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AT&T serves up new cloud-based web security service

AT&T hopes to unburden more businesses from having to implement their own network security platform with the introduction of its new Cloud Web Security offering.

Verizon's enterprise growth will be driven by cloud, security, M2M, says McAdam

Verizon Communications' enterprise business continues to weather a challenging economic time, but according to CEO Lowell McAdam, cloud, machine to machine and security represent large opportunities for the telco.

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.

Fierce tours Verizon Wireless Innovation Center

FierceWireless  had a chance to tour the newly-renovated Verizon Wireless Innovation Center in San Francisco this week.

Wireless LAN transitions to 802.11ac; Carrier Ethernet spending tops $5.5B

The second quarter was good to wireless local area network equipment, as shipments worldwide grew 12 percent over the seasonally slow first quarter, Infonetics Research reports. Cisco and Aruba continued to lead the segment.

Momentum acquires Twist Networks to grow SIP, hosted business

Momentum, a St. Louis-based cloud provider, is acquiring Communications Technologies, Inc. subsidiary (CTI) Twist Networks, a move that will help it grow its SIP trunking and managed services business lines.

Verizon's Shammo: SMB cloud is a great opportunity for growth

Verizon EVP and CFO Fran Shammo told investors he recognizes that while cloud services represent a large growth opportunity for them, they need to find a way to differentiate its offering amidst what has become a crowded space.

Netflix to offer $100,000 in 10 prizes for cloud computing solutions

Netflix announced Thursday that it would offer prize money of $100,000 to innovators who suggest improvements for the streaming video industry giant.

CenturyLink savvisdirect unveils AppGrid cloud utility service

As more traditional telecom service providers are moving to offer cloud utility services, CenturyLink has announced its move into that segment with its new AppGrid private cloud service from its savvisdirect unit, launched last year.

FiberMedia launches cloud channel partner program

FiberMedia, a growing data center services provider, has launched a new channel partners program to extend its line of cloud and managed business services to a broader customer base.