Topic: Next-Generation Networking

CenturyLink Acquires Savvis

You may recall back in April we announced that CenturyLink would be acquiring Savvis. Today, we are pleased to announce the acquisition is official and represents a strong strategic combination for our business customers. Read more…

Five Tips for Moving to IPv6

Here at ThinkGig, we’ve been covering IPv6 and why businesses should be thinking about it. In addition to traditional businesses, this is a critical issue for state and local governments and public education, because the fear is that some people will have trouble signing onto public websites and getting access to critical information. Read more…

World IPv6 Day

As you may know, today is World IPv6 Day and we are excited to participate in this “test flight” to promote the transition to IPv6. If you are not familiar, World IPv6 Day is organized by The Internet Society (ISOC). It is a 24-hour trial to motivate Internet service providers, network operators, operating system vendors and web companies to prepare their services for IPv6 and ensure a successful transition as the world’s supply of IPv4 address space runs out. Read more…

IPv6 Mania: Why You Should Care

It seems like IPv6 is all the buzz lately but like many “hot” IT topics, you may be wondering: Do I need to pay attention now or is something to be aware of for down the road? From our perspective, the time to pay attention to IPv6 is now. Read more…

Interop by the Numbers

Sometimes, it’s impossible to resist the allure of a good set of statistics. ThinkGig invites you to hold on to your hats and take a look at the numbers that describe the power of the gargantuan portable network Qwest built for INTEROP 2011. And while the smart folks on the Qwest InteropNet team would be the first to admit that their network leans a little towards overkill, they just can’t help themselves – they do it because they can. And isn’t that what Interop has always been about? Read more…

Great Expectations: Interop 2011

May is here, and to many of us in the networking world, that means one thing: It’s Interop time.

As the anticipation grows, we thought it would be a good idea to consider what’s going to be hot this year, aside from the Nevada desert. From where we sit, two themes we anticipate to be hot this year at Interop are: IPv6 and cloud computing. Read more…

A New Day

Today, we are very excited to announce that Qwest is becoming CenturyLink, creating the third-largest telecommunications company in the U.S. Read more…

Are You a Customer Service Hero…or Zero?

When it comes to being customer-centric, are you plugged in to customer needs or tuned out? Your network could be to blame. What tools does your company use to be more “customer-centric?” No doubt, most enterprises would mention their CRM system, their call center, sales force automation… Read more…