Q&A with Data Center POST’s Contributing Editor, Kathy Xu
Data Center POST recently spoke with Ben Edmond, CEO and Founder of Connected2Fiber, about its SaaS platform, the company’s mission and what it hopes to accomplish at ITW 2017, taking place May 14-17 in Chicago.
Data Center POST, Kathy Xu (DCP-KX) Question: Tell our readers about Connected2Fiber. What do you do and what problems are you attempting to solve?
Connected2Fiber, Ben Edmond (C2F-BE) Answer: Connected2Fiber is a SaaS company focused on helping network owners drive growth. Our platform manages their location information and automates the process to share those connected locations. Our company’s guiding mission is to help our clients transact and improve their sales and marketing investment with the industry’s only enablement platform that combines account based marketing and location intelligence with predictive algorithms that drive results. The platform helps network owners by providing them with effective tools such as network visualization, shared transparency, automation, speed and instantaneous insight.
DCP-KX Q: What is The Connected World and how does it help network operators and network buyers?
C2F-BE A: The Connected World is a SaaS platform that visualizes network operators. The platform provides fiber route assets, OnNet and NearNet buildings with market data as content, building categorization, enterprise place data and status of sites. This data includes geolocation, management of connected and NearNet buildings, including fiber status, access medium used, product and pricing availability, and telco infrastructure mapping to CLLI code and NPA/NXX. It also includes the ability to search, see and manage your locations with market context.
DCP-KX Q: Whom do you hope to connect with at ITW this year?
C2F-BE A: We hope to connect with network owners and buyers interested in improving their growth by providing them visualization, targeting and engagement tools all delivered through our SaaS platform and APIs.
DCP-KX Q: If readers want more information about Connected2Fiber, where should they go?
DCP-KX: Thank you for your time and best of luck at ITW!