Boosting capacity in major cities across China

Beijing Internet Harbor Technology Co., Ltd. (“BIH”), a leading provider of Internet Data Center (IDC) and value-added cloud computing services in China, has deployed the Coriant Groove™ G30 Network Disaggregation Platform (NDP) to scale metro network capacity and enhance high-speed interconnect services for its end-user customers, including large and small enterprises, Internet and Web 2.0 providers, and government agencies.





Global Capacity expands seven Ethernet access points

Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, is expanding seven One Marketplace™ Points of Presence (PoPs) in its extensive North American network, including six Ethernet local access aggregation points and three high performance Ethernet Backbone points purposely built for the most demanding Cloud, Over-the-Top applications and data services.  The locations now Ethernet-enabled include Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, PA, Minneapolis, MN, and three new PoPs in Boston, MA, Kansas City, MO, and Vienna, VA. The locations added to the high performance Ethernet backbone include Kansas City, MO, Minneapolis, MN and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.





SSE adds Ark and iomart

SSE Enterprise Telecoms – the UK’s leading provider of network infrastructure services, and part of the SSE Group – has added two new facilities to its expanding UK fibre network: Ark Data Centres’ Spring Park and iomart Glasgow.  Both data centres benefit from diverse routes and will have access to its full range of Carrier Ethernet and optical services.








Model transformation is key for the telcos

The explosive growth in the consumption of digital media, content, applications and storage poses excellent opportunities for telecom services providers. Telco digital transformation is a complex process, however, that entails major changes in three areas: making the internal organization agile and efficient, driving constant innovation and unleashing new revenue streams. Customer-focus and speed-to-market in executing these strategies will be key success factors, according to insight from GlobalData.



Angola Cables to peer at NAPAfrica

Angola Cables, a leading telecoms operator, is expanding its network reach and peering capabilities across the globe. With an aim to become a major IP transit and MPLS player in sub-Saharan Africa, Angola Cables has chosen NAPAfrica as its peering point. NAPAfrica is Africa’s largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP), with over 240 unique connected networks and 140Gbps peering traffic. NAPAfrica, which is colocated within all Teraco data centre facilities, provides peering across sub-Saharan Africa from Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.








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