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Interaction to Satisfaction: Why customer engagement matters now more than ever

Finding key engagements to develop and strengthen the relationship with your customers is vital to building a successful and reputable business. Host of Fiberside Chat, Tyler Kern, welcomed guests Ashlee Hornbuckle, Marketing Manager at 3-GIS, and Steve Seagraves, Instructional Designer at 3-GIS, to discuss setting customer-centric initiatives. “In this industry, I would say the majority…

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Fiberside Chat (3-GIS): Automation is not autonomous. Why people are needed in data migration.

Stephen Hudak, senior GIS consultant for SSP Innovations in Centennial, CO. Hudak, has spent nearly a decade working in the field of GIS. While contributing to various positions, he has dedicated his time to working on enterprise software implementations and fiber optic data management systems. Joined with Hudak is Kevin Harrelson. Harrelson is the Production…

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Fiberside Chat: When the Sun Sets on a Fiber Networking System

As companies continue to grow digitally, many successful fiber network management systems and technologies are reaching the end of their lives. But what do new technology solutions look like, and what are the risks and rewards of change? Michael Measels, VP of product management at 3-GIS, gives his insights. When a company’s technology stack reaches…

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Two competing industry visionaries join forces to tackle telecom’s biggest challenge

Despite the astounding advances in technology the last 30 years, geospatial data and quality in telecommunications has not improved. Why is this? Tom Counts, president and CEO of 3-GIS, and Peter Batty, chief research officer of SSP Innovations, sat down with Host Daniel Litwin to dive into this phenomenon. This data is essential because…

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Consider APIs as part of your fiber network management strategy

Guests Michael Measels, Vice President of Product Management at 3-GIS, and Matt Sherrod GTM Americas Service Provider, from Blue Planet, joined Host Hilary Kennedy to discuss customers’ desired shift from traditional models of fiber network management to open systems. The desire for openness is driven by its ability to deliver complex services faster, generate…

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The Playbook for Tackling Enterprise Cloud Security

On this episode of Fiberside Chat, a 3-GIS podcast, host Daniel Litwin and guests Damion Harrylal, 3-GIS Solutions Engineer, and Keith Mokris, Director of Product Marketing for Prisma Cloud at Palo Alto Networks, got right to the point. In the post-pandemic era, companies are operating in a landscape featuring more cybersecurity risk than ever…

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How to improve the Customer Experience in Telecoms with Tech

Improving the support, experience and success of customers is the ultimate service goal for any industry or organization, and it is especially critical in telecom. Jay Anderson, CTO, Fiberlight, knows how essential all three are to the overall success of both his customers and his company. He joined Cleide Lund, Director of Product Services at…

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Construction of the HPC Data Center is Prime Destination for AI Progression
May 17, 2024

As digital infrastructure continues to evolve, the strategic development of data centers is crucial. A recent update from Applied Digital celebrates the progress of the company’s HPC Data Center in Ellendale, North Dakota, positioning it as a pivotal player in the advancement of AI technologies. Highlighted in this special video is the HPC Data…

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Nick Phillips of Applied Digital talks community engagement
Community Engagement is Key for Companies Aiming to Support and Impact Local Communities
May 17, 2024

Corporate responsibility is under the microscope but Applied Digital readily stands out for its positive impact on local communities. As part of the broader discussion on community engagement and economic development, there are several things companies can do to contribute to local prosperity. For a special episode for Applied Digital, Nick Phillips, EVP of…

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Ellendale HPC Datacenter
Ellendale HPC Datacenter
May 17, 2024

The shell of our groundbreaking Ellendale HPC Datacenter is nearly complete! With each panel and beam, we’re closer to launching a hub with unmatched AI capabilities, designed for high-density computing. Watch as we shape the future of AI infrastructure

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Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy
Sunstone Partners Offsite 2024
May 17, 2024

Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy meeting was held offsite in Calistoga, CA this year.  During the event the team bonded in fun activities like wine making and fantastic meals.  On the business side, there was reflection on the significant accomplishments of the team for the year, as well as focusing on upcoming goals…

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Fiberside Chat: In Fiber Buildouts, the Devil is in the Details
March 31, 2021

With the development of technology like 5G and fiber networks, society is moving at breakneck speed toward faster and more efficient ways of life. But what is it costing us? Tom Counts, Executive Vice President and Co-founder of 3-GIS, has noticed in recent months a strange and puzzling trend in the world of fiber…

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Connecting the World’s Broadband Deserts
March 9, 2021

Consistent and reliable internet connections are critical for our modern economy. So, why, in 2021, are there still large swaths of the Americas without reliable internet access? Deb Socia, President and CEO of The Enterprise Center, and Jimmy Hall, VP of Engineering & Product Services with 3-GIS, provided insights on where the United States…

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It’s an Exciting Moment for Telecommunication Infrastructure Growth
January 6, 2021

It’s an exciting moment for the growth of telecommunication infrastructure, especially in places that aren’t New York City or Los Angeles. While the “big three” companies will continue to fight each other in urban markets, rolling out things like 5G and battling for the best densification, there’s enormous space for the hundreds of smaller companies…

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Service Providers Adapting to Meet Today’s Needs
November 6, 2020

Service providers of the past may have had the luxury of time. While new technologies constantly are emerging, implementing those technologies or streamlining their processes was something that could wait. In today’s marketplace, however, that simply isn’t the case, said Kyle Siniard, VP of Technology for 3-GIS “There’s no longer an appetite to wait…

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The Copper Network Retirement Party May Be Premature
September 28, 2020

It may seem as if more and more networks are converting over to fiber and that copper is a thing of the past. But not so fast, fiber – copper networks are still very much a part of the equation as 3-GIS’ Jerry Golden, Chief Operating Officer, and Michael Measels, VP of Product Management,…

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Fiberside Chat: Choosing the Right Software Solution for a Streamlined Digital Transformation
August 31, 2020

When it comes time for telcos to pick a software solution to streamline or transform their digital transformation, the decision boils down to this question: Do they select a commercial off the shelf (COTS) software or a custom solution? 3-GIS’ Kevin Noack, Director of Information Systems, and David Stoner, Director of Product Development, shared…

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Fiberside Chat: A Model Is Key for Present and Future Understanding of Your Network
August 4, 2020

It may sound simple, but it’s something many telecommunications companies forget when modeling their network: It’s easier to plan if you have a deep understanding of what the current overview looks like. Too many telcos may not understand exactly where they have fiber, how close or far it is from their potential customers or…

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Fiberside Chat: The Evolution of GIS in the Telecom Industry
July 10, 2020

Fifteen years ago, the role of GIS in telecommunications networks was somewhat limited. Still, Michael Measels, VP Product Management, 3-GIS, and Patrick Huls, Senior Solutions Engineer at Esri, believe it’s a much different story. The migration from desktop-based to web-based operations took its time, but now the telecom world is ready to adapt cloud-based…

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Fiberside Chat: Discussing the Benefits of Automation in Network Planning
June 29, 2020

Speed and efficiency. That’s what automation can bring to a process. Involving automation in network deployment is no different, said Michael Measels, Vice President of Product Management for 3-GIS, who has seen processes go from days-long to being measured in hours. “To design an area might have taken two and a half days with…

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