Industry executives are converging in Orlando, Fla., this week to discuss the communications landscape at the GENBAND Perspectives13 conference. Jim Barthold, editor of FierceIPTV , is on site covering all of the news, announcements, and keynotes from this three-day event.
BTI Systems has beefed up its management team by hiring two telecom industry veterans, Eve Griliches and Jim Hintze, to head up new cloud and software-defined networking initiatives.
Cox Communications launched a cloud-based media storage service called myflare that the company said will make it easier for subscribers to manage photos, videos and music, and share content with friends and family.
Cloud and managed CPE (consumer premise equipment) security services were the dominant elements of the managed security market, according to a new Infonetics report, driving the overall segment up 12 percent in 2012 to $13 billion.
Cisco is furthering its ongoing software capability acquisition spree, announcing a deal to acquire SolveDirect, a provider of cloud-delivered service management integration software and services.
Alteva, a cloud services provider that grew out of its rural telco roots as Warwick Valley Telephone (WVT), reported that unified communications (UC) services contributed nearly 50 percent to its Q4 2012 consolidated revenues.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom interviews Martha Tate, VP of wholesale at Integra.
In her new role as VP of wholesale, Martha Tate is helping the newly rebranded Integra focus on both traditional carriers and a host of data center, cloud and content providers that need higher-speed connectivity. Sean Buckley, Senior Editor of FierceTelecom , spoke with Tate about the trends she's seeing in the wholesale space.
MegaPath on Thursday announced it has added cloud-delivered unified communications (UC) video services to its portfolio for existing hosted PBX customers, enabling cloud-based video collaboration.
Comcast is building a network, or cloud-based DVR service, that will be integrated with its new Xfinity X1 service, according to a job listing it posted last week.