As businesses continue to consolidate their data centers and adopt virtualization, software-defined networking (SDN) and cloud computing, the use of next-gen firewalls is rising, says a new ABI Research report.
América Móvil reported that its net profit dropped 38 percent year-over-year to $754 million, falling short of analyst expectations due to an increase in taxes and weak results at its European holdings Telekom Austria and KPN.
Zayo has won a deal to provide O2 a managed fiber network throughout the UK, the latest of several moves that build on the momentum it has gained in Europe from its acquisition of Geo Networks and related network builds.
Frontier Communications is set to begin a new chapter in its home state as it has completed its $2 billion acquisition of AT&T's wireline operations in Connecticut and its related statewide fiber network and U-verse operations.
Equinix has added Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect cloud service to its Frankfurt, Germany, International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers, bringing the total number of Equinix metros offering the service to eight globally.
Juniper said it plans to conduct additional cost reductions after reporting that third-quarter 2014 revenues fell 5 percent year-over-year and 8 percent sequentially to $1.13 billion amidst falling U.S. service provider sales.
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is set to begin a new chapter after naming China's Houlin Zhao as its next secretary-general during the ITU's 19th Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan, in the Republic of Korea.
Verizon may have continued to add more FiOS Internet and video customers in the third quarter, but those gains were lower than what it reported in the same period a year ago, illustrating that it is continuing to reach the upper limits of penetration in its existing 13-state region.
It is clear that a number of new competitive online video threats, combined with escalating content costs, have contributed to the decline of the cable industry's hold on the video delivery market. But cable is not standing down. Instead, companies are finding a new fortune in Wi-Fi services. For more on the future of cable Wi-Fi, check out this FierceCable special report.
EarthLink is handing over the keys of its 9-1-1 network capabilities to Bandwidth as part of its effort to refocus on retaining and attracting new customers for its growing suite of business services.
ADVA Optical Networking reported that third-quarter 2014 revenues rose 1.2 percent year-over-year to $110 million due to strong enterprise and transport sales.
Infinera sees the next frontier for 100G optical networking taking place in the data center interconnection market segment, one that the company's leader says will be driven by the rise in server-to-server traffic to accommodate the growth of cloud and content services.
AT&T's U-verse services drove up consumer wireline revenue growth 3 percent year-over-year to $5.7 billion and helped to cushion the blow of legacy consumer and business service losses.
While YouTube, Hulu and Vimeo have enjoyed success in the online video market, other providers like Redbox and Justin.tv have not been as lucky. Samantha Bookman, editor of FierceOnlineVideo, examines why a number of players have tried and failed in this fast-paced, yet still young, market segment in a new special report. The report tracks 10 online video companies that are now defunct or are struggling to stay relevant. Read more
Integra is bolstering its growing security portfolio by introducing a DDoS Mitigation Service that it says can automatically monitor network traffic to detect and mitigate distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) threats at the network edge.
Alcatel-Lucent has taken another step to enhance its submarine cable business Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) status in the oil and gas production industry segment by reaching a deal to acquire Optoplan, a provider of 4D permanent reservoir monitoring (4D PRM) solutions.
Frontier is facing more trouble in its West Virginia market as a group of customers has filed a class-action lawsuit against the service provider, claiming the broadband speeds it delivered did not match up with what it advertised, reports the West Virginia Gazette.
FairPoint Communications' executives will soon begin contingency plans in their northern New England region so they can maintain customer service as their union employees continue with their strike.
Zayo has hatched what it says is a major network expansion effort in its headquarters market of Boulder, Colo., adding 93 route miles to its network.
NBN Co. has announced the 140 Australian suburbs that will be the first to receive a fiber-to-the-node (FTTN)-based connection over the next 12 months on the National Broadband Network.