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Cloud Data Centers Are Rolling Out at Record Speeds, Heading into New Regions

More workplaces worldwide are moving to the cloud. And that means that cloud data centers are making their debut in new regions.

Three Lessons from WAN Summit New York 2019

We're still buzzing from WAN Summit New York. Our largest summit to date, we were joined by an elite ensemble of networking experts who guided us through conversations on security, cloud, hybrid WAN rollouts, NFV, and much more.

If you sadly couldn't make this year's event, chew on these three takeaways. It's just enough food for thought until we hit the road again later this year

What's in a Name? The Colocation Database is Now the Data Center Research Service.

This is a brief service announcement for our colocation-inclined readers. As of today, our beloved Colocation Database is now the Data Center Research Service.

Introducing the WAN Manager Digest, Our New Membership for Enterprise Professionals

We've written about the cloud, the rise of SD-WAN, and networking pricing trends. And our new WAN Manager Survey is a treasure trove of analysis about the challenges faced by modern networking professionals.

Wouldn't it be nice if you could access all of this exclusive content in one spot? 

Great news. Today we're launching the WAN Manager DigestThis exclusive subscription for enterprise professionals bundles our most popular WAN resources into one easy online membership.

The (Google) Data Centers are Coming

As another month of 2019 comes to a close, we're looking back at the telecom headlines that caught our attention in February. 

Our top pick is about Google's big plans for 2019—$13 billion worth of plans, to be exact. Take a look at the Lightwave article below to see what we're talking about.

We've also got 5G news, the latest on Huawei, and some Irish internet history. A little something for everyone this month—enjoy.

Enamored by the Cloud, Bogged Down by the Details: Organizing an SD-WAN Migration

A company’s information technology staff needs technology skills, sure. But don't underestimate the importance of organizational prowess.

Nowhere is this more apparent than when a company makes the decision to migrate to software defined wide area networking (SD-WAN). A presentation from GE Digital Principal Architect Gary Holland and Microland Chief Technology Officer Bob Wysocki at WAN Summit London illustrated just this.

These are the Telecom Stories You Read in 2018

With a few short weeks left in the year, today we're looking back at our most-read pieces of 2018.

This year you were clicking on all things 5G, anything about the future of submarine cables, and lots of cloud content. Below are 10 of our favorite posts, perhaps including some you might have missed over the last 12 months. 

Understanding WAN Design and Managed Services in the Age of SD-WAN

There’s been huge growth in corporate internet traffic in the last seven years.

We’ve seen the adoption of public cloud and software-as-a-service applications—and the subsequent migration of business applications to the public cloud.

During our recent WAN Summit Singapore, Orange Business Services (OBS) provided a peek behind the curtain of enterprise SD-WAN rollouts in this increasingly internet-centric environment.

Deploying the Next Generation of Submarine Cable Routes at Capacity Asia

Capacity Asia is the annual meeting that brings together the carrier community with business strategists from cloud/content service providers and data centers.

The 2018 gathering—which takes place in Hong Kong December 4-6—is rapidly approaching.

And TeleGeography readers can get 10% off their registration with the code TELEG10.

Five Insights from Enterprises at WAN Summit Frankfurt

Last month the WAN Summit came to Frankfurt for the first time. This inaugural event brought with it conversations about SD-WAN selection and implementation, cloud-based applications, and sourcing local access and broadband.

We were also thrilled to get feedback from our German audience about how they’re managing their networks, implementing SD-WAN, and juggling MPLS.

Below are five new findings from enterprise attendees at the Frankfurt summit. (For comparison, check out what we learned from our NY audience earlier this year.)