Connectivity

Colocation Outlook 2014: Connectivity is Critical in a Changing Landscape

Looking ahead for 2014: Colo, wholesales and connectivity.

Data center connectivity is becoming a key differentiator as wholesale data center providers compete for customers with colocation companies. As the industry heads into 2014, the blurring of lines between “retail” colo and wholesale space is leading more providers to offer flavors of both products, and boosting interest in open internet exchanges that could extend peering activity to a broader spectrum of facilities. Read More

Network News: Infinera, Sidera, CoreSite, Level 3

News in the networking field: Infinera announced the availability of Infinera Instant Bandwidth; Sidera is providing connectivity between CoreSite data centers located in critical communications markets; and Level 3 Communications has signed an agreement with Tulane University to provide network services in support of the university’s business continuity infrastructure. Read More

Network News: XO, Level 3, Juniper

XO Communications Deploys 100G nationwide, Level 3 (LVLT) selected by Time Warner Cable for national network expansion, Turkish Airlines standardizes global network on gear from Juniper Networks (JNPR). Read More

Network News: Level 3, CENX, Ciena

Defense Department selects Level 3 (LVLT) for potential $410 million dollar contract, CENX announces Ethernet backhaul management services, Ciena (CIEN) lights 100G European link for C&W. Read More