With hurricane season extending to Nov. 30 and flooding ranking as the most common and costly type of natural disaster in America, now is a good time to assess what businesses can do (and how MSPs can help them) to ensure that they remain in business. ...More
We tallied our top 10 stories for June by combining online page views with weekly newsletter results. Among the top: proposed mega-mergers between Level 3 and tw telecom; and Sprint and T-Mobile. Also, EarthLink's channel chief lands a new job. But what was No. 1? ...More
Some big names unveiled one or more new products and services in the past two months that partners can sell. CenturyLink, Comcast, MegaPath, HP and Cbeyond were among those to roll out new solutions that can make partners money. ...More
Level 3-tw telecom. Birch-Cbeyond. AT&T-DirecTV. Those were just three mega mergers announced by communications titans last quarter. And a yet-to-be-announced deal between Sprint and T-Mobile might have received the most attention. ...More
The communications giant says businesses now can choose managed services – including Web servers, middleware, directory services and database applications, along with operating systems – with cloud utility ease and pay-by-the-hour billing. ...More
If you don't know much about software-defined networking, or SDN, don't wait. Channel Partners' Craig Galbraith explains why in this Business Value Toolbox News Desk; plus, the growing competition in the infrastructure market.