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Microsoft’s $5B IoT Plan Will Arm Partners With New Products, Services

April 5, 2018

Via: CRN

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it will invest $5 billion into Internet of Things initiatives over the next four years — a plan that is expected to benefit partners. In a blog post, the Redmond, Wash.-based company said some of […]


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Google Fiber taps former TWC executive Jain as CEO

February 8, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Google Fiber has named former Time Warner Cable Dinesh Jain to be the CEO of the company’s broadband-focused “Access” division, marking another rotation in its leadership revolving door. Prior to coming to Google Fiber, Dinesh served as the COO of […]


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Broadcom to Boost Fight For Qualcomm With New Bid

February 6, 2018

Via: Telecom Ramblings

According to reports over the weekend, Broadcom is raising the stakes in its efforts to acquire Qualcomm. They plan to take the wraps off of a new offer worth some $80-82, valuing the proposed deal at $120B. The saga began […]


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AT&T may be selling its data centers

February 2, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T is once again exploring a sale of its data center assets, according to The Wall Street Journal. As it prepares for the potential $85 billion purchase of Time Warner and a year of record capital spending, AT&T could raise at least […]


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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 […]