Market Overview: Carrier Ethernet Exchanges

Figure 1:  Carrier Ethernet Exchange (Courtesy MEF)

A number of leading data center providers are investing in specialized exchanges to support Carrier Ethernet services. Here’s a look at the players in the Carrier Ethernet Exchange business, and an overview of this emerging market. Read More

Level 3 vs. Comcast: More Than A Peering Spat?

Peering dispute or breach of net neutrality? A dispute between Level 3 and Comcast appears to have been precipitated by Level 3’s recent addition of online video service Netflix as a major new customer its content delivery network (CDN) business. Read More

Neutral Tandem Buys Tinet for $95 Million

In a deal targeting the growth of Ethernet services, interconnection service specialist Neutral Tandem (TNDM) has agreed to acquire Tinet, an international carrier providing wholesale IP Transit and Ethernet connectivity. Read More

Roundup: Cisco’s Space Router, AboveNet

Roundup: Cisco’s space router operates in orbit, AboveNet says it has deployed to all 20 Equinix data centers in the U.S., Lexent Metro joins Switch and Data’s GeoReach program, Huawei deplys DWDM platform for GlobeNet. Read More

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