Managed Services

Latest Headlines

Latest Headlines

TelePacific trialing SD-WAN solution for business customers

TelePacific Communications is piloting a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) technology solution for customers in New York, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, Florida and Washington ahead of a national service rollout.

Lightpath enhances New York metro reach with presence at 325 Hudson Street facility

Lightpath is giving its business customers more connectivity options by establishing a point of presence at 325 Hudson Street in New York City.

CenturyLink opens third cloud and managed services development center in St. Louis

CenturyLink has opened a new development center in St. Louis, a facility where it will locate teams focused on automating and developing managed services for business customers.

TelePacific acquires DSCI, enhances managed services portfolio, gains Northeast presence

TelePacific is acquiring Waltham, Mass.-based service provider DSCI, giving immediate presence in the Northeast U.S. and a broader set of managed service capabilities.

Birch serves up network monitoring tool for carrier, enterprise customers

Birch Communications is looking to help its carrier and enterprise customers manage their service connections in real-time by introducing the Service Alert Monitor (SAM), a new tool it says will proactively monitor, detect and alerts customers to any service interruption.

GTT acquires Telnes Broadband for $18M, accelerates channel sales reach

GTT is on the buying path again, announcing that it has acquired Internet and managed services provider Telnes Broadband for $18 million.

NCR, Alcatel-Lucent partner on managed services

NCR is teaming with Alcatel-Lucent to strengthen both companies' managed services business.  As part of the deal, NCR will provide site surveys and deploy and maintain projects, particularly those where speed and quality of service are critical.

Comcast challenges AT&T, Verizon with multisite business division

Comcast has launched a new unit that will offer business services to large Fortune 1000 business customers in the U.S., putting them in direct competition with large telcos AT&T and Verizon.

EarthLink to aggressively sell dark fiber to carriers, content companies

EarthLink's dark fiber business continues to be a bright star in its struggling wholesale business as more of its carrier and content provider company customers are showing interest in purchasing the service.

CenturyLink to provide UCaaS service for ICN's government customers

CenturyLink has reached an agreement to provide its unified communications-as-a-service to Iowa Communications Network (ICN), furthering its presence in the growing wholesale cloud-based services market.