Consolidated Communications is taking a larger bite out of the cloud services market with a series of new cloud offerings that it will initially offer to businesses that reside in its Sacramento, Calif., and Dallas metro markets.
While other VoIP and cloud providers are anxious to move up markets into larger business accounts, Vonage maintains there's plenty of the small to medium business (SMB) market that has not been penetrated yet.
XO Communications is helping its business customers focus more on their fundamental strengths by launching "HPBX Concierge," a "touch-free" feature for its Hosted PBX service.
Level 3 Communications has added unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) into its Cloud Connect ecosystem, giving its enterprise customers another cloud service option.
AT&T has introduced a new Unified Communications (UC) service called UC Federation that it says will allow suppliers, partners and customers to communicate across various networks.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions has won a multi-year agreement with Marriott International to deploy its cloud-hosted voice solution that was specifically designed for the hospitality industry.
Ciena has established a strategic alliance with Avaya to create what the two companies say is a WAN-LAN data networking solution, a move that reflects Ciena's move to extend its capabilities into other market segments.
ShoreTel's board of directors has rejected Mitel Networks' $540 million unsolicited bid to acquire the company, saying that it undervalues the company and its growth prospects.
Alteva, a unified communications specialist, has rejected an unsolicited takeover bid from the Juniper Investment Company.
Telstra Global has taken another step forward in its U.S. service expansion with plans to add its cloud-based communications platform, Whispir Conversation, to its business offering this month.