While Amazon Web Services (AWS) may be the top cloud provider, it appears that its grip on the market is slipping while rivals Microsoft and IBM are driving new growth, according to Synergy Research Group.
Cisco and Dimension Data announced that they are expanding their long-standing relationship with a focus on driving businesses' movement to a hybrid cloud environment.
Amazon, Salesforce and IBM have become the three companies to beat in the growing infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) segments of the cloud market, according to Synergy Research's fourth-quater 2013 report.
Internap, an IT and managed service provider, is enhancing its SMB Infrastructure as a Service capabilities by acquiring cloud provider iWeb for about $145 million.
The optical WDM (wavelength division multiplexing) equipment market segment saw its third consecutive quarter of growth, Infonetics Research said, recording $2.6 billion in sales for Q1 2013 and up 10 percent year-over-year.
EdgeConneX, which provides Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), said it will deploy an outdoor small cell network in Vermont for CoverageCo, a provider of carrier- and technology-neutral cellular coverage services to underserved markets.
Sprint is taking its partnership with CSC to another level with the introduction of its new infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) service called CloudCompute.
Led by Amazon and Rackspace, cloud-based services, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS), grew 65 percent to $2.75 billion in the first half of 2012, reports Synergy Research Group.
MegaPath on Wednesday debuted a set of enterprise, private and hybrid cloud hosting solutions that both SMB and large business customers can use to host their applications, data and storage with a third-party supplier.
Verizon continues to carve out a wholesale niche in the cloud services market as the service provider's wholesale division on Thursday inked an agreement with Princeton Hosted Solutions.