data centers located in New York, Los Angeles, Montréal and Amsterdam.
ZenFi owns and operates a carrier-neutral dark fiber network specializing in fronthaul, backhaul and wavelength connectivity to enable the Internet of Things (IoT). Its New York City purpose-built network is the infrastructure that underlies and enables connectivity in today’s mobile world. For more information, please visit: www.ZenFi.com.
zXc (ZenCross Connect), a self-service platform enabling automated purchase and configuration of interbuilding and interstate network cross-connects. Leveraging a robust fiber-optic network, zXc offers a streamlined portal for ordering bandwidth between data centers and colocation facilities in the New York/New Jersey metro area, making interconnections simple and easy to procure.