EarthLink says one-box approach will differentiate its SD-WAN service from competitors

EarthLink continues to move its SDN-based WAN (SD-WAN) initiative forward with plans to debut what it calls a one-box solution for its business customers that are transitioning more of their workloads to the cloud.

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Amazon Web Services commands 31% of worldwide cloud market, says research firm

Amazon Web Services continues to retain its top spot in the cloud infrastructure market with a 31 percent worldwide market share, according to a new Synergy Research report.

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Amazon Web Services outshines Microsoft, IBM in the cloud market, says Synergy

Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to outshine its four key competitors in the cloud infrastructure market, according to a new Synergy Group report.

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Synergy: Cisco retains lead in public cloud, while HP dominates private cloud market

Cisco and HP continue to be the vendors to beat in the cloud infrastructure market, accounting for 27 percent of worldwide revenues, says a new Synergy Research report.

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Friday Bytes: DE-CIX, AMS-IX, Viawest, WOW!

For this Friday roundup we have two items from the internet exchanges, one from the cloud, and one from the channel: … [ visit site to read more ]

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Nimbo Gets Scooped Up By Equinix

Although I wouldn’t call it a frenzy, there seems to be a steady buzz of M&A at the edges of the cloud as larger players acquire smaller, innovative companies to bring the right combination of talent in-house.  Today it was Equinix’s turn, as they announced a deal for the professional services firm Nimbo . … [ visit site to read more ]

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Tata Intros New Take on Cloud Networking

Just about all network operators these days are looking to hook up the cloud, introducing new ecosystems and programs targeted on the new opportunities out there. Tata did the same this morning with a ‘comprehensive cloud enablement platform’ called IZO , but with a new twist. This one featured an ecosystem of 13 other network operators as partners. … [ visit site to read more ]

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Birch reaches Polycom Choice Partner status

Birch Communications has enhanced its status in the cloud services market for business customers by being named a Polycom Platinum Level Choice Partner.

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Global Cloud Xchange Makes Its Cloud Move

Global Cloud Xchange, which we knew as Reliance Globalcom until its rebranding earlier this year, is making good on the cloud part of its name. This morning they launched a new cloud service and ecosystem aimed at the global enterprise market. … [ visit site to read more ]

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Cisco commits $1B to build Intercloud network, adds 30 new partners

Cisco is making a serious bet on the cloud market, announcing that it will invest $1 billion over the next two years to expand its Intercloud offering, while linking to over 30 partner cloud providers' data centers.

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Ericsson takes big bite in Apcera, strengthens PaaS cloud capabilities

Ericsson has taken out its checkbook again to acquire a majority stake in Apcera, a provider of platform as a service (PaaS) offering Continuum, a move it says will strengthen its position in the cloud market by extending its network approach into both service provider and enterprise cloud environments.

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Equinix Lands NetApp, Carpathia, EMC, GTT For Cloud Exchange

In a flurry of activity this week, the cloud exchange Equinix introduced this past March has brought in a flock of new participants. With the MicroSoft Worldwide Partner Conference underway, most of the announcements of course had to do with Azure. … [ visit site to read more ]

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Synergy: Cisco maintains lead over HP in the cloud infrastructure market

In the cloud infrastructure market, Cisco continues to cling onto its No. 1 position, marginally increasing the gap between second-ranked HP, according to first-quarter data from Synergy Research Group.

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Level 3, Equinix pact addresses need for secure path to the cloud

Level 3 Communications is giving business and government customers another way to migrate into the cloud by integrating the Equinix Cloud Exchange into its Cloud Connect Solutions ecosystem out of 80 of Equinix's data center locations.

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FiberLight Moves Into IaaS With Cirracore’s Help

FiberLight said yesterday that it has added the cloud to its bag of tricks. With the help of Cirracore, they have unveiled a cloud-based infrastructure-as-a-service offering aimed at the business continuity and disaster recovery market. … [ visit site to read more ]

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FiberLight Moves Into IaaS With Cirracore’s Help

FiberLight said yesterday that it has added the cloud to its bag of tricks. With the help of Cirracore, they have unveiled a cloud-based infrastructure-as-a-service offering aimed at the business continuity and disaster recovery market. … [ visit site to read more ]

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HHS Picks tw telecom

All that work tw telecom has been doing to tune its network for the coming era of the cloud has paid off in some nice federal business . They’ve been awarded a WAN-Cloud-B contract by the Department of Health and Human Services worth up to $21.85M over the next four or five years. … [ visit site to read more ]

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HHS Picks tw telecom

All that work tw telecom has been doing to tune its network for the coming era of the cloud has paid off in some nice federal business . They’ve been awarded a WAN-Cloud-B contract by the Department of Health and Human Services worth up to $21.85M over the next four or five years. … [ visit site to read more ]

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IBM makes $1.2B bet on 15 new data centers, global cloud

IBM has put forth a plan to commit over $1.2 billion to expand its global cloud footprint, a move that it says will give its business customers more flexibility in how they manage their data and IT operations in the cloud environment.

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IBM makes $1.2B bet on 15 new data centers, global cloud

IBM has put forth a plan to commit over $1.2 billion to expand its global cloud footprint, a move that it says will give its business customers more flexibility in how they manage their data and IT operations in the cloud environment.

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