Big Data on radar of 64 percent of enterprises; NTT America names Eldredge VP of data center services

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@FierceTelecom RT @Level 3‏: Gartner survey reveals that 64 percent of organizations have invested or plan to invest in Big Data in 2013. Release | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Neustar announced Ethernet service offers that help communications service providers (CSPs) as they upgrade their networks to meet the increased bandwidth demands of their customers. Release

> NTT America appointed Christopher P. Eldredge as the company's executive vice president of Data Center Services. Release

> Hawaiki Cable has tapped TE SubCom to supply and install its planned 14,000km cable linking Australia, New Zealand and the US. Article

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> Time Warner Cable is pitching multiscreen advertising reach to marketers through a new TWC Media Ads Everywhere solution. Article

> Looking to boost sales to bar and restaurant owners, Dish Network said it is beginning to market two new subscription bundles to businesses. Article

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> Now that Apple is trumpeting that it sold a record 9 million units of the iPhone 5s and lower-priced iPhone 5c during the new models' debut weekend, smaller carriers seem to have been given the green light to announce their own plans to sell the new gadgets. Article

> Sprint indicated it will axe the vast majority of its remaining former Clearwire employees, though the carrier didn't release the precise number of job cuts. Article

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