Fields of Fiber

    The Chilly Side of Data Centers – News of the Week, 12-16-16

    Posted by Anthea Strezze on Dec 16, 2016 9:06:37 AM

    It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks for the Fiber Mountain team, between exhibiting at the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference, launching a new product and announcing our new partnership with Legrand! (Check out this morning’s press release for more details.)

    After two weeks of missing the Friday roundup, however, it’s time to catch up on my favorite Data Center news! From underground lairs to vacation planning, read on for some cool stories.

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    Topics: data center, Gartner, Legrand

    Gartner Data Center, I & O Week’s End

    Posted by Bill Miller on Dec 9, 2016 3:43:48 PM

    Day 3 was the closing day of the exhibition portion of the Gartner Summit event and it brought some high quality discussions to the Fiber Mountain booth. I’ll discuss the day 3 survey question and the Amazon gift card winner from this past week below.

    Both the Legrand mock data center booth and the Fiber Mountain booth were active with interested, data center-focused potential Glass Core users! Demo after demo, question after question, we explored CrossCage Plus, the OPX® (Optical Path Exchange) Layer 1 SDN switch, the AllPath Director orchestration software, and the new LS-2520 QSFP Breakout for Cisco® NCS 1002.

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    Topics: Gartner, data center, Legrand, Cisco

    Data Center Networks: Software Managed Fiber Connections

    Posted by Bill Miller on Dec 7, 2016 1:28:32 PM

    Day 2 was the longest expo day of the week, and it also featured a joint presentation by M.H. Raza, Fiber Mountain CEO and Rudy Montgelas, Sr. Technologist, Legrand. A broad audience enjoyed the presentation – which shared the title of this post – and learning more about the Fiber Optic market, Glass Core and some fiber history and trends.

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    Topics: Gartner, data center, Optical Fiber

    Exciting times, new partners and solutions

    Posted by Bill Miller on Dec 6, 2016 12:14:24 PM

    This week Fiber Mountain is making its debut at the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference in Las Vegas. We have exciting news to share at this event: a new partnership with Legrand and a new solution with Cisco®.

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    Topics: Gartner, data center, Legrand, Cisco