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As the broadband carrier ecosystem turns to the cloud for both their own network efficiency and for new service and product development, gain valuable insight on cloud and managed services news and developments here.

TDS’s OneNeck Makes Key Win with Arizona- and Florida-Based Company

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (April 22, 2014)—OneNeck® IT Solutions, a leading cloud hosting and managed services provider, announced today it has entered into a new relationship with Sun Orchard. OneNeck will provide cloud hosting and managed services for Sun Orchard’s operations division in both Ariz. and Fla....Learn More

Birch Communications to Acquire Cbeyond

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Atlanta, Ga. – Apr.  21, 2014 – Birch Communications, Inc., a leading provider of business focused communications, cloud and managed services based in Atlanta and Cbeyond, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBEY), the technology ally to small and mid-sized businesses also based in Atlanta, jointly announced today that...Learn More

NeoNova Launches YourStream TV

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 15, 2014) – NeoNova, an industry leader in cloud-based services for regional telcos, today announced that the company’s latest live broadcast streaming solution for Roku gives affiliate customers a new way for their subscribers to watch local television. YourStream TV from...Learn More

Infonetics VoIP Forecast: $88 Billion in Service Revenues in 2018

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The global market for business and residential VoIP services grew 8% in 2013 year-over-year to reach $68 billion, as total business and residential VoIP subscriber numbers grew to reach 212 million, according to a new report from Infonetics Research. Increased interest in and adoption of...Learn More

Windstream Accelerates Cloud Migration

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Apr 11, 2014 — Little Rock, Ark.— Windstream Hosted Solutions, part of Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), and one of the nation’s premier providers of enterprise-class cloud and managed hosted solutions, has partnered with Racemi, a Software as a Service (SaaS) provider, to enable business to quickly...Learn More

Aereo’s Cloud DVR Service To Be Google Chromecast Ready Come End of May

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Aereo’s cloud-based antenna-DVR technology will be Google Chromecast ready by May 29, the Boston-based cloud media technology developer’s CEO Chet Kanojia announced April 10 at Fast Company’s “Innovation Uncensored” conference in New York City. Google Chromecast joins Apple TV and Roku as the platforms that...Learn More

IDC: $2.5 Billion in Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi by 2018

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Cloud-managed Wi-Fi will fuel worldwide growth in the wireless local area network (WLAN) market, according to a new IDC report. Revenues from worldwide cloud-managed infrastructure and managed services will reach $653 million in 2014 and $2.5 billion by 2018, IDC says. Increased adoption in the...Learn More

IHS: Enterprise Cloud Spending To Rise 20% in 2014

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Enterprise-scale businesses will spend more than $235 billion on cloud computing architecture and services by 2017, 35% more than the $174 billion forecast for 2014 and triple the $78 billion spent in 2011, according to a new report from IHS. Year-over-year, enterprises will spend 20...Learn More

Vubiquity AnyVU Cloud Introduces New Video Content Delivery Model

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This post has been updated and modified and clarifies an earlier version Vubiquity Wednesday formally announced AnyVUCloud, a cloud-based platform for delivering video content to the marketplace. According to yesterday’s press release, AnyVU Cloud will host “…licensed transactional and subscription Video on Demand content, as...Learn More

Frontier Partners to Expand Digital Life Product Portfolio for Frontier Secure

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April 02, 2014 — STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR) today announced that Digital Globe Services Ltd (DGS:LN) based in Castle Rock, Colorado and a provider of outsourced online customer acquisition solutions to large, consumer-facing organizations and clients offering products or services to business users, will...Learn More

Enterprise Survey: Hybrid Cloud Adoption Reaches 60%

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With cloud services now firmly embedded as part of enterprise IT strategies, architectures and resource planning, enterprises are now concentrating on the exact nature of their composition and deployment, according to new market research from Cloud Connect and The Everest Group to be released in...Learn More

Union Wireless Selects Cloud MMS Platform

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FORT MYERS, Fla.—March 20, 2014—Interop Technologies, a provider of core wireless solutions for advanced messaging, over-the-air handset management, policy control, and connectivity gateways, today announced that Union Wireless, a division of Union Telephone Company, has launched the Interop cloud Multimedia Message Service (MMS). The technology...Learn More