On Cloud Nine: Cloud and WAN Infrastructure Has Landed

TeleGeography’s Global Enterprise Networks (GEN) has become Cloud and WAN Infrastructure. Here's what you need to know.

Map Update: GeoAwesomeness Map Winners + a Submarine Cable Treasure Hunt

Our friends at Geoawesomeness recently gave some lucky map lovers and social media mavens a free copy of our 2017 Global Internet Map.

Fans who tweeted and posted on Facebook about why they deserve to take home one of our new designs were in the running to get one of their very own.

Enterprise Traffic is Growing Everywhere. (But Mostly in These Verticals and Locations.)

Enterprise demand for bandwidth is climbing. (Take VWR’s Sen Chokkan, who says he’s seen bandwidth use increase 10 percent each month.) Offices are leaning more on applications and customers are expecting more cloud-based services.

The recent State of the WAN report by Aryaka, an SD-WAN company, underscored just how much enterprise traffic has exploded—and where.

Growing Your WAN to Meet the Demands of the Modern Workplace

As a WAN manager, how do you ensure your business has an available, reliable, and secure network when the nature of the workplace is always changing?

Monthly Reading List: Keeping an Eye on New Submarine Cables and Major Acquisitions

Our May reading list seems to be all about watching players in the telecoms space make moves. From Cisco's latest Viptela grab to new submarine cable investments, lots of our stories today are about new projects, fresh starts, and looking to the future.

Benchmarking Enterprise Networks: Modeling Hybrid Network Costs

The budget-conscious WAN managers of the world know that connectivity costs change all the time. During WAN Summit New York in April, our own Michael Bisaha shared a few ideas with attendees for staying on top of these ever-changing expenses.

From MPLS to SDWAN: The Right Choice for Fast-Growing VWR

Software defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) can be a game changer for global enterprises that have increasing bandwidth requirements with limited budgets. Or for those that frequently open new locations and need a scaleable solution that applies consistent policies across their ever-expanding network.

Making Submarine Cables Works of Art

You might not be surprised to learn that we have a lot of maps here at TeleGeography.

MVNOs World Congress 2017: Disruptors, Innovators, and Wholesalers in the French Riviera

While at a reception hosted by the Nice Tourist Board last month, a local official told us that the city typically enjoys 300 days of sunshine each year.

Unfortunately, the sunny weather didn’t oblige during this year’s MVNOs World Congress, which took place April 24-27 at the Nice Acropolis. But the wet weather didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of delegates and speakers, who provided another engrossing look at the MVNO space.

The Road to 5G: Not Such a Straight Path

Verizon Communications has succeeded with its $3.1 billion takeover move for Straight Path Communications, giving it access to the potentially crucial 5G-suitable millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum, including 28GHz and 39GHz licenses. Straight Path had been a target of AT&T, but Verizon came up with a much bigger offer.

What does this mean for the future of 5G mobile services in the U.S.?