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O Canada Here We Come

By | August 21, 2013 | Networking, XO News | [ 0 ]

By John Dixon
This week XO Communications expanded our service capabilities north of the border, announcing that we can now provide a wide range of data and IP-based networking services throughout all of Canada. This…

Why Ethernet over Copper is Critical

By | April 5, 2013 | Ethernet, Networking | [ 0 ]

By Sam Koetter
My last blog post, Why Ethernet is Winning Against DSx and OCx Technologies discussed the merits of Ethernet and why it’s taking over the world. This blog post will focus on precious…

Why Ethernet is Winning Against DSx and OCx Technologies

By | March 19, 2013 | Ethernet, Industry Trends | [ 0 ]

This is an easy question to gloss over for those who live and breathe Telecom. The reality is it isn’t clear why the word “Ethernet” is creeping into our lives more frequently. There are still…

Buy Your Next Set of Tires and 100M EoC from XO

By | November 7, 2012 | Ethernet, Networking | [ 0 ]

The tires on your car are important. More important than we give credit. Body design, leather interior, GPS, and voice activated commands capture our attention, but if they put knobby tires on the Porsche, it…

Race to 1 Terabit Ethernet Hits Speed Bump

By | October 22, 2012 | Industry Trends | [ 1 ]

With all the recent news about the launch of 100G networks, industry attention is now turning to what’s next in regards to high speed interface speeds.  In September of this year, the IEEE 802.3 Industry…

How Technology is Changing Telecommunications Provider Networks

By | July 17, 2012 | Ethernet, Industry Trends | [ 0 ]

Fifteen years ago, telcos were all about T-carrier circuits (T1 and T3), switched voice, and SONET. The more cutting-edge ones were doing some amount of switched-data services such as SMDS, ATM and Frame Relay. Over…

Why SIP Trunking Over Ethernet Makes Sense

By | July 13, 2012 | Communications, SIP Trunking | [ 0 ]

If your business is like many of today’s enterprises, you’re constantly looking for ways to make the most of your current unified communications investments—and you’ve probably heard that SIP trunking can help you do just…