PEACE Cable International Network Co., Limited, an international submarine cable system company and PCCW will deploy the Infinera ICE 6 optical engine solution on the Mediterranean Segment of the Pakistan & East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) submarine cable system. The Infinera optical engine solution will provide the PEACE submarine cable system with the ability to transmit record-breaking capacity of nearly 25 terabits per fiber pair, while laying the foundation for enhanced service scalability, flexibility and future differentiation.

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It is forecasted that in 2021, there will be over 7 million data centers in the world. As the digital society brings more advancement, more data is being generated as well. A year after the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the world, around 1,327 exabytes of data will be stored in data centers. This is an 8-fold increase compared to 2015.

Read more: Capacity Matters for Enterprise Data Center Connectivity

Global CloudXchange announced key findings from a Pioneer Consulting report evaluating the service life of its global subsea assets. GCX owns and operates a network spanning US, Europe, Middle East, India, and East Asia over subsea systems that include FA-1, FNAL NACS and WACS, FALCON and HAWK. With standard subsea supplier lifespans of 25-years, Pioneer’s thorough evaluation cites at least five more years on GCX’s oldest operating systems, plus longer life at increased capacity available for the foreseeable future.

Read more: Pioneer Consulting Observes No Early Aging Signs Across Major Routes on Global CloudXchange’s...

Kinetic by Windstream, a long-trusted community partner for high-speed internet, announced today it is creating a new engineering and fiber construction organization to manage its broadband expansion across 18 states. The company plans to add nearly 1,000 jobs.

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EdgeConneX will provide access to Telia Carrier’s world-leading network and interconnection points via the EdgeConneX Edge Data Center in San Diego. This brings exceptional levels of security and the lowest possible latency for cloud, IoT and content into the competitive southern California market – creating single-hop access to local enterprise and consumer end-users.

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This solution from Nokia provides OpenColo with scalable data center switching hardware and an open, programmable network operating system (NOS) with NetOps toolkit. This allows OpenColo to meet rapidly growing customer needs and support future 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT) services.

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Cologix  has expanded its global reach by partnering with Telia Carrier  with a new point-of-presence (PoP) at Cologix’s VAN2 interconnection hub in Vancouver, Canada. With Telia Carrier’s first PoP in Western Canada, Cologix and Telia Carrier customers will have low-latency access to Telia Carrier’s fiber backbone and connectivity.

Read more: Telia Carrier Establishes New POP in Canada

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