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.
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.
Aqua Comms DAC is an Irish Carriers’ Carrier specialising in building and operating submarine cable systems and supplying fibre pairs, spectrum and capacity networking solutions to the global media, content and carrier markets. It is the owner/operator of America Europe Connect-1 (AEC-1) and CeltixConnect-1 and continues to build on its vision of efficient submarine infrastructure ownership with membership of the HAVFRUE consortium and development of CeltixConnect-2 and North Sea Connect, bridging the Northern Atlantic between North America and Northern Europe. To learn more about Aqua Comms and its portfolio of subsea cable systems visit www.aquacomms.com.
Bluebird Network, headquartered in Columbia, Missouri, was formed by integrating Bluebird Media, Missouri Network Alliance, and Illinois Network Alliance.
In 2014, an underground data center was acquired and created Bluebird Underground, adding a data center facility to the Bluebird suite of services.
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.
The Connected World is the connectivity industry’s only B2B SaaS go-to-market platform. Connected2Fiber’s software helps network operators sell more, faster. The platform visualizes assets with internal location and market data in a single, simple platform accessible to the entire sales organization. Targeting improves, decisions accelerate and availability is shared seamlessly in a trusted, secure environment. We created a system of record for the connectivity industry to manage locations, ensuring that the right information is visible when a sales opportunity happens.
The Connected World is cloud-based platform that combines account-based marketing and location intelligence with cutting-edge predictive algorithms. It enables the comprehensive and interactive visualization of network assets with market data that can be effortlessly updated, analyzed, tracked and distributed. This accelerates the sales cycle of network connectivity for network owners and operators.
Connected2Fiber believes that location matters and is essential to assisting network owners and operators to stay ahead of the competition and drive revenue. We help the world’s leading connectivity providers achieve higher return on sales and marketing investments by providing enhanced transparency, speed and effectiveness of business transactions.
Technology updates, business growth, and changing regulations can make it difficult to plan future IT infrastructure needs.
CyrusOne helps companies overcome current and future capacity constraints by responding to technological updates, meeting business growth and complying with new regulations.
Obtain proven, innovative data solutions that grow with the complexities of doing business and expanding overall footprints with certified data centers audited with up-to-date industry regulations.
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 email@example.com, or by phone at (212) 716-3894.
Data Center POST
Data 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.
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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.
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DE-CIX provides premium network interconnection services and operates several carrier and data center neutral interconnection platforms in Europe, the Middle East, North America, and India.
Founded in 1995, DE-CIX’s Internet Exchange in Frankfurt is the world’s leading interconnection platform, managing more than 6 Terabits per second peak traffic.
With DE-CIX Apollon, we maintain the world’s largest and most advanced Ethernet-based platform, delivering high-availability peering with full 100G Ethernet capabilities.
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.
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.
Hilco Streambank is an advisory firm specializing in the valuation, marketing, and sale of intangible assets for businesses at all stages. We identify, preserve, and extract value for clients through the application of experience, diligence, and creativity. Our clients include stakeholders in both healthy and distressed situations, as well as other outside consulting firms.
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.
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.
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.
ROOT Data Center
Founded in Montreal, ROOT Data Center specializes in next-generation colocation that goes beyond just security and reliability. ROOT stands out with its industry-leading deployment speed, energy efficiency, and power density solutions, enabling IT organizations to outperform their competitors. These qualities helped ROOT signed one of the largest data center deals in Canada – with one of the largest hyper scale technology providers in the world. The firm’s constant innovation continues to create waves in the data center industry.
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.
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.