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The educational content of this category relates to Data Centers for Telecom/Communications Service Providers’ (CSPs) mobile and fixed networks.  Best practices and guidance are targeted to telecom providers, contractors and others aligned with the ICT industry.

It’s Here!

Category 8 for High-Speed Ethernet of the Future -- Category 8 is finally here! In late 2017, cabling manufacturers will...

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day

Planning Holistically for DCI Evolution -- Growing customer demand is a good problem to have, but for data centers it...

Future Horizons and Cyber-Resiliency

The $$$ Value at Stake Is Staggering: A series of digital, industry, and customer trends is accelerating digital transformation across...

Building on Smart Building Security Standards

New Standard Enhances Physical Security for Networks “Many functions, processes and systems of intelligent buildings are entirely dependent on network...

7 IaaS Trends

By Hannah Howard and Aaron Shelley Driven by bandwidth-intensive services and streaming, Internet traffic has continued on a dramatic growth...

Rural Telcos Not Content to Be Nostalgic

Good Reasons Why Small to Mid-Sized Rural Telcos Are Embracing Data Center Options Why are small to mid-sized telcos gravitating...

CenturyLink Fulfills the Promise of Green IT

It’s the gold standard to which companies aspire: highly efficient, reliable data centers fueled by green energy. Built in high-desert...

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures

Forecasts Show Clear Growth Public Cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) offerings are rapidly gaining acceptance among enterprises as a...

Will Your Company Survive?

Research Shows 3 Challenges Ahead Business is changing fast. Even companies that believe they have a competitive edge today are...

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