WorldCom last week unveiled two public peering exchanges: the MAE (Metropolitan Area Exchange) Chicago Internet Exchange and MAE New York Internet Exchange, which should give the Internet a capacity boost. The exchanges, where Internet service providers link with each other and the public Internet, join five other WorldCom MAEs. The newer exchanges also permit peering at 2.5 Gbps, up from the older exchanges' 622 Mbps, and let ISPs provision their own peering services.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.