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Seaborn Innovates Around its Independent Subsea Operator Model; New Cable to Argentina Now in the Works

June 2018

Seaborn Innovates Around its Independent Subsea Operator Model; New Cable to Argentina Now in the Works

interview with Larry Schwartz

Independent subsea operator Seaborn provides an update on: its Seabras-1 New York to Brazil success; a new cable build from Brazil to Argentina; and its operating and commercial innovations.

How a “Beautiful Mind” of Location & Connectivity Intelligence Enables Network Buying Decisions

June 2018

How a “Beautiful Mind” of Location & Connectivity Intelligence Enables Network Buying Decisions

interview with Mike Nguyen

A new global marketplace tool delivers a free and neutral view of enterprise and network provider connections inside thousands of data centers around the world.

At the ROOT of Wholesale Data Center Value: Fast Deployments, Energy Efficiency, and the Waterfalls of Quebec

June 2018

At the ROOT of Wholesale Data Center Value: Fast Deployments, Energy Efficiency, and the Waterfalls of Quebec

interview with AJ Byers

A wholesale datacenter provider in Montreal explains the secrets of its success in attracting hyperscalers and other customers as it serves Canada and the northeastern US.

DataGryd at 60 Hudson Street: Engineering a New Business Model for Wholesale Data Centers in Large Cities

May 2018

DataGryd at 60 Hudson Street: Engineering a New Business Model for Wholesale Data Centers in Large Cities

interview with Tom Brown

The famous 60 Hudson Street data center has been developed with cooling and huge power enhancements to create a modern wholesale datacenter.  Read how DataGryd, the largest footprint datacenter in Manhattan sustains and markets itself as the premiere carrier hotel in New York.

The Meet Me Point: Queen Bee of the Wholesale Networking Hive

March 2018

The Meet Me Point: Queen Bee of the Wholesale Networking Hive

interview with Hunter Newby

Telecom meet me points (or carrier hotels) are the most valuable per-square-foot properties in wholesale ecosystems.  Learn the strategies and deal-making principles essential to creating successful meet me points.

The Rise of Data Centers at the Network Edge: From Cable Content Cache to Cloud Enabler

March 2018

The Rise of Data Centers at the Network Edge: From Cable Content Cache to Cloud Enabler

interview with Phill Lawson-Shanks

Edge Data Centers have evolved to meet the insatiable demand for low-cost and low-latency content distribution and cloud.  Here is an in-depth history of the traditional Data Centers, the Edge Data Center and related technology.

Builder of Diverse Carrier Hotels: Infomart Powers Connectivity, Sustainability and Customer Design Flexibility

October 2017

Builder of Diverse Carrier Hotels: Infomart Powers Connectivity, Sustainability and Customer Design Flexibility

interview with Scott Mitchell

The virtues of connectivity, sustainability and design flexibility in two Infomart carrier hotels: the 1.6 million-square-foot mega hotel in Dallas and its Hillsboro counterpart,  hosting LinkedIn’s super-efficient, super compute-dense suite.

PacketFabric’s Homespun NaaS: Presence in One Data Center Connects You to the World of Networks and Clouds

June 2017

PacketFabric’s Homespun NaaS: Presence in One Data Center Connects You to the World of Networks and Clouds

interview with Jezzibell Gilmore

A detailed brief on a break-through Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) is easing the pain of WAN connectivity.  One of the product’s founders explains the  development history, the cloud-like business model, and likely impact on the comms industry.

Seaborn’s Digital “Flying Cloud”: A New, Carrier-Neutral  Undersea Route to Brazil — Due to Set Sail in June

March 2017

Seaborn’s Digital “Flying Cloud”: A New, Carrier-Neutral  Undersea Route to Brazil — Due to Set Sail in June

interview with Larry Schwartz

As a major undersea cable nears completion, an exec explains the power of: the carrier-neutral business model, global market research, working with technical partners, and collaborating with investors.

How Benchmarking & Streamlining NOC Operations can Lower Costs & Boost Effectiveness

March 2017

How Benchmarking & Streamlining NOC Operations can Lower Costs & Boost Effectiveness

interview with Hal Baylor

Operators must trim the cost/performance in their NOCs to free up money for network, sales, and customer support.  A NOC efficiency expert discusses NOC assessment, benchmarks, and outsourcing.

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