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Extreme Networks draws $100M victory bid for Avaya’s networking business

June 1, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Extreme Networks has emerged as the winning bidder to acquire Avaya’s networking business for $100 million following its original March 7 bid. Now that the final agreement has been approved by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District […]


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Windstream Wholesale adds 5 fiber routes to 100G network, extends EarthLink capabilities

May 16, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Windstream has opened five new fiber routes located on its 100G nationwide network, enabling it to provide carrier and enterprise customers connectivity between major interconnection points in Tier 1 cities, as well as Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets across […]


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10 Companies Analysts Say Cisco Could Buy Next

May 16, 2017

Via: CRN

Cisco Systems spent billions acquiring seven companies in 2016, right after it made 11 acquisitions in 2015. This month, Cisco unveiled its plan to buy artificial intelligence and machine learning specialist MindMeld for $125 million, as well as software-defined WAN […]


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Verizon signs $300M optical cable purchase with Prysmian

May 9, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon named Prysmian as an additional supplier of fiber cable to support its 4G and 5G wireless and wireline broadband plans, signing a $300 million deal with the company. Under the terms of the three-year contract, Prysmian will supply Verizon […]


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Verizon sells cloud services unit to IBM

May 3, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon has reached an agreement to sell off its cloud and managed hosting service assets to IBM, illustrating that it is backing away from the cloud services space. This is quite a different turn of events for Verizon. The service […]


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3 tips for rethinking retail’s digital role

March 27, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

A successful digital business is more than just the sum of its digital channels and products. Behind every effective digital business is an understanding of the need to offer customers, as well as employees, a truly digital experience. To accomplish […]


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Analog Devices Buys Linear Technology in $14.8 Billion Deal

March 16, 2017

Via: Electronic Design

The chip industry is expanding into new fields, ranging from electric vehicles to the credit cards used to purchase them, from household appliances to the drones that might one day deliver them, and from clothing factories to the clothing leaving them. But in […]


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Equinix wraps sale of 8 data centers to Digital Realty

March 13, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Equinix has completed the sale of eight European data center assets to Digital Realty for $874 million, fulfilling a mandate by the European Commission to gain approval of its Telecity Group acquisition. The eight facilities Equinix sold to Digital Realty […]


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Zayo snags $50M, 20-year dark fiber contract with major service provider

December 21, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Zayo Group has won a $50 million, 20-year dark fiber network deal, enabling an unnamed large service provider to immediately expand its service area throughout the United States. Similar to other large fiber deals it has won with wireless operators, […]


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Questionable generator footprint could cost American Tower up to $140,000

December 20, 2016

Via: Wireless Estimator

A real estate investor bought a Roanoke, Va. property last May that had American Tower Corporation enjoying a small leased portion of the 2613 Franklin Rd. site for a multi-tenant tower, but after Farrell Properties, Limited reviewed the lease documents, […]