Windstream Enterprise Announces SD-WAN Cloud Connect to Enhance Enterprise Cloud Migration

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Windstream Enterprise (WE), a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced today that it has launched SD-WAN Cloud Connect, a flexible, high-performance way for enterprises to connect all their network locations to their cloud-based applications. Offered in collaboration with VeloCloud,...Learn More

CenturyLink Partners With Oracle to Offer Cloud Connectivity

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CenturyLink will offer dedicated and private access to the Oracle Cloud through Oracle Cloud Infrastructure FastConnect. The CenturyLink Oracle deal will enable Oracle FastConnect subscribers to use CenturyLink Cloud Connect Solutions to gain what CenturyLink calls a direct and secure connection that doesn’t come in...Learn More

J.D. Power: AT&T Leads in Business Telecom Satisfaction

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Business wireline users tend to have high satisfaction with their service as long as they can get helpful information and consistent communications, according to a new business telecom satisfaction report from J.D. Power. J.D. Power examined satisfaction across the following factors: Performance and reliability; cost...Learn More

Frontier Delivers UCaaS from its Own Cloud at Lower Prices

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Frontier today launched Frontier AnyWare UCaaS, a unified communications-as-a-service offering that the company will deliver from its own redundant data centers. The Frontier UCaaS offering is underpinned by software from Mitel, a Frontier spokesman told Telecompetitor in an interview. Frontier has offered cloud-based collaboration since...Learn More

Report: Majority of College Wi-Fi Budgets Are $750K to $1 Million

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Connectivity on college campuses is growing in capacity and speed, according to a college Wi-Fi survey from the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International (ACUHO-I), an organization of college university housing officers. The group’s annual ResNet Report found that two in three colleges provide...Learn More

In a Bid to Bolster its Cloud and Managed Services Portfolio, C Spire Acquires Cloud Provider TekLinks

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Regional carrier C Spire has acquired TekLinks, a reseller and provider of cloud, managed and professional services in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Details of the C Spire TekLinks deal were not disclosed, but the companies said that during the next 60 to 90 days the...Learn More

Comcast MachineQ IoT Offering Gains Five New Customers

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Comcast’s machine enterprise IoT service has announced several new clients. Comcast machineQ is a scalable, B2B platform that uses LoRaWAN low power wide-area network (LPWAN) technology. Comcast is one of many cable MSOs who are aiming to seize on the growing IoT opportunity, given their...Learn More

AT&T Data Center Sale Will Yield $1.1 Billion for Debt Paydown

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AT&T said today that it will sell 31 data centers to Brookfield Infrastructure. The AT&T data center sale encompass 18 U.S. data centers and 13 data centers outside the U.S. Although today’s press release stopped short of describing the transaction as an outright data center...Learn More

U.S. Department of Defense Completes Verizon-Led Unified Communications Integration

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June 20,  2018 — ASHBURN, VA– Verizon Enterprise Solutions today announced that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has taken a significant step forward in its Everything Over IP initiative by migrating one if its key agencies to a unified communications (UC) platform. In doing so, the...Learn More

Comcast X1 for Hospitality Era Begins with Check-In at the Philly Four Seasons

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Comcast Business has launched X1 for Hospitality and said that it will be used in the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center when it opens in the winter. Comcast has effectively used the X1 platform to deliver a differentiated user experience to their residential...Learn More

Frontier and Granite Partnership Expands Granite’s Ethernet, Enterprise Reach

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Frontier Communications Corporation will provide its Layer 2 E-Path Ethernet product to Granite Telecommunications, LLC, the two companies announced today. The Frontier and Granite partnership will open up Frontier’s 29 state territory and portfolio of lit buildings for Granite to expand their reach into the...Learn More

CenturyLink Helps Connect Customers to Google Cloud Globally

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MONROE, La., June 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced support for Google Cloud Partner Interconnect, a service from Google Cloud that allows customers to connect to Google Cloud Platform from anywhere. With Partner Interconnect, customers can now choose CenturyLink Cloud Connect Solutions to provide connectivity from their...Learn More

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