beebom | May 03, 2020
Video conferencing app, Zoom was founded back in 2011. Now, personally speaking, prior to the Coronavirus days, I did not hear much of Zoom’s mention anywhere, anytime. After the Coronavirus-led global lockdown led a major number of population to work from home, Zoom started to rise, becoming one of the most popular video-conferencing apps in the market, gaining over 300 million active users. Now, the tech which enables the small startup, which had only 10 million daily users, handle over 300 million daily users is “Cloud Infrastructure”.
Bluebird Network | November 23, 2021
Bluebird Network, a communications infrastructure provider with 10,000 route miles of fiber and operator of two data centers, now supports carrier-grade fiber internet, cloud access and data services to the SubTropolis Technology Center (STC) in Kansas City, Missouri.
Bluebird recently established a point of presence in the Hunt Midwest facility to support data-hungry businesses via a partnership with LightEdge Solutions. Continuing to expand their network and communications infrastructure delivery, this development furthers Bluebird’s ability to empower local businesses.
“The digital world spins faster each day and Bluebird is focused on giving businesses the tools and technology to keep up,When an operation has inconsistent internet or can’t evaluate their business in real time, production slows and money is lost. We’re here to make sure that doesn’t happen.”
Trent Anderson, Chief Revenue Officer of Bluebird Network
It’s no secret applications and data housed in the cloud is quickly becoming the way of the future.
“Cloud services are increasingly being pushed closer to the edge,” said Mike McHenry, LightEdge VP of Cloud and Product Architecture. “Having partners like Bluebird that can help our customers with their connectivity needs is a critical component to delivering our services to enterprise customers.”
All new and existing tenants within the SubTropolis can now leverage Bluebird’s world-class fiber. Bluebird also boasts some of the fastest circuit turn-up times in the industry, made even easier by existing infrastructure within the cave.
This build brings a powerful and diverse fiber connection to the Hunt Midwest Meet-Me-Room – an added benefit for carriers and businesses colocating in the LightEdge data center inside the SubTropolis.
“We’ve been pursuing Bluebird for years to connect in here,” said Mike Bell, Senior VP of Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development. “It’s always good to have another carrier in STC allowing people to choose our location and it’s a testament to Bluebird’s network. It’s a win-win for both sides.”
One other benefit of Bluebird building into the SubTropolis is the ability to connect LightEdge customers to other data centers.
Referencing the Bluebird Underground Data Center in Springfield, Missouri, Bell said, “Having two underground locations with a fiber provider, how much safer can you be?”
Bluebird’s Underground Data Center is a facility built 85-feet below ground to N+1 standards at all levels of critical infrastructure. Extending an extra level of redundancy to their existing data center services, the company also owns and operates the Bluebird Quad Cities Data Center in Bettendorf, IA.
Supporting increased productivity and innovation for businesses for over 20 years, Bluebird supplies robust and reliable fiber services necessary to thrive in the next era of digital transformation. The company provides an array of services including dedicated internet, Ethernet solutions, Private Cloud Connections, dark fiber, wavelengths, colocation, and more.
About Bluebird Network
Bluebird Network is a communications infrastructure provider and data center operator. Since 1999, Bluebird Network, headquartered in Columbia, Missouri, has provided internet and transport services, via its fiber infrastructure, to Carriers and Enterprises in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Iowa, and the surrounding states. Bluebird owns two data centers: an underground facility in Springfield, MO, and a facility in the Quad Cities. Bluebird operates over 10,000 fiber route miles of high-speed broadband and fiber-optic connections with over 74,000 on-net and near-net buildings and 151 Points of Presence (PoP) sites spanning the Midwest, including the major cities of Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield (MO and IL), Tulsa, Peoria, Rockford, Bloomington, Normal and the Quad Cities.
businesswire | December 22, 2020
Mavenir, the business' just start to finish cloud-local Network Software Provider for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) is outfitted to give start to finish answers for versatile organizations in the African Continent. Mavenir's multigeneration arrangements (2G through 5G) convey a financially savvy and innovation progressed provider choice to change the versatile foundation in the district and to grow inclusion even in the most far off provincial territories.
In the Mobile Core, Mavenir brings its market driving, virtualized programming for center organizations, offering fundamental and progressed types of assistance, just as its unbelievable informing capacities, in view of IP Multimedia Systems (IMS), just as its Converged Packet Core arrangement, equipped for scaling both all over, and giving a strong and dependable foundation across all the portable ages. Mavenir's Mobile Core incorporates the 5G Core with capacity to cut organization benefits and depends on Mavenir's Web-Scale Platform that carries the most recent compartment innovations to the real world and gives dexterity and speed to advertise.
Also, Mavenir's Access and Edge offers its OpenRAN answer for increment inclusion and to rapidly and cost adequately send, particularly for African rustic territories. With the new securing of ip.access, as of now sent in Africa, Mavenir now offers Multi Radio Access Technology (MRAT) especially appropriate for nations where 2G and 3G are as yet prevailing as portable advances. The Mavenir OpenRAN arrangement expands adaptability, spryness, speed of rollout and assists with diminishing expenses by utilizing business off-the-rack (COTS) equipment and new imaginative virtualised and open arrangements.
“We are proud to be able to provide such flexible solutions specifically targeted to African countries and to provide innovative software that transforms the mobile network economics, all while deploying technology with greater flexibility, greater efficiencies, and more agility as a full end-to-end Network Software Provider,” said Pardeep Kohli, President and CEO at Mavenir. “Mavenir has been and will continue to be committed to bringing transformative innovation and technology to the telecommunications space leveraging our long history and experience in virtualized network solutions.”
Mavenir is focused on overall arrangement and with its cloud-local arrangements, to work with its clients to extend them to the future, while diminishing the dangers and expanding the cost viability where portable administrations are fundamentally required.
Mavenir is the industry's only end-to-end, cloud-native Network Software and Solutions/Systems Integration Provider for mobile technologies, focused on accelerating software network transformation for Communications Service Providers (CSPs). Mavenir offers a comprehensive end-to-end product portfolio across every layer of the network infrastructure stack. From 5G application/service layers to packet core and RAN, Mavenir leads the way in evolved, cloud-native networking solutions enabling innovative and secure experiences for end users. Leveraging innovations in IMS (VoLTE, VoWiFi, Advanced Messaging (RCS)), Private Networks as well as Converged Packet Core and vEPC, 5G Core and OpenRAN vRAN, Mavenir accelerates network transformation for more than 250+ CSP customers in over 12`0 countries, which serve over 50% of the world’s subscribers.
Mavenir embraces disruptive, innovative technology architectures and business models that drive service agility, flexibility, and velocity. With solutions that propel NFV evolution to achieve web-scale economics, Mavenir offers solutions to help CSPs with cost reduction, revenue generation, and revenue protection.