CAPRE’s West Coast Wednesday: From Silicon Valley to the World, October 2, 2019

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in CAPRE's West Coast Wednesday data center round-up for October 2, 2019: Pioneer Consulting to Provide Support to Southern Cross NEXT System: Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN) has entered the construction phase for its planned NEXT submarine cable network, and the leading international telecommunications firm, Pioneer Consulting, will continue to provide support throughout the implementation period. With the ready for service date (RFS) scheduled on or before Q1 2022, Pioneer Consulting’s expert team will provide a full suite of project management and engineering support related to the construction and delivery for Southern Cross’ NEXT system that will connect Australia, New Zealand and California, USA—including spurs to Fiji, Tokelau, and Kiribati. Southern Cross NEXT will be the largest capacity link providing data-center connectivity between Sydney, Auckland and Los Angeles and the planned 16,148km system will be the lowest latency path from Australia and New Zealand to the USA, as well as provide trunks and diversity for the intermediate locations. CENIC and Link Oregon Partner to Establish a High-Speed Oregon-California Network Connection: An agreement between CENIC and Link Oregon establishes a unique regional partnership that allows both organizations to share resources and expertise in providing extended fiber broadband network capabilities and services to research, education, and other public-service organizations across California and Oregon—and eventually beyond. The new agreement gives Link Oregon direct access to CENIC’s networks, supercomputing facilities, bundled peering, and participation…