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Fibre Channel could re-energize $549M SAN market, study says

The storage area network (SAN) market reached $549 million globally in the first quarter of 2014, down 9 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2013, but a transition in Fibre Channel switches from 8G to 16G could re-energize this segment, Infonetics Research reports.

FairPoint brings data center service to Laconia, N.H.

FairPoint has opened a new data center in Laconia, N.H., where it will offer businesses and state and local government agencies a facility that includes rack space and connections for managing off-site disaster recovery, computing, storage and other IT equipment.

Report: iOS outranks Android as a smartphone video platform, viewing overall jumps 532%

Apple's iOS-based smartphones dominate video viewing, representing 60 percent of mobile video views in the United States alone, a new report says. But Android-based smartphones hold sway for video viewers in Latin America, at 53 percent.

Cisco to buy Tail-f for $175M, enhancing its virtualization play

Cisco has added another element to its virtualization and cloud service portfolio by reaching a deal to acquire privately held Tail-f Systems, a developer of network service orchestration products for traditional and virtualized networks, for $175 million.

Synergy: Cisco maintains lead over HP in the cloud infrastructure market

In the cloud infrastructure market, Cisco continues to cling onto its No. 1 position, marginally increasing the gap between second-ranked HP, according to first-quarter data from Synergy Research Group.

Chromecast viewers are engaging more, not less, Videostream says

Is Google Chromecast usage really flattening out, as a recent Parks Associates study suggested? App developer Videostream doesn't agree, saying Chromecast owners are increasing the frequency and time spent using the device.

IP VPN prices drop as carrier competition mounts, says TeleGeography

The ongoing desire of enterprises to purchase MPLS IP VPN services is driving down service prices as more service providers compete to meet this demand, according to a new  TeleGeography  report.

Chromecast usage dips, sales flatten out, report says

Google has a sizable stake in the online-streaming-device market with its Chromecast streaming stick, but use of the device in the United States dipped in the first quarter of 2014 compared with the last two quarters of 2013, a Parks Associates study reveals.

TiVo isn't exiting the retail business anytime soon, Chopra says

DVR pioneer TiVo may be driving its product into the cable and satellite market, but it still sees retail sales, particularly of its new OTT-integrated Roamio DVR, as key to the company's business model.

Cincinnati Bell's Torbeck: We'll spend $80M-85M on FTTH this year

Cincinnati Bell's CEO Ted Torbeck told investors that the telco will continue to focus on transforming itself into a fiber-based broadband company, with plans to spend between $80 million to $85 million on rolling out fiber to the home (FTTH) throughout Cincinnati.