Bob Shine, VP Marketing and Product Management at Telescent, explores the ins and outs of automating fiber and how new systems are arising to successfully automate the fiber layer.
Dark fiber is a hot commodity, as cloud computing platforms seek more network capacity to deliver data across their data center campuses. That’s why investment firms with data center holdings have been acquiring dark fiber specialists.
Bob Shine, VP of Marketing and Product Management at Telescent, explores how to handle and scale growing cross connects in a data center campus, using dynamic fiber cross connects.
As Facebook builds more fiber routes to move data traffic between its data centers, it will begin selling unused capacity to other companies, effectively entering the wholesale fiber business.