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Level 3 provides private direct connections to Microsoft's cloud

Level 3 Communications is giving customers another private connection option to the cloud by offering a direct network connection to Microsoft's Window Azure.

GENBAND furthers OTT push with uReach acquisition, adds messaging capabilities

GENBAND has added another element to its growing services portfolio by reaching an agreement to purchase uReach Technologies, a deal that gives it a broad portfolio of voice, video and unified messaging solutions.

CenturyLink, NTT included in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia/Pacific

CenturyLink and NTT have established themselves as key players in what has become one of the fastest growing regions for cloud services, according to Gartner's Magic Quadrant report on managed hosting providers in Asia Pacific.

Comcast uses Olympics to test out its X1 platform for subscribers, other providers

Comcast is capitalizing on the Winter Olympics as an event to not only drive more subscribers to its cloud-based x1 platform, but also to potentially lure other operators to license the platform for their own cable systems. Steve Donohue, editor of  FierceCable, examines the possibilities in his latest special report.

CenturyLink serves up 1 Gig service for Salt Lake City-area businesses, enables cloud services

CenturyLink is striking back at local cable competitors by offering its symmetrical 1 Gbps fiber-based services to Salt Lake City-area small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) that reside in multi-tenant unit (MTU) office buildings.

Hybrid cloud adoption to double by 2015, says Infonetics

Hybrid cloud services, which offer businesses the option to manage some resources in-house and put others into a cloud, are set to double by 2015, says Infonetics in its latest Cloud Service Strategies: North American Enterprise Survey.

Telus increases cloud service power with $67M Kamloops data center

TELUS is giving Canadian business customers another option to outsource their applications into a cloud environment, announcing that it has opened a new $67 million data center in Kamloops.

8X8 lights up cloud, collaboration services in UK, Europe

8x8 has begun offering its unified communication and collaboration services in the U.K. and broader European market, a move that was driven by its acquisition of  U.K.-based Voicenet Solutions  that now operates as 8x8 Solutions.

Goodbye Savvis, hello CenturyLink Technology Solutions

CenturyLink recently bid adieu to the Savvis brand by renaming the division  CenturyLink Technology Solutions, a move that reflects the company's growing identity in the managed services, colocation and cloud services space. So what does this name change do for existing CenturyLink and Savvis customers?

CenturyLink enters Phoenix data center market through IO partnership

CenturyLink Technology Solutions, CenturyLink's newly rebranded colocation and cloud subsidiary, is fanning out its data center footprint into Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona, by leveraging IO's Intelligent Control technology platform.