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Transforming Network Infrastructure Week in Review: Fiber Mountain, 5G, Alibaba & More

February 03, 2018

Digital transformation has taken hold, driving a new era of innovation in the data center and beyond. Starting with the transformation of network infrastructure and ending with the user experience, change is in the air. And with the weekend upon us, there’s no better time than the present to take a look at the week that was in network transformation news: Time for the Week in Review!

The transformation of network infrastructure is happening all around us. The modern data center is saddled with the duties of supporting our digital age and all the entails. However, 5G and the full force of the IoT is on the horizon. Expectations from Cisco place the amount of data traffic in the double digit zettabytes at some point this year, and continue to grow in coming years. TMC’s Paula Bernier investigates what data centers are doing to prepare for the barrage of traffic HERE.

Say goodbye to human error in your fiber deployment. From fiber panel install to management, Fiber Mountain’s newly unveiled Sensus has got you covered. Large enterprises, government agencies or those seeking to elevate a hyperscale environment,  my conversation with Fiber Mountain Founder & CEO H.M. Raza, delving into the Glass Core Company’s new solution is a must read. Find the full article HERE.

This week, NTT Communications purchased the remaining 20 percent of RagingWare Data Center shares giving the firm control of RagingWare’s footprint in the United States, Canada, Latin America and South America. “We are excited to expand our investment in RagingWire and the America’s data center market,” said Masaaki Moribayashi, Senior Vice President of Cloud Services at NTT Communications and a Board Member for both NTT Communications and RagingWire. Complete coverage is HERE.

Alibaba Cloud, part of the Alibaba Group recently launched the Malaysia City Brain initiative. In a partnered effort with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL), the multi-phase project is focused on digital transformation, and creating a future-forward smart city. All the details are HERE.

Remember to stop by early and often for all things transforming network infrastructure! See you next week!

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