Verizon sees continual momentum for expanding its enterprise services outside of the United States, but according to Fran Shammo, EVP and CFO, the telco can do it without having to purchase other service providers.
CenturyLink has added another element to its growing cloud services portfolio by acquiring Tier 3, a Seattle-based public cloud service provider. Neither company revealed the financial terms of the deal.
Cloud services provider Alteva reported that unified communications revenues jumped 12 percent year-over-year to $4 million, contributing 54 percent of the company's total revenues of $7.5 million.
The State of Delaware and cloud service provider IPR have introduced the Wilmington Network Access Point, a statewide fiber- and cloud-based network built with partners such as Windstream and Comcast Business to provide services to local businesses.
NTT Communications is enhancing its cloud services portfolio by acquiring Virtela, a managed and cloud services provider, for about $525 million, as well as an 80 percent stake in data center provider RagingWire for $350 million.
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Level 3 Communications is appealing to enterprises making a move to the cloud with its new Cloud Connect Solutions that it says will offer underlying network connectivity and services. Enterprise customers will be able to get private network access to any provider's cloud and data center services.
Telephone and Data Systems believes that a $40 million investment to acquire MSN Communications will enhance the deep IT solutions provided by its wholly owned subsidiary TDS Hosted & Managed Services.
WASHINGTON, D.C.--AT&T's ultimate goal to transition from TDM to an IP and cloud-capable company will be centered around giving customers a consistent experience regardless of the device or communications medium they use.
Savvis, CenturyLink's data center and cloud subsidiary, said in a new study they conducted with Vanson Bourne that enterprises will outsource almost 70 percent of their IT infrastructure by 2018.