A Datacloud Party in the USA

What are your plans for mid-September? Attending Datacloud USA 2022, perhaps?

This two-day event will offer networking opportunities and exclusive thought-leadership with experts across data center, cloud, edge, HPC, content, big tech, and regional and international enterprise.

It's all going down September 14–15, 2022 in Austin, Texas.

There’s No Comparison to Fiber

If you've ever made a “telephone” with a pair of tin cans and a string, you have an idea of how the Internet works.

Even in 2022, modern global telecommunications still functions in a somewhat similar manner.

Webinar: Trans-Pacific Submarine Network Opportunities

The trans-Atlantic submarine corridor was a hot topic when VP of Research Tim Stronge joined Ciena for a live presentation back in June.

Now it's time to shift our attention to the trans-Pacific. And Research Analyst Marvin Tan has just the data to share.

New U.S. Broadband Proposal Does the Electric Slide

🎶 It’s electric!
You can’t see it (it’s electric!)
You gotta feel it (it’s electric!) 🎶

Our August list of telecom reading recs starts off with new legislation designed to speed up broadband rollouts by tapping into the U.S. electric grid.

Also on the docket? An update on Ukrainian connectivity and a trio of TeleGeography experts in the news.

A is for Autonomous System: The Telecom Glossary of Your Dreams

Let's face it—there are a lot of definitions to memorize in the telecom space. And if you've ever racked your brain for what “MVNO” stands for on a Monday morning, you're not alone.

Here's a hot tip: there's a secret Telecom Glossary tucked away at the end of our free 2022 State of the Network Report.

Save it to your phone. Print it out and display it on your fridge. Or just keep reading to peruse the terms listed under A, B, and C.

Economic Indicators and the Future of the Submarine Cable Industry

Economies around the globe are facing sluggish growth prospects and rapidly escalating prices.

But have you considered what various macroeconomic indicators can tell us about the direction of the submarine cable industry?

TeleGeography Research Director Alan Mauldin has—and he'll be talking about it next month at Submarine Networks World.

The Global SD-WAN Market for Large Multinational Enterprises Is Worth…

The results are in.

According to our research, the global SD-WAN market for large multinational enterprises is worth $3 billion. This accounts for just 5% of the total market.

How LEO Satellite Connectivity Might Change Enterprise Networks

Endeavors like SpaceX’s Starlink and Amazon’s Project Kuiper have brought lots of attention to the expanding market for connecting more residential customers to satellite broadband.

But how are enterprises affected by the growing satellite market?

Hot Data Center Summer

With summer in full swing, things are heating up—literally.

Like data centers.

Our July list of recommended reads touches on overheating data centers in the UK, a massive broadband outage in Canada, new submarine cables coming to Africa, and more.

How Providers Are Approaching the Middle Mile in 2022

Enterprises can choose few or many providers in the middle mile (or none at all). As with other technology procurement decisions, this depends on an individual enterprise’s capability to orchestrate multiple vendors and preferences for specific vendors in the chain.

It also depends on current network infrastructure and the desire to leverage that toward a reconfigured WAN, as well as the performance and cost goals the enterprise wants to achieve.