Article: Netwise close to opening new London data center, Zayo will provide dark fiber into facility

Dark Fiber, Hardware

Netwise close to opening new London data center, Zayo will provide dark fiber into facility

Zayo will provide diverse dark fiber routes into the new location, providing connections back to Netwise’s existing core nodes in Telehouse North and Equinix LD8.

“We’ve used Zayo to deliver high capacity links elsewhere on our network for quite some time, so this is a natural evolution of our growing relationship. The diverse route options provided by Zayo will enable the resilient interconnection of our new London East data center with the rest of our core network,” said Matt Seaton, Senior Manager at Netwise.

“The newest collaboration with Netwise will enable Zayo to meet the growing demands for connectivity solutions in a major European hub,” said Yannick Leboyer, Europea CCO at Zayo. “Our unique, low latency fiber network will provide high-quality connections for service providers in the UK and across Europe.

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Article: Dealing With Fragmented Data is Becoming Less of a Burden Thanks to Open APIs

Data, Open Source, Software

Dealing With Fragmented Data is Becoming Less of a Burden Thanks to Open APIs

The status quo then has become increasingly powerful tools for collecting data, analyzing that data, and passing the data around within a given system. We have come to expect digital data to be instantly, frictionlessly useful and available wherever we need it, so when we can’t pass it between systems easily, we humans get frustrated.

The idea of application programming interfaces is to allow software companies to get around their data silos. APIs can accept and produce data about almost everything going on at a jobsite. They become bridges between data flows or general integration platforms as a service. Or they organize the standards for MasterFormat, Uniformat and OmniClass so they’re easily translatable for all architecture, engineering, construction and building operations professionals.

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