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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.

AT&T, Equinix enter new cloud services pact

AT&T is giving its existing VPN network customers another connection option by embedding its NetBond technology into a number of Equinix's data centers.

Comcast serves up 10G Ethernet, cloud services for San Francisco 49ers

Comcast has won a new contract to provide the San Francisco 49ers a 10G Ethernet connection and cloud-based voice service, a deal that illustrates its growing presence in the sports team market segment, reports  FierceCable.

CenturyLink extends cloud services to SMB customers

CenturyLink is bringing its cloud services down to small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) with the debut of its Managed Office service bundle. The offering is intended to provide a higher level of customer service to SMBs, like what is available to larger enterprise customers.