Phoenix NAP introduces Hardware-as-a-Service; Ericsson secures €150 million loan

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> Phoenix NAP has introduced Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) as a way to help customers manage their IT infrastructure budgets. Article

> Ericsson has secured a €150 million ($181.6 million) loan with the Nordic Investment Bank to support its R&D activities in Sweden and Finland. Release

> Charles G. McClure Jr. resigned from General Cable Corporation's board of directors. Release

> FairPoint is celebrating its newfound regulatory freedom in three of its New England states. Article

> China's telecom regulator, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), has developed new rules that could inhibit Internet freedom. Article

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