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Verizon, Unisys jointly target state and local government cloud, hosting opportunities

Verizon is pursuing new opportunities to extend its growing set of cloud and hosting services to the state and local government market through a partnership with systems integrator Unisys.

Internap acquires iWeb for $145M to beef up IaaS capabilities

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.

Enterprises are top target for DDOS attackers; Cloud security tops $9B

The latest research from Akamai's quarterly State of the Internet report indicates that distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks reported by its customers rose 54 percent between the first and second quarter of 2013. Of the 318 DDOS incidents reported, 134 were enterprise customers, making them a leading target of such attacks.

Service providers, OTT video players should collaborate, not compete

Service providers and emerging over the top video players have always had a contentious relationship, but cable operators and telcos can use their networks to drive a good user experience.

Verizon introduces wholesale managed security, wireless IP access services

Verizon Global Wholesale is stepping out of its traditional fat pipe zone with the introduction of managed security and IP wireless access services.

AT&T wins $31M managed VPN contract with HUD

AT&T's Federal Government unit added another customer to its win column as it was awarded a $31 million contract to provide managed VPN services to 93 Dept. of Housing and Urban Development sites.

AT&T, CSC form cloud service alliance

AT&T and systems integrator CSC have established a strategic alliance to deliver a joint cloud service solution for their global enterprise customers.

Momentum acquires Twist Networks to grow SIP, hosted business

Momentum, a St. Louis-based cloud provider, is acquiring Communications Technologies, Inc. subsidiary (CTI) Twist Networks, a move that will help it grow its SIP trunking and managed services business lines.

Sprint adds IaaS to its growing cloud services repertoire

Sprint is taking its partnership with CSC to another level with the introduction of its new infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) service called CloudCompute.

TDS Telecom's IPTV, hosted services drive Q1 revenues to $217 million

TDS Telecom, the wireline subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, reported that first-quarter 2013 results rose to $217 million as it expanded its TDS TV service to more residential customers and new sales of its  managed IP products to business customers.