USA Fiber, an emerging competitive provider focused on dark fiber, is going to build a dark fiber network serving an array of enterprise and wholesale customers in Northern Virginia.
Verizon has added Microsoft ExpressRoute for Office 365, Skype for Business and Microsoft Azure Government Cloud to its Secure Cloud Interconnect service, adding another service choice for business customers considering a cloud migration.
RCN Business is enhancing its data center reach in the Greater Boston area by opening new facilities in Bedford and Waltham, Mass., bringing its total number of area data centers to eight.
The ongoing realignment of data center architecture, including the migration to higher speeds, is driving growing demand for providers to upgrade network security throughput and performance, says Dell'Oro Group.
CenturyLink has promoted Duane Ring to senior vice president of global field operations, overseeing the telco's growing data center and cloud services business lines.
Verizon will start using Mesosphere's Datacenter Operating System (DCOS), a move that it says will enhance data center operations with improvements in automation and scale when deploying applications, services and big data.
FairPoint may still be a nascent player in the data center market, but it's one that will help put its existing central office facilities to better use while furthering its bond with its business customers.
Zayo has completed the buildout of a dark fiber route between the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) data center facility at 1700 MacArthur Blvd in Mahwah, N.J., and Equinix's International Business Exchange (IBX) data center at 800 Secaucus Road (NY5), enabling it to better respond to financial companies' desire for low-latency network services.
Cisco continues to be the service providers' top-choice core/edge router and carrier Ethernet switch vendor, according to a new IHS Infonetics report.
Infinera's CEO is seeing continual demand for 100G optical equipment from its mix of traditional telco and emerging data center customers for its Cloud Xpress product line. Speaking to investors during its second-quarter 2015 earnings call, Tom Fallon said customers see 100G as a key requirement.