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.
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.
CenturyLink has added another element to its growing cloud services portfolio by acquiring Tier 3, a Seattle-based public cloud service provider. Neither company revealed the financial terms of the deal.
CenturyLink is purchasing AppFog, a Platform as a Service provider, according to a report in Tech Crunch citing an unnamed source at the telco.
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.
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.
Global Takeoff, a self-described "leading global provider of converted digital entertainment and advertising solutions" has introduced a converted over-the-top service to deliver live TV and VoD over
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