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8x8 extends UK cloud service presence via Interxion partnership

8x8 has enhanced its presence in the UK market by establishing an agreement with Interxion, a European data center and carrier-neutral provider.

Cisco: Cloud traffic to rise to 5.3 zettabytes by 2017

Cloud traffic is becoming the dominant growth engine in data center traffic, according to Cisco's third annual Global Cloud Index.

Savvis wins $1.1M cloud hosting, managed service contract with the FCC

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 gains cloud, data center opportunities with Venyu acquisition

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 ramps up cloud services play through ViaWest partnership

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 to participate in Dept. of Interior's $10B cloud-hosting contract

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.

European, U.S. firms trailing Asian companies on new IT spending

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.

How Ethernet enables cloud connectivity

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?

Knology extends data center services to business customers

Knology Business Services, a regional cable operator that was acquired by WOW! in July, unveiled a set of data security center services for its business customers on Wednesday.

Telstra targets cloud opportunities with four new data centers

Telstra on Monday added more power to its growing cloud computing business, with plans to open four new data centers in Victoria, Western Australia, South Australia and the Australian Capital.