CenturyLink Business Wi-Fi is a Cloud-Based Service

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Business with as many as 250 Wi-Fi wielding employees could benefit from CenturyLink Business Wi-Fi, which the telecommunications company announced yesterday. The cloud-managed platform is based on Cisco Meraki technology. “This solution provides an economical option for businesses with limited IT resources to harness the...Learn More

ADTRAN Establishes Mosaic Open Network Alliance

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August 28, 2017 — HUNTSVILLE, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, today announced the establishment of the ADTRAN Mosaic Open Network Alliance (Mosaic Alliance). ADTRAN Mosaic, the most open and complete SD-Access solution in the industry, serves as the...Learn More

CenturyLink Announces Significantly Enhanced Managed Private Cloud Service

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MONROE, Louisiana, Aug. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced enhancements to its private cloud service enabling businesses to run critical business applications with the agility and simplicity of a public cloud while maintaining the predictability, security and performance of dedicated infrastructure. CenturyLink® DCC (Dedicated Cloud Compute) Foundation, a...Learn More

New Calix WiFi Solution Aims to Arm Carriers with Mesh WiFi Experience

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If you’re a broadband carrier, you know the double edged sword of WiFi. Devices powered by WiFi drive tremendous demand for broadband service, while also creating an avalanche of customer service complaints. A new Calix WiFi approach will add mesh WiFi capabilities to their popular...Learn More

Altice Business Forms, Combines Business Services Portfolio from Cablevision, Suddenlink

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Altice USA is bringing the former business services portfolios of Lightpath, Optimum Business, and Suddenlink under one new national division, Altice Business. The move follows other unifying branding and business moves from Altice USA which recently went public. Altice Business will standardize its portfolio of...Learn More

CenturyLink Managed Hybrid SD-WAN Launched

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A CenturyLink managed hybrid SD-WAN service hit the market yesterday. As the company explained, the offering delivers comprehensive WAN packages “as a service” for a fixed monthly price. The availability of the CenturyLink Managed Hybrid SD-WAN solutions holds out prospects of tighter integration of high-capacity...Learn More

TierPoint Announces New York Data Center Expansion

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HAWTHORNE, N.Y., May 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TierPoint LLC announced that it is significantly increasing its capacity to serve the New York metropolitan area and Northeast region through an expansion of its Hawthorne campus. This represents the third major expansion project since the facility...Learn More

Enhanced Atlantic Broadband WiFi Offer Will Leverage In-Home Mesh Networking

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Atlantic Broadband is rolling out new home and small business WiFi services this month, the latest in a lengthening string of announcements highlighting the competitive battleground that WiFi has become. Rather than employing just one wireless access point on the customer premises, the Atlantic Broadband...Learn More

CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager Leverages ElasticBox Acquisition

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CenturyLink introduced a cloud application “orchestration” platform for enterprise-scale businesses yesterday. The CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager is designed to simplify deployment of workloads, managed services, and third-party cloud resources across private and public cloud environments and co-location centers, the carrier summarizes in a news release....Learn More

Report: Strong SMB Interest for Wi-Fi as a Service

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Nearly two-thirds (64%) of small to medium-sized businesses – more than 7 million – would like to take advantage of ‘Wi-Fi as a Service’ offerings from managed services providers (MSPs), according to a Wi-Fi as a service survey conducted by iGR. According to iGR’s market...Learn More

FairPoint Managed Wireless LAN Service Offers Redundancy

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FairPoint Communications is the latest service provider to launch a managed Wi-Fi offering, positioning itself to capitalize on what is becoming an important growth area for telecom service providers.  The offering, dubbed FairPoint Managed Wireless LAN, is cloud-based and delivered from two separate data centers...Learn More

Tybee Island Embraces IT Paradigm Shift, Adopts Network-as-a-Service

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The City of Tybee Island, a popular tourist destination situated on a barrier island off the coast of Savannah, Georgia is making use of a network-as-a-service package that combines enterprise network infrastructure and cloud-managed services. The ProCloud Subscription Service comes from Adtran, which says the...Learn More

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