Google kicked off the global rollout of its Chromecast streaming stick, announcing that the device is now available in nine countries on the European continent, the United Kingdom and Canada.
Amazon is jumping into the streaming device market, announcing it will release a dongle-type device in early April. Pricing is unknown at this time, but the device will likely be priced to compete with Google's $35 Chromecast and Roku's new streaming stick, as well as the Apple TV set-top and similar devices.
Telstra is accelerating into the cloud using Cisco technology. The Australian telco giant said it will use Cisco's global cloud platform to provision cloud and network services in real-time to improve speed, security and performance for its customers.
The development of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is getting the concentrated attention of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF).
A detailed study by a University of Ottawa, Canada interdisciplinary team has determined that a "culture of arrogance" within Nortel Networks led to the company's unceremonious collapse in 2009.
Cisco said it is complying with a request from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations that its Russian unit has engaged in bribery, reports The Wall Street Journal.
As if to underscore the company's growth in the enterprise segment, Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) this week announced two new deals that will see it deliver its connectivity solutions to more high-end customers.
Juniper Networks and Coriant are taking advantage of this week's Optical Fiber Communications Conference (OFC 2014) to showcase their creation of an integrated packet transport network (IPTN).
Integra has added another element to its growing hosted and managed services product line by acquiring Salt Lake City-based ProTel NetWorks.
ADVA Optical Networking is enhancing its network synchronization power by reaching a deal to acquire Oscilloquartz SA, a Neuchatel, Switzerland-based network synchronization vendor, from Swatch Group.