Latisys Teams With Allied Telecom To Deliver “On-Net” Data Center Infrastructure Services

May 23, 2011 by · Comments Off on Latisys Teams With Allied Telecom To Deliver “On-Net” Data Center Infrastructure Services 

Webmaster ToolboxEnglewood, CO – Latisys, a leading national provider of colocation, managed hosting, managed services and disaster recovery solutions, today announced a new strategic relationship with Allied Telecom. Allied will interconnect its Optical Transport Network for virtually unlimited bandwidth, scalability and high-performance with Latisys’ high-density data center campus in Ashburn.

Allied Telecom, the DC-based operator of the region’s fastest broadband network, is a single-source provider of Internet, Metro Ethernet transport and Voice services for organizations throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Corridor. Allied Telecom recently built a new 110-mile fiber ring to enhance the existing network infrastructure and connect to regional cloud computing centers at rates of over 400 Gbps. To ensure mission critical services could be provisioned to customers in excellence, Allied turned to Latisys for its secure, robust, flexible and scalable IT infrastructure. Read more

Untapped business opportunity for service providers

July 9, 2009 by · Comments Off on Untapped business opportunity for service providers 

Web Hosting ToolsSweden – Security services are an untapped business opportunity for service providers including Internet service providers (ISPs), data centers and telecom operators according to IP-based security and unified threat management (UTM) specialist, Clavister.

The commoditization of services means that providers face serious challenges as margins are eroded away. Andreas Åsander, VP product management, Clavister explains: “Service providers trade in intensely competitive areas where industry saturation is forcing the price of standard services down virtually eliminating profit margins. The result is that there is little to differentiate suppliers and so no competitive advantage.

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