Conferences

Could South Africa Become a Cloud Hub for Africa? Patrick Christian Explores at AfPIF 2017.

Microsoft recently announced that it plans to bring two cloud data centers online in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

If other regions are indicators—like South America and Australia—other cloud providers could follow suit, making South Africa a cloud hub for Africa.

Brian Lavallée Gives Us a Sneak Peek at Subsea Connect 2017 and Discusses Optimizing Networks

This July subsea experts will flock to Marseille for Subsea Connect 2017, a gathering that will zero in on the commercial and technical aspects of the submarine cable market.

Among the experts in attendance will be Ciena's Senior Director of Portfolio Marketing Brian Lavallée.

To gear up for the event, Brian took the time to speak with us about Subsea Connect, preview a panel he will moderate, and provide a glimpse into the discussions he expects to have in Marseille.

Tweeting The First-Ever WAN Summit San Jose

This week WAN enthusiasts met in San Jose to take a closer look at the market, IT trends, and new technologies. We're happy to report that our first-ever WAN Summit San Jose exceeded expectations, with all of the insightful case studies and panel discussions we've come to expect from the WAN Summit agenda.

Keep scrolling to catch a few highlights.

Christian Koch on Local Networks, Peering, and Bringing a Network Operators Group to NYC

Christian Koch is passionate about the internet.

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.

We're Heading to the Second City for 2017 International Telecoms Week

TeleGeography will be at International Telecoms Week in Chicago May 14-17, 2017.

Data Explosion, Content Demands, Regional IoT, and Cloud Adoption in the Middle East

With plenty of new submarine cables in the works, what will emerge as the reigning Middle Eastern hub?

Preparing for a Nice Time at MVNOs World Congress 2017

Planning on attending the MVNOs World Congress later this month in Nice? Us too. Our own Tom Leins will be on the scene at the Nice Acropolis April 24-27. He's set to judge the MVNO Awards, which will be announced at the annual MVNOs Awards Party on Wednesday, April 26.

Enterprises and SD-WAN: What You Missed at WAN Summit New York

Another WAN Summit New York is in the books. As our teammates and summit attendees head home from the Big Apple, we're starting to compile our highlight reel. Check back here for videos, pictures, and presentations in the coming weeks.

Carrying the Content of the Future at Capacity Latin America 2017

Another year gone by and we find ourselves packing our bags for Capacity Latin America. Our own Anahí Rebatta, Cynthia Sandoval, and Lilian Lea will be in Rio de Janeiro on March 28 and 29 for Latin America's largest wholesale telecoms meeting.