During the early days of our telecommunications infrastructure, copper wires were the only pathway necessary to connect consumer communications needs. Voices speaking on either end of a telephone line, coupled to a complex network of switches transmitting an analog signal, were at one time the greatest accomplishment of the 20th Century. Now, copper may be more valuable as the melted-down by-product of a by-gone era.
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COLUMBIA, MISSOURI — June 25, 2018 — Bluebird Network, a Midwest telecommunications company, today announces it has built its first customer-facing 100G diverse circuits. The customer circuits, totaling 200G overall, will be installed along two existing fiber routes from a metropolitan center to a rural area of Missouri. Installation on the circuits has been completed.
Colorado Springs is home to the NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, which protects the continent from aircraft, missiles, and space vehicles. The Cheyenne Mountain Complex, a fortress deep within the surrounding mountain, shelters NORAD’s Alternate Command Center. This mountain delivers the best in natural defense, and the inherent protection of the surrounding rock is heightened by the addition of advanced man-made security measures. While NORAD is an international defense organization, the strategy to keep this underground facility secure is not that different from the strategies used by some non-military facilities. Leveraging the naturally protective characteristics of the rock, the isolation and stable atmosphere inherent to an underground facility, and placement of all critical infrastructure within the underground space are strategies used by the Bluebird Underground Data Center.
FidelisOne has just launched C-Level Secrets an interview series in which corporate executives share insights into running great organizations. Check out this episode where our CEO Michael Morey and host Mark Brigman discuss the strategy behind leading Bluebird Network!