Buyers prowling the global telecom marketplace in 2012 saw plenty more deals being made, but at much lower valuations, an IDC report says. More than 3,800 deals were made last year, a 14.2 percent rise over 2011 M&A activity.
Windstream said during the Channel Partners Conference & Expo trade show Thursday that it is broadening the sales opportunities for its data center products by certifying its channel partners to sell some of these products to their customers.
Integra Telecom on Wednesday announced during the Channel Partners show in Las Vegas that it has renamed itself "Integra" to illustrate its flexibility to serve the large business customer market segment.
AT&T on Wednesday introduced its new Partner Exchange program as a way to help solutions providers sell its suite of IP-based services to their business customer base.
FiberMedia, a growing data center services provider, has launched a new channel partners program to extend its line of cloud and managed business services to a broader customer base.
CenturyLink ( NYSE: CTL ) will complete the integration of Savvis' Alliances Master Agent program into its own Channel Alliance in Q2 2012, illustrating a move to create a larger common service set for
TelePacific is expanding its service reach by entering into a partnership with Outreach Technology, a national master agent. Under the terms of the agreement, Outreach's sales partners will be able
8x8's ( Nasdaq: EGHT ) latest acquisition of Contactual, a cloud-based call center and customer interaction management solution provider, illustrates the ongoing moves service providers are taking to
While there is plenty of opportunity for channel partners targeting the $50 billion SMB cloud services market, AMI-Partners' new study reveals their success will be based on five key
Comcast Business Services ( Nasdaq: CMCSA ) made a big shot in the competitive Ethernet space with the debut of its Metro Ethernet service targeting medium-sized businesses directly in May, but now