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
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
Estimating the total cost of using a cloud infrastructure service is tricky. Channel Partners' Craig Galbraith looks at the components that will make up your bill for Amazon Web Services — the most commonly used IaaS product.