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More Content, More Connectivity — We’re Turning Up Our Ecosystem with Akamai

2022-05-20T11:30:06-05:00

When 1623 Farnam recently asked tenants what they wanted most from the facility, the answers were clear – access to more content and high-value peering opportunities. 1623 asked. The tenants answered. And we delivered — not only with a recent major hyperscaler network turn-up, but with another high-value ecosystem expansion to boot. In May, 1623 announced  a key hyperscaler had upgraded its 1623 port from 40G to 100G, delivering a major expansion and offering a slew of new networking and peering opportunities in the 1623 ecosystem. But as promised, 1623 didn’t stop there. The company has just announced another major expansion that will greatly benefit 1623 tenants. Akamai Technologies, Inc., [...]

More Content, More Connectivity — We’re Turning Up Our Ecosystem with Akamai2022-05-20T11:30:06-05:00

5G: Catalyzing Humanity’s Newest Revolution

2022-05-09T16:09:39-05:00

In the span of human existence and evolution, there always comes a time when we bring about major leaps forward in terms of how our species lives, thrives, and interacts with both its surroundings and itself.  The agricultural revolutions first allowed our nomadic ancestors to become settled and helped our populations grow due to reliable food sources, then enhanced farming techniques spurred our numbers further and helped us more efficiently cultivate our Earth. Then there are the industrial revolutions, which helped us increase our productivity and carved our map of urban centers where populations were highest. These also helped streamline our methods of living, offering humankind greater ease while shifting [...]

5G: Catalyzing Humanity’s Newest Revolution2022-05-09T16:09:39-05:00

Liquid Cooling – It’s Not Just for Hyperscalers Anymore

2022-04-26T13:51:48-05:00

In the two-part series for the publication EdgeIR, Linn Gowen, vice president of business development at 1623 Farnam, begins by explaining how edge data centers could benefit from adopting liquid cooling as an efficient, sustainable alternative to traditional air cooling. The problem, as Linn points out, is that some risk-averse edge data centers have been slow to adopt liquid cooling. The prevailing paradigm, he notes, has been that “liquid cooling was only for hyperscale facilities that needed to fit more density into a smaller space.” But Linn points out that there is one pressing reason why edge centers should consider liquid cooling. Liquid cooling is much more efficient than air cooling. [...]

Liquid Cooling – It’s Not Just for Hyperscalers Anymore2022-04-26T13:51:48-05:00

Data Center Certifications: Understanding the Language of Compliance

2022-04-06T11:29:04-05:00

Data centers are crucial parts of any robust IT framework — and that means they need to be able to reliably keep up with changing regulations and demands across security, sustainability and other mission-critical metrics. The best way to measure these metrics is with standardized certifications. This allows potential data center customers to know exactly how individual facilities hold up best practices and to easily compare data centers and their operators with competitors. These certifications serve as benchmarks — but they do evolve as industry standards change. Here’s a look at some key certifications and why you should be aware of them during your data center procurement. SOC One of [...]

Data Center Certifications: Understanding the Language of Compliance2022-04-06T11:29:04-05:00

The 5G Future Looks Bright

2022-04-01T08:29:23-05:00

2022, and the years beyond, will bring great strides in 5G technology enablement. With more 5G devices coming our way and more comprehensive 5G network build outs by global operators, the globe will enjoy incredible speeds and a higher quality of service. So, what’s on the horizon this year for this major tech disruptor? Well, we can expect to see multi-Gbps home connections, 5G-enabled laptops, and lightning-fast devices supporting speeds of 300Mbps+. Also, if you have a new smartphone or are in the market for one such as the iPhone 12/13 series, Samsung Galaxy or Motorola, chances are that it will be 5G-enabled. According to the GSMA Intelligence data, in [...]

