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1623 Farnam’s Bill Severn Shares New Year Predictions for Infrastructure and Sustainability on Industry Roundtable


Bill Severn, EVP of 1623 Farnam, recently presented as a panelist for an industry discussion on sustainability trends in network infrastructure looking ahead to 2024, alongside other luminaries from Hitachi Energy and Equus Compute Solutions. The panel, moderated by Robert Powell of Telecom Ramblings, discussed a number of topics relevant to the entire industry approaching the New Year, including opportunities for future innovation, expectations for 2024 and keeping pace with new technologies such as AI and Machine Learning. As advanced, power-hungry and connectivity-dependent applications like AI and ML approach on a more rapid timeline than anticipated, where are organizations sourcing their interconnection resources? Where are they finding their powerful infrastructure? [...]

1623 Farnam’s Bill Severn Shares New Year Predictions for Infrastructure and Sustainability on Industry Roundtable2023-12-08T14:33:11-06:00

Network News: Doing More Than Shaking Hands at the Midwest Peering Summit


Networking is a key term for businesses for a host of reasons — and between the two meanings of the term, this word can encompass some of the most vital to-dos for today’s IT-driven organizations. Of course, whether it’s learning more about connectivity and data management, or facilitating the growth of your network of peers, there’s no better place to accomplish it all than on the event circuit.  Meeting in the Midwest Our team was thrilled to once again join our friends, partners and industry peers at the Midwest Peering Summit, where our Executive Vice President, Bill Severn and VPs of Business Development, Greg Elliott and Matt Reed, joined the [...]

Network News: Doing More Than Shaking Hands at the Midwest Peering Summit2023-08-24T14:54:12-05:00

1623 Farnam Launches Channel Partner Program


Strategic Partners Can Now Equip Customers with Comprehensive, Mission-Critical Cloud, Connectivity and Edge Colocation Offerings Omaha, NE – April 26, 2023 – 1623 Farnam, a regional leader in network-neutral edge interconnection and data center services, is thrilled to announce the official launch of its channel partner program. This program equips partners with a range of resources, including experienced channel managers, brand materials, co-marketing opportunities and more, to ensure customers can easily find the strategic, digitally transformative solutions they require.  1623 Farnam, the interconnection point for the country’s largest carriers’ east/west and north/south routes and the center of secure onramps to the world’s biggest cloud providers, delivers a robust, carrier-neutral edge [...]

1623 Farnam Launches Channel Partner Program2023-05-12T13:19:44-05:00

Three Industries Where the Cloud Made Operations More Agile


We’ve all heard of the proverbial Jack being nimble and quick – and if Jack were one of today’s IT decision-makers, it’s clear that his tool of choice to jump over the candlestick (achieve digital transformation goals) would be the cloud.  In today’s business climate, agility means being able to rise above challenges, meet the needs of your customers, and easily pivot when the time comes. Remember when the global pandemic shut the world down in March 2020? Many businesses survived because they were able to shift with the sudden dramatic change in how people did business. Restaurants opened up dining areas on makeshift patios and closed roads. Grocery stores [...]

Three Industries Where the Cloud Made Operations More Agile2023-04-10T19:51:44-05:00

How Data Gravity Will Shake Up The IT Community


Data gravity will increasingly weigh on businesses and IT professionals, whether they start preparing for it now or wait until there’s no other choice.  More people are logging into networks with more devices every day, generating ever more data that inevitably pulls applications and services toward it. Understanding data gravity and its impact on IT strategy will be critical for businesses across industries. Data should be readily available for access by applications and services, regardless of location, but the gravity of large data sets can trap them in one place. This fact should make the matter a key strategic concern for IT professionals, who must figure out how to prevent [...]

How Data Gravity Will Shake Up The IT Community2023-02-06T14:57:41-06:00
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