Posted: 3/2004 NEWS BRIEFS Global Crossing Ltd. and XO Communications Inc. announced theyve signed two five-year-agreements to provide each other network services. The first agreement requires XO to commit at least $50 million over five years to buy voice termination and private line termination services from Global Crossing. The pact contains provisions for Global Crossing […]

Switch and Data Buys MeridanTelesis

Switch and Data (Booth 508) last month completed the acquisition of Philadelphia, Penn.-based MeridianTelesis, a privately held company providing carrier neutral and network neutral colocation services for enterprises in the Internet-oriented, telecommunications and data storage markets. The asset acquisition of this enterprise-centric colocation facility in Philadelphia provides Switch and Data with more than 30 new […]


Posted: 12/2003 NEWS BRIEFS LightCore, a regional fiber-optic transport provider offering wholesale services to secondary and tertiary markets, has completed its network expansion into Texas and Louisiana. This expansion adds 800 route miles of long-haul and metro fiber, and brings LightCores total lit and unlit network to more than 7,000 miles covering 11 states. The […]

Rack ‘Em Up

Posted: 5/2003 Rack ‘Em Up Neutral Colos Repositioning as Alternate Sales Channels By Khali Henderson Neutral colocation facilities have long positioned themselves as "marketplaces" for carriers. However, this role largely has been passive — facilitating bilateral cross-connects or playing host to an IP peering exchange. This year, however, several neutral colos have stepped up their […]


Posted: 4/2003 News Briefs * MegaPath Networks Inc., a virtual broadband network operator, reports a record increase of approximately 85 percent revenue growth for 2002. The company predicts it will achieve positive operating cash flow by the end of second quarter. The company also reports, as a result of its cumulative partnerships and supplier agreements, […]

Neutral Colos Hawk

Posted: 1/2003 special report To Serve & Protect Neutral Colos Hawk peace of mind By Khali Henderson Among the security measures at an Equinix IBX is a biometric scanner. THE REALITIES OF THE POST-SEPT. 11 world have been visited on numerous businesses, perhaps none more so than the IT and telecom infrastructure providers that keep […]

ASCENT: Accretive Networks Selects Switch and Data for Colo, Interconnection

Accretive Networks has selected Switch and Data (Booth 217) as its colocation and interconnection service partner in Chicago and New York. Accretive Networks, a provider of advanced managed hosting services, joins the growing list of Switch and Data customers that have the ability to establish access with any other Switch and Data customer for the […]

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