News of Note—OpenStack Foundation, Verizon, QTS Realty Trust and more

august 8 2017

> The future of the OpenStack Foundation looks more like the Linux Foundation, with a focus on projects beyond OpenStack platforms, creating a rivalry between OpenStack and Linux. TechCrunch article

> C&W Networks, a division of C&W Communications, was named Best Latin American Wholesale Carrier and took top billing as Best Strategic Acquisition at the Global Carrier Awards in London. Release

> Verizon Fios and AT&T U-Verse are among the highest rated in J.D. Power's latest ranking of TV and broadband providers. J.D. Power report (PDF)

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> QTS Realty Trust will provide direct connected colocation to AWS customers. Release

> A lack of access to broadband service could keep many rural Florida residents from obtaining college degrees, says a new Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida report. EdTech article

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