ECI does Tata, Togo; Barclays dims telecom ratings

> Carrier Ethernet and broadband access vendor ECI Telecom gets supply deals with Tata Teleservices and Togo Telecom.

> Barclays Capital lowered its rating on AT&T, as well as the broader U.S. telecom services sector.

> Consolidated Communications chooses Akorri's virtualized data center software.

> IBM and Avaya strengthen their unified communications partnership.