Fiber Gives SMBs a Fast Business Boost

Three use cases examine just exactly how fiber-optic internet can improve an SMB’s productivity and efficiency, not to mention the all-important bottom line.

US Signal Breaks Ground on New Data Center

The new facility is expected to open in July 2014. It will be the first purpose-built data center in western Michigan with room to expand to 40,000 square feet, the company said.

Case Study: Cavalier Helps School System Get More for Less

Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS) in Virginia is one of the country’s most accomplished and innovative school districts. It uses online applications and social marketing tools to communicate with students, parents, teachers and administration. Several of its schools were selected by Virginia Governor Timothy M. Kaine for the Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence. The award […]

AboveNet Expands Into TELEHOUSE New York Data Centers

TELEHOUSE America has announced that AboveNet Inc. (ABVT) has extended its low-latency fiber-optic network in TELEHOUSE America’s New York facilities, providing interconnectivity between its 25 Broadway and 7 Teleport data centers in Manhattan and Staten Island, respectively. TELEHOUSE America’s 25 Broadway and 7 Teleport data centers are secure state-of-the-art facilities with private power generation systems, 24/7 […]

Case Study: NYSERNet Turns to Lexent for Dark Fiber Network

NYSERNet was founded in 1985 by a consortium of public and private New York State institutions to provide high-speed network connectivity to advance research and educational initiatives in the Empire State. It is a not-for-profit corporation that was created to foster science and education in New York State. Many of its members required a New […]

Roy A. Wilkens

THEN: Roy A. Wilkens was president of Williams Telecommunications Co. (WilTel) in 1987 and was beginning to be vindicated for his gutsy decision — as president of Williams Pipeline Co. — to use the company’s gas rights of way for fiber-optic telecommunications. The company would do a brisk business in wholesale capacity and would be […]

XO Communications Completes Nationwide Intercity Fiber-Optic Network

XO Communications Inc. (Booth 715) announced today it has completed its new next-generation, nationwide, intercity fiber-optic network and now carries customer traffic across all segments. The network allows XO to more than double network capacity and offer more higher-speed data transport services to content providers, enterprises and service providers. Our new next-generation network represents a […]

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