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
Another gigantic merger – with major channel implications – was announced Monday morning when Level 3 Communications said it plans to acquire fellow Colorado-based company tw telecom for $5.7 billion, plus $1.6 billion in debt. ...More
In this edition of the Business Value Toolbox News Desk, Channel Partners' Craig Galbraith takes a close look at some stellar forecasts for cloud services; plus, why IT spending overall isn't quite as rosy.