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The QTS Richmond NAP Virtual Summit Series, hosted by the IEIC and sponsored by QTS brings you a live panel discussion over Webex with Dr. Vint Cerf, "Father of the Internet" and other industry luminaries from Akamai, Ciena, Uber Technologies, CenturyLink, Ford and DE-CIX. Explore how a series of tubes became the "World Wide Web" with world-renowned Internet architect and Google Chief Internet Evangelist, Dr. Vint Cerf.Read more
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Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is an international professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services to businesses, investors and government entities across the globe. Headquartered in New York, the organization helps its customers transform their operations to boost performance, stimulate growth and drive results. With more than 65 offices across 25+ countries, A&M relies on its IT infrastructure to connect these offices and deliver the backbone that supports its own operational excellence.Read more
The internet has evolved to become the lifeblood of businesses worldwide. Businesses expect the internet to support their needs and deliver their services— without fail and without delay. This reliance on the internet positions downtime to be financially and operationally devastating to businesses and the IP carriers that service them. In fact, a 2019 ITIC report indicates that one-in-three organizations say the cost of an hour of downtime can exceed $1 million. There is a lot on the line when service disruptions rear their ugly heads. IP carriers must be prepared to manage these threats, especially in an atmosphere of rising risks from a variety of sources. To optimize uptime, IP carriers need to deploy routers in at least two unique facilities within a metro area. With multiple node sites, carriers can pick up or deliver traffic at an alternate facility if one site is compromised. This connectivity strategy mitigates risk to promote availability and maintain low-latency connections. It also introduces competition into a financial stalemate that has allowed carrier hotels to dictate costs without negotiation. Diversification changes this landscape to promote a resilient and more cost-effective connectivity ecosystem.Read more