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Prediction #3: Edge Becomes New Destination

location intelligence The “push to the edge” is the process of pushing content, applications and data away from centralized locations and closer to end users. Content, from the likes of providers such as Salesforce and Workday, is being consumed in massive quantities and the consumer expectation is that this content be delivered quickly, without interruption or delay. Driverless vehicles, for example, are just one type of application where milliseconds matter and latency issues can produce catastrophic results. To meet the user requirements of these next-generation applications, enterprises are shifting from a centralized flow of traffic to a more distributed model… read more

Prediction #2: 5G Infrastructure Buildout Accelerates

Location Intelligence The arrival of 5G, technology’s fifth generation of wireless technology, isn’t just about more bandwidth, faster speed capabilities and low latency, but also the densification of antennas and acceleration of fiber build-outs required to enable them. 5G will utilize a higher radio frequency that transports more data across a shorter distance. For this to function properly, additional small cell antennas need to be installed closer together, and while the footprint is smaller it will require much more bandwidth and these antennas will also need to be connected to thousands, if not millions, of miles of newly built-out fiber… read more

Prediction #1: Hybrid Clouds Dominate the Enterprise Architecture

Location IntelligenceThe shift of enterprise architecture to the cloud has been growing steadily over the last few years, and as businesses become more comfortable with adoption criteria like security and trust, its popularity has rapidly accelerated. Enterprises are realizing the benefit of not having to invest in expensive infrastructure and are enjoying the ease of scalability… read more

Location Matters – The Importance of Location Intelligence

Location IntelligenceConnectivity needs of today’s enterprises are constantly evolving. Organizations are increasingly moving workloads and communications online and into the cloud, in addition to connecting various mobile and IoT devices to their networks. This digitalization means enterprises require greater amounts of bandwidth …read more

Using Location Intelligence to Increase Revenue for Network Providers

Location IntelligenceAs the world becomes more digitally dependent, businesses are turning to network providers for innovative solutions to their problems. As an example, cloud-based applications are becoming the popular choice for businesses seeking to enhance their efficiency and scalability. They require the fast and reliable connectivity that network providers supply, which presents an opportunity for providers…read more

Key Takeaways from ITW 2018

This past week, Connected2Fiber attended International Telecoms Week in Chicago. The conference was a huge success, drawing over 7,000 telecom professionals to network, collaborate, and learn about the latest technologies and trends that are shaping the future of the industry… read more

What to Expect at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2018

The Connected2Fiber team is excited to be attending this year’s International Telecoms Week (#ITW2018). This global event brings together leaders from the wholesale telecoms industry to build relationships, collaborate, and engage in discussions relating to trends having the greatest impact on the market and how telecoms must adapt to capitalize on these trends. The Connected2Fiber… read more