Leveraging [Fiber Mountain’s] innovative optical networking Glass Core, CrossCage implements fully software-driven carrier connections in colocation facilities’ ‘meet-me rooms’ where multiple carriers place endpoints to their networks for colocation customers to access.

Jason Bloomberg, contributor, Forbes - Software-Defined Everything Begins With The Network

The release addresses the manual constraints of the Meet-Me-Room by completing collocation data center cross-connect requests in seconds. And, at the recent industry event, the solution earned another Best in Show award for the trophy case.

Maurice Nagle, editor, Transforming Network Infrastructure - Industry First Nets Fiber Mountain Best in Show

Cool Vendors are those that have caught Gartner’s interest during the past year because they offer innovative and/or high-potential technologies or solutions. In this report, we highlight five vendors whose products have the potential to impact CSP infrastructure — such as cloud-based offerings — with newer SD-WAN control for elastic network services, vCPE service orchestration and emerging MEC solutions, as well as innovative MVNO offerings.

- Gartner “Cool Vendors in Communications Service Provider Infrastructure, 2016” by Akshay K. Sharma, Sylvain Fabre, Mentor Cana, Peter Liu, Kosei Takiishi, Takeshi Ikeda, April 26, 2016.

In the world of SDN, Layers 2 and 3 tend to take all the glory. But Fiber Mountain’s Glass Core architecture puts the focus on the physical layer for the first time.

Jessica Scarpati, contributor, TechTarget SearchSDN - Fiber Mountain Glass Core embraces Layer 1 devices, software