The 5G Future Looks Bright2022-04-01T08:29:23-05:00

1623 Farnam Welcomes Subspace

2022-03-09T08:04:56-06:00

The World’s Largest, Private Network Dedicated to Optimizing Remote Work, Voice, Video and Gaming Omaha, NE – March 9, 2022 – 1623 Farnam, a regional leader in network-neutral, edge interconnection and data center services, announces a new point of presence (PoP) with Subspace, an innovative, global, private network enabling users to optimize voice, video, gaming, and other real-time applications through intelligent routing systems. “We are excited to welcome Subspace into the 1623 Farnam ecosystem,” states Todd Cushing, President of 1623 Farnam. “Allowing our customers access to this next-generation carrier as a peer both within our Meet-Me-Room and our IX adds to the wealth of opportunities to be found within the [...]

1623 Farnam Welcomes Subspace2022-03-09T08:04:56-06:00

How to Ditch the Fear of Falling Behind and Never Miss a Tech Beat

2022-03-01T15:53:15-06:00

So often it seems like the best and most magical experiences occur when you just happen to be at the right place at the right time. When it comes to IT, however, there’s a science to making sure you’re always where you need to be and never missing a beat.  In our recent blog, we discussed the idea of IT FOMO. As most of us know it, FOMO is the fear of missing out on exciting experiences or fun memories and the camaraderie that comes with it. But in technology and business, FOMO brings with it a more dire edge. In a world evolving at breakneck speed with businesses all [...]

How to Ditch the Fear of Falling Behind and Never Miss a Tech Beat2022-03-01T15:53:15-06:00

Arelion Upgrades Capacity and Launches Expanded Capabilities at 1623 Farnam’s Interconnected Edge Data Center in Omaha

2022-02-09T08:33:19-06:00

Avoids Supply Chain Challenges, Enabling Rapid Deployments on Arelion’s New 800G Route for Superior Network Performance and Diversity Omaha, NE – February 9, 2022 – 1623 Farnam, a regional leader in network-neutral edge interconnection and data center services, announces Arelion, the newly rebranded Telia Carrier and the company offering the #1 ranked global internet backbone, has upgraded its network capacity and capabilities at 1623’s interconnected edge data center in Omaha. edgeArelion delivers more than 70,000km of optical fiber and 1,700 MPLS endpoints connecting customers in 125 countries worldwide to deliver digital services to the edge. The company’s presence within the 1623 Farnam carrier and cloud ecosystem has been augmented by [...]

Arelion Upgrades Capacity and Launches Expanded Capabilities at 1623 Farnam’s Interconnected Edge Data Center in Omaha2022-02-09T08:33:19-06:00

Greg Elliott Joins EdgeIR for Fireside Chat

2022-02-08T11:31:38-06:00

1623 Farnam VP looks ahead to an incredible 2022 Greg Elliott, vice president of business development for 1623 Farnam, recently joined host Jim Davis, editor of EdgeIR.com, for a Fireside Chat touching on 1623’s rapid growth, opportunities for enterprise customers, and the industry outlook for 2022. The conversation began with a quick overview of the 1623 Farnam facility in Omaha, Neb., and its Omaha IX internet exchange. If the three main rules of real estate are “location, location, location” the same could be said of the carrier neutral data center industry. Situated very near the geographic center of the continental United States, 1623 Farnam is like a digital crossroads for [...]

Greg Elliott Joins EdgeIR for Fireside Chat2022-02-08T11:31:38-06:00

IT FOMO: The Key to Not Missing Out on Innovation

2022-02-01T16:11:49-06:00

The fear of missing out. As social beings, many of us know this feeling well. As social beings in the digital, ultra-connected age, this feeling often becomes more acute as life’s greatest moments and most exciting stories are paraded in front of our eyes constantly over social media and beyond. But what happens when a business gets a bad case of FOMO? In this day and age, when rapid innovation persists and the technologies that come from it seem to exist on a continuum that spans from ‘necessary’ to ‘disastrous if not adopted’, FOMO can be crippling. So many IT options exist, organizations can’t possibly incorporate them all. Every time [...]

IT FOMO: The Key to Not Missing Out on Innovation2022-02-01T16:11:49-06:00
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