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Interoute CTO: SD-WAN and the Cloud Are Critical to Enterprise Digital Transformation

Digital transformation – which Interoute CTO Matthew Finnie defines as “using technology to get closer to the market and supply chain” – is becoming an important initiative for enterprises.

It's December. This is What Our Team is Reading About.

Have we been keeping up with the latest and greatest telecoms and technology pieces from around the internet? You bet.

This is what the TG team has been looking at as of late. (They all make for really good reading while you wait for your office holiday party to begin.)

Flashback Friday: An Underwater Cable of 1939

When it comes to undersea cables, we've come a long way.

Take this 1939 Bell Systems reel, which showcases scenes from the San Francisco Harbor, as workmen ready submarine telephone cable that is to live at the bottom of the San Francisco Bay, winding beneath the Bay Bridge.

Understanding “The Last Mile”

One tiny data packet has traveled the world. It’s made its way from Sydney, Australia all the way to London, traversing undersea cables to reach its intended destination.

But here’s something interesting: the (potentially) most expensive part of this data packet’s trip is only just beginning.

5 New Articles We're Reading. (And So Should You!)

We don't need to tell you that we like to keep up with the latest telecoms happenings.

Below are five new articles we've been reading on our end, spanning from the state of the undersea cable market, to major mergers, to insight on that distributed denial of service attack last month. Dig in.

What’s Happening With CenturyLink and Level 3? How Will These Operations Overlap?

Yesterday CenturyLink confirmed the rumors, announcing that they’ve reached a cash-and-stock deal to buy Level 3 Communications for around $25 billion.

Here’s what’s happening.

Carriers Review Their Network Roadmaps, Examine Customer Needs

Enterprise customers' expectations of their network are changing.

5 Telecoms Articles You Should Read This Weekend: SD-WAN Edition

Time for another round of "what is the team at TeleGeography reading?"

This time around we're all about that SD-WAN. (Perhaps we're just excited about the upcoming WAN Summit London?) Below are five pieces any network manager should bookmark for their weekend reading queue.

Google and Facebook Have Joined the Pacific Light Cable Project

Perhaps you've heard that Google and Facebook have joined the Pacific Light Cable Project.

We've compiled several resources to explain why content providers are getting into the cable game. (And we also have some insight on the cable in question.)

Why We Need More Submarine Cables (And Why We Don't)

TeleGeography's Alan Mauldin returns to Submarine Networks World in Singapore, October 17-19. Alan will be delivering the presentation "Why We Need More Submarine Cables (and Why We Don't)" at 9:20 am on October 17.