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Frontier's Partridge: growing interest in wholesale Ethernet from regional ISPs, content providers

Frontier is seeing growing demand for wholesale Ethernet services, particularly from regional ISPs that need off-net access for their business customers in the secondary and tertiary markets the telco serves.

Masergy serves up software-based router, firewall capabilities, furthers NFV vision

Masergy is offering Virtual f(n), a virtualized network function platform that will enable its business customers to add routing and firewall capabilities via software and forgo the need to purchase network appliances and the associated management requirements.

CenturyLink names Bobb as VP, global sales, for U.S. East region

CenturyLink has tapped company veteran Jason Bobb to be its new vice president, global sales, for the U.S. East region. In his new role, Bobb will be tasked with increasing the segment's market share and selling hybrid IT solutions to its largest business customers, which are shifting from legacy TDM to IP-based services.

Integra gives customers direct connection to Amazon's cloud service

Integra has jumped aboard the bring-your-own-cloud concept by offering new and existing cloud customers direct connections to Amazon Web Services' Direct Connect service.

Consolidated's Udell: On-net fiber opportunities drive metro Ethernet success

As Consolidated Communications sees the majority of its revenue mix trend more toward commercial services, particularly Metro Ethernet, the service provider is keen on pursuing business customer opportunities that it can directly connect to its own fiber network.

Integra reaches 3,000 building locations with fiber

Integra has extended fiber to more than 3,000 building locations in its 11-state territory that it serves via its Integra Business and Electric Lightwave business units.

WOW! Business adds data center services to roster through ByteGrid pact

WOW! Business is expanding its presence in the Chicago area by extending its fiber network into ByteGrid's Aurora, Ill., data center, giving its customers access to new colocation, data center and hosting capabilities.

MegaPath plays to mobile business workers' needs with new hybrid mobile/wireline UC capabilities

MegaPath Cloud Services is playing into the mobile nature of its business customers by adding SMS Text Messaging and mobile-to-desktop-device handover to its Unified Communications (UC) service.

CenturyLink lights 1 Gig service for southern Utah businesses

CenturyLink is taking on emerging business service competitors like Comcast Business by making its symmetrical 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service available to businesses in four areas of southern Utah.

Telus serves up cloud-based collaboration, contact services

Telus is enhancing its movement into the cloud services segment by offering its Canadian business customers two new cloud-based services focused on contact center and collaboration applications.