Lumos Data Centers Launches Suite of IaaS Solutions

May 22, 2018 — CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lumos Data Centers (“LDC”), a division of Lumos Networks and Spirit Communications and a leading co-location and data center solutions provider across the Mid-Atlantic and South-Eastern U.S., is pleased to announce the launch of its upgraded Infrastructure as a Service...Learn More

Global Webscale Company Selects Zayo for Long Haul Dark Fiber

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A global webscale customer has selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for dark fiber services on its Reno to Umatilla route, which is currently under development. The deal further supports Zayo’s investment in this route as a follow-on to the initial anchor customer sale announced earlier...Learn More

Juniper Exec on Metro Network Evolution: Not Just Transport Any More

Moving forward, metro networks will be less about transport and more about being service-centric, said Juniper Networks Director of Product Marketing Management Donyel Jones-Williams in an interview. Juniper today announced three products that will play a key role in supporting the company’s vision for metro...Learn More

TDS-Owned OneNeck Patents Data Center Sensors That Pinpoint Server Hotspots

OneNeck’s new vertically sweeping roaming robotic-sensor, designed to move up and down a closed server cabinet has been awarded a U.S. patent, the TDS data center subsidiary announced. During each vertical sweep, the OneNeck data center sensor assembly records the heat and humidity then generates...Learn More

Large Cloud Provider Selects Zayo for Wavelength Connectivity

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A global webscale cloud provider has selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for wavelength connectivity. Zayo’s solution will provide high-capacity connectivity between a major west coast data center and another facility located centrally in the U.S. The solution will provide the customer...Learn More

Vonage SD-WAN Targets Small Business, Illustrates Service Provider Opportunities

Vonage has been making some major moves involving software defined wide area networks (SD-WAN). Vonage SD-WAN has been available to larger enterprise customers for several years and the company today launched a new version of the offering aimed at small and medium-size businesses (SMBs). Businesses...Learn More

A&T, Equinix Widen Business Relationship

A new AT&T, Equinix deal will make AT&T Switched Ethernet Service with Network on Demand available to businesses in Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers. The new AT&T Network on Demand service offered at Equinix locations provides intelligence across cloud service providers, the companies...Learn More

Peak 10/Via West Rebrand As Flexential

Data center and cloud specialists Peak 10 and ViaWest, which merged in August of 2017, have rebranded the combined entity as Flexential. According to the company, the new name is based on their flexible, customer-focused approach to business. Flexential will continue to deliver data center...Learn More

Downplaying Data Centers, CenturyLink Cloud Strategy Views Connectivity as a Better Play

Like some other telecom service providers, CenturyLink has shifted away from the data center business. The company also has shifted their public cloud approach, adding additional capabilities for a multi-cloud approach, noted CenturyLink executives at financial conferences this week. The CenturyLink cloud strategy is now...Learn More

Fiber Network Consolidation Continues with LOGIX Alpheus Acquisition

Private equity investment groups continue to drive consolidation, as well reshuffle, ownership of fiber and wireless broadband networks, other assets and business portfolios across the U.S. Houston, Texas-based LOGIX Communications yesterday announced a definitive agreement to acquire Alpheus, a provider of metro and regional fiber,...Learn More

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