Telstra has hatched a plan to build a cloud-based environment targeting the needs of Australia's federal, state and local government agencies.
Telus is enhancing its movement into the cloud services segment by offering its Canadian business customers two new cloud-based services focused on contact center and collaboration applications.
AT&T has added Amazon Web Services (AWS) as another provider it can give its customers access to via NetBond, a technology that allows the service provider to work with its enterprise customers' cloud services.
MetTel, an emerging business service provider, is acquiring Staples' IT provider subsidiary Thrive Networks, a move that immediately enhances its managed services and support solutions.
Equinix and XO Communications have struck a new agreement where they will jointly provide enterprise customers with dedicated connectivity to various cloud service providers through Equinix's Cloud Exchange.
CenturyLink has responded to the growing demand from its Canadian market customers for colocation and cloud services by announcing that it has opened its second data center in the greater Toronto area.
AT&T has established HP as its latest partner to take part in its network-enabled cloud ecosystem, allowing its customers to use their VPN connections to HP's Helion suite of cloud services via the telco's NetBond technology.
AT&T continues to make progress with its hybrid cloud services strategy, one that is focused on giving customers choice by establishing partnerships with other cloud and data center providers.
Level 3 Communications is giving business and government customers another way to migrate into the cloud by integrating the Equinix Cloud Exchange into its Cloud Connect Solutions ecosystem out of 80 of Equinix's data center locations.
CenturyLink has added Minneapolis-St. Paul to its growing roster of data center locations, a move that it says will help it address the region's growing demand for colocation, cloud, managed hosting and network services.