Cox Communications said Thursday that it is not only targeting businesses within its cable footprint with a new cloud-based service, but that its Essential Cloud suite of applications is available nationwide.
CenturyLink's acquisition of Qwest may be long behind it, but according to Clay Bailey, senior vice president of Operations for CenturyLink, those markets are becoming a key target to win back small to medium businesses (SMB) with its 1 Gbps GPON-based service.
CenturyLink has added more firepower to its small and mid-sized business (SMB) arsenal by naming Vernon Irvin as the new vice president of sales for its Business Solutions Group.
Windstream is deepening its reach to target underserved small to medium business (SMB) markets with a new program that will help channel partners establish their position in the cloud services segment.
Sprint's wireline revenues were a bit of a mixed bag in the fourth quarter of 2013, rising to $859 million sequentially but down year-over-over year from $949 million in the same period a year ago.
Masergy is giving its North American customers another option to get to the cloud by offering access to Amazon's Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect.
Public cloud deployments are still more than half of all Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) deployments but the private sector, with 51 percent growth in the last four quarters, is expanding faster, according to data compiled by Synergy Research Group.
CenturyLink is taking a bigger role in the public cloud market by participating in Dell's Cloud Partner Program, a move that will extend its cloud services to the telco's Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service platforms.
Netflix and You Tube may continue to drive up Internet bandwidth usage in the United States, but a number of companies such as Aspera, EVS, and Nevion are working behind the scenes to make sure video content is transported efficiently.
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.