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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.

AT&T's Donovan: We're probably the most aggressive cloud company in the world

AT&T sees that the cloud has the potential to serve both its own needs and those of its enterprise customers.

8x8's $18.4M Voicenet Solutions acquisition enhances its European presence

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 makes cloud-based big data analytics play with Cloudera

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 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.