Fields of Fiber

    Innovation in the Physical Infrastructure

    Posted by Bill Miller on Apr 3, 2019 4:19:30 PM

    Fiber Mountain is returning for our 2nd eMerge Americas/Cyxtera event April 29-30 in Miami. In 2018, we found this event to be an excellent cross section of attendees and quality programs complemented by the top-notch hospitality of the eMerge Americas and Cyxtera teams. The Miami economy is booming from startups to technology advancements in both education and business. We at Fiber Mountain are proud to take part in this event!

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    Topics: Events, Glass Core, data center, Security, automated cross connects, Optical Cross Connects, CrossCage Plus, eMerge, Cyxteracon

    Sally Sells Security Down by the Secure Shore

    Posted by Sarah Delfino on Oct 27, 2017 8:00:00 AM

    It’s no question that technology has vastly surpassed all expectations in the past ten years, but with all the recent news about compromised customer data, it’s easy to believe that security measures have struggled to keep up. On the contrary, companies are investing significant time and money to solve this ever-growing issue. What does the future hold? There’s no need to build a time machine to find out; today’s featured articles give us a few hints.

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    Topics: Industry News, Security, colocation data center

    A New Generation of Digital Transformation? – News of the Week, 1/20/17

    Posted by Anthea Strezze on Jan 20, 2017 7:09:00 AM

    What does it mean to be a digital native?

    If I had to pick one word to describe the difference in perspective between those of us who grew up in an “analog” world and people who have grown up with the Internet and smartphones and all the rest of our connected digital world, it would be “integration.”

    From the advent of online banking years ago, to Disney World using RFID wristbands to improve customer experiences in 2016, each advance in digital transformation requires businesses to break down barriers. Organizational silos - that used to seem essential - are revealed over and over again to be an obstacle to providing more integrated, seamless interactions for customers.

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    Topics: Security, digital transformation

    Constantly Changing Technology – News of the week, 6/3/16

    Posted by Anthea Strezze on Jun 3, 2016 10:00:00 AM

    My favorite articles this week all address different aspects of the transitional state the technology world exists in today. Emerging technologies open up new possibilities, and new ways to address old problems – as well as opening the door to new risks!

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    Topics: Industry News, data center, Security, Cloud

    2015 - Looking back at the year

    Posted by Anthea Strezze on Dec 31, 2015 11:53:14 AM

    The turn of the calendar always brings a flood of both retrospectives on the year past and predictions for the year ahead. Because I love both, this week’s post is a day early – it seemed appropriate to share some interesting reviews of 2015 on the last day of the year. On Monday, you can look forward to a roundup of interesting predictions in data centers, cloud, storage and big data, to start the first week of the year off with a bang!

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    Topics: Industry News, Storage, Security, SDx