8x8 is bolstering its network and service capabilities in the UK and Europe by acquiring Voicenet Solutions, a cloud business telephony and communications provider, for $18.4 million. After meeting customary closing conditions, 8x8 said it expects the sale to close before the end of 2013.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions is enhancing its cloud services suite with more big data analytics capabilities by adding Cloudera's Enterprise 5 capabilities to its portfolio.
8x8 has enhanced its presence in the UK market by establishing an agreement with Interxion, a European data center and carrier-neutral provider.
Cloud traffic is becoming the dominant growth engine in data center traffic, according to Cisco's third annual Global Cloud Index.
Savvis, CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) data center and hosting subsidiary, has secured an up to $1.1 million new cloud hosting contract with the FCC. Under the terms of the agreement, Savvis Federal...
EATEL, a regional independent telco based in Gonzales, La., is gaining an instant presence in the cloud and data center services business through its acquisition of Venyu Solutions. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Cox Business is extending its growing cloud capabilities through a partnership with colocation provider ViaWest, offering a suite of fiber-based connectivity with colocation and cloud solutions to customers in Las Vegas, Phoenix and Southern California.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions, the business services arm of Verizon Communications, has been invited to participate in the U.S. Department of the Interior's $10 billion, 10-year Foundation Cloud Hosting Services contract.
A research study commissioned by AT&T and carried out by international business school INSEAD found that Asian companies are spending their IT budgets more aggressively on new technologies than their European and U.S. counterparts, according to a report in the Financial Times.
Enterprise IT managers cite cloud computing as among their most important initiatives this year. Nearly two-thirds of them have already begun transitioning their business-critical applications to the cloud. Where does Carrier Ethernet fit in this equation?