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Understanding data center Cable Plant layouts

Modern data centers and today’s underlying network infrastructure will continue to evolve to meet the requirements of leading technologies. As organizations look at ways to cut costs, reduce their environmental impact and converge traditionally disparate operational and IT systems, data centers are chasing to keep pace with assurance of deployment stability and uptime expected. We […]


Southern Cross and Ciena launch 400GbE services on NEXT cable

Southern Cross Cables Limited (‘Southern Cross’), Australasia’s specialist international capacity provider, has announced the availability of commercial 400GbE services on its Southern Cross NEXT (‘NEXT’) cable, between Australia, New Zealand and the US. Laurie Miller, CEO of Southern Cross, said the introduction of what is believed to be Australasia’s first international 400GbE services and the […]


Global Cloud Xchange and Tampnet partner to support digital demand in the Nordics

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a network service provider powering global connectivity for new media providers, telecom carriers and enterprises, and Tampnet Carrier, a unique high-speed network operator in the Nordic sector responsible for over 30% of the traffic between Norway, the UK and Europe, announce their strategic partnership to support the increased network demands stemming […]


Bandwidth IG and Flexential bring additional dark fibre capacity to Oregon data centre

A new agreement between Bandwidth Infrastructure Group (Bandwidth IG), one of the fastest-growing pure-play dark fibre providers, and Flexential, a leading provider of data centre colocation, cloud and connectivity, will deliver more access to in-demand dark fibre routes in the emerging data centre hub of Hillsboro, Oregon. Bandwidth IG is expanding its Hillsboro area dark […]


Deep Dive: Andrew Froehlich, President of Westgate Networks and Lisa Schwartz, Director of product marketing, AEM


Work completed on telecoms cable between Galway and Iceland

Farice, a company fully owned by the Icelandic government, currently owns and operates two submarine cables linking Iceland to Northern Europe, has announced that the IRIS Sub-Sea Telecoms Cable System connecting Galway to Iceland and onwards to Denmark and the Nordics, on existing Farice networks is now in its final phase of implementation. In 2019, […]


Teraco announces regional interconnection with Google Equiano cable

Teraco, one of Africa’s largest providers of interconnected data centre platforms, is now an integral connectivity and interconnection point for Google’s Equiano subsea cable. Equiano starts in Europe and runs along the West Coast of Africa, between Lisbon in Portugal and Cape Town in South Africa, with branching units along the way that can be […]


Telxius teams up with NJFX to deliver fully diverse subsea cable connectivity across the Atlantic and Latin America

Telxius, a leading digital telecommunications infrastructure operator, has teamed up with NJFX, a carrier-neutral Cable Landing Station (CLS) colocation campus in Wall, New Jersey, to give customers on-demand access to redundant subsea cable infrastructure across the Atlantic and Latin America. This collaboration allows Telxius to provide its customers with fully diverse global solutions through submarine […]


Powering the future of data centres with optical fibre

Gavin Faulds – Regional Sales Head-MEA, Sterlite, tells us how hyperscale data centres require reliable, high-bandwidth components to power their network’s physical infrastructure and discusses how investment in the UAE data centre space compares to the global picture. Gavin Faulds is a distinguished business development and marketing leader who has worked in Telecommunications, Oil & […]


C&W Networks upgrades CFX-1 and EWC submarine cables with Ciena

C&W Networks, a wholesale telecommunications service provider, is leveraging Ciena’s GeoMesh Extreme to upgrade its CFX-1 (Colombia-Florida Express) and EWC (East West Cable) submarine cable networks to deliver advanced broadband and IP services of up to 400Gb/s. These network upgrades will help address the soaring bandwidth needs of C&W Networks’ telco and Internet Service Provider […]


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