Monday, December 20, 2010

December Telecom Vendor News From Telarus

Here's the latest Telecom vendor news from Telarus ......

1. AboveNet .....

* AboveNet is extending its network capabilities through connections with CENX, Inc. The first connections are at CENX's New York sites where the AboveNet eXchange Hub service will be available to CENX's carrier exchange customers. AboveNet expects to expand to other CENX exchanges in top domestic and international metro markets.

* AboveNet has expanded its Metro Ethernet and dynamic Core Wave services in the London metro market. The new solutions will help meet customer demand for dedicated, high performance and high bandwidth solutions and facilitate seamless connectivity between London's business and data hubs.

* AboveNet is planning a strategic expansion of its data network by deploying new fiber optic based express routes in the Chicago metro area that will give rise to the lowest latency routes between downtown Chicago and the western suburbs. After the expected completion by mid-year 2011, routes between urban and suburban business hubs will prove to be the shortest data path available with high bandwidth capacity.

2. Level 3 Communications ....

* Level 3 Communications announced that it has been selected to serve as a primary content delivery network (CDN) provider for Netflix, Inc. to support the company's streaming functionality and to support storage for the entire Netflix library of content.

* Level 3 Communications, Inc. announced that as a result of increased customer demand, it has added significant capacity and five new network locations to its content delivery network (CDN). The completion of the augment and installations has added 1.65 Terabits per second (Tbps) of globally available Level 3 CDN capacity. As part of the augment, Level 3 has also added two Canadian cities (Toronto and Montreal) and three European cities (Brussels, Munich and Hamburg) to its CDN.

3. PAETEC - PAETEC has announced three new cities with Ethernet over Copper coverage: Seattle, Denver and Phoenix.

4. Telx ....

* Telx and Interxion announced a strategic alliance designed to help colocation customers easily locate expansion space on the other side of the Atlantic. The alliance is focused on customers in the financial services industry, where the growth of electronic trading is prompting many players to seek a global footprint for their high-speed trading operations.

* Data center operator and colocation firm Telx announced on Friday that the first phase of its 13,500 square foot high-density expansion at its 350 E. Cermak facility in Chicago is now open for immediate occupancy.

5. tw telecom - tw telecom announced a major expansion of its fiber network in the metro Atlanta area. The expansion reaches more than 600 additional commercial buildings in business districts within the cities of Johns Creek, Suwanee, Duluth, Norcross, Emory University area, Decatur and Tucker.

6. Windstream ....

* Windstream announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with ABRY Partners to acquire Hosted Solutions Acquisition, LLC (Hosted Solutions) in an all-cash transaction valued at $310 million.

* Windstream announced the expansion of its unified communications services to nearly 100 new cities within Windstream's service area. Windstream's IP solutions combine voice, data and Internet services over the same connection. Windstream is expanding its VoIP and Data services to additional cities in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Ohio, Nebraska, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Georgia and Kentucky.

7. XO Communications - XO Communications has expanded its metro network coverage across Phoenix, part of an initiative the company says demonstrates its strategy to expand its presence in existing XO markets. The goal is to serve more enterprise customers with its IP-based communications, managed network solutions and exceptional customer experience.

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