Use Cases

Challenge

Faster Ad Delivery for a Superior Experience

One of the world's largest Internet providers, offering online video services, became overwhelmed with demands from their advertising customers to deliver their ad content faster and with superior quality. End users were not able to experience quality viewing in a reasonable time frame, which resulted in decreased ad viewing. The consumer experience was negatively impacting advertising revenues. Although the Internet provider was increasing the network capacity in response to their customer's complaints, the issue of delivery speed and proximity to the end user remained. Read More


Challenge

Reduce Infrastructure Costs

A rapidly growing Internet search company determined that its current data center strategy was not cost effective. The company had significant space and connectivity in each of the nine major peering cities in the US and they were paying high retail rates for an aggregate of wholesale capacity. Additionally, the in-market networking costs were becoming cost prohibitive. Read More


Challenge

Optimize the Cloud to Create Rich User Experiences

One of the largest US cable companies serving over 30 major metros, decided to move their DVR service to the cloud. While delivery of the content over IP networks offered the best option for a variety of reasons, the company determined that centralizing this content in a handful of data centers was cost prohibitive and ultimately degraded their networks delivery capability adding latency and multiple points of failure to the service. The bandwidth required to transport the video content around the US was extremely inefficient and had no foreseeable cost ceiling for the ever growing content bandwidth needs. Read More


Challenge

Solve Delivery Demands in Today’s Internet Traffic

A nationwide network operator determined that their IP exchange strategy had become not only cost prohibitive, but also an inefficient way to manage its internet traffic in the US. The network operator found it costly and cumbersome to take local traffic from a remote out of region peering location, only to have that content traverse networks to return to the originating city. This solution also increased risk of network failure, latency, and added network complexity. Read More


Challenge

Eliminate Cell Towers While Simultaneously Increasing Coverage

A property owner that operates its renowned mixed-use building complex had been experiencing complaints about the wireless coverage within its complex. The complex lies in a highly populated, urban area that must accommodate high volumes of wireless usage by the community. One of the largest wireless carriers was asked by the property owner to improve wireless voice and data capacity in the complex. Read More


Challenge

Identify a Partner to Tap Revenue Opportunities

A regional fiber provider had been receiving multiple RFPs from a large wireless carrier, requesting that they provide a small cell turn-key solution. The fiber provider had fiber running in to nearly all of the building areas where the wireless carrier wanted to deploy small cell antennas and a great relationship with the antenna provider. The fiber provider was lacking the design, engineering and real estate expertise to be able to reply to the RFPs. Read More